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Travel Information

Beautifully situated in Northern Denmark, Aalborg is well connected in several ways.


Daily there are three 75-minute flights directly from Amsterdam Schiphol operated by KLM, connected to 260 destinations worldwide.

Besides connecting through Amsterdam, international visitors can fly to Aalborg via Copenhagen; there are more than 30 daily connections and a flight time is of only 35 minutes.

Moreover, Turkish Airlines operates with its route to/from Istanbul five times a week, and Aalborg Airport has scheduled direct airline connections with Oslo in Norway, Helsinki in Finland, London in England, Malaga in Spain, The Faroe Islands and many more.

For further information about flights to and from Aalborg see Aalborg Airport's website:  Aalborg Airport

Travelling by train and regional busses

In Aalborg's city centre you will find the main train station and bus station, which are connected with direct routes to many cities across the country, as well as Europe. Intercity trains between Copenhagen and Aalborg run on an hourly basis.

For planning your trip with train or/and regional bus, please visit Rejseplanen. The site combines train, regional and city busses to provide you with the fastest and most convenient travel plan.

Travelling by Ferry

Stenaline and Colorline offer several connections from Sweden and Norway to Hirtshals (70 km from Aalborg), Frederikshavn (65 km from Aalborg) or Grenå (115 km from Aalborg). Fjord Line offers a connection from Kristiansand, Stavanger-Bergen in Norway to Hirtshals (70 km from Aalborg).

Travelling by Car

Aalborg has direct highway connections to Copenhagen and Germany. 

Several car rental companies are located in Aalborg and other main cities in Denmark, e.g. AVIS, EuropcarHertz, and PS Biludlejning (in Danish). For route planning you could check Google MapsMappy or ViaMichelin.

Local travel - Bus, taxi and train

Arriving by plane you will find yourself at Aalborg Airport, only 10 minutes by bus and taxi from the city centre. Bus no. 2 leaves from the airport several times/hour and takes you to the city centre.
The bus fare is DKK 22 per person, cash only. Neither foreign currency nor credit cards are accepted. However, you can withdraw cash from ATM’s at the airport.

By bus - going to/from Aalborg or around in the city

As you exit the airport building using the revolving doors at the check-in area, you will find the buses going to downtown Aalborg on your right hand side.

The buses with the following numbers and final destinations will take you to the bus terminal in Aalborg which is centrally located (with multiple stops along the way):

Metrobuses (number and final destination)

  •         12 – Universitetet

Local buses (number and final destination)

  •         70 – Aalborg Busterminal
  •         71 – Aalborg Busterminal
  •         200 – Aalborg busterminal

Once the bus crosses the bridge over the Limfjord, you have arrived in downtown Aalborg.


Returning to the airport

When returning to the airport, you have the following bus options:

Metrobuses (number and final destination)

  •         12 – Aabybro

Local buses (number and final destination)

  •         70 – Thisted Busterminal
  •         71 – Hjørring Busterminal
  •         200 – Blokhus

For more information on buses, dial +45 98 11 11 11 (the call center of the public bus authority).

Travelling BY TAXI

Taxis are outside the airport and will take you directly to your hotel. Price for a taxi drive is DKK 180-300, depending on hotel destination and most credit cards are accepted.

The telephone number to Aalborg taxi is: +45 9810 1010.