Transportation to and from Tromsø Airport


What is the distance from Tromsø Airport to the centre of Tromsø?

The city is close to the airport, Tromsø’s city centre (Stortorget) can be reached in 10 minutes by car (5 kilometres / 3.1 miles).

From TOS Airport to Tromsø City centre by Car
5 km
10 min

Public transport

Bus to Tromsø

Public transport offers the cheapest travel option to Tromsø, you can make use of bus 40 and bus 42. These buses run from and to Tromsø Airport very frequently. The airport bus stop is behind parking garage P2 / car park P3, if you want to go to the city you’ll have to wait across the road. Travel time from Tromsø Airport to the centre of Tromsø is 20 minutes.

There is no railway station in Tromsø, so there are no rail connections with the city. Please consult website Troms fylkestrafikk (Flyplassen – sentrum) for more information.

Bus tickets
You can buy a ticket from the bus driver for 50 NOK (5 euros), it is possible to pay with Norwegian kroner and euros. Children from 4 up to 15 years and seniors from 67 years pay 25 NOK. However, it is cheaper to buy tickets in advance.

Bus services

Flybussen Airport Express to Tromsø

The travel option which is offered by Bussring is slightly faster and besides more comfortable. You can get on the bus to and from Tromsø once or twice per hour, the journey time is 15 minutes. Flybussen Airport Express stops in Tromsø’s city centre at Scandic Grand Hotel (Storgata Street), Prostneset / Clarion Hotel The Edge and Scandic Ishavshotel. Prostneset is the central bus station in Tromsø, Scandic Grand Hotel and Scandic Ishavshotel are two well-known hotels in the city centre. Polaria is the most northerly aquarium of the world, situated south of the city centre.

Flybussen Airport Express tickets
The Bussring bus service fares can be found below, you can buy tickets at the ticket machine in the Arrivals hall and directly from the bus driver. Keep in mind, there is an extra service that runs to UiT / ISV (Universitetet i Tromsø) and UNN (Universitetssykehuset), these bus stops are located on the campus north of the city.

This bus service runs only from Monday to Friday and charges the same price. Please consult website and timetable Flybussen Airport Express for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 100 NOK 160 NOK
Children and students 70 NOK 120 NOK


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NOK 1750

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Tours and transport

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NOK 1900

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