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Frederikshavn [3] [4] is a city in North Jutland, Denmark. And has a population of 62,741 inhabitants (2006) in the municipality.

Get in

Passengers traveling from other parts of Denmark can reach Frederikshavn by train, bus or airplane. The journey time by train or bus from Aalborg, the nearest large town to the south, is approx. between 1 hr 10 mins - 1 hr 45 mins. (40 minutes in car). From Aalborg Airport to Frederikshavn station is the journey time aprox. 1.5 hour by bus.

By train

The train station is located not far from the town center and this connects you to pretty much all of Denmark.

Frederikshavn is on the Hjørring, Aalborg, Aarhus, Odense, Roskilde, Copenhagen, Line. It takes approximately 5 hours 50 minnuts to reach Copenhagen.

By boat

Frederikshavn can be reached by ferry from Norway (Oslo) and Sweden (Gothenburg) and connects Læsø Island to Jutland.

Stena Line [5] operates the route Gothenburg - Frederikshavn which takes 2 hours with Stena Line Express and 3 hours 15 min. with Stena Danica/Jutlandica and the route Oslo - Frederikshavn which takes 12 hours.

Læsø Line operates the route Læsø - Frederikshavn which takes 90 min. [6]

Get around


  • Cloos Tower, Brønderslevvej 61 (6 km southwest of Frederikshavn Station, bus 210 or 225 to Vinkestrækning 15 minutes away), +45 9848 6069 (, fax: +45 9842 0020), [1]. May, Jun, Aug 10AM-5PM; Jul M-F 10AM-5PM, Sa-Su 10AM-6PM. Observation tower of 60 meter at 160 meter above sea level. This is the most famous landmark of town. The top is reached by stairs or elevator and gives a fantastic view of the surrounding landscape. The tower was built in 1962 at the initiative of Christian Cloos. It has a small shop with snacks and souvenirs. You can sit down in the tower or outside for a picnic. 20 Kr, children 5 Kr.
  • Fiskerklyngen, Strandgade. This is a cluster of fishermen's cottages in oldest part of Frederikshavn origianlly from the 16th century, but the houses you can see now are from the 18th century.
  • Krudttårnet, Kragholmen 2 (by the harbour), +45 9843 1919, 9842 3111 (, fax: +45 9843 0597), [2]. Jul-Aug Tu-Su 10AM-5PM. Martello tower built in 1686-1690. The top floor (cannon deck) houses a range of artillery. The lower floors have exhibitions of the history of Fladstrand and the harbour. Citadel Fladstr. was used as a base by the Danish Navy during the Great Northern War (1709-20) and the war against GB (1807-14). 40 Kr.







  • Danhostel Frederikshavn Vandrerhjem, Buhlsvej 6, 9900 Frederikshavn. (Town center, bus/train station: 1 km.), Phone: +45 9842 1475 (Email:, Fax: +45 9842 6522) [7]. Opening period: 01.02 - 30.11. 14 rooms with a suite bathroom, 10 rooms with bath in the corridor. Cafeteria. Lounge. Garden. Guest kitchen. Breakfast buffet. Close to a beach. Prices: DKK 85-550.

  • Frederikshavn Sømandshjem & Hotel, Tordenskjoldsgade 15B, 9900 Frederikshavn. (Central location.), Phone: +45 9842 0977 (Email:, Fax: +45 9843 1899) [8]. Opening period: 02.01. - 22.12. 53 rooms with shower/toilet/hairdryer/phone/cable TV. Restaurant, meeting rooms, Internet café, Wireless Internet access in all rooms, elevator, free parking. TV/living room with poolbillard and dart. The reception desk is open 24 hours. Prices: DKK 515-1275.
  • Hotel Lisboa, Søndergade 248, 9900 Frederikshavn. (Close to the motorway E45 in the southern part of town, 5 minutes drive from the ferry service and the railway station.), Phone: +45 9842 2133 (Email:, Fax: +45 9843 8011) [9]. Opening period: 02.01 - 23.12. 3 star hotel. 32 double rooms which are equipped with private bathroom, telephone, radio and a colour TV with access to satellite channels. Family restaurant, large garden and carpark. Prices from DKK 675.
  • Hotel Mariehønen - Sussi & Leo, Skolegade 2, 9900 Frederikshavn (Located in the heart of the town.), Phone: +45 9842 0122 (Email:, Fax: +45 9843 4099) [10] (No english website). Opening period: 10.01 - 20.12. 30 rooms where 22 have own shower, toilet and TV. Private parking. All rooms renovated in January 2007. Price from: DKK 590.
  • Hotel 1987, Havnegade 8E, Damsgaards Plads, 9900 Frederikshavn. (Very central, near harbour.), Phone:: +45 9843 1987 (Email:, Fax: +45 9843 1942) [11] (No english website). 28 rooms where all rooms have bath, TV and minibar. Tel., family rooms, parking. Close to supermarket. Small but cosy hotel. Prices: DKK 460-600.


  • Hotel Herman Bang, Tordenskjoldsgade 3, 9900 Frederikshavn. (In the town centre, close to harbour.), Phone: +45 9842 2166, (Email:, Fax: +45 9842 2107) [12]. Opening period: 02.01. - 22.12. 60 rooms with/without shower. Various rooms available – from business to family rooms suites and apartments. Car park. Colour TV. American restaurant. Walking distance of Frederikshavns train station and the harbour, located at the very center of Frederikshavn. Also have spa & wellness. Price: DKK 395-1795. (Payments with foreign creditcards add 5% to the price).
  • Park Hotel Frederikshavn, Jernbanegade 7, 9900 Frederikshavn. (Located in the centre of Frederikshavn.), Phone: +45 9842 2255 (Fax: +45 9620 1798) [13]. The hotel is closed from December 20th till January 10th. 19 rooms with all comforts. Wireless Internet. Parking. Restaurant/library bar/patio. Prices: DKK 300-2200.
  • Scandic Stena Line Frederikshavn, Tordenskjoldsgade 14, 9900 Frederikshavn. (In central Frederikshavn opposite the port. Entrance via Toldbodvej), Phone: +45 9843 3233 (E-mail:, Fax: +45 9843 3311) [14]. Closed during the festive period from 21st Dec until the 26th Dec. 213 rooms, incl. 12 superior rooms and 2 top-suites on the all with: Writing desk and telephone, TV with in house movies, Ironing board, Minibar and free internet in several rooms, 111 Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children. 20 meeting and breakout rooms. Sub-tropical water park, fitness room, sauna, table tennis, restaurant, brasserie and nightclub. Free public car park. Prices from: DKK 300.




The library offer free internet access for one hour at a time.

  • Frederikshavn Library [15], E-mail:, Tlf. +45 96225650, Parallelvej 16, 9900 Frederikshavn, Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10-18 Sat. 10-13. Rules: [16] (pdf-file).

Get out

Hirsholmene islands are just outside Frederikshavn
Routes through Frederikshavn
GöteborgFerry.png  N noframe S  → Sæby → Aalborg

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