Lofoten Islands (Norway)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Coordinates
68.47111 N, 13.86361 E

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Lofoten Islands are an archipelago within the Arctic Circle, and a Norwegian district in Nordland. This island group is located to the south of Vesteralen Islands and is known worldwide for its distinctive scenery - high mountains, sheltered inlets and bays, large virgin lands.

  • The archipelago has a total land area of 1227 km2 (474 ml2) and total population of around 25,000.
  • The largest islands are named Austvagoy (527 km2), Gimsoy (46 km2), Vestvagoy (411 km2), Flakstadoya (110 km2), Moskenesoya (186 km2), Væroy (19 km2), and Rost (10 km2).
  • The Lofoten's highest elevation point is Higravstinden (1161 m / 3800 ft) on Austvagoy.
  • Rost Reef is the largest deep water coral reef in the world.
  • Wildlife is represented by millions of seabirds (including sea eagles, cormorants, puffins), otters, moose (on the largest isles), even minke whales.

Lofoten Islands are served by the following small airports: Leknes, Svolvær, Rost (for flights mainly to Bodo), Stokmarknes (Skagen), Harstad (Narvik), Evenes (direct flights to Oslo and Trondheim), Væroy heliport. Bodo is the main hub for travel to the Lofoten Islands. In addition to the regular flights, there is also a ferry service to Moskenes from Bodo and a ferry to Skutvik (Hamaroy) from Svolvær.


Highlights: Rugged scenery & wildlife

Lofoten Islands cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Lofoten Islands dock (anchor) either at Stamsund (on Vestvagoy), or at Svolvaer (on Austvagoya).

Stamsund and Svolvaer are also among the Hurtigruten ports along the "Express Route" (Norwegian Coastal Express). This is a regularly scheduled ferry and cruise itinerary in Norway, between the turnaround ports Bergen (southmost) and Kirkenes (northmost).

Lofoten Islands tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

Among the most popular Lofoten Islands tours and excursions are:

  • surfing (at Unstad)
  • cycling tours - there is a dedicated cycling route on Moskenes (south to north), which is a cycle-path part the public road. There is a dedicated cycling ferry between Ballstad (Vestvagoy) and Nusfjord (Flakstadoya) that allows cyclists to avoid the steep Nappstraum tunnel. For most of its length, The cycling route runs along the coastline and is generally flat.

The Lofoten Islands 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 Lofoten Islands, Norway.

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Port Lofoten Islands 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 Lofoten Islands, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. January, 2017
Day Ships in port
Sunday
1 January, 2017
MS Trollfjord(arriving at 01 Jan - departing at 01 Jan)
Monday
2 January, 2017
MS Finnmarken(arriving at 02 Jan - departing at 02 Jan)
Tuesday
3 January, 2017
MS Polarlys(arriving at 03 Jan - departing at 03 Jan)
Wednesday
4 January, 2017
MS Vesteralen(arriving at 04 Jan - departing at 04 Jan)
Thursday
5 January, 2017
MS Richard With(arriving at 05 Jan - departing at 05 Jan)
Friday
6 January, 2017
MS Polarlys(arriving at 06 Jan - departing at 06 Jan)
Saturday
7 January, 2017
MS Finnmarken(arriving at 07 Jan - departing at 07 Jan)
Sunday
8 January, 2017
MS Polarlys(arriving at 08 Jan - departing at 08 Jan)
Monday
9 January, 2017
MS Lofoten(arriving at 09 Jan - departing at 09 Jan)
Tuesday
10 January, 2017
MS Richard With(arriving at 10 Jan - departing at 10 Jan)
Wednesday
11 January, 2017
MS Nordlys(arriving at 11 Jan - departing at 11 Jan)
Thursday
12 January, 2017
MS Nordkapp(arriving at 12 Jan - departing at 12 Jan)
Friday
13 January, 2017
MS Finnmarken(arriving at 13 Jan - departing at 13 Jan)
Saturday
14 January, 2017
MS Polarlys(arriving at 14 Jan - departing at 14 Jan)
Sunday
15 January, 2017
MS Vesteralen(arriving at 15 Jan - departing at 15 Jan)
Monday
16 January, 2017
MS Richard With(arriving at 16 Jan - departing at 16 Jan)
Tuesday
17 January, 2017
MS Nordkapp(arriving at 17 Jan - departing at 17 Jan)
Wednesday
18 January, 2017
MS Finnmarken(arriving at 18 Jan - departing at 18 Jan)
Thursday
19 January, 2017
MS Polarlys(arriving at 19 Jan - departing at 19 Jan)
Friday
20 January, 2017
MS Lofoten(arriving at 20 Jan - departing at 20 Jan)
Saturday
21 January, 2017
MS Richard With(arriving at 21 Jan - departing at 21 Jan)
Sunday
22 January, 2017
MS Nordnorge(arriving at 22 Jan - departing at 22 Jan)
Monday
23 January, 2017
MS Nordkapp(arriving at 23 Jan - departing at 23 Jan)
Tuesday
24 January, 2017
MS Finnmarken(arriving at 24 Jan - departing at 24 Jan)
Wednesday
25 January, 2017
MS Polarlys(arriving at 25 Jan - departing at 25 Jan)
Thursday
26 January, 2017
MS Vesteralen(arriving at 26 Jan - departing at 26 Jan)
Friday
27 January, 2017
MS Richard With(arriving at 27 Jan - departing at 27 Jan)
Saturday
28 January, 2017
MS Nordkapp(arriving at 28 Jan - departing at 28 Jan)
Sunday
29 January, 2017
MS Trollfjord(arriving at 29 Jan - departing at 29 Jan)
Monday
30 January, 2017
MS Polarlys(arriving at 30 Jan - departing at 30 Jan)
Tuesday
31 January, 2017
MS Vesteralen(arriving at 31 Jan - departing at 31 Jan)