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Vágar Airport

General information

Vágar Airport is the only international airport on the Faroe Islands, home to flag carrier Atlantic Airways. It offers scenic takeoffs and landings.


Where is Vágar Airport situated?

The airport is situated west of the capital Tórshavn. It is located on the island of Vágar, close to the village of Sørvágur.

How many terminals does Vágar Airport have?

The airport has one compact and modern terminal, it was officially opened in 2014.

Airport Map



The distance from Vágar Airport to the centre of Tórshavn is 46 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Tórshavn.

From FAE Airport to Tórshavn City centre by Car
46 km
45 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Vágar Airport by public transport. Visit the Vágar Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Vágar Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Tórshavn is about DKK 650.-. Book your taxi at Vágar Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From FAE Airport to Tórshavn City centre by Taxi
46 km
45 min
DKK 650.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Vágar Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Vágar Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Vágar Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Vágar Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Vágar Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Vágar Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Vágar Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Atlantic Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Vágar Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Vagar, Sørvágur

This Vágar Island hotel is situated in the picturesque fishing village of Sørvágur, just a 2-minute walk from Vágar Airport. It offers free parking and impressive views of the landscape.


Hotel Tórshavn, Tórshavn

Located by Tórshavn Harbour, this hotel is 300 metres from the Old Town and government buildings at Tinganes. Flat-screen TVs, tea/coffee makers and private bathrooms are found in all rooms.

Hotels in Tórshavn

Looking for the best hotels in Tórshavn? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Hafnia, Tórshavn

Hotel Hafnia is in Torshavn’s Old Town, right on the main street, Áarvegur. It offers free in-room Wi-Fi. Guest rooms feature a minibar, tea/coffee facilities and a private bathroom with shower.


Hotel Føroyar, Tórshavn

The natural grass roof of this peaceful, design hotel matches the surrounding green countryside. All rooms overlook Nólsoy Fjord and central Tórshavn, which is 2 km away. Wi-Fi is free.


Havgrim Seaside Hotel 1948, Tórshavn

Located in Tórshavn, 2.2 km from Sandagerð Beach, Havgrim Seaside Hotel 1948 provides accommodation with a bar, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. The property is around 1.7 km from Sandagerði, 3.5 km from Hoyvík and 5.2 km from Hvítanes.


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