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Hirtshals is an important ferry harbour in North Jutland, Denmark.

Get inEdit

Color line Superspeed I docking in Hirtshals ferry terminal

By car or busEdit

The European route E39 highway ends in Hirtshals, where cars can continue their journey via ferry to Norway. Nordjyllands trafik selskab route 224 connects to Hjørring several times per day.

By trainEdit

  • 1 Hirtshals station. Nordjyske Jernbaner runs regional trains every 30-60 minutes throughout the day.    

By ferryEdit

Get aroundEdit

Map of Hirtshals


Hirtshals Lighthouse and environs
  • 1 Hirtshals Lighthouse (Hirtshals Fyr), Fyret 2. 18 Jan-31 Dec 10AM-5PM. Built in 1862 and still in use. It is 35 meter and stands on a 27 meter mound giving a fantastic view of the surrounding countryside as well as the sea. 20 Kr, children 10 Kr.  
  • 2 Nordsøen Oceanarium (North Sea Oceanarium), Willemoesvej 2, +45 9894 4188. 9AM-5PM. Among the biggest aquariums in Europe, with a massive 22x33 metre aquarium with more than 4.5 million litres of water and 2-3,000 fish from the North Sea. There is also a big outdoor aquarium with seals and a show area, and several smaller habitat and theme tanks. 130 Kr, children 55 Kr.    







Go nextEdit

Routes through Hirtshals
StavangerKristiansand   N   S  HjørringAalborg

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