Sandnessjoen (Norway)

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Sandnessjoen cruise port

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Local Time
2024-06-18 08:17

min: 52 °F (11 °C) / max: 59 °F (16 °C) 58°F
Wind: 127°/ 3.5 m/s  Gust: 3.5 m/sWind: 127°/ 3.5 m/s  Gust: 3.5 m/sGentle breeze
3.5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature59 °F / 16 °C
52 °F / 12 °C
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Port Sandnessjoen 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 Sandnessjoen, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

5 June, 2024
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
5 June, 2024
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Rotterdam07:0015:00
11 June, 2024
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
16 June, 2024
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
22 June, 2024
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
27 June, 2024
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
28 June, 2024
Saga Cruises Cruises cruise lineSpirit of Adventure08:0016:00

Sandnessjoen is a port town and the administrative center of the Alstahaug municipality (Norway's Nordland county) with population around 6,000. The village received town status in 1788. It is located on the Alsta island, just west of De syv sostre (The Seven Sisters) mountain range.

Sandnessjoen Port (locode NOSSJ) is a deepwater harbor (max draught 20 m / 66 ft) and has max draught 20 m / two cruise ship docks/quays (Horvnes 1 and Horvnes 2). Both docks are same-sized and with capacity to berth vessels with max LOA length 80 m (262 ft). Downtown's Holmen Guay (length 50 m / 164 ft) is used by superyachts and expedition-type cruise ships.

From Sandnessjoen, cruise tourists can enjoy a scenic boat tour of the Vega Archipelago's islands (renowned for their unique landscape), and outdoor activities like birdwatching and hiking.

Stokka (Sandnessjoen Airport) is located south of the town.

Since June 2011, Wideroe Flyveselskap (Norwegian airline, the largest operating in the Baltic/Nordic countries) offers seasonally (during summer) direct flights linking Sandnessjoen with Oslo (Gardermoen Airport).

Wideroe also offers regularly scheduled domestic flights connecting Sandnessjoen to Bodo, Bronnoysund, Namsos (since March 2024), Rorvik, Trondheim, Oslo.

Sandnessjoen cruise terminal

Sandnessjoen 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).

Hurtigruten ships meet in Sandnessjoen in the evening.

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