Århus Central Station
Aarhus Central Station is the main railroad station in the Danish city of Århus.

Serving as the main connecting hub for rail traffic between Aarhus
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 and rest of Denmark on inter-city rail and commuter rail, the station is used by an average of 6.3 million people per year, making it the busiest train station outside the Copenhagen area
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There are inter-city connections to Aalborg and København H, regional connections to the rest of Jutland
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 and international trains to Hamburg
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, Berlin
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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 and Prague
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Station facilities

The station is connected to a shopping center with 93 stores and future planning of expansion over the rail yard. The station itself has few stores and large convenience store. There is a big ticket kiosk and the city's central post office is located at the station. In March 2010, McDonald's
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opened a restaurant in the main hall of the station.

The train terminal has a flow of 13 million people per year.


Aarhus Central Station serves whole Denmark with inter-city rail and Jutland with regional rail. There is regional connections to Herning/Skjern, Struer, Odder and Grenå.


Aarhus Central Station was built in 1927 by the State Rail Company's architect K.T. Seest as a part of a plan of the area around the station.
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