There are 5 ways to get from Alta to Tromsø by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset 150

$55 - $70

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Bus, ferry  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Burfjord YX 150
  2. Take the ferry from Burfjord to Skjervøy kai 9
  3. Take the ferry from Skjervøy kai to Tromsø Prostneset hurtigbåtkai 3

Drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Alta to Tromsø 246.6 miles

$65 - $95

Fly from Alta  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Alta (ALF) to Tromso (TOS) ALF - TOS

$73 - $198

Bus to Sorkjosen, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Sørkjosen
  2. Fly from Sorkjosen (SOJ) to Tromso (TOS) SOJ - TOS

$119 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Alta to Tromsø is to bus which costs kr 460 - kr 600 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alta to Tromsø is to fly which costs kr 550 - kr 1700 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alta sentrum and arriving at Tromsø Prostneset. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Alta and Tromsø is 169 km. The road distance is 394.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alta to Tromsø without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs kr 460 - kr 600.

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The bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Alta to Tromsø bus services, operated by Troms Fylkestrafikk, depart from Alta sentrum station.

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The best way to get from Alta to Tromsø is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs kr 460 - kr 600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs kr 550 - kr 1700 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Alta Airport to Tromso Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Alta to Tromsø bus services, operated by Troms Fylkestrafikk, arrive at Tromsø Prostneset station.

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  • Distance: 105.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Alta, Norway and Tromsø, Norway?

Troms Fylkestrafikk operates a bus from Alta to Tromsø once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe fly from Alta to Tromsø 4 times a day.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Sorkjosen to Tromso
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Bus operators
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Alta sentrum to Burfjord YX
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Alta sentrum to Sørkjosen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Ferry operators
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Ferry from Burfjord to Skjervøy kai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Ferry from Skjervøy kai to Tromsø Prostneset hurtigbåtkai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk

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Yes, the driving distance between Alta to Tromsø is 395 km. It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to drive from Alta to Tromsø.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe offer flights from Alta Airport to Tromso Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Tromsø. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alta to Alta Airport is to line 140 bus which takes 6 min and costs .

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