• Photo by Megan Jerrad / Visit Faroe Islands

Even though the Faroe Islands are remotely located in the North Atlantic Ocean, reaching the islands is much easier than most people think.

 

By flight

 

There are two airlines that fly to the Faroe Islands. One is the Faroe Islands’ national airline, Atlantic Airways, and the other is Scandinavian Airlines, also called SAS

 

Atlantic Airways offers direct flights from a host of destinations, such as Denmark, Scotland, Iceland and Norway, with flights usually lasting no longer than two hours. The main route is from Copenhagen, where there are at least two flights daily all year. 

Atlantic Airways

To book your flight and/or connecting flights Atlantic Airways will help and assist you – please contact Nancy Justinussen at Atlantic Airways: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please write “Booking for NSCMID” in the subject field. It’s possible to book directly at the website: www.atlantic.fo

 

SAS will start flying directly to and from Copenhagen to the Faroe Islands on 26 March, 2017. One flight daily, all year round. For booking www.flysas.com/

 

Car rental

There are several car rental agencies in the Faroe Islands. Cars can be booked through the rental agencies’ websites, a travel agent, or directly upon arrival at the airport in Vágar. Many types of cars are available, from small family cars to powerful SUVs. The cars can easily be picked up and dropped off at the airport.

www.62n.fo/en/car-rental/

www.avisworld.com

www.make.fo/en/rent-a-car/

www.reyniservice.fo/Default.aspx?pageid=10131

www.waagbilar.fo/fo-fo/leigubilar/in-english

unicar.fo/carrental.html

 

Bus

A bus service is provided between Vagar Airport and the bus terminal in Tórshavn. The journey each way takes approximately 1 hour.

 

Airport Bus leaves from central Tórshavn 12.40 for the afternoon flight to Copenhagen. There are approximate 15 min. walk from The Nordic House to the closest bus station for the Airport. Se more information here

 

Taxi

You can book a Taxi/Airport Shuttle to and from the Airport. The taxi companies suggest that you book your taxi several days before arrival and departure, if you want to be sure to have an available taxi.

Taxis and Airport Shuttle can be booked from two taxi companies:

Taxi company “BIL”

The taxi and Airport Shuttle company“Bil” on taxi.fo or on phone: (+298) 323232

Taxi company “AUTO”

The taxi/airport shuttle company “Auto” on auto.fo or on phone: (+298) 311234

and (+298) 363636

The price is 200 DKK pr. person for one direction transportation with both Companies.

  

Shuttlebus between venues

There will be a bus between The Nordic House and Hotel Hafnia, Hotel Føroyar, Hotel Torshavn and Hotel Streym in the mornings and in the evenings.

There will also be a shuttlebus Saturday for the Congress Dinner between Hotel Føroyar to The Nordic House, Hotel Hafnia, Hotel Torshavn and Hotel Streym.

See schedule here