How do I get from Tromso to Lofoten Islands?
You can go from Tromsø to the Lofoten Islands by bus, express boat, plane or go onboard a beautiful coastal sailing with Havila Voyages or Hurtigruten. The bus runs on weekdays and weekends from Tromsø via Bjerkvik to Svolvær.
Which is better Tromso or Lofoten?
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Tromso and Lofoten Islands, we can see that Tromso is more expensive. And not only is Lofoten Islands much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Lofoten Islands would let you spend less money overall.
How do I get to Svolvær?
There aren’t any direct flights to Bodø or non-stop flights to Leknes or Svolvær. The best option is to fly from Stavanger to Bodø, usually with stopovers either in Bergen, Oslo, or Trondheim, depending on air carrier and route. Travel time is typically around 3.5-5 hours.