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Billund

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Billund is a city in Jutland, western Denmark. It has some 8700 inhabitants and is known as the home of LEGO.

Get in[edit]

There is no railway line to Billund, so all transportation is by road or air.

By plane[edit]

By car[edit]

Billund is situated in the middle of Jutland, this means that there are roads in every direction. Usually tourists coming from other countries will drive along the E45 motorway. If you are coming from south, drive to Kolding and continue towards Billund. If you are coming from north or east turn to Billund at Vejle.

By bus[edit]

The airport runs two express shuttle buses to Vejle (30 minutes, 80 DKK) and Aarhus (1½ hours, 180 DKK via Horsens & Skanderborg) several times per day. There are also direct public buses from Billund to Vejle and Grindsted (lines 244 & 907X), Kolding (406, 1 hour) and Horsens (117, 2 hours). All of these buses stop at the airport.

By train[edit]

As the train station closed in the 1950s, your only option is the train to Vejle and the bus from there (see above).

Get around[edit]

Map of Billund

See[edit]

  • 1 Ole Kirks Hus (Ole Kirk's Original House), Hovedgaden. Where Lego started. Can only be seen from outside.
  • 2 Skulpturstien (Skulpturpark Billund). Path from/to Lalandia and mid town with different outdoor sculptures.
  • 3 Grene Sande (Gyttegård Plantage). Inland dunes

Randbøl Hede og Frederikshåb Plantage

  • 4 Anlægget (Billund Anlæg). Billund Open Air held here very summer. Naturepark with picnic places, an outdoor scene and sheeps free roaming.

Do[edit]

The entrance to Legoland Billund
  • 1 Legoland Billund, Nordmarksvej 9, +45 75 33 13 33. Hours vary from 10:00-17:00 up to 10:00-20:00 for Jul and start Aug, the park is largely closed Nov-Mar. Denmark's most visited attraction outside Copenhagen, the more than 50 rides and activities are mainly geared towards kids under 15, but parents and adults can gaze at the miniland of famous buildings and places build up of more than 50 million LEGO bricks, while the toddlers queue up for the rides. Kids (3-12): 279 DKK; Adults: 299 DKK. Legoland Billund (Q1063513) on Wikidata Legoland Billund Resort on Wikipedia
  • 2 Lego House, Ole Kirks Plads 1 (Middle of the city), +45 82 82 04 00. Entry to the Lego Shop, Square and the three restaurants are free. 229 DKK.
  • 3 Lalandia Billund, Ellehammers Allé 3, +45 76 14 94 00. 10-19 (for one day visitors). A resort complex with a 10000-m² indoor tropical waterpark with waterslides, indoor and outdoor pools and Jacuzzis as the main attractions, but there is also a bowling alley, minigolf, playgrounds and a wealth of other family and sports oriented activities available. Kids (3-12): 150 DKK, Adults: 200 DKK.
  • LEGO Factory (LEGO Inside Tour), Åstvej 1. There are four 2.5 day long tour experiences each year. 2019 tours are sold out. It tour includes local transportation, accommodation, breakfast, meet and greet with the designers etc. (Another option that allows you to see the production is the yearly LEGO World event.) 14,500 DKK per person.
  • 4 Teddy Bear Art Museum, Hans Jensensvej 3, + 45 75 33 18 45. Kids 80 DKK, adults 100 DKK.

Look at Oplev Billund to see what other activities there are.

Eat[edit]

There are not many restaurants in Billund. So go have your dinner in Vejle 30 km away, where there are a lot of fine restaurants. They are a little expensive but well worth the trip compared to the local offerings, which are mostly quick eats inside the theme park or at hotels.

Inside Legoland, Lego House and Lalandia there are other restaurants. In Vejle, 30 km away, there are a lot of fine restaurants although they are a little expensive they are well worth the trip compared to the local offerings

If you're staying at the local hotels, a budget alternative to their restaurants is to get some food from the supermarkets:

  • SuperBrugsen, Vejlevej 16. Bakery section inside.
  • Netto, Hovedgaden 45. Supermarket
  • Abc Lavpris, Buen 4. Supermarket
  • Rema1000, Vejlevej 6. Supermarket

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

The biggest provider is Lalandia (see 'Do') which has hundreds of vacation rentals available, centered around families.

  • Billund Bed & Breakfast, Flintemarken 79, +45 23 74 00 15. Check-in: 13:00, check-out: 10:00. Billund Bed and Breakfast is a house at the end of a small road in quiet surroundings. Customers have access to a nice garden, which is adjacent to a very small forest. There is a large carport, a kitchen which is in open connection with a living room and an exit to south-facing terrace. 210 DKK per person.
  • Hotel Refborg, Buen 6, +45 75 33 26 33. 1195-1795 DKK.
  • Legoland Village, Ellehammers Allé 2, +45 75 33 27 77. A family "hostel" near the Legoland park, with many family-oriented activities in the summer season. Guest kitchens, laundromats, supermarkets and free access to the public indoor pool from 1 person room 595 DKK up to 5 person room 1045 DKK.
  • Lillevang, Lillevang 67, +45 75 35 30 30. Self-catering apartments in a renovated farm house. 800-1000 DKK.
  • Hotel Propellen, Nordmarksvej 3, +45 75 33 81 33. This hotel is also near Legoland and the airport. It is kid-friendly, and has family rooms for up to 5 persons, on site restaurant and conference facilities. 1145-4200 DKK.
  • Hotel Legoland, Aastvej 10, +45 75 33 12 44. The amusement park has a hotel as well. This is a bit more expensive alternative, but worth it trying if you're traveling with kids, and it has rooms for up to 2 adults and 4 kids. 1500-3225 DKK.
  • Hotel Svanen, Nordmarksvej 8. Restaurant no8 is at this hotel.

Go next[edit]

  • Vejle, The regional capital of south Jutland


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