Train journeys abroad

Journeys abroad by train

When you are travelling by train to or within countries abroad, AU recommends that you book your trip through one of our travel partners:

  • DSB udland
  • CWT

If you need to book tickets for buses and/or ferries abroad as well, can also help you with this.

1st class
When selecting travel class (1st class or 2nd class), according to Aarhus University's travel policy, you should choose the option that is most appropriate and economical for Aarhus University in the specific situation.  It is recommended that you check the price difference between 1st and 2nd class train tickets when booking the trip, because the difference is often relatively small when travelling abroad. specialises in train journeys (both day trains and night trains) in many parts of the world – also outside the big cities. has no restrictions on the number of tickets purchased under the same order. 

Contact in writing (using a special online AU form). It is recommended that you use the form so you have the correspondence in writing.  Read more about

DSB udland

On DSB udland, you can search and book train journeys to large parts of Europe for up to 5 people at a time.  

If you need telephone assistance before making your booking, call DSB on tel. +45 70 13 14 18, Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 18:00, and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 to 15:00. Note that call waiting times are sometimes very long. 

DSB Grupperejser (travelling in groups)
If you are travelling in groups of more than five people, contact DSB Grupperejser for more information. Send a booking request using this form, or call DSB Grupperejser on tel. +45 33 53 10 65, Monday to Friday from 10:00-14:00. 


At this point, CWT can only help with train journeys on a small scale. Read more about how to use CWT here. For now, AU recommends that you use or DSB instead.