Aarhus Tirstrup Airport (airport code AAR) serves the city of Aarhus
. The city is an attractive slice of Denmark with an old centre and plenty of museums and galleries to tempt those with a liking for culture.
Located in the heart of the Jutland Peninsula, Aarhus is Denmark's second-largest city and offers a rich cultural heritage, vibrant arts scene, and modern urban attractions. To navigate this Scandinavian gem and its surrounding beauty seamlessly, consider hiring a car directly from Aarhus Tirstrup Airport. Some people visiting Aarhus also use Billund Airport, some sixty-five miles away and enjoy our car hire unlimited mileage packages.
Hiring a Car at Aarhus Tirstrup Airport
Aarhus Tirstrup Airport, catering to both domestic and international travelers, provides a selection of car rental agencies equipped to meet your travel needs. Before you embark on your Danish journey:
Advance Booking: Particularly during European holidays or festivals in Aarhus, it's wise to pre-book your car. This not only ensures better rates but also guarantees your desired vehicle's availability.
Documentation: Typically, you'd need your driving license, an international driving permit (for non-EU citizens where required), and a credit card for car rentals in Denmark.
Vehicle Familiarity: Spend a few moments getting accustomed to your rental car's controls and safety features, especially if it's different from what you're used to.
Exiting the Airport & Road Conditions
Exit Roads: Upon departing Aarhus Tirstrup Airport, you'll be on Route 15, which leads directly to Aarhus city and connects to other major highways.
Road Conditions: Danish roads are generally in excellent condition. However, during winter months, icy conditions may prevail, so always drive with caution.
Tolls: Denmark does have some toll bridges, but there are no tolls between the airport and Aarhus city. Should you venture further, be prepared for potential tolls, especially if crossing bridges like the Great Belt Bridge.
Traffic: Aarhus experiences typical urban traffic with busier periods during rush hours (around 7-9 am and 3-6 pm). Roads near the airport are usually free-flowing.
Distances from Aarhus Tirstrup Airport
To offer an overview of distances:
- Aarhus City Center: Approximately 40 km, around a 35-40 minute drive.
- ARoS Aarhus Art Museum: Roughly 42 km, typically a 40-minute drive.
- Den Gamle By (The Old Town): About 41 km, around a 38-minute drive.
- Moesgaard Museum: Approximately 48 km, roughly a 45-minute drive.
Renting a car from Aarhus Tirstrup Airport is an ideal way to delve into Aarhus and its surrounding areas on your own terms. With this guide in hand, you're set for a smooth driving experience. Enjoy your Danish exploration!