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There are 6 ways to get from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten by bus, train, car or car ferry

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Bus  •  19h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lövås E45 to Gällivare C/Resecentrum 45
  2. Take the bus from Gällivare to Narvik
  3. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Lyngvær øst 300

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Drive, car ferry  •  12h 31m

  1. Drive from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Bodø ferjekai
  2. Take the car ferry from Bodø ferjekai to Moskenes ferjekai
  3. Drive from Moskenes ferjekai to Lofoten

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Bus via Dorotea  •  21h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Vilhelmina flygplats to Dorotea busstation 881
  2. Take the bus from Dorotea busstation to Gällivare C/Resecentrum 45
  3. Take the bus from Gällivare C/Resecentrum to Narvik station
  4. Take the bus from Bjerkvik to Lyngvær øst 300

Train, bus  •  21h 42m

  1. Take the train from Vilhelmina Norra station to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
  2. Take the train from Gällivare C/Resecentrum to Narvik station 96
  3. Take the bus from Bromsgård to Svolvær sentrum 300

Bus, train  •  22h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Vilhelmina flygplats to Åsele busstation 882
  2. Take the bus from Åsele busstation to Umeå Busstation 63 / ...
  3. Take the train from Umeå Centralstation to Narvik station
  4. Take the bus from Bromsgård to Svolvær sentrum 300

Bus, train via Gällivare  •  24h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Vilhelmina flygplats to Dorotea busstation 881
  2. Take the train from Dorotea station to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
  3. Take the train from Gällivare C/Resecentrum to Narvik station 96
  4. Take the bus from Bjerkvik to Lyngvær øst 300

Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten by bus and walk

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lofoten is 815 55 015.

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The cost-effective way to get from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten is to drive and car ferry, which costs 1300 kr - 2000 kr and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten is to drive and car ferry which costs 1300 kr - 2000 kr and takes 12h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten. However, there are services departing from Vilhelmina flygplats and arriving at Lyngvær øst via Dorotea busstation, Gällivare C/Resecentrum, Bromsgård and Bjerkvik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 23m.

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The distance between Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) and Lofoten is 422 km.

The best way to get from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten without a car is to bus which takes 19h 55m and costs .

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It takes approximately 19h 55m to get from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten, including transfers.

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Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten bus services, operated by Länstrafiken Västerbotten, depart from Vilhelmina flygplats station.

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Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten bus services, operated by Nordland fylkeskommune, arrive at Lyngvær øst station.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Lofoten. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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Map of how to get from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten.
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  • Distance: 422.1 km
  • Duration: 19h 55m

What companies run services between Vilhelmina Airport (VHM), Sweden and Lofoten, Norway?

You can take a bus from Vilhelmina Airport (VHM) to Lofoten via Lövås E45, Gällivare C/Resecentrum, Hermelinvägen, Gällivare, Narvik bussterminal, and Lyngvær øst in around 19h 55m.

Train operators
Snötåget
Phone
+46 (0)771-53 53 53
Email
boka@inlandsbanan.se
Website
inlandsbanan.se
Train from Vilhelmina Norra station to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 1100
Website
Snötåget
Train from Dorotea station to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 900 - kr 1200
Website
Snötåget
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Gällivare C/Resecentrum to Narvik station
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vy Nattåg
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Narvik station
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Bus operators
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Phone
0771-100 110
Website
tabussen.nu
Bus from Lövås E45 to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Bus from Vilhelmina flygplats to Dorotea busstation
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Bus from Dorotea busstation to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Bus from Vilhelmina flygplats to Åsele busstation
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Bus from Åsele busstation to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Gällivare to Narvik
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Nordland fylkeskommune
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
reisnordland.no
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Lyngvær øst
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 250 - kr 360
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Bjerkvik to Lyngvær øst
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 240 - kr 340
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Bromsgård to Svolvær sentrum
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 230 - kr 320
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Bus from Gällivare C/Resecentrum to Narvik station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Vy Nattåg
Ferry operators
Nordland fylkeskommune
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
reisnordland.no
Car ferry from Bodø ferjekai to Moskenes ferjekai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 260 - kr 350
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune

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