This page contains a compilation of the various transportation options available for getting to Aalborg as well as getting around the city while you are here. You will find travel information for:

Getting to Aalborg

  • Plane
  • Train or bus
  • Ferry

Getting around Aalborg

  • Public transport
  • Taxi

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Getting to Aalborg


Aalborg is easily accessible as it has its own airport located only 10 minutes from the city centre. Once you arrive at the city centre of Aalborg, you are within walking distance of all the hotels and venues, and you are always close to a bike or public transport option.

Beautifully situated in Northern Denmark, Aalborg – the capital of the region – is well connected with the rest of the world.

Visitors from abroad can fly to Aalborg with KLM, as there are two daily 75-minute flights to Aalborg Airport from Amsterdam Schiphol on Monday-Saturday, and one daily connection on Sundays. This means that via its connection to Amsterdam Schiphol, Aalborg Airport is connected to 260 other destinations worldwide.

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Another easy way for international visitors to reach Aalborg is via Copenhagen Airport, which has a virtual air bridge to Aalborg with between 8 and 16 daily connections depending on the day of the week, and a flight time of only 35 minutes. Before you know it, you have arrived at Aalborg Airport. For more information about flights to and from Aalborg, please visit Aalborg Airport’s website.


An alternative way to reach Aalborg is by train, as there are lines running to Aalborg from Copenhagen and other Danish cities every hour. Through these connections to Danish cities, Aalborg is also connected to several other destinations across Europe.

The train station is located in the very centre of Aalborg, with all hotels and venues within reach by local bus, taxi or even by walking the short distance.

For more information on the rail network in Denmark, visit the national carrier DSB or visit Rejseplanen to plan your journey.


Aalborg can also be reached from most cities in Denmark, as well as from Germany, by bus. While this is a less comfortable option than the train, it is also considerably cheaper. The most affordable bus option is a FlixBus. The bus station is located right next to the train station.

Please visit Rejseplanen to plan your travels. The site combines train, regional and city buses to provide you with the fastest and 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) and Grenå (115 km from Aalborg). Fjord Line offers a connection from Kristiansand, Stavanger, Bergen and Langesund in Norway to Hirtshals (70 km from Aalborg).

Getting around Aalborg

Public transport

Local busses run regularly throughout the city, as well as to other towns in the region. A ticket around Aalborg costs approximately 22 DKK per trip and can be bought directly from the bus driver. You can also book your tickets online on Please note that buses do not accept credit cards or foreign currency. It is possible to save money on tickets by buying a 24- or 72-hour Travel Pass online.

To plan your travel you can also use Rejseplanen.


There are plenty of taxis in Aalborg. It is possible to order a taxi via phone, online or through the DanTaxi app. Visit DanTaxi for more information.