Billund is a town in central Denmark. Although it's small, it has a relative large airport (the second busiest in the country) and is most famous because of Legoland. It has about 6,000 inhabitants.
Billund Airport (BLL) offers quite a few flights. Sun Air of Scandinavia has flights to Brussels, Düsseldorf, Helsinki, London, Manchester, Paris and Stockholm. Cimber Sterling flies to/from Antalya, Bergen, Bornholm, Copenhagen, Dublin, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, London, Málaga, Munich, Nice, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Rome, Stockholm and Palma de Mallorca. Ryanair has flights to/from Alghero, Alicante, Brindisi, Edinburgh, Faro, Girona, London, Málaga, Malta, Marseille, Milan, Pisa, Rome and Trapani.
Several other airlines have flights as well, including to additional places like Amsterdam, Reykjavik, Faroe Islands, Riga, Burgas, Varna, Stavanger, Tenerife, Frankfurt, Bodrum, Dalaman, Crete, Monastir, Ponta Delgada, Rhodes, Istanbul and Geneva.
As the center of Jutland, there are roads in every direction. 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.
Two airport express shuttle buses go to Vejle (30 minutes) and Aarhus (1½ hours, via Horsens & Skanderborg) several times per day. There are also direct public buses from Billund to Vejle and Grindsted, Kolding (1 hour) and Horsens (2 hours). All of these buses stops at the airport.
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While Internet cafés are present in most larger cities, they are usually not geared for tourists and hence they can be a bit tricky to find. Hotels usually provide both wireless internet and computers with internet access, but whether this service is provided for free, varies greatly. Many cafés and bars also provide free wireless internet for paying customers, even when it is not signposted, so it is always a good idea to ask. A lot of the McDonalds restaurants in Denmark have a couple of internet terminals available for their customers. The easiest way to get online is often the public library, as there is one in almost every town. Public libraries are usually centrally located, well signposted (look for Bibliotek) and always free. There can be a bit of waiting time to get a free computer though, but there will normally also be some sort of reservation system in place.
See also: International Telephone Calls
The general emergency number is 112. Denmark's international phone country code is 45. The prefix for international dialing is "00" or '+' (on a mobile phone). Bring your own unlocked GSM phone to make calls. Prepaid SIM cards are available at most shops and international calling can be reasonably priced. Any prepaid credit is generally only valid for calls made in Denmark, but can be purchased in small amounts to avoid waste when you leave. International collect calls are not allowed from phone booths, which are all ran by the TDC company. You should be able to make international call with the prepaid SIM cards anyways.
Post Danmark A/S is Denmark's national postal service, and has a good reputation regarding service, speed and reliability. Sending a standard letter or postcard (up to 50 grams) costs 5 DKK within Denmark, 8 DKK to other European countries and 9 DKK outside Europe. Parcels up to 1 kilogram start at 75 DKK within Denmark, but are mostly 200 DKK or more to all other countries. The website has details about more prices and also about the opening hours of post offices, which vary widely from region to region but are usually open from around 9:30am until 5:00pm, 5:30pm on Thursdays. Most are open on Saturdays until 1:00pm. Apart from the post offices, some kiosks and newsagents sell stamps as well, and you will find postcards in many places. National and overseas mail must be placed in the red letterboxes that you will find almost everywhere. Collection times are posted on the letterboxes. As an alternative for sending parcels internationally, you might consider companies like TNT, UPS, DHL or FedEx, as they are fast, reliable and competitively priced in general.
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