With its unique nature and surroundings, Lofoten Islands is a place everyone should experience at least once. This bus tour takes you all the way from Svolvaer out to Reine with stops along the way. The ultimate experience can be used both as day excursions and transport. The tour is also perfect for travellers with bicycles, who easy can bring their bikes on the bus. Explore the popular Flakstad beach perfect for surfing, or one of the small fishing villages like Vikten. Reinefjorden is perfect for bicycling and hiking. Further down you can read about the bus stops and book your ticket.
How to plan your bus route
See our map and find the destinations you would like to visit. Further down on this page you will also find the timetable with the approximately departure times, twice a day in each direction. We offer tickets for one day excursions, multiple days or single bus stops. Also read our hiking and biking tips here.
Flexible one day tickets
Our buses depart two times a day Thursday-Sunday both from Svolvaer and from Reine. Our tickets are flexible, and you choose what direction you want to travel and which destinations you want to visit. Join us on a full day excursion, a half day tour or choose your own highlights. For example, you can take the first departure of the day, hop off and spend some hours and enjoy the destination before you hop on the return trip in the late afternoon.
Stay overnight and use our 2-, 3-, 4- or 5-days ticket
Do you want to discover Lofoten several days on your holiday? Bring your tent, luggage or bicycle on board and let us transport you to the next stop. Hop on one day, stop along the way and continue the tour later the same day or the next. For your convenience, you can choose to split your adventures for multiple amounts of days, up to five days.
Book a single bus stop ticket
This is the perfect option for you who wants to travel between stops where it is not possible to go by bicycle. A single bus stop ticket is valid for one stop, example from stop 1 to stop 2. A punch ticket for 5 single bus stops, valid for 14 days, are also available.
Stops along the way
This is the start or the end point of our tour and the most populated and vibrant town in Lofoten. Here you can rent a bike, jump on a hybrid boat by Brim explorer or catch a connection with Hurtigruten. After the tour we highly recommend to step inside the “Magic Ice”, gallery with sculptures from ice and an ice bar where you could cool down after a warm day.
Rørvikstranda (Henningsvaer exit)
Beautiful Rørvikstranda is a recommended stop for bikers who would like to have an easy (20 km) and scenic roundtrip ride to the famous fishing village, Henningsvaer.
Here the main road E10 separates to the picturesque road 815. Bus continues on road E10. From here it's a great opportunity for getting off with bicycle and enjoying a beautiful 40 km bike ride via Valberg to Leknes.
Big town in the center of Lofoten with hotel base and an airport. Here you can also rent a bike. Going on a challenging (over 40 km roundtrip) bike tour to Bjornsand or Unstad is a nice option. The bus stops in front of Scandic Leknes.
Our bus stops here for 10 minutes so you always have a chance to try seaweed ice cream. Wait what?! Exactly, come in and try locally picked seaweed products. With our ticket you get a 10% discount on Lofoten Seaweed products (does not include partner products or food and drinks).
Visit glassblower practicing his craft in Glasshytta and explore this fabulous area. You can go on an easy hike to one of two neighbouring lakes or ride a highly recommended bike route to Nusfjord. Present your ticket and get a discount for selected product at Glasshytta!
Flakstad/Lofoten Beach Camp
Catch a wave at popular safe and sandy surfing spot. Here, at Lofoten Beach Camp, you can book a surf lesson or rent all necessary equipment and stay overnight literally right on the beach. Show your ticket and get a 10% discount for rentals and surf courses!
Here you can walk on another fabolous sandy beach, buy some quality souvenir at Lofoten Store and do grocery. Or maybe you came here to climb?
Kvalvika / Ryten Hike
Getaway to famous Kvalvika beach hikes. You can decide if you want to see it from the top of the Ryten mountain (3-4 hours hike) or end up at the beach (3 hours easy hike). It's a win-win kind of choice! We stop at "Parking for Ryten/Kvalvika" where you can buy beverages, snacks, souvenirs, use the toilet and head directly for both hikes. Kvalvika is a ultimate camping spot, so don't forget a tent.
This stop is a great option for a bike ride till the end of Selfjord, which is a nice 20 km roundtrip ride, partially on a gravel road. Or you can ride the bike to our next stop at Sund, still surrounded by great scenery but only 13 km away.
Visit a Blacksmith museum, where you will see instalations of cormorants and other sculptures. One of Lofoten's oldest museums, real craft and a great half day trip destination. From here it's highly recommeded to do a bike ride to Reine (20 km), while using old roads subsided by tunnels for car traffic.
Almost at the end of Lofoten there is another must visit area and Reine is in the heart of it. Stay overnight at Reine Rorbuer, rent a kayak and cruise around the village or paddle to more demanding Bunes beach with a guide. Or maybe you would prefer to hike a sherpa trail to mind-blowing Reinebringen? You decide, can't go wrong in here. Remember to show your ticket at Reine Rorbuer for a discount on lunch and kayaks. We stop right in front of Visitors Center where you can find exciting expositions regarding past, present and a future of Lofotodden National Park and see paintings from Eva Harr gallery. 20% discount for entrance with our ticket.