Geiranger (Norway)

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Geiranger cruise port

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Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2024-06-15 22:52

min: 43 °F (6 °C) / max: 61 °F (17 °C) 49°F
9.4°C
Wind: 87°/ 2.8 m/s  Gust: 2.3 m/sWind: 87°/ 2.8 m/s  Gust: 2.3 m/sLight breeze
2.8 m/s
Min / Max Temperature61 °F / 17 °C
43 °F / 7 °C
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Port Geiranger 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 Geiranger, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 June, 2024
Saturday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineJewel Of The Seas10:0019:00
2 June, 2024
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Venus
2 June, 2024
Sunday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAperla12:0020:00
3 June, 2024
Monday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Diadema11:0018:00
4 June, 2024
Tuesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Euribia12:0021:00
5 June, 2024
Wednesday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineIona
7 June, 2024
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Prima08:0022:00
8 June, 2024
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAmera08:0017:00
10 June, 2024
Monday
Silversea Cruises Cruises cruise lineSilver Dawn08:0016:00
11 June, 2024
Tuesday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Diadema11:0018:00
12 June, 2024
Wednesday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineIona
12 June, 2024
Wednesday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAperla11:0021:00
13 June, 2024
Thursday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 408:0018:00
14 June, 2024
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Saturn
15 June, 2024
Saturday
Atlas Ocean Voyages Cruises cruise lineWorld Navigator07:0017:00
15 June, 2024
Saturday
Windstar Cruises Cruises cruise lineStar Pride12:0019:00
17 June, 2024
Monday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Diadema11:0018:00
17 June, 2024
Monday
Atlas Ocean Voyages Cruises cruise lineWorld Voyager13:0022:00
18 June, 2024
Tuesday
Silversea Cruises Cruises cruise lineSilver Dawn08:0016:00
18 June, 2024
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Prima10:0018:00
19 June, 2024
Wednesday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAprima08:0010:00
19 June, 2024
Wednesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineSky Princess12:0019:00
21 June, 2024
Friday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAmera08:0013:00
22 June, 2024
Saturday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAperla11:0019:00
24 June, 2024
Monday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAmadea07:0013:00
24 June, 2024
Monday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 408:0018:00
25 June, 2024
Tuesday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Diadema11:0018:00
26 June, 2024
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Venus
26 June, 2024
Wednesday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineIona
27 June, 2024
Thursday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Prima11:0019:00
30 June, 2024
Sunday
Ambassador Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineAmbition09:0020:00
30 June, 2024
Sunday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineArtania18:0020:00

Geiranger is a small port village and a cruise tourist destination in Sunnmore ((Norway's west coast). It is located in Stranda, at the head of Geirangerfjorden - a branch of the big Storfjorden. The nearest city is Alesund (approx 110 km / 65 mi). The distance between Geiranger and the other tender port Hellesylt (Sunnylvsfjord) is approx 22 km (14 mi).

Geiranger has been named Scandinavia's best travel destination by Lonely Planet. Since 2005, the scenic area of Geirangerfjord has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The waterfall Seven Sisters (height 250 m / 820 ft) is west of Geiranger. The Norwegian County Road 63 passes through this small village (population under 500).

The fjord Geiranger is under constant threat from Akerneset mountain that could erode into it. The collapse could generate a tsunami which could destroy this picturesque village.

Geiranger is a day in transit from Alesund, Flam or Bergen. The cruising season is early Spring through late Autumn. In 2015, the port was visited by cruise ships 179 times, with maiden calls from NCL Norwegian and Disney.

Most cruise ships to Geiranger are docked in the bay and their passengers are transported to the pier via the ship's tender boats. To handle the increasing cruise shipping traffic, the port installed an innovative floating pier in addition to the deepwater quay.

Since 2014, the new SeaWalk Pier (on the photo above) provides easier passenger disembarkation / embarkation without the need of tendering. It allows passengers to walk directly into the village. However, as the new pier allows docking of only 1 vessel, the other cruise ship's passengers will have to be tendered ashore. Aslo, as the SeaWalk Pier requires pre-renting by the cruise ship company, not all companies use its service.

To finance the floating pier project, the port introduced a mandatory docking fee. The decision was explained In an official statement, saying that ship docking is environmentally friendly because when docked the vessels have a lesser environmental impact in terms of discharges or bad emissions in comparison to vessels anchored in the fjord.

Cruisetours allow from Geiranger to be visited (via bus) the Dalsnibba Mountain, Trollstigen and also Alesund. From Vigra-Alesund Airport can be accessed domestic ports (Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim, Kristiansund, Floro) as well as Stockholm Sweden, Amsterdam Holland, Gdansk Poland, Kaunas Lithuania.

Geiranger cruise terminal

Geiranger 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). The Norwegian Government's annual subsidy for the ferry service is around USD 100 million.

The list of all ports along the northbound "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).

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