Only those with a valid ticket or card may be carried on the bus. Ticketing takes place on the bus.
The customer should immediately after the puchase of a ticket, check that the ticket is correct in terms of type and price and when purchasing a ticket on the bus, that any change in cash is correct. When buying a ticket on the bus it is not possible to make any change to it subsequently. Tickets and cards have to be stored during the journey and presented to the driver or controller upon request.
If during control you do not have a valid ticket you will be charged an inspection fee of double the price af a non-discounted one-way ticket on the route.
Tickets and cards may not be crossed out, be applied additions or in any other way changed.
Tickets and card that are mistreated may be withdrawn. 10-trip cards are not personal and multiple people can use the same card ticketing on a journey.
Tickets bought online or through mobile applications:
Non-discounted one-way tickets, return tickets and discounted tickets (currently green, blue and red tickets) cannot be refunded; however credit vochers can be cashed as described below.
Blue, green and red tickets can be changed or cancelled up to 24 hours* before scheduled departure time.
Non-discounted one-way tickets can be changed or cancelled up to 24 hours* before scheduled departure time.
Non-discounted two-way tickets can be changed or cancelled up 24 hours* before scheduled departure time.
Non discounted two-way tickets that have been partly used can be changed or cancelled up to 24 hours* before scheduled departure time for the return journey.
Within one year from the date of purchase 10-trips cards can be refunded with the difference between card price and the price of a non discounted one-way ticket on the route x the number of used journeys + a handling fee of 100 kroner.
When changing or cancelling a ticket, a credit vocher will be sent to you with the value of the purchased ticket. The credit voucher may be used for future purchases of tickets. The credit voucher is valid for 3 years from the issue date. The credit voucher may be redeemed for cash within 3 years from the issue date with a handling fee of 100 kroner. With partly used two-way tickets the value is calculated as the difference between the ticket and the price of a non discounted one-way ticket on the route.
Attension! The credit voucher system will be implemented during 2014. Until then the amount paid for the ticket excl. card fee is refunded, when cancelling within the specified time limits.
Any unused tickets will not be refunded. This will also apply to any purchased tickets, that are not changed or cancelled after the rules described above.
Tickets purchased on the bus:
Partly used two-way tickets and 10-trip cards can, within a year after issue date, be refunded:
Two-way tickets at the difference between the ticket price and the price of a non discounted one-way ticket on the route + a handling fee of kr. 100.
10-trips cards at difference between the card price and the price of a non discounted ticket on the route x the used journeys on the card + a handling fee of kr. 100.
There will be no replacement of lost tickets and cards.
From June 11, 2014, customers will only be able to purchase single tickets. Return tickets and 10-trip cards will
therefore no longer be available online or on the bus.
*When cancelling or changing the ticket over the telephone, the opening hours of Abildskou should be taken into consideration. This means that it might be necessary to contact Abildskou before the time limits described above to change or cancel the ticket.
Child under 15 years of age can travel with a child ticket.
For tickets purchased after June 10, 2014, customers will no longer be able to include children free of charge.
Documentation of age must be presented upon request.
Adults under 26 years of age and students can purchase tickets to a discounted rate. Students must present a valid student ID with photo or an ISCI student card. Age must be documented by showing a Health Insurance Card, driving card or passport.
Everyone over the age of 65 years of age can buy tickets at discount prices. Retirees may be required to be able to present either Health Insurance Card, driver´s license or passport.
Pets that the driver estimates will cause no inconvenience for the other passengers, can be carried on the bus for a fee of currently 100 kroner per pet. Guide dog are however carried free of charge. All pets are transported on the floor of the bus, if they do not fit on your lab if necessary in a bag, cage, basket, etc. The animal´s owner is responsible for ensuring, that the animal has the statutory vaccinations, etc.
Hand luggage can be taken into the bus, whenever the driver estimates there is room for it. Otherwise, the hand luggage will be put in the luggage compartment.
There will be no compensation of any damage to luggage. Lost luggage will not be replaced. It is recommended, that insurance be taken out to cover damaged or lost luggage, as well as writing your name on the luggage. Passengers are responsible for getting their luggage on the bus and should ensure that this takes place.
Each passenger can bring up to 20 kilo of luggage (up to 12 kilos per piece of luggage) and must quantitatively be within, what is deemed normal/reasonable. If the driver assess the luggage to be too large, he can refuse to bring it on the bus or require separate payment. The cost of excess baggage currently serves kroner 150 per started 5 kg.
