Beautifully situated in Northern Denmark, Aalborg is well connected in several ways. With an excellent internal air, rail and road network, getting to Aalborg has never been easier.
Visitors from abroad will usually either connect through one of the daily 85-minute flights directly from Amsterdam Schiphol operated by KLM that is very well connected to 260 destinations worldwide, or through the new direct connection from Frankfurt, Germany's largest airport, where Lufthansa also operates two daily flights and brings even more opportunities to guests flying to/from Aalborg.
Besides connecting through Amsterdam and Frankfurt, international visitors can fly to Aalborg via Copenhagen Airport which has a virtual air bridge to Aalborg with more than 30 daily connections, and by a flight time of only 35 minutes you will have arrived to Aalborg.
In 2012, Turkish Airlines also opened its route to/from Istanbul three times weekly. Moreover Aalborg Airport has scheduled airline connections with Oslo in Norway, Helsinki in Finland, London in England, Malaga in Spain and the Feroe Islands.
For further information about flights to and from Aalborg see Aalborg Airport's website: Aalborg Airport
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 in Norway to Hirtshals (70 km from Aalborg).
Aalborg has direct motorway 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, Hertz, and PS Biludlejning (in Danish). For route planning you could check Google Maps, Mappy or ViaMichelin.
By Train or Bus
In centre of the city close to conference venue you will find Aalborg main railway and bus station. 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 official carriers, DSB.
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 as well as 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.
Free City Bikes
There is a tradition of cycling in Aalborg and guests can also be part of this tradition. From 1 April to 1 November there are more than 200 public bicycles available at 21 bicycle stations throughout the city.
All you have to do to unlock the bicycle is to place DKK 20 in the slot. You can use the bike for as long as you like. When you return the bike to one of the bicycle stations, you get your DKK 20 back.
It is easy to cycle in Aalborg. There are cycle lanes throughout the city. Bicycles are part of Archimedes, an EU-supported project for sustainable transport in Aalborg.