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Lofoten Islands (Norway)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

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Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2019-09-23 05:16

min: 42 °F (5 °C) / max: 48 °F (9 °C) 42°F
5.6°C
Wind: 88°/ 1.4 m/s  Gust: 1.6 m/sWind: 88°/ 1.4 m/s  Gust: 1.6 m/sVery Light
1.4 m/s
Min / Max Temperature48 °F / 9 °C
42 °F / 6 °C

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.

Lofoten Islands (Norway)

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

Lofoten Islands map

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.

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.

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.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
1 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
2 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
2 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
3 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
3 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
4 May, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
4 May, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
5 May, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
5 May, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
6 May, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
7 May, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
8 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
8 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
9 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
9 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
10 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
10 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
11 May, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
11 May, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
12 May, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
13 May, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
13 May, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
14 May, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
14 May, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
15 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
15 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
16 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
16 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
17 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
17 May, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
18 May, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
19 May, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
19 May, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
20 May, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
20 May, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
21 May, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
21 May, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
22 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
22 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
23 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
23 May, 2019
Thursday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
24 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
24 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
25 May, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
25 May, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
26 May, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
26 May, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
27 May, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
27 May, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
28 May, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
29 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
29 May, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
30 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
30 May, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
31 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
31 May, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
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