Arrival with public transportation
Roskilde University is located near Trekroner Station. From Trekroner Station you can see a dormitory (the multi-colored building) and the university behind it. The university is within a walking distance of 10 minutes. See the route on a map here.
A single ticket for the train between Copenhagen Central Station and Trekroner Station costs about DKK 80. The train ride from Copenhagen to Trekroner Station takes approximately 25 minutes - make sure that the train stops at Trekroner Station, not all trains for Roskilde do.
A single ticket for the train between Roskilde Station and Trekroner Station costs about DKK 23. The train ride from Roskilde to Trekroner Station takes approximately 5 minutes.
From the Airport
All passengers on international flights arrive at Terminal 3 in Copenhagen Airport Kastrup (CPH) - regardless of the airline. The entrance to the railway station is in Terminal 3. Here you will find trains to Copenhagen Central Station.
At Copenhagen Central Station several connections for Roskilde stopping at Trekroner Station/Roskilde University leave every hour.
NB: The Metro does not stop at Copenhagen Central Station so we advice you to take the train.
A single ticket ('all zones') for the train between the Airport and Trekroner Station via Copenhagen Central Station costs about DKK 92. The train ride from the airport to the city is 15 minutes, while the ride from the Central Station to Trekroner Station takes approximately 30 minutes.
Bus no. 220 and 201A.
A single ticket for the bus between Roskilde Station and Roskilde University costs DKK 23,50. The bus ride takes approximately 15 minutes.
See bus and train timetables on the journeyplanner Rejseplanen.
A taxi costs approximately DKK 600 from the airport to Roskilde University. A Taxi fare from the airport to Copenhagen Central Station costs approximately DKK 300.
Arrival by car
Take motorway 21 towards Roskilde. Exit at no. 9 (Trekroner/Hedehusene V). Follow the signs to 'Roskilde Universitet (RUC)'.
Map with directions from exit no. 9 to Roskilde University
From Rødbyhavn or Gedser
From Rødbyhavn take motorway E47 towards København (Copenhagen).From Gedser take motorway E55 towards København (Copenhagen). After approximately 150 km, take motorway 21 towards Roskilde. Exit at no. 9 (Trekroner/Hedehusene V). Follow the signs to 'Roskilde Universitet (RUC)'.
From Holbæk, Ringsted, Korsør
Take motorway 21 towards København (Copenhagen). Exit at no. 10 (Roskilde Ø/Hedehusene). Follow the signs to 'Roskilde Universitet (RUC)'.
Map with directions from exit no. 10 to Roskilde University
Please notice that it is only allowed to park where the blue parking signs are visible. It is usually not a problem to find a free parking space at Roskilde University campus.
Roskilde University's service desk is located in building 14
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 08:15 - 16:00
Student guidance takes place in our Student Hub by the canteen in building 01
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12:00 - 15:00
Study guidance bachelor
Study guidance master programmes
Internet access as a guest at RUC
As a guest at Roskilde University you have several options for accessing the internet.
Guide: How to get internet access at Roskilde University