Get Here

Ways of getting to Unstad


Traveling in the Lofoten islands is very easy if you are driving.
We recommend getting here by car because of the limited bus routes and schedules in our region.

By Car

From south
The easiest way from Bodø is taking the ferry to Moskenes. Takes 3.5 hr. Drive from Moskenes on E10 towards Leknes. From Leknes continue approx. 15-20 min on E10. Turn left at the sign to Unstad before the LOFTR Viking museum. Keep going straight until you are there – 9 km.
ESTIMATED TIME: Trondheim – Unstad: 13 hr. Bodø – Unstad: 4,5 hr.

From north
Follow the E10 from Lødingen, drive through Svolvær until you reach the LOFTR Viking museum, slow down and take a right at the sign to Unstad. 9 km and you are there!
ESTIMATED TIME: Tromsø – Unstad: 8 hr. Evenes – Unstad: 4 hr.

Car rentals

By Airplane

The nearest airport to Unstad is Leknes (LKN)
From Oslo (OSL) – Bodø (BOO), operated either by SAS or NORWEGIAN
From Bodø (BOO) – Leknes (LKN), operated by WIDERØE

An alternative airport is Evenes (EVE) but then you need a car from Evenes – Unstad (4 hr).

UAS - Pick Up Services

For larger groups we do pick-ups at both Leknes and Stamsund.
Price: 200,- Nok pr. pax

By Bus

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:

Other Ways

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. 35 min drive.