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Southern Norway Agder ARENDAL

Ferries to Merdø MF Trau & MS Pellærn

  • Olaf Knudsen & Co, Arendal
  • +47 37085609
  •  /  km From You

Want to take a boat trip to Merdø, our summer holiday island number one?

How about a boattrip to Arendals most popular island - Merdø?

NB! During the dark season (September to Easter) there are no ferries to Merdø. But you can call a taxi boat at +47  909 27 470 at any time of the year.

The ferries Trau and Pellærn operate on Saturdays, Sundays, on the 30th of May (Ascension Day) and 9th and 10th of June (Pentecost).

Departure from Arendal

10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 and 15:30.

Return to Arendal

11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 and 16:00.


Ticket fares 2019: (one-way)

Adults: NOK 70

Children under the age of 14: NOK 40


Ferries between Arendal and Merdø with the boats M/F Trau and M/S Pellærn during the summer.
The boats can also be rented for private events. M/F Trau can take 20 people, and can easily moor most destinations. M/S Pellærn can take 38 people and can travel in the local area, to the lighthouse islands Store Torungen and Lille Torungen or Lyngør and Grimstad.

Please contact the ferry company for more information.



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  • Source: Arendal Turistkontor
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