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Travel

How to get to the conference

By air:


  • Travelling to/from Aarhus airport

The Aarhus airport Tirstrup is located 40 km north of the city and offers direct international flights to Gothenburg, Helsinki, London (Stansted), Oslo and Stockholm. Please visit their website for information on flight arrival/departure times. There is an airport shuttle bus from Aarhus airport with frequent departures (every 20 minutes after each flight arrival with departures from just outside the main entrance). The fare is about DKK 100 and it takes about 50 minutes to reach downtown Aarhus. The bus stops at the Aarhus University campus (at Nobelparken). Click on link below for more information on airport bus information or call (+45) 8612 8622. Bus fare can be paid cash (DKK, NOK, SEK, USD, GBP, EUR). The following credit cards are also accepted on the Airport bus: Dankort, VISA, MasterCard or JCB. There are direct flights between Aarhus Airport/Tirstrup and Copenhagen International Airport with many daily departures on weekdays and some departures on Saturdays and Sundays. The flight takes 35 minutes. In Copenhagen a free transit bus links the International and Domestic airport terminals.

Aarhus Airport Tirstrup: http://www.aar.dk/default.asp?id=87

Airport bus information: http://www.aar.dk/default.asp?id=83

Copenhagen International Airport:https://www.cph.dk/en


  • Travelling to/from Billund airport

Travelling to/from Billund airport Billund airport is located 100 km south of Arhus and has direct international flight connections to many European destinations, including Barcelona (Girona), Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Edinburgh, Faro, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Riga, Rome, and Stavanger. Please visit the airport website for more information on arrivals and departures. There is an airport shuttle bus between Aarhus and Billund airport with several daily departures please click airport link down below to find more information. The travel time from Billund Airport to downtown Aarhus is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Tickets are sold on the bus for about 140 DKK. The following credit cards are also accepted on the Airport bus: Dankort, VISA, MasterCard, Visa Electron, V Pay, China Union Pay, American Express or JCB.

Billund airport: http://www.billund-airport.com/?sc_lang=en


  • Travelling to/from Copenhagen airport

Please visit the website for more information on arrivals and departures by plane. For connecting trains to Aarhus, please clik DSB-link down below . Copenhagen airport is connected to Aarhus Airport/Tirstrup with many daily departures on weekdays and some departures on Saturdays and Sundays. The flight takes 35 minutes. In Copenhagen a free transit bus links the International and Domestic airport terminals. Copenhagen airport has direct flight connections to a large number of international destinations.

CPH Airport: https://www.cph.dk/en/

DSB (Train Network): http://www.dsb.dk/en

Aarhus Airport Tirstrup: http://www.aar.dk/default.asp?id=87

By train:

Aarhus lies at one of the most important railway junctions in Denmark. There are hourly departures to the north, south and west. From Southern and Central Europe, the connections are via Hamburg/Flensburg. Travel time from Hamburg to Aarhus is approximately five hours. From Eastern European countries train connections to Aarhus go via Poland and Copenhagen. Aarhus has hourly services to and from Copenhagen. The opening of the Tunnel under the Great Belt has shortened the journey by one hour, so now the trip takes three and a half hours. There are several daily connections to Sweden, Germany and the rest of Europe.

Please visit DSB: http://www.dsb.dk/en

or DSB Journey planner: http://www.dsb.dk/Rejseplan/bin/query.exe/en?L=vs_dsb&

to find all your connection route options.

Trains bound for Aarhus railway station leave Copenhagen Airport hourly. The price is about DKK 410 for a one-way ticket (including seat reservation). To buy a ticket at the Copenhagen airport, you should go to the DSB Ticket Sales booth in Terminal 3 just above a rolling sidewalk which takes you down to the train.

By ferry:

Check the Molslinien website for current timetables for ferries to Zealand (Aarhus-Odden): http://www.mols-linien.dk/index.dsp?area=2&RedirectedByPURL=1

By car:

Aarhus has direct connections to the great European network of motorways, making it easy to get to most European cities. Hamburg can be reached within roughly four hours. There are also excellent roads to most places in Denmark. For more information, please check location on the map.

By taxi:

Individual taxi services are available - approx. DKK 600 from Aarhus Airport to Aarhus and DKK 1500 from Billund Airport to Aarhus.

Hotel

Suggestions for accommodation in Aarhus

Practical information

Banks and currency Exchange:

Bank and exchange offices are located in the city centre close to the hotels. The currency of Denmark is the Danish krone. While some shops do accept euros, we recommend that you exchange to the local currency. Most shops also accept major credit cards.

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 10.00-16.00
  • Thursday: 10.00-17.30
  • Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Currency exchange at Forex.

The exchange rates are better and you do not pay a fee when buying foreign currency at Forex.

Address: Forex, Banegardspladsen 20, 8000 Aarhus C, (+45) 8680 0340.

  • Opening hours:
  • Monday-Friday: 10.00-18.00
  • Saturday: 10.00-15.00

Credit card/cash points.

Cash points accepting major credit cards are conveniently located all over the city.

Emergency phone numbers:

  • (+45 only when calling from outside Denmark)
  • Police, fire, ambulance (+45) 112
  • Falck rescue services (+45) 70 10 20 30
  • Police (+45) 87 31 14 48

  • Emergency room at Aarhus Hospital (+45) 70 11 31 31
  • Doctor, outside normal working hours - Laegevagten (+45) 70 11 31 31
  • Dentist, outside normal working hours (+45) 40 51 51 62
  • Chemists, outside normal hours (+45) 86 12 00 22

Voltage:

Electricity in Denmark is 230V AC. Plugs are European standard with two round pins.

Postal service:

The nearest post office is a 20-minute walk from the venue (located at Storcenter Nord (Footex), Finlandsgade 17, DK-8200 Aarhus N).

Opening hours:

  • 08.00-21.00

Shopping and Dining:

Shops in Aarhus are open from Monday to Friday, from 10.00-17.30 (Saturdays 10.00-14.00). Supermarkets and department stores are open till 19.00 on weekdays and some are closed on Sundays. Most shops accept all major credit cards.

Most restaurants in Aarhus are open from 11.30 until midnight. However, hot meals are not normally served after 22.00.

Gratuities are automatically included in the bills for service, meals etc. Tipping is optional.

Important Dates

  • October 15, 2016
    Paper submission
  • November 6, 2016
  • November 15, 2016
    Camera-ready manuscript
  • October 15, 2016
    Workshop, Tutorial, and Special Session proposals
  • November 27-30, 2016
    Conference

For more information, please find the Call for Papers at: Call For Papers, GWS 2016

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