The North Cape

Heading North

Travel northwards from Tromsø by bus, plane or onboard Hurtigruten, and experience North Cape and the rest of Northern Norway.

Bus from Tromsø to Alta

There is one daily departure from Tromsø to Alta at 16:00 (4pm).

The travel time is 6.5 hours and the fare is approx. NOK 500, which includes the two Lyngen ferries.

 

Bus to Kautokeino/Karasjok/Kirkenes

There is no direct bus service from Tromsø to Kautokeino, Karasjok and Kirkenes. You must travel via Alta, stay overnight there then continue the following day.

There are usually 1-2 daily departures except Saturday from Alta to Kautokeino (2.5 hours), 1-2 departures except Saturday to Karasjok (5 hours), one departure on Monday, Wednesday and Friday to Kirkenes (11 hours).

For information about buses in Finnmark, please visit 177finnmark.no.

 

To North Cape

Hurtigruten - The Coastal Steamer - on its way to Tromsø

Hurtigruten (The Norwegian Coastal Steamer):

The northbound Hurtigruten departs Tromsø daily at 18:30 (6.30pm). This voyage takes 17 hours and the Hurtigruten arrives in Honningsvåg at 11:15 (11.15am) the next day.

From Honningsvåg, there are 1-3 daily buses to the North Cape. It is possible to buy an excursion to the North Cape organized by Hurtigruten.

For more information about the Hurtigruten, please visit www.hurtigruten.no

For those who wish to travel to the North Cape on their own from Honningsvåg, there are usually 1-3 daily buses to the North Cape.

For information about buses in Finnmark, please visit 177finnmark.no.

 

Bus:

There is no direct bus service from Tromsø to the North Cape, so you must travel via Alta, stay overnight there and continue to the North Cape the following day.

The bus departs Tromsø daily at 16:00 (4pm) and arrives in Alta at 22:30 (10.30pm).
There are 1-2 daily departures from Alta to Honningsvåg (except Saturday).
From Honningsvåg, there are three daily departures to the North Cape during the summer and one daily departure during the rest of year.

For information about buses in Finnmark, please visit 177finnmark.no

 

Flight:

There are some daily flights from Tromsø to Honningsvåg via Hammerfest.

There are usually 1-3 daily buses running between Honningsvåg and the North Cape.

For information about flights, please visit www.wideroe.no