Conference Venue: Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg

Accomodation and Hotel Information

Aalborg offers a wide range of accommodation facilities including options for students. Approx 1,700 hotel rooms are within comfortable walking distance of Comwell Hvide Hus. You will find a fine mix of international chain hotels and charming privately owned hotels in Aalborg. Most of the hotels have recently undergone refurbishment and offer you the very best in Scandinavian design and cosy interior.

Special conference rate
Please note that we as local organizers have selected the most convenient and best hotels in advance for you to choose from. Booking through the registration link you will benefit from special rates and, at the same time, ensure plenty of opportunities to network with your colleagues outside the conference programme.


Hotel CABINN Aalborg**
Situated right in the heart of the city centre, CABINN welcomes guests at this modern economy-class hotel.  CABINN’s next-door neighbor is the shopping arcade Friis. The hotel has 239 rooms, all with private bath and toilet as well as phone, TV and a free wifi. Many of Aalborg’s excellent restaurants are only a 15-minute walk from the hotel, and a 5-minute walk will take you to the scenic waterfront and the three spectacular houses of culture, the Utzon Centre, Nordkraft and Musikkens Hus – all worth a visit.

CABINN Aalborg
Fjordgade 20
DK-9000 Aalborg

Distance to Conference venue:  1,5 km
Distance to the airport:    6 km
Single room: DKK 574  per night    
Double room: DKK 775 per night
For more information on the hotel, please visit: CABINN Aalborg

Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg****
The conference takes place at Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg. Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg is located in the largest green park of Aalborg - the beautiful Kildeparken and across from another park Mølleparken. Surrounded by the scenic greenery you will stay in style and comfort during your stay in Aalborg. The hotel has 16 floors and a stunning view over the Limfjord and North Denmark’s beautiful countryside. Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg has 198 tastefully decorated rooms, all recently refurbished with new bathroom and own balcony. Hotel Hvide Hus is located in the centre of Aalborg city and is only a short walk from the charming pedestrians’ streets which offers great shopping, cozy cafés, delightful entertainment, well-preserved buildings and modern architecture etc.

Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg
Vesterbro 2
DK-9000 Aalborg

Distance to Conference venue (Comwell Hvide Hus): 0 km
Distance to the airport:    7 km
Single room: DKK 960 per night      
Double room: DKK 1.160 per night
For more information on the hotel, please visit: Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg

Flexibility in your booking
It is also worth noting that you are not required to pay for hotel accommodation in advance, and that changes in your reservation are accepted until 2 days prior to your arrival date. You can make your hotel reservation in connection with your registration for the IEEE MDM 2018 – 19th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management. By doing this, you will benefit from the special conference rates.

Hotel reservation after registration
In case you have already registered and afterwards wish to make a hotel reservation, please feel free to contact us and we will help you – of course making sure that you still benefit from the special conference rates.
Please contact us by e-mail and inform us of your name, email, choice of hotel, date of arrival and departure, type of room, special requirements, etc. Payments are made directly to the hotel upon check out. As soon as we have made the reservation for you, we will send you a confirmation.

Contact information:
Annike Seerup Hjorth
Kjellerups Torv 5, Level 13
9000 Aalborg
Phone: +45 9931 7520


If you need a visa invitation letter, please, contact general co-chair Simonas Saltenis

Travel and Transportation

Flight travel Beautifully situated in Northern Denmark, Aalborg – the capital of the region – is well connected to the world and visitors from abroad will be able to fly to Aalborg by KLM, who operates four daily 75-minute flights directly from Amsterdam Schiphol, connected to 260 destinations worldwide. Another easy way for international visitors to reach Aalborg is via Copenhagen Airport, which has a virtual air bridge to Aalborg with more than 30 daily connections and a flight time of only 35 minutes. Before you know it, you have arrived at Aalborg Airport.

Adding to these options, you will find that Norwegian and Ryan Air each operate a route to/from London three days weekly. Forthe Scandinavian visitors, SAS and British Airways connect Oslo, Norway with Aalborg 5-6 days weekly. For further information about flights to and from Aalborg, please visit Aalborg Airport




Ryan Air

British Airways


Airport transfer
Arriving by plane, you will find yourself at Aalborg Airport and from there you are only 10 minutes away from the city centre by bus or taxi.

The taxi rank is right outside the airport and a taxi will take you directly to your hotel. Dial +45 9810 1010 to call a taxi if needed. The price for a taxi ride is approx. 24-40 Euro, depending on hotel destination. Most credit cards are accepted.

As you exit the airport building using the revolving doors at the check-in area, you will find the buses going to downtown Aalborg on your right hand side.
The buses with the following numbers plus final destinations will take you to Aalborg’s bus terminal, which is centrally located (with multiple stops along the way):

The yellow bus (number plus final destination)

  • 12 – University leaves from the airport several times per hour and takes you to the city centre.

The grey regional buses (number plus final destination)

  • 70 – Aalborg Busterminal
  • 71 – Aalborg Busterminal
  • 200 – Aalborg busterminal

The bus fare is 3 Euro per person, cash only. Neither foreign currency nor credit cards are accepted. However, you can withdraw cash from ATM’s at the airport.

Please notice that once the bus crosses the bridge over the Limfjord, you have arrived in downtown Aalborg.

