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


Tromsø Ice Domes Visit

NOK 879

Visit the world famous Tromsø Ice Domes and marvel the beauty of a hotel made of snow and ice. Learn about the construction process of the hotel and enjoy a non-alcoholic ice shot in the ice bar.

Tromsø: Snowshoeing, Ice Domes, and Reindeer Feeding Combo

NOK 1295

Your guide will take you on a snowshoe adventure in the surrounding area of the Tromsø Ice Domes and teach you the essential skills of surviving the arctic wilderness. Afterwards, you will explore the beauty of the Tromsø Ice Domes,


Tromsø: Husky Dog Sledding Self-Drive Adventure

NOK 1850

Have an experience of a lifetime. Mush your own team of dogs across the Arctic wilderness. This is an interactive adventure. Be hands-on with the dogs, be in control of your own sled, and finish it all with a slice of chocolate cake.

Polar Whale and Sea Bird Safari by Boat from Tromsø

NOK 1750

Take to the waves and take in Norway’s native marine life by boat on this 6 to 7-hour polar whale and bird safari from Tromsø. Cruise in comfort towards the North to Skjervøy as you admire the magnificent mountain scenery and seascapes.

From Tromsø: Northern Lights Experience with Aurora Camps

NOK 1080

Escape the city and head into the wild on a hunt for the Northern Lights. Comfort and intimacy are the primary focus on this chase. Relax in a lavvu and enjoy a hot drink while relaxing by the fire.

Tours and transport

From Tromsø: Whale Watching Tour

NOK 1900

See orca whales and humpback whales in their natural habitat on this small group tour with round trip transportation from Tromsø.

Tromso: Whale Watching in Magic Skjervoy

NOK 1900

Explore the beauty of the Kvaenangen Fjord by Skjervoy and see orcas and/or humpback whales chasing large amounts of herring fish.

2 Nights Package All Inclusive Max. 4 People

NOK 5660

Join this all-inclusive two nights package. This is a special opportunity to stay in a traditional Norwegian cottage located in a birch forest, taste local food, and have a snowshoeing or hiking experience (depending on the season).


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