Sortland (Langoya Island, Norway)

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Sortland cruise port

Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
11:43 12 Dec 2018

Coordinates
68.69944 N, 15.42094 E

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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 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
1 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
2 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
2 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
3 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
3 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
4 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
4 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
5 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
5 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
6 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
6 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
7 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
7 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
8 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
8 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
9 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
9 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
10 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
10 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
11 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
11 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
12 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
12 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
13 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
13 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
14 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
14 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
15 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
15 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
16 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
16 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
17 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
17 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
18 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
18 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
19 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
19 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
20 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
20 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
21 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
21 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
22 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
22 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
23 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
23 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
24 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
24 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
25 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
25 December, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
26 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
26 December, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
27 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
27 December, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
28 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
28 December, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
29 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
29 December, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
30 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
30 December, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
31 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
31 December, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten

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