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Kirkenes (Norway)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

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Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2020-03-31 11:18

min: 8 °F (-14 °C) / max: 23 °F (-5 °C) 21°F
-6.2°C
Wind: 157°/ 10.6 m/s  Gust: 14.2 m/sWind: 157°/ 10.6 m/s  Gust: 14.2 m/sFresh breeze
10.6 m/s
Min / Max Temperature23 °F / -5 °C
8 °F / -13 °C

Kirkenes is a port town in Sor-Varanger Municipality (Finnmark county), in Norway's far northeastern part. The town lies on a peninsula along Bøkfjorden, an arm of the vast Varangerfjorden. Kirkenes Church is in the Haganes area.

Kirkenes (Norway) cruise port

The 2.15-km2 (530-acre) town has population around 3,500. When the neighbouring suburban villages Bjørnevatn, Hesseng and Sandnes are all included with Kirkenes, the urban area reaches total population nearly 8,000.

Tourist attractions include The Border Area Museum (Grenselandmuseet), which shows the history of war and peace along Norwegian-Russian border, Sami art exhibitions by artist John Savio (1902–1938), and a history of mining industry in the area. The museum features a small shop and café. The Russian Market takes place on the central square almost every last Thursday of each month, and traders from Murmansk sell merchandise. Here tourists can find everything from linen cloths, handicrafts and matryoshkas, to Russian porcelain and crystal dishes.

Kirkenes cruise terminal

The cruise ship / ferry dock is within easy walking distance from downtown (approx 1,5 km / 1 ml). The Norway-Russia border is just 10 km (6 ml) away.

Kirkenes (Norway) cruise port terminal

Kirkenes is the northern turnaround port of 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 Kirkenes 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 Kirkenes, 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 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
2 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
3 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
3 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
4 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Otto Sverdrup
4 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
5 March, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
5 March, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Otto Sverdrup
6 March, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
6 March, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
7 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
7 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
8 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
8 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
9 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
9 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
10 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
10 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
11 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
11 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
12 March, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
13 March, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
14 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
14 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
15 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Otto Sverdrup
15 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
16 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
16 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Otto Sverdrup
17 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
17 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
18 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
18 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
19 March, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
19 March, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
20 March, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
20 March, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
21 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
21 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
22 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
22 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
23 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
24 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
25 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
25 March, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
26 March, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Otto Sverdrup
26 March, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
27 March, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
27 March, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Otto Sverdrup
28 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
28 March, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
29 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
29 March, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
30 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With01:0001:00
30 March, 2020
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge01:0001:00
31 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
31 March, 2020
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord01:0001:00
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