Frederikshavn and its 23,000 inhabitants has its own very special atmosphere, thanks to its maritime history, idyllic location and not least the ferry routes to Sweden, Norway and Læsø.
The many visitors to the city (approximately five million a year) have laid the foundation for an extensive commercial life, where you, among other things, can shop like crazy in one of the country’s longest pedestrian streets, and where nature opens a wealth of experiences and activities both on land and at sea.
How to get to Frederikshavn?
Aalborg Airport (AAL) has direct flights to and from most airports in Denmark and several international cities. There are plenty of possibilities to get to Aalborg with only one stopover connection from most places, and the direct route from Copenhagen to Aalborg has several daily departures. The airport is located 45 minutes away from Frederikshavn and is accessible by bus and train.
It is possible to access Frederikshavn by train. Direct trains run every day from Aarhus, Aalborg and Copenhagen, as well as several other Danish cities and towns. From Frederikshavn Station, you are in walking distance to several hotels.
The bus terminal Nils Ericssonterminalen is serviced by long distance and express bus companies like Flixbus and Bus4you. You can easily travel to Gothenburg from major cities in Sweden and Scandinavia. The journey time is around 3,5 hours from Oslo, 6,5 hours from Stockholm, 3,5 hours from Malmö and 5 hours from Copenhagen. Travel by bus in West Sweden with public transport company Vasttrafik.
The European highway route E45 passes through Frederikshavn, making it easy to arrive by car. The journey from Aalborg takes 45 minutes, and from Copenhagen it’s a 5 hour drive. There are plenty of parking spaces in Frederikshavn.