Travel within Aarhus
To walk from the centre of the city to the university takes approximately 25 minutes.
If you want to take a taxi there is a taxi rank outside the main entrance to the railway station.
It will cost approximately 80-100 kr from the centre of Aarhus to the University. You will need to give the street address
for the institute to give the driver, which is Ny Munkegade 120.
The telephone number for booking a taxi is: 89 48 48 48.
However, if you prefer, several bus services are available to the University.
There is a regular direct bus service between the centre of the city and ISA which takes about 10 mins. Bus number 2A (direction AUH Skejby or Trige) departs from "Banegardspladsen/Park Alle", close to the main railway station (map), 6 times an hour between 06:00 and 18:00 and then 4 times an hour until midnight. The stop closest to ISA is called "Kasereneboulevarden" (click here to see a map showing the location of the bus stop and ISA). The 2A bus (direction Holme/Karetmagertoften) returning to the centre of the city departs from Langelandsgade (click map).
You can download a pdf version of the timetable for the 2A bus here.
If you would like to learn more about the bus services around Aarhus, the city bus timetables and other information can be found online on the Midttrafik website, or using the online travel planner "Rejseplanen" which is also in English and allows travel planning for the whole of Denmark (with buses, trains, trams etc.).
There are 13 zones (301-313) covering the city of Aarhus. (Route map with zones). Typically you will only need to travel in zones 301 (the centre of the city) and 302 (the university). The price for tickets is such that you pay for the number of different zones you pass through on your journey, so for travelling from 301 to 302 you need to buy a 1-2 zone ticket.
For purchasing tickets, there a several digital options available, these include the Midttrafik app and the Danish "rejsekort" (Travel card). Details of these options can be found in English on the Midttrafik website
It is possible to purchase a single ticket on the orange city buses (ticket machine on board, coins only no notes), which is valid for the time indicated for each ticket below:
If you are travelling from the centre of the city to the university you will only travel in one zone and will need to purchase a 1-2 zones ticket.
Current restrictions due to COVID-19 (February 2021). Face masks must be worn in all public transport. Purchase of tickets on regional blue buses is not currently possible, only digital tickets or physical tickets purchased elsewhere can be accepted. On all buses passengers cannot enter/leave the bus using the front door closest to the driver and must not approach the driver when in the bus or sit in the front seats close to the driver. Keep your distance from others in the bus, always sit in the direction of travel and do not sit across others at a table. Read more here.
Last Modified 10 February 2021