Aalborg Airport (AAL) is an international airport located in the Danish city of Nørresundby, in the Aalborg Municipality. The airport is just 6 kilometers away from Aalborg city center, and is a dual-use airport, which stands for both military and civil use. It serves as a secondary hub for Norwegian Air Shuttle, and as a base for low-cost airlines such as Vueling or RyanAir.
How to get from Aalborg Airport to Aalborg
There are several bus lines operated by NT connecting Aalborg Airport and Aalborg city center: 12, 70, 71 and 200, as well as the night bus N24, and they all terminate in the main station Aalborg Busterminal. It takes about 15 to 20 minutes to reach central Aalborg. Tickets are available for purchase directly from the driver, and the price is around DKK22 (~€3).
NOTE: Only cash payment is accepted when purchasing your ticket directly on the bus.
The railway line to the airport is currently under construction and is expected to open by the end of 2020.
Getting a taxi for a more comfortable journey to the city is possible right outside the terminal entrance. Several taxi operators offer their services at Aalborg Airport, and the price of the transfer is usually around DKK200 (~€27). If arriving outside the busiest hours, it is best to book a taxi in advance.
Door-to-door private transfer is another flexible and convenient transport option, with affordable prices and a professional driver waiting for you in the Arrivals section. You will be taken directly to and from your destination in a vehicle of your choosing.
Renting a Car
A number of car rental companies are at your disposal at the airport, namely Avis, Hertz, Sixt, Europcar, Alamo, National and Budget. Car hire is available online as well if you wish to skip the queues.
Renting a Bus
Larger groups might want to consider hiring a coach. Book online for a private group transfer from the airport to Aalborg, or for a customized trip. It is advisable to book in advance for adequate planning and organization.
Accommodation near Aalborg Airport
- I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
The public bus system runs until 1 am, but is promptly replaced by a night bus line. It is also possible to get a taxi at all times.
- I have an early morning departure from the airport, are there any airport hotels I can stay at?
Yes, the Aalborg Airport Hotel (3*) is approximately 300 meters from the terminal; the hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking.
- Can I exchange the money at the airport to pay for my transfer?
Yes, there are several ATMs for currency exchange at the airport. Fees may apply, so it is recommended to exchange money before the trip.
- Is there Wi-Fi service at the airport?
Yes, there is free Wi-Fi at the airport, and the network is “AALfree”.
- Does the airport have storage lockers?
Unfortunately, there are no luggage storage facilities at the airport.
- Is there a smoking area at the airport?
Smoking is only allowed outside the terminal.
- I am continuing my journey outside Aalborg. Are there any direct lines from the airport to other cities?
There are no direct lines from the airport, but several bus lines operate from central Aalborg to other cities.