Welcome to Odense

Practical Information for Concert Goers in Odense

Are you attending the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band concert? We look forward to welcoming you to Odense! The city is buzzing with life, offering a great atmosphere and a wealth of both big and small experiences. On this page, we guide you through everything you need to know, from parking and public transport to places to eat, things to do, and all the practical information you need to have a great stay in the city.

At the bottom of this page, you can see what's happening in Odense. Start your visit at one of the city's many restaurants, cafés, or beer bars, or dive into some of the exciting events in the city. If you need a place to stay, you can find an overview of all the city's accommodations here. Remember to book your accommodation well in advance. We wish you a great stay in Odense and hope to see you again.

Visit the concert's Facebook page for regular updates and practical information.

How to reach the venue

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will be visiting Dyrskuepladsen in Odense. Below you will find answers to your questions about transportation to and from the concert.

Odense is an easy city to get around - especially on foot. You can walk to Odense Dyrskueplads (concert venue), see the walking routes on the map here.

Walk from Odense train station / Odense City:
If you are walking from Odense train station, you can go through the city center and along Falen to get to the concert venue. The route is approximately 3.7 km and will take about 45 minutes to walk.

Walk from Vesterbro tram station:
If you take the tram to Vesterbro, you can walk to the concert venue in about 25 minutes. The route is approximately 1.9 km.

You can easily travel with the light rail around Odense, where you can buy a ticket via the QR codes at the stations or the light rail train, or buy your ticket at www.letbanebillet.dk
The ticket costs DKK 15 and is valid for one hour. 

If you take the tram, you can get off at the following locations and walk to concert venue: 

  • Odense Railway Station (app. 45 min. walk)
  • Vesterbro (app. 25 min. walk)

The light rail runs every 7.5 minutes until 7pm towards Vesterbro Tram Station, then every 15 minutes thereafter.
See timetable here: www.odenseletbane.dk/timetable


Since it is not possible to park your car close to Dyreskuepladsen, please park on the outskirts of the city and use public transportation to the concert. If you choose to park closer to the concert venue, you will end up in a queue created by, among others, walking concert goers.

Below, you can find an overview of possible parking options, as well as how to proceed to the concert venue.

Parking at Syddansk Universitet
Free parking at Syddansk Universitet.
Adress, P West: Fioniavej, 5230 Odense M
Adress, P East Campusvej, 5220 Odense SØ
Please be aware that the parking area at Cortex Park and Campuskollegiet has specific rules. Always make sure to orient yourself by reading the posted signs.

If you are coming from the highway, take exit 50, Odense SØ and drive to SDU. Since there are several parking spaces at Fioniavej, it is recommended to find a space there first.

From here, you can take the Tram from the stops Campus Odense or SDU University, heading towards the city center (Albani Torv) or the Vesterbro stop.

Parkering Odense Syd
Free parking facility right next to the Tram
Adress: Søndre Hospitalsvej 25, 5260 Hjallese

Take the highway exit 50, Odense SØ, and use the free parking facility.
From here, you can also access the tram line. 

Find parking in Odense
For parking in Odense, you can always check Odense Rundt, where there is an overview of both municipal and private parking areas.




It is easy to take the train to Odense, as there are several departures per hour from both Zealand and Jutland.
Check www.dsb.dk , www.arriva.dk or www.rejseplanen.dk to plan your journey.

Are you travelling from Svendborg?
You can take the regional train directly to the concert venue. Get of at the Odense Sygehus Station, which is a 15 min. walk from the concert venue. 

From Odense train station to the venue
You can get to the concert venue by bus, tram or on foot from Odense train station. See relevant information sections on this page.

If you take the bus to or around in Odense, it is possible to buy a ticket via Fynbus' webshop, use Rejsekort or buy a ticket via Fynbus' app (Apple Android). 

If you take the bus from Odense train station, you can take the following buses, which have stops close to the concert venue: 

  • Bus 55-56 in the direction of Bellinge from stop OBC Syd C
    Get off at Tietgens Allé / Sdr. Boulevard and then walk to the concert venue.
  • Bus 85 in the direction of Højby from stop OBC Syd C
    Get off at OUH / J.B. Winsløws Vej and walk to the concert venue.
  • Bus 141 in the direction of Faaborg from stop OBC Nord H
    Her kan du stå af ved stoppet Tietgens Allé / Sdr. Boulevard og herefter gå til Dyreskuepladsen

Click to view a map of the bus terminal at OBC.

You can also park for free, at Parkering Odense Syd or SDU, and take the tram to Hjallese station or the city center. The tram is fully accessible for wheelchairs.
For more information, see the information section about parking on this site. 

From Hjallese stration, you can take the regional train to Odense Sygehus Station, from where there is a 15 min. walk to the entrance to the concert venue. 
For handicap service in the regional train, call +45 70 80 44 44 (opening hours 6 am to midtnight every day)

For parking elsewere in Odense, please see Odense Rundt for options.


If you are taking a taxi to the concert venue, you need to be aware that several roads will be blocked. We recommend the following places for drop off and pick up. 

Drop-off point before the concert: Right turn lane from Kløvermosevej towards Falen.

Pick-up point after the concert: The nearest pick-up point will be at Odense University Hospital in front of the patient hotel.


There will be limited parking for coaches near the concert venue. The entrance to the car park is at the junction of Falen and Kløvermosevej. Use motorway exit Odense SV no. 52 and drive via Vestre Boulevard to Falen.

For parking elsewere in Odense, please see Odense Rundt for options. 


Odense city centre (within Ring 2) is a low emission zone. This means that diesel vehicles that do not meet the emission requirements are not allowed to drive into the city centre. We recommend that you park at Odense Parkering Syd and hop on the light rail. Parking is free and the light rail is a cheap and easy means of public transport.

Read more at odenseletbane.dk

Staying overnight

In Denmark, it is not legal to stay overnight in public car parks. In Odense, you can contact Tarup Campingcenter (in Danish), which has two sites where you can stay overnight.

Drone skud af den gamle bydel

Discover Odense in a day

Photo: Thomas Mørkeberg

Discover Odense with the locals

Odense is in their DNA. They are local enthusiasts who know all the great experiences, small oases and hidden gems. But where do they go to experience, shop and savour the good life in the city?

Experience all seasons in Odense

When do you plan to stop by next?

Sommerstemning i Odense
sommer ikon


Summer in Odense equals lazy days in the city's parks, lots of festivals with music and culture, a good cup of coffee, open air concerts and much more.

drone blad efteraar højformat
Efterår - ikon


Golden leaves, chestnuts, long walks along the river, coffee / cocoa galore at the local cafés - that is the Odense recipe for hygge.

Julestemning brandts passage


Visit Odense's Christmas decorated streets and get into the Christmas spirit. Visit the annual Christmas market and enjoy Odense with thousands of lights.

H.C. Andersen Skoven med sne
Vinter - snefnug ikon


Go for walks in the magical morning mists on the harbour, enjoy hot beverages at the local cafés and the particular welcoming vibe that is winter in Odense.