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About the train journey from Odense to Aarhus

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The train from Odense to Aarhus usually takes 1 hour 39 minutes on average to travel 84 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 25 minutes. You can expect to find 36 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Aarhus, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. DSB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Aarhus in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Odense to Aarhus in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $38.88.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Aarhus, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Odense to Aarhus by train

It takes an average of 1h 39m to travel from Odense to Aarhus by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (84 km). There are normally 36 trains per day traveling from Odense to Aarhus and tickets for this journey start from $38.88 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 25m
PriceFrom $38.88
Distance52 miles (84 km)
Frequency36 trains per day
First train00:33
Last train22:35
Departure stationOdense
Arrival stationAarhus
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDSB, Flixbus

Odense to Aarhus train times

Check out the next trains departing from Odense to Aarhus for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:10 10:42 1h 32m, direct
09:35 11:12 1h 37m, direct
10:10 11:42 1h 32m, direct
10:35 12:12 1h 37m, 1 change
11:10 12:42 1h 32m, direct
11:35 13:12 1h 37m, direct
12:10 13:42 1h 32m, direct
12:40 14:05 1h 25m, direct
13:10 14:42 1h 32m, direct
13:35 15:12 1h 37m, direct

DSB trains from Odense to Aarhus

You can travel from Odense to Aarhus on DSB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Danish State Railways (DSB) is the largest Danish railway company. The Danish high-speed train is Eurocity, which operates two lines connecting Copenhagen to Hamburg and Hamburg to Flensburg. It offers two classes or levels of comfort – First Class and Second Class. DSB's long-distance trains are Intercity and IntercityLyn, in order of importance. The regional lines are operated by the R-tog trains, and the S-tog service gives its name to the trams that run through the old city of Copenhagen.

Cheap train tickets from Odense to Aarhus

The price of train tickets from Odense to Aarhus starts at $38.88 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Odense to Aarhus by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Odense to Aarhus

Want to know more about your journey from Odense to Aarhus? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Odense to Aarhus take?

The average journey time by train between Odense and Aarhus is 1 hour and 39 minutes, with around 36 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Odense and Aarhus by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Odense to Aarhus is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Odense to Aarhus cost?

Train tickets from Odense to Aarhus can start from as little as $38.88 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Odense to Aarhus?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Odense to Aarhus without having to change trains. There are 33 direct trains from Odense to Aarhus each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Odense to Aarhus leave?

The first train from Odense to Aarhus leaves at 00:33. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Odense to Aarhus leave?

The last train from Odense to Aarhus leaves at 22:35. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Odense and Aarhus by train?

Trains travelling from Odense to Aarhus cover a distance of around 52 miles (84 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Aarhus to Odense.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Odense to Aarhus for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/05/2022 for travel on 12/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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