Traveling by plane
The airports closest to Henningsvær are:
- Svolvær (28,8km) flying with Widerøe
- Leknes (59,4km) flying with Widerøe
- Stokmarknes (87,2km) flying with Widerøe
- Evenes (188km) flying with SAS, Norwegian, Flyr
- Bodø (214km/302km) flying with SAS, Norwegian, Flyr
Usually the cheapest way is to fly from Oslo/Bergen/Trondheim to Evenes airport and then rent a car from there, or take the bus to Svolvær. From Svolvær you can either rent a car or take the bus going to Henningsvær. You might have to wait a bit in Svolvær for the departing bus to Henningsvær. See all routes at reisnordland.no or just the airport bus between Evenes and Svolvær at flybussen.no.
There isn’t always busses going around Lofoten, so make sure to check the time tables before you start your journey.
Traveling by car
If you’re coming to Henningsvær and Lofoten by car you have several options.
- Ferry from Bognes to Lødingen
- Ferry from Bodø to Moskenes
- Ferry from Skutvik to Svolvær (summer only)
- Express boat from Bodø to Svolvær (summer only and no cars)
You’ll find time tables and tickets at reisnordland.no. Make sure that the boat you book takes cars if you’re driving. Express boats, or in Norwegian “hurtigbåt”, do not take cars.
If you don’t have your own car we recommend renting through a local Lofoten company like Rent a car Lofoten or Lofoten Rental car. International rental companies like Avis, Hertz, Sixt, Rent a wreck are also available, both at Evenes and Svolvær airport.
Parking in Henningsvær
We have some parking spots right outside the factory reserved for out hotel guests, as long as there is space. You can get a parking permit in the reception at check-in.
If you’re visiting Henningsvær on a day trip we recommend the bigger public parking lot before you enter the town or the smaller ones around town. The public parking spaces require an hourly fee.
Traveling by train
Not the most common way to travel the North of Norway, but if you’re coming from the south of Norway you can take the train from both Oslo or Trondheim to Bodø, and from there take the boat, bus, or rent a car to get to Lofoten. If you’re traveling through Sweden you can take the train to Narvik and rent a car or take the bus from there to Lofoten. You’ll find train tickets at vy.no.