The municipality of Frederikshavn is a busy traffic hub with a fine-meshed net of roads – on land, at sea and in the air.

From the municipality of Frederikshavn you have direct access to the motorway taking you to Aalborg, Copenhagen, Germany and all the way through Europe. The third largest airport in Denmark, Aalborg Airport, is also only a 40-minute drive away with departures from here to destinations allover Europe.  Finally, our ports offer direct access to the blue motorway – the third busiest strait in the world with more than 100,000 vessels passing a year and ferry service with daily departures to both Oslo and Gothenburg.

Road network

The four lane motorway E45, cutting its way through Europe from Italy to Finland, will take you directly to Frederikshavn and the city’s busy harbour area. From here the motorway continues by ferry to Gothenburg in Sweden.

If you are going south, the motorway will take you to Denmark’s largest cities, to Germany and all the way through Europe. Leaving the motorway, you will find a well-developed road network spanning the entire municipality.

There are no toll roads in Denmark. Only two large bridges are subject to a charge and these are not located in the municipality of Frederikshavn.

Aalborg Airport

The third largest airport in Denmark, Aalborg Airport, is only a 40-minute drive away from the municipality of Frederikshavn. From here you can fly directly to central European destinations like for example Copenhagen, London, Amsterdam, Oslo, Stockholm, Berlin and Istanbul.

Read more on the airport’s website

The airport offers free parking close to the terminals as well as several car hire companies offering a wide range of rental options. Read more here about car hire options at Aalborg Airport. Aalborg airport's car parking click here


Public transportation

If you have not got a car, you can go by train or bus. Direct bus services from Aalborg city centre will take you to the two largest cities in the municipality, Sæby and Frederikshavn. In Frederikshavn you can hop on the local train that will take you to Skagen fast and efficiently. Plan your trip on

Ferry routes

The port of Frederikshavn is the largest and most important ferry harbour connecting the European continent with Scandinavia. Ferries to Gothenburg in Sweden and the Norwegian capital, Oslo depart frequently - up to 15 times daily. Every year approximately 4,550 ships call at the port of Frederikshavn. 3,910 of these are ferries carrying 1.76 m passengers and a total of 2.45 million tons of cargo.  

Please follow this link, for further information on ferry routes and departures.

In the neighboring municipality, you will find the port of Hirtshals offering ferry routes to Larvik, Kristiansand, Stavanger and Bergen in Norway as well as to Torshavn on the Faroe Islands and to Seydisfjordur on Iceland.

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