Internally in Germany will be charged 1 € for each piece of luggage.
It is the passenger´s responsibility to have a valid passport and any visas.
In the case of breaks along the way, it is the responsibility of the passenger to be in the bus at the scheduled time.
Smoking is not allowed in the bus.
Clearly intoxicated people are not carried on the bus.
Seat belts must be used throughout the journey.
Lost and found items are stored for a short period of time at:
Graham Bells Vej 40
8200 Århus N
Please see www.abildskou.dk for further information.
Payment of ticket and cards must be done before departure. In the bus both cash (DDK or €) or Dankort are accepted (other debit cards and checks are not accepted as a payment). There cannot be paid by debit card, credit card and Danish kroner at Auto Kraft Kiel´s buses between Hamburg and Neumünster.
When paying on the website or on the mobile app, the reservations must be done at least ½ an hour before planned departure time. The reservation is valid until 15 minutes before departure time.
Tickets are only valid on the chosen departure (date and time of departure).
Purchased tickets can on the bus be presented on paper, notebook, tablet or smart phone with a screen of at least 4 inches. The ticket must be ready for display at ticketing.
It is the costumers own responsibility to be able to present the ticket ID when ticketing. Possible ticket IDs are passport, Health Insurance Card or the credit card that was used at the purchase of the ticket. Lack of presentation of the aforementioned will cause, that the ticket cannot be used. The purchased ticket cannot be refunded.
It is the customer´s responsibility to bring the necessary documentation for the purchase of children´s tickets, student tickets, tickets for adult aged under 26 years and senior tickets.
Lack of documentation will lead to the ticket being invalid. The purchased ticket cannot be refunded. The paid amount for the ticket may however be deducted from the immediate purchase of a non-discounted one-way ticket on the route.
Self-printed tickets can only be purchased through the website or mobile app. Reservations and thereby purchased tickets are valid up to 15 minutes before scheduled departure time.
If in doubt about purchased tickets contract Abildskou on +45 70 210 888.
Any form of abuse, fraud etc. will immediately be reported to the police.
There is no fee on the purchase of tickets other than card fees when paying with credit cards. However, Dankort/Visa Dankort are exempt from card fees.
When reserving and purchasing tickets through the website and app simultaneously, the buyers renounces their 14 days right of cancellation.
Bikes, prams and strollers are included as luggage, if the driver estimates, that there is room enough for it. A ticket must be booked for it beforehand.
If bikes, prams or strollers are brought, the costumer must show up 20 minutes before scheduled time of departure.
We do not carry cargo bikes or any other special bikes, that cannot be hung on the rack on the back of the bus. Prams and strollers are not included on any departures over Fyn and Great Belt Bridge. Bikes and prams cannot be taken of the bus on the ferry ports. Strollers must be disassembled due to the height of the busses luggage compartments.
People who damage the bus, are at inconvenience of the driver or other passengers, or in any other way interfere with what the driver deems a reasonable journey, can be taken of the bus.
The driver’s instructions must be followed.
The drivers interpretation of the tariff and transportation regulations are directly applicable.
In periods of frost it may be necessary due to potential frost damage to close the toilets on the buses. The driver will, to the extent possible, pull over at public toilets on customers request.
It is the customer's responsibility, through Abildskous website, to stay informed on substantial delays, disruptions and cancellations of departures. To the extent that it is feasible with time and resource, Abildskou will attempt to notify affected customers by text message, email or telephone contact.
For capacity reasons etc. it may be necessary for Abildskou to do business with subcontractors. This can lead to the facilities etc. normally available in Abildskou own buses are not possible. Abildskou does not provide compensation.
Abildskou assumes no responsibility for delays or interruptions in the operation, connecting to other routes or lack of space in the buses. Abildskou reserves the right to change schedules and regulations.
There is free Wi-Fi in Abildskou own busses. Abildskou does not provide compensation in the event of technical problems or varying quality of internet connection while traveling. Abildskou may for reasons of capacity etc. need to do business with subcontractors. There will usually be no Wi-Fi in these buses, which we do not compensate.
Board of Appeal for Bus, Train and Metro handles complaints from customers about problems experienced by bus, train or subway, if the customer has already contacted the transport company without obtaining a satisfactory arrangement from the customer's perspective. Please refer to the Appeals Boards website: www.abtm.dk.