Visitor Information – SKREI Convention Festival and Conference


Hurtigruten Coastal Cruizer – from different locations along the Norwegian Coast

Leaves from Bodø Harbour every day at 15:00 and arrives Svolvær at 21:00
You can take the Coastal Cruiser all the way from Bergen, or from any of the harbours along the Norwegian Coast.

Express boat/Hurtigbåten from Bodø to Svolvær

Leaves Bodø Express Boat Harbour and reaches Svolvær 3,5 hours later.
The express boat goes from Bodø to Svolvær once a day at 18:00 and Sundays 19:00.

Train from Oslo to Bodø

There is a train connection from Oslo to Bodø (final stop). From Bodø you continue by air, or sea to Svolvær.

Svolvær Airport (15 min drive from Kabelvåg)

The nearest airport is Svolvær, about 15km from Kabelvåg. Fly via Bodø Airport or Oslo Airport. Airlines: SAS, Norwegian, Widerøe.

From Svolvær Airport to Kabelvåg

Rent a car at the airport or take a taxi to Kabelvåg.

Evenes / Harstad-Narvik Airport (3h drive from Kabelvåg)

Fly via Oslo Airport or direct. Airlines: SAS, Norwegian, Widerøe.

Rent a car at the airport, or choose public transport

Taxi Services across Nordland

Nordland Taxi (+47 07550)

Lofoten Taxi (+47 22388309)

Public Transport across Nordland

177 Nordland. This service covers busses and boats

Where to stay

Nyvågar Rorbuhotell

Storvåganveien 26, 8310 Kabelvåg – 15 min walk to conference venue

Hotel accommodation in a traditional Norwegian Rorbu. Reduced prices for conference participants. Please call and ask for conference offer when booking.

Lofoten Vandrerhjem – Youth Hostel

Finnesveien 24, 8310 Kabelvåg

Affordable accommodation with different options and price ranges.