Arriving at any unknown airport can be daunting, but Tromsø Airport Langnes is easy to negotiate and offers a warm welcome to visitors venturing out to the spectacular sights of northern Norway.
The airport itself is small, with flights arriving from domestic airports. For flights to Tromsø from the UK, you may need to transit in Oslo, the capital city, to reach Tromsø. Once the plane touches down and baggage is retrieved, there are a range of transportation options to get you to your destination. There are airport shuttle buses operating regularly into the city from 5:40 a.m. until midnight and public buses 40 and 42 that travel to the city centre, but take a little longer. Want to go directly? Taxis are available during airport opening hours. There are also five car hire companies – book ahead for the best rates.
Food and shopping in the airport
For those spending a little time at the airport, Tromsø is well serviced with bars, cafes and shops. You will find a traditional welcome at the Norwegian Aquavit Bar, which stocks over 20 varieties of the iconic spiced drink. Bar Utland offers snacks, coffee, wine or beer and the Picnic Restaurant has a good selection of snacks, cakes, light meals and dinner dishes. If you want to shop, Tromsø offers great value duty-free products, including perfume, confectionary and alcohol. There is also a bookstore stocked with a range of fiction and non-fiction titles, including plenty of inspiration for your trip to Norway.
Other services at Tromsø Airport include luggage storage, lost and found, ATMs, free wireless internet, information on hotels and airport assistance.