There are good express boat and ferry connections throughout Tromsø County. With several daily departures, these trips are ideal for anyone wishing to enjoy the landscapes around the fjords.
Tromsø - Finnsnes - Harstad
2-4 departures daily
Trip suggestions: Round trip to Harstad (including Grottebadet indoor water park) - Saturday
A special ticket is available on Saturday for a round trip to Harstad departing from Tromsø 07:30 (7.30am) and arriving back in Tromsø at 18:00 (6pm). This ticket costs NOK 510 including entrance to Grottebadet indoor water park in downtown Harstad.
Tromsø - Skjervøy
1 departure daily except Saturday
Trip suggestions: Round trip to Skjervøy - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday (express boat)
Take a round trip to Skjervøy by express boat on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday. The fare is NOK 610 (2018).
Trip suggestion: Round trip to Skjervøy on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday (express boat and Hurtigruten)
The express boat that departs from Tromsø at 16:00 (4pm) on Tuesday and Thursday and at 14:30 (2.30pm) on Sunday usually corresponds with the southbound Hurtigruten (The Norwegian Coastal Voyage) in Skjervøy. The Hurtigruten leaves at 19:45 (7.45pm) from Skjervøy (18:30 / 6.30pm in April and May). The Hurtigruten arrives in Tromsø at 23:45 (11.45pm).
Tromsø - Lysnes (Senja)
1-2 departures on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Trip suggestion: Round trip to Lysnes - Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
A round trip to Lysnes on the island of Senja takes approximately 2 hours, and is possible on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. The fare is NOK 260 (2018).
For departure/arrival time for the express boats, please click here (only available in Norwegian).
Breivikeidet - Svensby and Lyngseidet - Olderdalen
Lyngen ferries go all year round. It takes approximately 20 min between Breivikeidet -Svensby and 35 min between Lyngseidet -Olderdalen.
Please click here for timetables (only available in Norwegian).
Brensholmen (Tromsø) - Botnham (Senja)
The ferry between Brensholmen and Botnham (35 min) usually operates from April to August and is operated by Torghatten Nord.
Gryllefjord (Senja) – Andenes (Andøy, Vesterålen)
The ferry between Gryllefjord and Andenes (1 hr 40 min) usually operates from late May to late August.
Many of ferry routes in Troms County are operated by Torghatten Nord. For further information and timetables, please visit: www.torghattennord.no.