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Hurtigruten (The Norwegian Coastal Voyage) in Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Norwegian Coastal Voyage
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Hurtigruten (The Norwegian Coastal Voyage) in Finnmark, Norway Photo: Norwegian Coastal Voyage

Getting to Finnmark and around

There are several direct flights daily from Oslo to Alta and Kirkenes, and Hurtigruten boats call at 11 different ports along the coast of Finnmark.

By plane 

Finnmark has airports in the following locations: Alta, Hasvik, Hammerfest, Honningsvåg (North Cape), Lakselv, Mehamn, Berlevåg, Båtsfjord, Vardø, Vadsø and Kirkenes.

Alta, Lakselv and Kirkenes are the main airports with a well-developed network of flights to the outlying districts. The airports in Finnmark are served by WiderøeNorwegian and SAS.

By ferry and boat

Hurtigruten (The Norwegian Coastal Voyage)
The natural surroundings, the experience and the people you will meet on a voyage with one of Hurtigruten's ships are hard to put into words.

Take a long or a short trip; combine it with the use of your car, the bus or a plane. The Hurtigruten ships stop at 11 ports of call along the coast of Finnmark: Kirkenes, Vadsø (only northbound), Vardø, Båtsfjord, Berlevåg, Mehamn, Kjøllefjord, Honningsvåg, Havøysund, Hammerfest and Øksfjord.

Ferries/express boats
There are boat services with several daily departures. These trips are well-suited for sightseeing. For additional information about routes and schedules, please contact FFR Veolia Transport.

By bus

Boreal Transport (formerly FFR/Veolia) operates the ground public transportation in Finnmark. Time tables are available online.

There is also a daily departure from Narvik to Alta, and bus routes from Rovaniemi/Ivalo to Tana Bru, Vadsø, Kautokeino, Karasjok (daily, all year round), Lakselv and the North Cape.

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Norwegian Coastal Voyage, Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Norwegian Coastal Voyage

Getting to Finnmark and around

There are several direct flights daily from Oslo to Alta and Kirkenes, and Hurtigruten boats call at 11 different ports along the coast of Finnmark.

Getting to Finnmark and around

Source: Visitnorway

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