Airports

There are three commercial airports within 1 hour of Silkeborg.

Midtjyllands Airport (KRP) is the airport closest to Silkeborg. There are several daily domestic flights to Copenhagen, but no international flights.

Aarhus Airport (AAR) is an international airport with flights to a number of destinations i Europe.

Billund Airport (BLL) a larger international Airport with flights to many European countries.

Midtjyllands Airport

By car:

The driving distance to Silkeborg is 38 km. Get directions.
You can rent a car at the airport.

By taxi:

Airport Taxi Service is offered by local taxi operators at a fixed price that is lower than the taximeter price. Remember to note that you want an “Airport taxi” when ordering, otherwise the taximeter price will be settled.
Price pr. person to Silkeborg is 475 DKK (1 person)/300 DKK (2 persons)/250 DKK (3 persons). Order from the operator Frederiks Taxa (tel. +45 86 66 10 45) at least 3 hours in advance.

Please note: The fixed price airport taxi service is not available saturdays, sundays and public holidays. You can, however, still get a regular taxi at normal taxameter price.

Further information available at the airport website.

By bus:

Get the Flexbus 716 to Viborg, where you will need to change buses to Bus 60 or Bus 960X to Silkeborg.
The total travel time is 1½ – 2 h and the adult fare for the whole journey is 80 DKK.

Please note: Flexbus 716 will have to be booked in advance (tel. +45 87 408 300 between 8 AM – 5 PM), and payment is only accepted in cash (DKK).

Further information available on the airport website.

Aarhus Airport

By car:

The driving distance to Silkeborg is 82 km. Get directions.
You can rent a car at the airport.

By taxi:

Taxis are always available and waiting right outside the arrival area. For a list of taxi operators, check the airport website.

By bus/train:

Get the airport bus 925X to Aarhus City. The timetable is fixed to specific arrivals and departures of flights, which means there will always be a bus waiting for the passengers to and from the airport. If the flight is delayed, the bus will wait.
In Aarhus the bus stops at the main railway station (Aarhus H).
The journey time is 50 minutes and the adult fare is 115 DKK.

From Aarhus City you can go by train or bus to Silkeborg.

The train journey is 41/47 minutes and the adult fare is 96 DKK.

The express bus 952X makes the journey in appr. 50 minutes, while the slower buses 112, 113 and 913X are appr. 1 h 15 minutes. The adult fare is 90 DKK.

Please note: The buses leave from the main bus station, 300 m from the main railway station where the airport bus stops.

Billund Airport

By car:

The driving distance to Silkeborg is 62 km. Get directions.
You can rent a car at the airport.

By taxi:

Taxis are waiting right outside the arrival area. For a list of taxi operators, check the airport website.

By bus/train:

Get the bus 912X to Skanderborg and then the regional train from Skanderborg to Silkeborg. Or get the bus 43 to Vejle, the InterCity train from Vejle to Skanderborg and then the regional train from Skanderborg to Silkeborg.
The travel time is appr. 2 h and the adult fare is 109 DKK.

Train

InterCity trains to/from Copenhagen, Aarhus and Hamburg via Skanderborg (change to regional train).

Use Rejseplanen  (domestic) or DB (international) to plan your journey.

 

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Bus

Flixbus operates operates a long distance bus line that connects Silkeborg to Copenhagen, often at a lower price than the train.
If you get the train or bus to Aarhus, Flixbus can also take you from Aarhus to Hamburg, Berlin or Hannover.