Beautifully situated in Northern Denmark, Aalborg – the capital of the region – is well connected to the world and visitors from abroad will be able to fly to Aalborg by KLM, who operates three daily 75-minute flights directly from Amsterdam Schiphol, connected to 260 destinations worldwide. Another easy way for international visitors to reach Aalborg is via Copenhagen Airport, which has a virtual air bridge to Aalborg with more than 30 daily connections and a flight time of only 35 minutes. Before you know it, you have arrived at Aalborg Airport.
Adding to these options, you will find that Norwegian and Ryan Air each operate a route to/from London three days weekly. For the Scandinavian visitors, SAS and British Airways connect Oslo, Norway with Aalborg 5-6 days weekly.
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For further information about flights to and from Aalborg, please visit Aalborg Airport
Arriving by plane, you will find yourself at Aalborg Airport and from there you are only 10 minutes away from the city centre by bus or taxi.
The taxi rank is right outside the airport and a taxi will take you directly to your hotel. Dial +45 9810 1010 to call a taxi if needed. The price for a taxi ride is approx. 24-40 Euro, depending on hotel destination. Most credit cards are accepted.
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 plus final destinations will take you to Aalborg’s bus terminal, which is centrally located (with multiple stops along the way):
The yellow bus (number plus final destination)
12 – University leaves from the airport several times per hour and takes you to the city centre.
The grey regional buses (number plus final destination)
70 – Aalborg Busterminal
71 – Aalborg Busterminal
200 – Aalborg busterminal
The bus fare is 3 Euro per person, cash only. Neither foreign currency nor credit cards are accepted. However, you can withdraw cash from ATM’s at the airport.
Please notice that 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:
Buses (number plus final destination)
12 – Aabybro
Local buses (number plus 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) or you can
visit Rejseplanen to plan any bus and train journey.
Travelling by train
In the centre of the city, you will find Aalborg main train station and the bus terminal. From here there are direct routes to many cities across the country. Intercity trains between Copenhagen and Aalborg run on an hourly basis. For more information on the rail network within Denmark visit the national carrier, www.dsb.dk or visit Rejseplanen to plan your journey.
Travelling by bus
The transportation company Nordjyllands Trafikselskab (NT) operates locally in the region and runs an extensive network of local buses in Aalborg. There are also long distance bus routes that link Aalborg with Copenhagen, Odense, Esbjerg and other major cities in Denmark and around Europe.
Please visit Rejseplanen to arrange your travel. The site combines train, regional and city busses to provide you with the fastest and/or most convenient travel plan.
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).
Aalborg has direct highway connections to Copenhagen and Germany. Queues seldom arise and the speed limit is 130 km/hour. Several car rental companies are located in Aalborg and other main cities in Denmark, e.g. AVIS, Europcar and Hertz. For route planning you could check Google Maps, Mappy or ViaMichelin