Aalborg stands host to the Nordic Biogas Conference 2024 located close to a large number of large and very innovative biogas plants. In the summer of 2022 the Northern region of Denmark was the first Danish region to reach a 100 percent biomethane in the gas grid – thus demonstrating the potential of biogas to both the rest of Denmark and other countries.

Aalborg Airport

Aalborg is easily accessible by air, as it has its own airport, Aalborg 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. This means that via its connection to Amsterdam Schiphol, Aalborg Airport is connected to 260 other 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 25 daily connections and a flight time of only 35 minutes. Before you know it, you have arrived at Aalborg Airport.

Ryan Air also operates a direct route to and from London, four days a week.

For Scandinavian visitors, SAS connects Oslo, Norway and Aalborg with flights 6 days a week.

For more information about flights to and from Aalborg, please visit Aalborg Airport’s website.


Airport transfer

When arriving by plane at Aalborg Airport, you are only 10 minutes away from the city centre by train, bus or taxi.


There is a taxi rank located right outside the terminal, from which you can take a taxi directly to your hotel. If needed, you can call +45 9810 1010 to order a taxi. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the city is approximately 24-40 EUR, depending on the location of your hotel. It is possible to pay with most credit cards in the taxis.


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 – Universitet, leaves from the airport several times each 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 EUR 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.


When in Aalborg, it is possible to utilise the new train connection to get to from the airport to the city centre of Aalborg, as well as to return to the airport when your stay is over.

Returning to the airport

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

The yellow bus (number plus final destination)

  • 12 – Aabybro

The grey regional buses (number plus final destination)

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

For more information on buses, call +45 9811 1111 (the call centre of the public bus authority), or you can plan your travel on NTtickets.com or Rejseplanen.

More travel options to Aalborg


An alternative way to reach Aalborg is by train, as there are lines running to Aalborg from Copenhagen and other Danish cities every hour. There is also a line running to Aalborg from Hamburg, Germany.

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 within Denmark, visit the national carrier www.dsb.dk 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 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 MapsMappy or ViaMichelin.

Getting around Aalborg

Aalborg is a city that it is easy and convenient to walk in. It also offers a well-organised, easy-to-use and efficient public transport system.

Public transport

Local busses run regularly throughout the city and to other regional towns. A ticket around Aalborg costs around 22 DKK per trip and can be bought directly from the driver. You can also book your tickets online on NTtickets.com. 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.

Car rental

Renting a car is not necessary to get around in Aalborg, as the city is relatively small. However, if you are staying outside of the city, or if you want to extend your trip and drive out to see more of Northern Denmark, it may be convenient.

There are car rental services such as Hertz, AVIS, and Europcar at Aalborg Airport, as well as in the city.


As you are in Denmark, a proud bicycle-nation, you might want to rent a bicycle to get around. The city is mostly level, making it effortless to get around. However, make sure to check the weather before committing to riding a bicycle.

You can rent a bicycle from Munk’s Eftf or through the Donkey Bike app. You can also ask at your hotel, as many hotels have bicycles for rent.