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Frederikshavn [1] [2] 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. The journey time by train from Aalborg, the nearest large town to the south, is approx. between 1 hr 10 mins - 1 hr 45 mins. (40 minutes in car).

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, Copenhagen, Roskilde, Odense, Århus 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 [3] 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. [4]

Get around


  • Krudttaarnet: Build 1868 tol 1690. The only remaing part of the old citadel. Used during the wars against Sweden in the ealy 17 hundreds, and the gun boat war against England 1807-1814.








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

  • Frederikshavn Library [5], E-mail: [email protected], Tlf. +45 96225650, Parallelvej 16, 9900 Frederikshavn, Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10-18 Sat. 10-13. Rules: [6] (pdf-file).

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