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Sortland (Langoya Island, Norway)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

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Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2019-11-13 21:03

min: 20 °F (-7 °C) / max: 32 °F (1 °C) 27°F
-3°C
Wind: 145°/ 1.5 m/s  Gust: 1.5 m/sWind: 145°/ 1.5 m/s  Gust: 1.5 m/sVery Light
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Min / Max Temperature32 °F / 1 °C
20 °F / -6 °C

Sortland is a port town on Langoya Island in Nordland, Norway. The municipality is part of the traditional region of Vesteralen Islands. The town has population around 10,000 and is the municipality's administrative centre. Other towns in Sortland municipality are Bo, Holand, Holmstad, Sigerfjord, Strand, Liland. The Norwegian Coast Guard has its base Kystvaktskvadron Nord in Sortland.

Sortland (Langoya Island, Norway) cruise port

  • In 1997, Sortland was given the town status. It is Vesteralen's biggest town and commercial centre. It is located close to Sortland Bridge (opened in 1975, length 948 m / 3110 ft) that connects Langoya Island and Hinnoya by road.
  • Important for Sortland (although not part of the municipality) are the Andoy Bridge (between Andoya and Hinnoya, opened 1974, length 750 m / 2460 ft), Hadsel Bridge (between Langoya and Boroya, opened 1978 , length 1011 m / 3317 ft).
  • Ryggedalstunnelen (Ryggedal Tunnel, aka Bo Tunnel) has length 1612 m (5290 ft) and was opened 1980.
  • Most settlements of the municipality are linked with roads. Highway 85 from the east comes in Kvaefjord Strand through Long Vassdalen. The section between Melbu and Sortland is part of Road 82 that continues to Andoya Island via Sortland Bridge. The only part of the municipality that doesn't have road access is Eidsfjord (on Langoya  Island's west coast).

The following YouTube video shows Sortland Harbour, where cruise ships dock.

Sortland cruise terminal

Sortland 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).

The Hurtigruten ship call is at 12:30 noon (on the southbound roure) and at 3 pm (on the northbound route).

Port Sortland 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 Sortland, Langoya Island, 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 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
1 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen23:0023:00
2 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
3 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
3 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys23:0023:00
4 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
5 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
5 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
6 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
6 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
7 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
7 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
8 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
8 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
9 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
9 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
10 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
11 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
11 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
12 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
12 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
13 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
13 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
14 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
15 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
15 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
16 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
16 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
17 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
17 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
18 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
18 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
19 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
19 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
20 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
20 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
21 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
22 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
22 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
23 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
23 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
24 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
24 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
25 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
26 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
26 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
27 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
27 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
28 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
28 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
29 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
29 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
30 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
30 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
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