What you should know before hiring a car in Billund
|Billund city centre|
|Billund Airport (BLL): 1 mi from city centre|
Car hires in Billund: practical information
Where to rent a car in Billund
Is Denmark calling? Billund is the perfect place to touch down on a holiday in Denmark, particularly if you’re bringing the kids along. Billund is, after all, the headquarters for LEGO! The best place to pick up a car hire in Billund is at the airport when you step off your flights to Billund. Billund Airport is actually the largest airport in Denmark and you won’t be short of choice when it comes to Billund car hire companies. Choose from Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sixt and Europcar.
There are fewer car hire companies located in the city centre, so it’s best to pick up your rental at the airport. If you do need a rental from the city centre, check for agencies around the central train station or near the tourist information office.
Driving in Billund: parking and other tips
Billund is smack-dab in the middle of Jutland, which means that there are roads from Billund in every direction. It is the ideal place to base yourself for exploring Denmark. Driving in Billund is a breeze but watch out for rush hour traffic heading in the direction of the LEGO factory!
Parking in Billund is no trouble, with plenty of parking available on the streets in the city centre as well as car parks dotting the city centre and beyond. For more convenience, it’s a good idea to book hotels in Billund with their own parking facilities.
Road trips from Billund: what to do, what to see
Esbjerg was once the centre of Denmark’s fishing industry and today the harbour still a major contributor to the city’s economy. The most important sight for tourists is the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, the largest institution of its kind in Denmark and focuses of Danish fisheries and marine life. It’s an hour’s drive from Billund.
Århus is the capital of Denmark’s Jutland region and offers the best attractions in the region. The city itself is quite cosmopolitan for such a small city and visitors will love dining out in the charming pubs and restaurants. The city has the youngest aged population in Europe, thanks to so many students and young families.
Læsø is a bit off the beaten path but if you hire a car in Billund, it’s no problem to reach it. Læsø is the largest island in Kattegat, around 20km off the coast of Frederikhavn. You can bring your car on the ferry, which takes 90 minutes to cross over to the island. Make sure you visit the Læsø Saltsyderi, a company making sea salt using traditional methods.