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

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Bus  •  6h 30m

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

$55 - $70

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  7h 45m

  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  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Alta to Tromsø 246.6 miles

$65 - $95

Fly from Alta  •  2h 12m

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

$74 - $211

Bus to Sorkjosen, fly  •  5h 13m

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

$118 - $355

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

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The quickest way to get from Alta to Tromsø is to fly which costs kr 600 - kr 1800 and takes 2h 12m.

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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 6h 30m.

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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 6h 30m and costs kr 460 - kr 600.

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The bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset takes 6h 30m 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 6h 30m and costs kr 460 - kr 600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs kr 600 - kr 1800 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Alta Airport to Tromso Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Alta to Tromsø.
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  • Distance: 105.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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 6h 30m. Alternatively, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Widerøe and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Alta to Tromsø 5 times a day.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Alta to Tromso via Hammerfest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Sorkjosen to Tromso
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
40m
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
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Alta sentrum to Burfjord YX
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Alta sentrum to Sørkjosen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
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
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Ferry from Skjervøy kai to Tromsø Prostneset hurtigbåtkai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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 5h 54m to drive from Alta to Tromsø.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe offer flights from Alta Airport to Tromso Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Tromsø. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alta to Alta Airport is to line 140 bus which takes 5m and costs kr 41 - kr 45.

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