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How to get to Faroe Islands. Flights to Faroe Islands

HOW TO GET TO FAROE ISLANDS: FLIGHTS AND AIRPORTS

The most comfortable way to get to the Faroe Islands is without a doubt the plane. The only international airport in the Faroe Islands is located in the southern part of the island of Vágar. All international air connections and helicopter flights connecting the various islands of the archipelago arrive and depart at this airport. The Faroe Islands are connected by flights with Denmark, Iceland and Norway, in the summer there are also flights from Edinburgh, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. The only airline that operates flights to the archipelago is Atlantic Airways, which is the national airline of the Faroe Islands. The flight time between Copenhagen and the Faroe Islands is approximately 2.5 hours.

HOW TO GET TO FAROE ISLANDS: FERRIES

The shipping company that handles connections to the Faroe Islands is the Smyril Line, it connects, throughout the year, with ferries which also carry car, the Faeroe Islands (Torshavn) and Denmark (Hirtshals). The time of crossing between Denmark and the Faroe varies between 30 and 37 hours.

Between early April and late October the islands are also connected with Iceland, with the port of Seyðisfjörður, located on the east coast of the island, always with the Smyril Line ferries, this allows you to make a stop-over of 2 or 3 days in the Faroe and then continuing on to Iceland. The time of the crossing between the Faroe and Iceland varies between 17 and 15 hours.

HOW TO MOVE IN THE FAROE ISLANDS: BUS

The Faroe Islands have a network of almost 1,000 km of roads radiating from the capital Tórshavn, to other locations on the island of Streymoy and to the neighboring islands. Most of the northern islands (Vágar, Streymoy, Eysturoy, Borðoy, Kunoy e Viðoy) are connected by bridges or underwater tunnels.

A well-developed national system of roads and ferries linking most of the towns and villages in the Faroe Islands and is managed by Strandfaraskip Landsins. The bus network intertown (Bygdaleiðir) work every day in most areas.

The buses are blue and depart from the central bus station near the harbor in Tórshavn. The capital Tórshavn offers an efficient local bus service (Bussleiðin) with four routes that reach most areas of the city.

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