Reaching the port of Hirtshals
Ferry port address:
Norgeskajen 2, 9850 Hirtshals, Denmark
Nordsøterminalen, Containerkajen 4, 9850 Hirtshals, Denmark
The port is located 15-20 minutes from the city center of Hirtshals. Follow the E39 towards Hirtshals. Once in town, follow the signs to get to the port.
There is a railway line from the operator Color Line Ferry ship.
The bus station is about 10 minutes from the airport.
Information about Hirtshals
Hirtshals is a Danish settlement located on the west coast of the island of Vendsyssel-Thy in the upper end of the Jutland peninsula. Hirtshals is included in the municipality of Hjørring in the North Jutland region.
Until 1 January 2007 it was a municipality located in northern Jutland county, the municipality had a population of 14,088 inhabitants (2005) and an area of 196 km².
From 1 January 2007, with the entry into force of the administrative reform, the municipality was suppressed and merged, together with the municipalities of Hjørring, Løkken-Vrå and Sindal, to the reformed municipality of Hjørring.
Information about Kristiansand
Kristiansand is a city and municipality in Norway. It is the fifth largest city in Norway and the municipality is the sixth largest in Norway, with a population of 88 598 as of June 2016. In addition to the city itself, Statistics Norway counts 4 other densely populated areas in the municipality: Skålevik in Flekkerøy with a population of 3,526 in the Vågsbygd borough, Strai with a population of 1,636 in the Grim borough, Justvik with a population of 1,803 in the Lund borough, and Tveit with a population of 1,396 (as of January 2012) in the Oddernes borough. Kristiansand is divided into five boroughs: Grim, which is located northwest in Kristiansand with a population of 15,000; Kvadraturen, which is the centre and downtown Kristiansand with a population of 5,200; Lund, the second largest borough; Oddernes, a borough located in the west; and Vågsbygd, the largest borough with a population of 36,000, located in the southwest.
Kristiansand is connected with four main roads: European Route E18 from Oslo, Aust-Agder and covers the eastern part of Kristiansand; European route E39 from Stavanger, Flekkefjord and the coast towns and villages in Vest-Agder; Norwegian National Road 9 from Evje, Setesdal and Grim; and Norwegian National Road 41 from Telemark, northern Aust-Agder, Birkeland, Tveit and the airport Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik. Varodd Bridge is a large bridge and a part of E18, which stretches over Topdalsfjorden.
Tourism is important in Kristiansand, and the summer season is the most popular for tourists. Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement park is the largest zoo in Norway. It receives over 900,000 visitors every year. Markens Street is the main pedestrian street in downtown Kristiansand. Bystranda is a city beach located in Kvadraturen; in addition, Hamresanden beach is the longest beach in Kristiansand. Hamresanden Camping is a popular family camp during the summer season. The city hosts a free concert in downtown Kristiansand once every week in the summer. Outside the city is the industry park Sørlandsparken, which has Sørlandssenteret, the largest mall in Norway.