Hammerfest (Norway)

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Hammerfest cruise port

Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
19:10 17 Nov 2018

Coordinates
70.66445 N, 23.68459 E

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Hammerfest is a port town (Norway's and the world's northernmost) with population around 7000. The North Atlantic Gulf Stream provides the port town with a ice-free waters the whole year-round.

Hammerfest (Norway) cruise port

  • As municipality, Hammerfest encompasses parts of three large-sized Norwegian islands (Kvaloya, Soroya, Seiland) plus smaller islands (including Kamoya). The municipality has no road connection with mainland Norway, except Kvaloya island via Kvalsund Bridge (length 741 m / 2430 ft). The suspension bridge is located west of Kvalsund town and approx 25 km (16 ml) south of Hammerfest.
  • Like most Norwegian towns, fishing is the most important industry. Tourism not too far behind as the short distance to North Cape (Nordkapp) makes it an attractive travel destination.
  • Like Tromso, Hammerfest was a major location for starting or ending of Arctic expeditions in 19th century.
  • In 1890, the town was among Europe's first to boast electric street lighting.
  • The "Polar Bear Club" provides intriguing insights into Arctic traditions and history.

Hammerfest cruise terminal

Hammerfest 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.

Norwegian Coastal Express ferry route (itinerary map)

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 Hammerfest 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 Hammerfest, 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
16 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
17 November, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
18 November, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
19 November, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
20 November, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
20 November, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
21 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
21 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
22 November, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
22 November, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
22 November, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
23 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
23 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
24 November, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
24 November, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
24 November, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
25 November, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
25 November, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
26 November, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
26 November, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
27 November, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
27 November, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
27 November, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
28 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
28 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
28 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
29 November, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
29 November, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
29 November, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
30 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
30 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys

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