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

NB: Tickets for all departures are free of charge until September 30 for those who travel on foot or by bike.  The Tunø ferry sails between the village of Hou and the island of Tunø. Tunø is located approximately 10 kilometres east of the mainland and the ferry crossing takes 55 minute...


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 bicycle ferry Alrø-Hjarnø

NB: All departures of the bicycle ferry and the Hjarnø Ferry are free until September 30, 2020. When you book your ticket you pay a deposit that will be refunded when you show up at the ferry.   Get a scenic island experience on the inlet of Horsens Fjord. Try the charming bicycle-ferry...

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...