Traveling around at the Lofoten Islands is very easy if you have a car. We recommend getting a car because of the limited bus routes and schedules in our region.
Car rental Lofoten:
Trondheim – Unstad: 13 hr.
Bodø – Unstad: 4.5 hr.
The easiest way from Bodø is to take the ferry to Moskenes. This takes 3.5 hours. Drive from Moskenes on E10 towards Leknes. From Leknes continue approx. 15-20 mins on E10. Turn left at the sign for Unstad before the LOFOTR Viking museum. Keep going straight until you are there – 9 km.
Tromsø – Unstad: 8 hr.
Evenes – Unstad: 4 hr.
Follow the E10 from Lødingen, drive through Svolvær until you reach the LOFOTR Viking museum. Slow down and take a right at the sign for Unstad. 9 km and you are there!
The nearest airport to Unstad is Leknes (LKN). Only 25 min to Unstad from Leknes.
Direct flights Oslo (OSL) - Leknes (LKN) at Wideroe.no!
From Oslo (OSL) – Bodø (BOO), operated either by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) or NORWEGIAN
From Bodø (BOO) – Leknes (LKN), operated by WIDERØE
An alternate airport is Evenes (EVE) but then you need a car from Evenes – Unstad (4 hrs).
PICK UP SERVICES
No pick up service in 2017
Traveling to Unstad by bus can be quite time consuming and we do not recommend it. But if you have plenty of time to spare, you can get information about routes and schedules here: 177nordland.no
From Bodø, you can take a beautiful journey with the coastal steamer “Hurtigruten”.
This historical boat trip takes 4 hours from Bodø to Stamsund.
Departure Bodø at 15.00. Arrival Stamsund at 19.00.
From Stamsund to Unstad it is an approx. 25 min drive.