Aalborg

Aalborg is the largest city in North Jutland, Denmark. Its population, as of 2016, is 134,672, making it the fourth largest city in Denmark.

Aalborg waterfront by night

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Aalborg is the capital and largest city in the region of North Jutland. A university town and a regional centre for education. It has a long history as an industrial and port town with an international airport that also serves Copenhagen.

Aalborg is an old town with many preserved buildings and important prehistoric relics, but also thriving cultural life with several institutions of national importance. The Tourist Information of Aalborg has its headquarters in Nordkraft, a culture centre at the harbourfront.

The city of Nørresundby is just across Limfjord, to the north of it.

57.0927789.8491671 Aalborg Airport (AAL  IATA) (located north of the city). The airport is the third largest in Denmark. Norwegian and SAS have flights from Copenhagen to Aalborg, while Norwegian also offers international direct flights from European cities. Ryanair also has flights from the UK as well.  

Getting there: bus #2 can get to the city centre, however, it is infrequent on weekends and evenings, and stops the service rather early (around 23:00). If you arrive very late, have little luggage and small budget, you can walk ~2 km until the Lindholm train station. Bus or train to the center should be still available after midnight. Taxi is very expensive.

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