Returning to the airport
When returning to the airport, you have the following bus options:
Buses (number plus final destination)

  • 12 – Aabybro

Local buses (number plus final destination)

  • 70 – Thisted Busterminal
  • 71 – Hjørring Busterminal
  • 200 – Blokhus

For more information on buses, dial +45 98 11 11 11 (the call center of the public bus authority) or you can
visit Rejseplanen to plan any bus and train journey.

Transport – bus and taxis

  • To and from Aalborg Airport, bus no. 12 takes you to the city centre in 10 minutes
  • To and from your hotel as well as in the city, please visit Rejseplanen for bus schedules
  • or feel free to call a cab +45 98 10 10 10 (Aalborg Taxi)

Local travel
Travelling by train
In the centre of the city, close to the conference venue, you will find Aalborg’s main train station and the bus terminal. From here, there are direct routes to many cities across the country. Intercity trains between Copenhagen and Aalborg run on an hourly basis. For more information on the rail network within Denmark visit the national carrier or visit Rejseplanen to plan your journey.

Travelling by bus
The transportation company Nordjyllands Trafikselskab (NT) operates locally in the region and runs an extensive network of local buses in Aalborg. There are also long distance bus routes that link Aalborg with Copenhagen, Odense, Esbjerg and other major cities in Denmark and around Europe.

Please visit Rejseplanen to arrange your travels. The site combines train, regional and city buses to provide you with the fastest and/or most convenient travel plan.

StenaLine and ColorLine offer several connections from Sweden and Norway to Hirtshals (70 km from Aalborg), Frederikshavn (65 km from Aalborg) or Grenå (115 km from Aalborg). Fjord Line offers a connection from Kristiansand, Stavanger-Bergen in Norway to Hirtshals (70 km from Aalborg).

Aalborg has direct highway connections to Copenhagen and Germany. Queues rarely occur and the speed limit is 130 km/hour. Several car rental companies are located in Aalborg and other main cities in Denmark, e.g. AVIS, Europcar and Hertz. For route planning please check Google MapsMappy or ViaMichelin.

General Information / Good to know

Map of the city
You can find a map of Aalborg at the reception desk at your hotel. Here you will find information about:

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants and cafés
  • Shopping streets
  • Other attractions

Tourist information
During your stay, use the opportunity to explore the cultural vibe in Aalborg either by a stroll along the waterfront in the evening or by exploring the inner city and its art museums and galleries. Please visit our website VisitAalborg for more information about:

  • Activities
  • Restaurants
  • What’s on

Aalborg’s high streets are like eldorado for anyone who loves shopping. Do not miss out on the side streets with exciting little shops that sell the work of young designers and craftspeople – you never know what you will find.

Opening hours

  • Mon-Thurs: 10AM-5.30PM
  • Fri: 10AM-7PM
  • Sat: 10AM-4PM
  • Sun: 11AM-3PM (only the 1st Sunday of the month)

Read more about shopping streets here or about Friis Shopping Center. Friis Shopping Center has longer opening hours than regular shops; Mon-Fri 10AM-7PM, Sat 10AM-4PM, and the 1st Sunday of every month 10AM-4PM.

Even when staying in the city centre there are plenty of local parks that are perfect for a great work out. A different experience awaits you, if you go for a run in Mølleparken during twilight. Here, you can follow a 2.5 km illuminated path and the route has a terrain increase of 45 meters.

  • Please ask your hotel for inspiration or look here

Methods of payment
Danish currency is ‘kroner’ (DKK), EUR 1 equals DKK 7.5 and USD 1 equals DKK 6. Banks are open from Mon-Fri 10AM-4PM. International credit cards are accepted most places.

In Denmark, tipping is not common. All service bills that you receive already include gratuity and it is therefore unnecessary (but always appreciated) to add a tip in Denmark.
Aalborg is situated in North Denmark, where the weather changes with the seasons. Denmark has a temperate climate and can be humid and overcast. The winters are usually mild and windy and the summers can be cool or sunny. The weather in Denmark is a popular subject for discussion as it changes from day to day and even from hour to hour. It is therefore a good idea to bring a coat or an umbrella for outdoor activities. To check the weather forecast before your stay in Aalborg, please visit the website of the Danish Meteorological Institute

Electrical appliances
Electrical appliances run at 220v/50Hz in Denmark. Electrical outlets use a two-prong plug typical for continental Europe. Most laptops will automatically work with 220-230 volts (check the back of your laptop for power input markings.)

No smoking policy
According to Danish law, smoking is prohibited inside any building, venue, hotel, bus, etc. Smoking is only allowed in open-air areas or designated zones.

Safe country
In general, Denmark is a very safe country. However, as with most major cities in the world, it is advisable to watch your belongings and valuables while being in public places and to keep cars locked and valuables out of sight.
Aalborg is the happiest city in EU (2016) and a city in a country that is often listed at the absolute top of rankings like: least corrupt country, most prosperous country, most peaceful country, and best country for women.
Emergency & medical care
In case of emergency please dial +45 112 to contact ambulance, police, or fire department.  
Hotel staff can also direct you to hospitals or dental clinics. For non-emergency illness the medical authorities recommend consulting a doctor instead of going to the hospital. Your hotel will be able to help you.

Lost and found
Dial: +45 96 30 14 48 (local police)

Time zone
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +1

Drinking water from the tap
Tap water in Denmark is sufficiently clean for drinking – and well tasting. Do try it.