Transport in the Top of Denmark

Travel by train, car, ferry or plane - plan according to your route and demands to the transport possibilites during your holiday. Plan your journey - and arrive safe and sound to the Top of Denmark.

Out and about in the Top of Denmark

When you have decided on your holiday destination and your holiday accommodation, then it’s time to decide on the content of your holiday – in other words, holiday experiences! Many of these holiday experiences will lie in the immediate vicinity of your holiday accommodation, whilst others will require transport.

If you arrive in your own car, you are well set in terms of your transport needs – otherwise there are a well-developed public transport system, frequent ferry departures, tourist buses, taxis and rental cars available.


Sail to the Land of Light from Norway or Sweden. Ferries call at Frederikshavn and Hirtshals.

Stenaline sails on the following routes:

Gothenburg – Frederikshavn

Oslo - Frederikshavn

Colorline sails on the following routes:

Kristiansand - Hirtshals

Larvik - Hirtshals

Fjordline sejler på ruterne:

Bergen - Hirtshals 

Kristiansand - Hirtshals

Stavanger - Hirtshals

Ferry to Læsø:

Margrete and Ane Læsø sail 3 to 7 daily return trips between Frederikshavn and Læsø. The crossing from Frederikshavn to Læsø takes 90 minutes.

Find information about the ferries Færgeselskabet Læsø K/S.

Ferries to the Top of Denmark

Train and bus:

Trains and buses take you to and around in the region while you relax and enjoy the ride.

More about train and bus in the Top of Denmark


SAS and Norwegian have domestic flights from Copenhagen to Aalborg Airport. In addition you can fly with KLM from Amsterdam to Aalborg, and there are direct departures from London, Florida, Oslo and many other cities to Aalborg Airport and then onwards to the Top of Denmark with car rental, train or bus.

Air taxi service

Aalborg Airport – Sæby - Frederikshavn. The air taxi service can be booked on +45 98 42 13 11. Please book well in advance and no later than 2 hours prior to departure.

Further information about air taxi service (in Danish)

Aalborg Airport - Hjørring - Hirtshals

Further information on +45 98 92 47 00 or Taxi

Approximate distances from Aalborg Airport to

Frederikshavn: approx. 64 km
Hirtshals: approx. 68 km
Hjørring: approx. 54 km
Løkken: approx. 41 km
Lønstrup: approx. 67 km
Sindal: approx. 60 km
Skagen: approx. 110 km
Aalbæk: approx. 84 km
Sæby: approx. 53 km
Tversted: approx. 73 km


If you don’t have your own car with you, you can rent a car in the Land of Light. You can also take a taxi or use the air taxi service. By using the E45 Frederikshavn motorway and the E39 Hirtshals motorway, it’s quick and easy to reach your destination in the Top of Denmark.

Car rental agencies:

Hire a car at a car rental agency and take advantage of the flexibility of having a car at your disposal during your holiday.

Find car rentals and car services

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Day trips

You can supplement the region’s own attractions with day trips to Norway, Sweden and the island of Læsø, or excursions to other parts of Jutland.

Autumn in the Top of Denmark

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