Bus and train to Lofoten.

There are bus connections to many different parts of Lofoten. Travelling by public transport requires some planning, so check the timetables carefully.

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Scheduled bus services:

From Narvik: You can travel to Lofoten on the daily bus service from Narvik all the way out to Å. The bus follows the E10 highway and stops en route include Svolvær and Leknes. From Bodø: There is a daily departure from Bodø, which corresponds with the bus from Narvik in Lødingen. You can easily check the timetables by using one of these services:177nordland: www.177nordland.no The (Nordland County Council’s service for timetable and travel information in Norwegian and English)Rutebok: www.rutebok.no (travel planner)

Local bus routes in Lofoten: 

There are bus connections to many different parts of Lofoten. Travelling by public transport requires some planning, so check the timetables carefully. For timetable information: www.177nordland.no. This timetable applies from 01.02.2014-31.01.2015.

Airport Express Bus: 

There is currently no Airport Express Bus service in Lofoten. However, the Lofotekspressen (Lofoten Express) calls at Harstad/Narvik Airport Evenes twice daily. From the airports at Leknes, Svolvær and Røst it is necessary to use taxis. It can be an advantage to book your taxi prior to departure on telephone 07550.

Bus charter:

For bus charters for larger and smaller groups, we recommend the following providers:

www.arcticbuss.no

www.palmberg-buss.no

Train to Lofoten?

It is not possible to travel to Lofoten by train, but you may travel to Bodø and Narvik.

Through Norway:

Train Oslo - Trondheim - Fauske - Bodø: www.nsb.no

Bus Bodø - Fauske - Svolvær: www.177nordland.no

Ferry and express boat Bodø - Lofoten: www.torghatten-nord.no

Through Sweden:A train service operates between Norway (Narvik) and Sweden (Kiruna) on the Ofoten Line, operated by the Sweden company SJ. For timetable information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.sj.se

Narvik - Kiruna - Boden - LuleåLuleå - Boden - Kiruna - Narvik Bus Narvik - Lofoten: www.177nordland.no