Nigel Hearn in Lofoten Norway
Ferry from the UK
Immingham o Esbjerg, Denmark (DFDS Tor Line). Take E20 to Kolding, E45 to Frederikshaven - ferry (Stena Line) to Goteborg.
Or Esbjerg E20 to Malmo, Sweden then E6 to Goteborg.
Oslo to Bodo with SAS or Nowegian Airlines.
Bodo to Svolvaer with Wideroe Airlines - 20 min flight.
(Warning: max 23 kg, overweight = 50 Nkr/kilo and 180 Nkr/rod tube).
Oslo to Eveness (Harstad, Narvik). Take bus to Guliesfjord or bus to Sortland and change for svolvaer.
If you have fish to take back with you, you can catch the fast ferry (hurtigboat) from Svolvaer to Bodo. It will save you money with the weightcost on the flight. (they charge kronor/kilo).
Take 45 to Karlstad, Mora, Ostersund, Storuman. You can either turn off onto the E12 to Mo I Rana (Norway) or carry on the 45 to Arvidsjaur. Before Arvidsjaur turn off onto the 95 (Norway) Storfjord/Fauske E6. Carrying on north E6.
There are ferries to Lofoten;
- from Bodo (to Mosknes, 4 h), take road 80 at Fauske.
- from Bognes to Lodingen (1 h). Stay on E6 (BEST WAY), E10 to Svolvaer.
The route through Sweden is the quickest and fastest. Flattest route is up the east coast of Sweden via Stockholm, Kiruna, Narvik. Or you can do a round trip, Sweden and return through Norway. Amazing and beautiful!
From Norway (Oslo)
Take E6 all the way to Bognes, ferry to Lodingen.