Dynamic Variation:

There was not an exact match for the language you toggled to. You have been redirected to the nearest matching page within this section.

Choose Language
Toggling to another language will take you to the matching page or nearest matching page within that selection.
Search & Book Sponsored Links
  • Accommodation

    Scandic Hotels – in all major cities from north to south

    Nordic Choice Hotels – a different hotel company

    Thon Hotels – with fantastic breakfast

    Radisson Blu Hotels – discover your favourite destinations

    Citybox – modern and affordable hotels in a central location

    DanCenter – your specialist in holiday homes in Norway

    Norgesbooking – book your perfect cabin stay in Norway

    Campcation – book camping all across Norway with Campcation

  • Getting Here & Around

    Vy – travelling by train has never been easier

    SJ NORD – the adventure starts on the train

    Vy express – travel with bus throughout Norway

    NOR-WAY Bussekspress – experience amazing scenery by bus

    Widerøe – the largest regional airline in Scandinavia

    DFDS – Europe’s leading ferry operator 2012-2021

    AutoEurope – always a smooth car rental experience

    Rent-A-Wreck – the smart car rental alternative

    Arctic Campers – Norway’s camper van rental

    Cabin Campers – your cottage on four wheels

  • Tours & Round trips

    Hurtigruten – "The World’s Most Beautiful Sea Voyage"

    Fjord Tours – Home of Norway in a nutshell® - Norway’s most popular tour

    Authentic Scandinavia – Travel created by locals

    Up Norway – Bespoke luxury tailored by insiders

    Norrøna Hvitserk – expeditions and adventure holidays

    Booknordics.com – hundreds of activities, tours and day cruises in Norway

    Brim Explorer – silent fjord tours by electric catamaran

    Fjord Travel – let us show you the beauty of Norway!

    Go Fjords – tours and activities all over Norway

    50 Degrees North – unforgettable tailor-made and small group tours to Norway

    Discover Norway – skiing, biking and hiking tours in Norway

    Norwegian Holidays – low-price package holidays with Norwegian. Flight, hotel and rental car

    Stromma – sightseeing, excursions and experiences with bus, boat and train

  • Alpine mountain resorts

    Rauland – Skiing holidays in stunning mountain scenery


  • Offers

or search all of Norway

Getting here by ferry

Enjoy the open seas
Travel to Norway by ship and arrive well rested! Four car ferry operators sail daily to several destinations in Norway.
Travel to Norway by ferry: To Color Line ferries crossing paths on the ocean
Travel to Norway by ferry.
Photo: Color Line

There are regular ferry routes to Norway from Denmark, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. Most operators offer package deals for cars with passengers and discounts for seniors, students, and children.

You can bring your bike instead of your car, or you can walk onboard and travel green through Norway. Speaking of green, several ferry operators are now using more environmentally friendly fuel than before. If you are docking in Oslo or Kristiansand, you’ll be happy to know that the majority of the ferries there connect to land-based electric power in order to avoid emissions.

Please note: Due to rebuilding, Fjord Line is not able to maintain a regular route offer on the routes Hirtshals – Stavanger – Bergen and Hirtshals – Langesund in winter/spring 2023.

Read more about changes to the sailing schedule here.

Ferries to Norway from Denmark


17 hours 15 minutes. Operated by DFDS, daily departures.


9 hours 15 minutes. Operated by DFDS 7 times a week.


2 hours 15 minutes. Operated by Fjord Line 3 departures per day.
3 hours 15 minutes. Operated by Color Line two daily departures.


3 hours 45 minutes. Operated by Color Line, two daily departures.


4 hours 30 minutes. Operated by Fjord Line, daily departures.


10 hours 30 minutes. Operated by Fjord Line, daily departures.


16 hours 30 minutes. Operated by Fjord Line, daily departures.

Note: Changes to the sailing schedule from January 4.

Ferries to Norway from Sweden


2 hours 30 minutes. Operated by Color Line four daily departures and Fjord Line two daily departures.

Ferries to Norway from Germany


20 hours. Operated by Color Line, daily departures.

Ferries to Norway from the Netherlands


18 hours. Operated by Holland Norway Lines. 3 roundtrips a week. 

Take advantage of top offers

See our selection of companies that work hard to make you happy all through your trip.

Discover more

Your Recently Viewed Pages

Back to top