Venue and transport

Conference venue

Aarhus University
Nordre Ringgade 4
Building 1412 (Aula)
8000 Aarhus C

Map of Aarhus University

(see the workshop page for the 27-28 September workshop venue)

The Connected Past conference venue. Photo by Roar Lava Paaske.

Getting to the venue

A Google map of Aarhus with venue and hotels marked can be found here.

From the city centre, you can get to the conference venue by walking (approx. half an hour), or you can take the L2 Letbane (light rail/tram) (direction: Lisbjerg, Universitetshospitalet or Lystrup). It has stops at the central railway station, Dokk1 and Skolebakken (see map). Get off at Aarhus Universitet (Ringgaden). From here, there is a five-minute walk.

Campus Moesgaard is the location of UrbNet where the workshop will take place on 27-28 September, see workshop page.

Internet access

Guests at Aarhus University also have the possibility of accessing AU’s internet. You can find more information about it here: internet access at Aarhus University

Reaching Aarhus by plane

Aarhus Airport/Tirstrup (AAR)

Aarhus Airport is located 40 km north of Aarhus. An airport bus service (Bus 925X) operates between the airport and Aarhus Central Station (“Banegårdspladsen”, see map). A single fare is 115 DKK, and the bus accepts Dankort, Visa, Mastercard and JCB. The bus ride takes approximately 55 min (see timetable). 

Billund Airport (BLL)

Billund Airport is located 100 km south of Aarhus. An airport bus service (Bus 912X) operates between the airport and Aarhus Central Station (“Banegårdspladsen”, see map). A single fare is 162 DKK, and the bus accepts major credit cards. The bus ride takes approximately 1 h 45 min (see timetable). 

Copenhagen Airport/Kastrup (CPH)

Copenhagen Airport is the main international airport in Denmark, located approximately 10 km from Copenhagen city centre. Copenhagen Airport is a 3 h 30 min train ride from Aarhus. A single fare (economy) is 419 DKK, incl. a seat reservation (please note that seat reservation is required, and you should wear a face mask).

You can purchase a ticket using Rejseplanen.

  • In the FROM field, write “CPH Lufthavn”
  • In the TO field, write “Aarhus H”

Rejseplanen is also available as an app for smartphones and tablets.

Reaching Aarhus by train

There are several daily connections to Aarhus from key European cities. From Southern and Central Europe, connections go via Hamburg/Flensburg; from Eastern Europe and CIS countries, connections go via Poland and Copenhagen; and from Scandinavian countries, connections go via Copenhagen (alternatively, you can take the ferry to Hirtshals, Frederikshavn or Grenå and then catch a train to Aarhus).

Plan your journey, using Deutsche Bahn’s website.