How to get here

Below you find some traveling tips for getting to our bases in Tromsø and Lofoten.

Tromsø

The harbour is about a 10 min drive from the airport. See arrival preparation.

By airline

There are about 10 daily departures to Oslo, by SAS and the low cost airline Norwegian.
Check Avinor for updated information and timetables.

SAS commuter airline Widerøe has routes to several other North-Norwegian airports. Both Widerøe and Norwegian offer a direct route from Tromsø to Bergen. Widerøe offers a summer route to Sandefjord. Both SAS and Norwegian have a route, via Bodø, to Trondheim.

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Lofoten /Svolvær

The harbour is about a 10 min drive from the airport. See arrival preparation.

By airline
The most convenient way to get to Svolvær is by plane via Bodø. There are daily flights between Bodø and Lofoten / Svolvær all year round. Flight time is 20-30 minutes.

Bodø airport serves many domestic flights from the larger cities as Oslo and Trondheim.
Check Avinor for updated information and timetables.
https://avinor.no/

By airline and bus
There are daily flights between Oslo Airport and Harstad/Narvik Airport Evenes all year round. Flight time is approx. 1.5 hours. From Evenes you can take the Lofotenekspressen (Boreal Transport route number 23-760) bus to Svolvær. There are 3 daily departures each directions and the ride takes less than 3 hours.
http://www.177nordland.no/

By car
LOFAST is the ferry-free road link between Lofoten and the mainland . The drive from Evenes to Svolvær takes about 2.5 hours. Motorists can follow the E10 to Lofoten.

Express boat from Bodø

There are daily express passenger boats between Bodø and Skrova/Svolvær all year round, all days except Sundays. The journey takes about 3½ hours.
http://www.torghatten-nord.no/english/

The Hurtigruten Ships
North- and southbound Coastal Voyager call daily at Svolvær. There are many possibilities to board Hurtigruten around the Norwegian coast. The journey takes 6 hours.
https://www.hurtigruten.no/

Speedboat and bus
It is possible to go by speedboat between Tromsø and Harstad and further with bus between Harstad and Lofoten.
3-4 departures daily. (7 hours).

By bus

One departure daily in each direction, changing buses in Narvik. (11 hours)
http://www.177nordland.no/

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Svalbard:
There are flights to Svalbard from Tromsø and Oslo (Gardermoen), and the city has connections to Murmansk and Arkhangelsk several times a week. In summer, there may be flights to Stockholm as well.