There are 9 ways to get from Ålesund to Lofoten by plane, bus, ferry, train, night train or car

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Fly to Svolvaer  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Alesund (AES) to Svolvaer (SVJ) AES - SVJ

$118 - $508

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Fly to Leknes, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Alesund (AES) to Leknes (LKN) AES - LKN
  2. Take the bus from Leknes to Lyngvær øst

Fly to Evenes, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Alesund (AES) to Evenes (EVE) AES - EVE
  2. Take the bus from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Lyngvær øst

Fly to Bodo, ferry  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Alesund (AES) to Bodo (BOO) AES - BOO
  2. Take the ferry from Bodø sentrumsterminalen kai to Svolvær hurtigbåtkai

Bus, train, night train, ferry, drive  •  38 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Åndalsnes stasjon 681
  2. Take the train from Åndalsnes stasjon to Dombås stasjon 22
  3. Take the night train from Dombås stasjon to Trondheim S 21
  4. Take the train from Trondheim S to Bodø stasjon 71
  5. Take the ferry from Bodø sentrumsterminalen kai to Nordskot hurtigbåtkai
  6. Drive from Nordskot hurtigbåtkai to Lofoten

Bus, train, ferry  •  23 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Trondheim S 905
  2. Take the train from Trondheim S to Bodø stasjon 71
  3. Take the ferry from Bodø sentrumsterminalen kai to Svolvær hurtigbåtkai

Bus  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Trondheim S 905
  2. Take the bus from Trondheim S to Fauske stasjon 71B
  3. Take the bus from Fauske stasjon to Lødingen buss taxi
  4. Take the bus from Lødingen buss taxi to Lyngvær øst

Ferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the ferry from Ålesund Hurtigrutekai to Svolvær Hurtigrutekai Bergen-Trondheim-Bodø-Tromsø-Kirkenes

$440 - $600

Drive  •  26 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Ålesund to Lofoten 1167 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Ålesund to Lofoten is to fly which costs kr 950 - kr 4200 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ålesund to Lofoten is to fly which costs kr 950 - kr 4200 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ålesund to Lofoten. However, there are services departing from Ålesund rutebilstasjon and arriving at Lyngvær øst via Trondheim S, Fauske stasjon and Lødingen buss taxi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ålesund and Lofoten is 740 km. The road distance is 1867.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ålesund to Lofoten without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 23 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Ålesund to Lofoten, including transfers.

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Ålesund to Lofoten bus services, operated by Møre og Romsdal fylkeskommune, depart from Ålesund rutebilstasjon station.

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The best way to get from Ålesund to Lofoten is to fly which takes 7 h 28 min and costs kr 950 - kr 4200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alesund Airport to Svolvaer Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Ålesund to Lofoten bus services, operated by Nordland fylkeskommune, arrive at Lyngvær øst station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ålesund to Lofoten is 1867 km. It takes approximately 26 h 9 min to drive from Ålesund to Lofoten.

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Widerøe and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Alesund Airport to Svolvaer Airport.

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  • Distance: 462.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Ålesund, Norway and Lofoten, Norway?

Widerøe, Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle fly from Ålesund to Lofoten every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ålesund to Lofoten via Trondheim S, Fauske stasjon, Lødingen buss taxi, and Lyngvær øst in around 25 h 30 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Alesund to Svolvaer via Bergen, Bodo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Alesund to Svolvaer via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Alesund to Svolvaer via Oslo, Bodo
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Alesund to Svolvaer via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Alesund to Leknes via Bergen, Bodo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from Alesund to Leknes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from Alesund to Leknes via Oslo, Bodo
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alesund to Evenes via Bergen, Bodo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,800
Flights from Alesund to Bodo via Bergen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alesund to Evenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Alesund to Evenes via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Alesund to Bodo via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Alesund to Bodo via Trondheim
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Alesund to Bodo via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Alesund to Bodo via Bergen, Trondheim
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Alesund to Bodo via Oslo, Trondheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alesund to Evenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Alesund to Bodo via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Åndalsnes stasjon to Dombås stasjon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
nsb.no
Night train from Dombås stasjon to Trondheim S
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nsb.no
Train from Trondheim S to Bodø stasjon
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Leknes to Lyngvær øst
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Lyngvær øst
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Fauske stasjon to Lødingen buss taxi
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Lødingen buss taxi to Lyngvær øst
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Møre og Romsdal fylkeskommune
Website
mrfylke.no
Bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Åndalsnes stasjon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Website
frammr.no
Bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Trondheim S
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Website
frammr.no
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Bus from Trondheim S to Fauske stasjon
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
nsb.no
Ferry operators
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Ferry from Bodø sentrumsterminalen kai to Svolvær hurtigbåtkai
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Ferry from Bodø sentrumsterminalen kai to Nordskot hurtigbåtkai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Hurtigruten
Phone
+442031 317 799
Website
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Ålesund Hurtigrutekai to Svolvær Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$440 - $600
Schedules at
hurtigruten.com

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