Billund Airport (BLL) is an airport in the western part of Denmark, located 2 kilometers northeast of Billund, near Legoland, the largest tourist attraction beside Copenhagen. It serves as one of the country’s busiest air cargo centers, as well as a charter airline destination. It has flights with a direct connections to Billund from more than 50 European destinations, and the airport is reachable from more than 530 destinations across the world. It serves as a hub for SUN-AIR company, and, in average, handles 2.7 million passengers annually.
Bus: Almost all of the bus routes that depart from the airport make a stop in Billund. All buses depart in front of the terminal and the stop in Billund is called ‘’Billund Centret’’.
- Some of the bus lines you can take are 912X, 43, 143 and 179. The ride takes approximately 9 minutes and the ticket for one person costs 22 DKK (~3 €).
- In case you want to get to Legoland you can take one of the buses leaving in the direction of Billund, too. The bus stops for Legoland are called ‘’Legoland/Lalandia’’ which is the entrance to Legoland, and ‘’Billund, Åstvej v hotellet’’ which is the hotel. The travel time is a bit shorter and the price of the ticket is the same.
- If you would like to visit some other city in the proximity of the airport, there is a good connection with bus lines. Vejle is the largest city close to the airport, you can take a bus line 43 or 143 to get there. The journey takes 30 or 45 minutes, depending on the line, and the price ticket is 60 DKK (~8 €) per person.
NOTE: During the summer period, there is an option of free Billund City Shuttle which lets you explore the area. The shuttle bus runs between Billund Airport, the main attractions, places of accommodation and city center. The bus runs on regular basis, from Monday to Sunday.
Train: There is no railway which connects the airport and the city center, yet. The rail link is expected to be ready by 2020 and include stations at Billund Airport and near Legoland. Despite of that, the airport is well connected by buses with the train stations in Vejle, Give, Esbjerg, Skanderborg and Aarhus from where you can continue your journey.
Taxi service: If you prefer a more comfortable type of transfer, consider taking a taxi. There is a great number of taxi companies that are available at the airport at a taxistand. They are available 24/7, and the approximate price to the Billund city center is 150 DKK (~20 €).
Transfer: If you don’t like using the public transport and hesitate to take a taxi, consider booking a private transfer which will wait for you on the airport and take you to your destination. The transfer company will send a professional driver to pick you up. You can even pre-order a child safety seat if you’re travelling with a child.
Renting a car at Billund airport: For those who would prefer to reach the city and explore the area on their own, the best option is to rent a car directly at the airport. There are companies such as Avis, Europcar, Budget, Sixt, Enterprise and Hertz. Compare their rental prices and save your time by booking your car online.
Renting a bus at Billund airport: Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.
FAQ – bus and transport from Billund Airport
Q: I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
A: The latest buses depart between 11:00 pm and 00:00 am, but the first ones in the morning depart at 3:00 am. But if you find yourself arriving at the time when there are no buses there is an option of taking a taxi or a private transfer.
Q: I have an early morning departure from the airport, are there any airport hotels I can stay at?
A: Yes, you can stay at the Zleep Hotel Billund Airport which is no more than 300 meters away. The other ones in the circle of 1 kilometer are Lalandia Billund, Hotel Propellen and Hotel Svanen. If your luggage is heavy the transfer is recommended.
Q: I would like to visit Billund in between flights. Is that possible?
A: Yes, the airport is well connected to the city by the several bus lines, and the journey takes around 10 minutes. The airport offers the free storage of your goods whether you shop on the Online Shop or at the airport so that you don’t have to bring them around with you. It is also possible to store your luggage by contacting the Luggage Service across the Square Cafe and Kiosk.
Q: Can I exchange money at the airport to pay for my transfer?
A: Yes, there is a Global Exchange Denmark at any of the three branches of the airport. Working hours are from 09:00-18:00 and you can find their offices at Depatures Hall, Arrivals Hall and Check-in Hall.
Q: I am continuing my journey outside Billund. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?
A: Yes, there are several bus lines which connect the airport and different cities.The buses also take you to the train stations from where you can continue your journey. Also, if looking for some other routes which are not covered by these bus lines, check the possibilities on GetByBus.