Bodo is a municipality and town in Nordland county, Norway. It's part of the traditional Salten ranegion and the capital of Nordland county. Administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Bodo. Other villages in Bodo include Fenes, Kjerringoy, Misvaer, Loding, Lopsmarka, Skjerstad, Saltstraumen, Sorvaer.
Located north of the Arctic Circle, this is the biggest city and urban area in Nordland county, and the 2nd-largest in North Norway. Salten Museum and Norwegian Aviation Museum are both located here. Salten Museum has 4 exhibitions: The Lofoten Fisheries, a Viking treasure, a Sami exhibit, and an exhibition about town's history from 1816 to 2000.
The Cathedral was built in 1956. It represents post-war architecture, whereas the Bodin Church outside the city centre dates from 13th century, representing a medieval stone church.
Bodo is the main hub for travel to the Lofoten Islands. In addition to the regular flights to Rost Island, there is also a ferry service to Moskenes from Bodo.
Highlights: Bodin Church, Aviation Museum
Bodo cruise terminal
Bodo is one of the ferry ports along the "Express Route" - Norway's Government subsidized "Norwegian Coastal Express". This is a regularly scheduled passenger and cargo shipping service in Norway. The "ferry and cruise" itinerary is between two turnaround ports - Bergen (southmost) and Kirkenes (northmost). It connects a total of 34 ports, which are Norwegian communities without any road or air access.
Since January 2021, Norway's coastal ferry service is operated by two companies - Hurtigruten (7 ships) and Havila Shipping (4 ships)..Norwegian Government's annual subsidy for the ferry service is around USD 100 million.
The list of all ports along the northboaund "Norwegian Coastal Express" itinerary includes Bergen (turnaround port), Alesund, Floro, Geiranger (Stranda), Maloy (Vagsoy), Molde, Torvik (Heroy, Leinoya Island), Kristiansund, Rorvik (Vikna), Trondheim, Bodo, Bronnoysund (Bronnoy), Nesna, Ornes (Meloy), Sandnessjoen (Alstahaug), Stamsund (Vestvagoy Island), Svolvaer (Vagan, Austvagoya Island), Trollfjorden (Hadsel), Finnsnes (Lenvik), Harstad (Hinnoya Island), Risoyhamn (Andoy Island), Skjervoy, Sortland (Langoya Island), Stokmarknes (Hadseloya Island), Tromso, Berlevag, Hammerfest, Honningsvag (Mageroya Island, Nordkapp / North Cape), Kjollefjord (Lebesby), Mehamn (Gamvik), Oksfjord (Loppa), Batsfjord, Vardo (Vardoya Island), Kirkenes (turnaround port).
Port Bodo cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Bodo, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
The Bodo cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Bodo, Norway.
If you lose the Bodo location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.