How to travel to Harstad

Harstad is in Northern Norway, and the easiest way to get her is by plane from Oslo, but the beautiful coastal voyage 'Hurtigruten' is the most exciting way.


  • The closest airport is Harstad/Narvik Evenes (EVE), and is a 50 minutes drive from the town centre. There are frequent airport busses that corresponds with arrivals and departures of the flights. There are hardly any direct flights from abroad to this airport, so you will need to change in Oslo (Gardemoen). The airlines Norwegian and Scandinavian Airlines fly between Oslo and Harstad Click here to see the timetables for the airport buss.


  • You can travel to Harstad with the daily passanger ship along Norway's beautiful western and northern coast, between Bergen and Kirkenes, called 'Hurtigruten'. It's a 12 day round trip, but you can hop off at Harstad on the way up north and catch any of the returning daily departures. Click here to get to Hurtigruten's website.
  • There is a 3 hour speed boat journey between Tromsø and Harstad, leaving twice a day. Click here to see the timetable.