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Faroe Islands. Author Vincent van Zeijst. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike
Faroe Islands. Author Vincent van Zeijst

How to get to Faroe Islands. Flights to Faroe Islands

AIRPORTS AND FLIGHTS TO FAROE ISLANDS

The only airport in the Faroe Islands is located in the southern part of the island of Vágar. In this airport arrive and depart all international flights and helicopter flights that connect the various islands of the archipelago. The Faroe Islands are connected by flights with Denmark, Iceland and Norway, in the summer there are also flights from London (London-Gatwick). Companies that fly the archipelago are the Atlantic Airways, which is the national airline of the Faroe Islands, and Iceland Air. The flight time between Copenhagen and the Faroe Islands, is about 2 and a half hours.

FERRIES TO FAROE ISLANDS

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.

Eysturoy, Faroe Islands. Author Vincent van Zeijst. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Eysturoy, Faroe Islands. Author Vincent van Zeijst

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.

BUSES TO FAROE ISLANDS

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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