Getting to SDU by plane

Odense does not have an international airport. The major hub for air travel is Copenhagen Kastrup (Star Alliance). Billund (KLM) serves a number of European destinations. Smaller airports with international connections are Esbjerg and Århus/Tirstrup.

Copenhagen Kastrup

Flights arrive at terminal 1 and 3. There are frequently high-speed Intercity trains directly from the airport to Odense. Journey time is about one hour.


There are several connections from Billund towards Odense. There is one direct bus every day, but the most flexible route is to take a bus to Vejle and then a train to Odense. The journey time is 2-3 hours. Good advice is to check bus schedules in advance.

Aarhus (Tirstrup)

This is a small airport is located 40 km north of Aarhus, it connects to London and a few Scandinacian destinations. Buses to Århus train station are synchronized with flights arrivals. Trains run between Århus and Odense every half hour during daytime. Journey time is about 3 hours.


Take a bus to Esbjerg or to Fredericia, where you can change into a train bound for Odense. Journey time 2-3 hours.