Front facade of Aalborg station viewed from J. F. Kennedy Square
|Location||John F. Kennedys Plads
|Operated by||Banedanmark & DSB|
Aalborg Commuter Rail
|Architect||Thomas Arboe (1902)|
Aalborg Railway Station is serving as a connecting hub for rail traffic between North Jutland and the rest of Denmark. The station is operated by Banedanmark and DSB. It offers direct inter-city connections to Copenhagen and Frederikshavn, regional rail services to Aarhus and Frederikshavn as well as commuter rail services to Skørping and Nørresundby's Lindholm station.
Aalborg station opened in 1869, when the railroad between Aalborg and Randers was completed. In 1879, at the opening of the Limfjord Railway Bridge, Aalborg station was connected with the Vendsyssel Line from Nørresundby to Hjørring and Frederikshavn.
The original station building was designed by the Danish architect N.P.C. Holsøe. In 1902, the present station building opened. It was designed by the Danish architect Thomas Arboe. The station building was listed in 1992.
The station has a ticket office which sells tickets for both domestic and international travel, a shop which sells both food, drinks, newspapers and more. The railway station also includes a pay phone, a waiting room, luggage boxes, a photo booth, toilets and an accessible toilet. There is also an opportunity for both bicycle and car parking near the main entrance to the railway station. It is also possible to rent a car at the station or take a taxi. Aalborg Bus Terminal is also only across the street from the railway station.
It offers direct intercity connections to Copenhagen and Frederikshavn, regional rail services to Aarhus and Frederikshavn as well as commuter rail services to Skørping and Nørresundby's Lindholm station.
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