Light-rail train at the Odder railway station

to and from Odder

Everything is close to the heart of Denmark

Odder is located at the centre of Denmark - close to airports, major cities and the motorway - and therefore it is easy to reach, whether you arrive by car, by plane or public transport.

Close to the E45 motorway

Odder is located close to the E45 Eastern Jutland Motorway. Via the exits at Horsens, Aarhus and Skanderborg you can quickly reach Odder by country roads.

On the website of the Danish Road Directorate, you can keep yourself updated on the current traffic situation.

Do you need a car?

Car rental in Odder

Photo: Probiler Biludlejning

Distances to airports

There are several international airports within a short driving distance of Odder. All airports are connected to the town by bus and train. It is possible to rent a car at the airport.

Billund Airport: 80 kilometres
Aarhus Airport: 75 kilometres
Aalborg Airport: 154 kilometres
Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup: 212 kilometres

The light rail, Letbanen Aarhus-Odder

Odder is connected to the major city of Aarhus via Letbanen. On weekdays, there is a departure to Aarhus every half hour from Odder Banegård. Find timetables for Letbanen here.

Regional busses

From Odder, several regional buses go through the smaller, local towns. There is public transport connecting Odder and the nearby towns of Hou, Saksild and Norsminde. There is also a regional bus that goes to Horsens. You can see specific bus departures and stops at

Connections to the islands

From Hou, there are several daily ferry departures to beautiful Tunø and Samsø. In addition, you can take the small bicycle ferry between Alrø and Hjarnø and cycle all the way around Horsens Fjord. From Snaptun, on the southern side of Horsens Fjord, there are ferry departures to both Endelave and Hjarnø. 

The Tunø Ferry - Hou-Tunø

Tunø is one of Denmark’s most charming islands. You can visit the car-free island in the Kattegat by the Tunø ferry. The crossing from Hou only takes an hour and there are two daily departures in each direction.


The ferry between Hou in Jutland and Sælvig on Samsø is chartered by Samsø Rederi. The beautiful crossing takes 1 hour. Samsø is one of Denmark's biggest and most popular holiday islands. The size of the island makes it suitable for bike rides between the cosy villages on the island. Sa...

The Alrø-Hjarnø bicycle ferry

Enjoy the cosy trip with the small bicycle ferry that sails on Horsens Fjord. Experience the charming islands of the fjord with beautiful scenery, an authentic island atmosphere and delicious eateries.

Rent bicycles here

Cykelsmeden - bike rental, repairs and service

Cykelsmeden is a small and homely bike rental in Rosensgade – at the end of the pedestrian street towards Odder museum. Come in and have a chat about your needs – we always have fresh coffee in the pot and a tool box  with the most basic tools that you can borrow and use in our yard. ...

Bike rental at Saksild Beach

Do you feel like exploring the Odder coast by bike? At Saksild Strand Camping you can rent all kinds of bicycles to suit your every need.  Regular bicycles can be rented for DKK 100,- per day (24 hours). It is also possible to rent mountain bikes, tandem bicycles and racing bikes.  Y...