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Ålesund Airport

General information

Ålesund is a Norwegian coastal town with 55.000 inhabitants, situated between Bergen and Trondheim. The airport is located on the island of Vigra, north of the city. The airport is small, nevertheless it has direct connections with international destinations.


Where is Ålesund Airport situated?

The airport is situated north of Ålesund. You can reach Ålesund Airport from mainland through the Ellingsøy Tunnel and the Valderøy Tunnel.

How many terminals does Ålesund Airport have?

The airport has a small and well-arranged terminal.

Airport Map



The distance from Ålesund Airport to the centre of Ålesund is 17 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Ålesund.

From AES Airport to Ålesund City centre by Car
17 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Ålesund Airport by public transport. Visit the Ålesund Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Ålesund Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Ålesund is about NOK 500.-. Book your taxi at Ålesund Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From AES Airport to Ålesund City centre by Taxi
17 km
20 min
NOK 500.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Ålesund Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Ålesund Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Ålesund Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Ålesund Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Ålesund Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Ålesund Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Ålesund Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Widerøe
  • Norwegian
  • KLM
  • Wizz Air


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Ålesund Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Ytterland Apartments, Ytterland

Situated by the sea on Valderøy Island, these apartments are 10 km from central Ålesund. All include free Wi-Fi access and a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Vigra Airport is an 8-minute drive away.


Hotel Noreg, Ålesund

Hotel Noreg is located in Ålesund city centre, 50 metres from the bus station and the Hurtigruten Ferry Terminal. Public parking is accessible nearby. Free WiFi is available.


Aalesund Airport Hotel, Ytterland

Aalesund Airport Hotel is situated on Valderøy Island, 7 km from Vigra Airport and 7 minutes’ drive from Aalesund city centre. Guests enjoy free WiFi internet in a picturesque coastal setting.

Hotels in Ålesund

Looking for the best hotels in Ålesund? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Scandic Parken, Ålesund

Situated in central Ålesund, Scandic Parken offers free WiFi, a popular buffet breakfast and rooms with cable TV and a minibar. Byparken Park is situated 50 metres away. Most guest rooms at Scandic Parken offer views of Ålesund and the nearby...


Quality Hotel Ålesund, Ålesund

Quality Hotel Ålesund is centrally situated in the popular Skansekaia Harbour area, overlooking the sea and surrounding islands. It offers a private quay and rooms with free WiFi. Hurtigruten stops about 150 metres away.


Hotel Brosundet, Ålesund

Featuring sea views, this stylish hotel is set in a renovated Art Nouveau-style warehouse by the Ålesund Strait. Guests can enjoy cocktails and a wide selection of wine at the on-site ARKIVET Bar.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Ålesund Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


From Ålesund: Private Day Trip to Geirangerfjord

Enjoy a tour of Norway's most picturesque locations including Ålesund, Hellesylt, Stranda, Sykkylven, Geirangerfjord, and Eidsdal.

Tour & transport

Alesund: City Highlights Private Tour

Explore the most popular highlights of Alesund with this private tour. Take in the history at at Medieval Village Sunnmøre Museum, visit the Viking island Giske, travel to a finishing village, go to the Aquarium, and see the view from mountain Aksla.


Alesund: Private Tour to the Viking Islands

Explore the viking heritage in the fjord region. Traveling at your own tempo, you will learn about ancient culture, enjoy the beautiful Art Nouveau style, and try traditional treats.


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