Info Tromsø

About Tromsø

Accomodation in Tromsø

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The city center hotels are within walking distance of both the start and finish areas at Midnight Sun Marathon, PolarNight Marathon and the reindeer race at Sami week.

What to do in Tromsø

Tromsø is a place that truly takes your breath away with its incredible beauty. This city is perfect for those who love adventure and nature. Here you can hunt for the Northern Lights, sail in the midnight sun, or take a dog sled ride through untouched nature. Tromsø has so many exciting things to offer and truly showcases the best of the Arctic.

Best Arctic brings you some of the most exciting activities in the city, such as snowmobiling, dog sledding, whale watching, fjord tours, Northern Lights experiences, and even culinary adventures. You can find and book your favorite activities with them.

If you need more information about activities, attractions, places to stay, places to eat or shop, visit Visit Tromsø 's website. They have all the information you need. You can also download the Tromsø Official City App, so you have all the information at your fingertips when you're on the go!

Transport from the Airport

Tromsø is a small island that is about 10km from north to south. The airport is located on the island itself, and by airport bus or taxi it takes about ten minutes into the city center (somewhat longer during rush hour). There is an airport bus that runs directly to the city center via most hotels. There are also regular buses to the city center from the airport, more info about these can be found here

Transport around Tromsø

At Troms Fylkestrafikk you can find information about bus routes in Tromsø, buy tickets and top up your Tromskort. You can buy a single ticket or a period ticket for 24 hours or 7 days

How to travel to Tromsø

If you come from another country and are going to Tromsø, you must fly to Oslo and then fly on to Tromsø. The flight time from Oslo to Tromsø is approximately 2 hours and there are many daily departures. If you want to come by sea, Hurtigruten calls in Tromsø, and locally you can take a speedboat from Harstad and Finnsnes. There are also bus connections from Narvik, Bardufoss and Alta, for example. See more information about traveling within Troms on Troms Fylkestrafikk 's website.

Best Arctic also offer the following travel options to Tromsø;
Arctic Route from Rovaniemi Arctic Route from Narvik