Arctic Route – Hop-on / hop-off bus

Travel to and within Vesterålen, with connection to Lofoten and Tromsø with the Arctic Route. Easy flexible, safe and reliable.

Bus routes

The Arctic Route is a daily operated bus service with two summer routes: find the timetables, stops and prices here:

Tromsø - Senja – Vesterålen - Lofoten (Kabelvåg) — Tromsø
Narvik - Lofoten (Å i Lofoten) — Narvik

Travel Pass

Travel unlimited within Northern Norway during your Arctic Summer holiday with Arctic Route buses and connected ferries via our Travel Pass. Pay once, travel a lot! The Arctic Route Travel pass is a virtual card that allows you to use the Arctic Route summer buses and connected ferries within a specific period: 4, 7, or 10 days.

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Tromsø - Senja – Vesterålen – Lofoten route

On this route you can travel between north and south: from Tromsø, via Sommarøy, Senja, and Vesterålen, all the way to the gateway of the Lofoten: Svolvær and Kabelvåg. The Arctic Route buses are equipped with free WiFi and toilet and are operated by English-speaking drivers.

Story & guidance app

During your trip, download our Digital Story app, with more information, stories, fun facts and things to do, to optimize your Arctic Summer holiday.

Arctic Route for everyone

Our vision is to contribute to better destinations for guests and locals, today and in the future.

  • Daily departures 
  • Hop-on / Hop-off 
  • Ticket reservation 
  • Travel pass options 
  • 3 ferries included
  • Digital Story app access
  • Online support by our local and knowledgeable support team

What to do along this route?

Besides the included photo and sightseeing stops, we offer many summer activities on our route, such as whale safari, kayaking, Trollfjord cruises, museum visits, guided hikes, food tours, and much more in the Vesterålen. Visit our website to choose your adventure.

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Contact us

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Tel.: (+47) 953 03 888

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Arctic Route stopping at Hurtigrute Museem in Stokmarknes
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