FAQ Tromsø

About Tromsø

Accomodation in Tromsø

We have a partnership with Thon Hotel & Scandic Hotel, please contact us on info@msm.no for information about discounted prices & booking link.

Please note that even though almost all the hotels are located in the city centre, you should always check the location before booking. The hotels in the city centre are all within walking distance from the start- and finish-area of Midnight Sun Marathon, Polar Night Halfmarathon and the reindeer racing and lassothrowing during Samí Week.

Transport around Tromsø

At  Troms Fylkestrafikk you will find info about tickets and bus routes in Tromsø. You can buy single tickets, tickets for 24hours, 7 days or 30 days within a specific area.

What to do in Tromsø

We have a partnership with Best Arctic. You can find & book a selection of activities with them here: Best Arctic

Visit Tromsø has info on all activities, attractions, accomodation, restaurants/cafes and shopping. Visit their homepage HERE. You can also download their app, Tromsø Official City App, so you can access all the information while you are on the go!

Transport from the Airport

Tromsø is a small island, measuring ca 10km from north to south. The airport (Langnes) is located at the island itself, and with the airport Shuttlebus or taxi, it takes 10-15min to get to the city centre (some more during rush hour) . The airport Shuttlebus also stops outside most of the city hotels. Ask the driver and he will tell you which stop to get off at. All the city hotels are located in the city centre within walking distance from each other. 

How to travel to Tromsø

If you are travelling from outside Norway to Tromsø, you have to fly to Oslo and take a connecting flight to Tromsø. The flight time from Tromsø to Oslo is approximately 2 hours and there are several daily flights.

If you wish to travel by sea, the Coastal steamer Hurtigruten arrives in Tromsø daily, and travelling within the region you can board the express boats from Harstad and Finnsnes. There are also bus Connections from the surrounding cities, such as Narvik, Bardufoss and Alta. Se more info about travelling within Troms region at the regional traffic site, Tromskortet.

Best Arctic offer the following trips to Tromsø by bus;
Arctic Route from Rovaniemi https://bestarctic.com/thearcticroute/tromso-rovaniemi-rovaniemi-tromso/
Arctic Route from Narvik https://bestarctic.com/thearcticroute/tromso-narvik-narvik-tromso/