- By Air
Aalborg has its own airport, Aalborg Lufthavn, located only 10 minutes from the city centre. It has plenty of direct connections to Copenhagen, Amsterdam, London and Oslo.
From the airport to the city centre by taxi will cost around 22 euro. The taxi rank is right outside the terminal.
If you make the short journey to the city centre or the hotel by bus, it will cost approx. 3 euro/DKK 22. You can book your ticket online in advance on NTtickets.com (please notice the buses do not accept credit cards or foreign currency).
When 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 approximately 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 and 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 ATMs at the airport or you can book your ticket online in advance on NTtickets.com.
Please notice that once the bus crosses the bridge over the Limfjord, you have arrived in downtown Aalborg.
- By Train
An alternative is to travel to Aalborg by train, with lines running from Copenhagen and other Danish cities, as well as from Hamburg, Germany. The train station is in the centre of Aalborg, with the city and hotels, venues reachable by local bus, taxi, or even by walking the short distance. In the centre of the city, close to the conference venue, you will find Aalborg’s 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.
- By Bus
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 coach station is located next to the train station.
The most affordable option is Flixbus.
Please visit Rejseplanen to arrange your travels. The site combines train, regional and city buses 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 rarely occur 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 please check Google Maps, Mappyor ViaMichelin.