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Narvik is the terminus of the ''Malmbanan'' railway line from the Swedish towns of [[Kiruna]], [[Gällivare]], [[Boden]] and [[Luleå]], from where you can continue on towards [[Stockholm]] or the Finnish border.  Narvik has no connections to the rest of the Norwegian rail network that ends at Fauske, 150 km south of Narvik. One can travel from Fauske to Narvik by bus [http://www.ofotens-bilruter.no/] [http://www.ofotens-bilruter.no/rute/rute2.asp?id=12]. The trip is quite scenic and takes about 5 hours.
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Narvik is the terminus of the ''Malmbanan'' railway line from the Swedish towns of [[Kiruna]], [[Gällivare]], [[Boden]] and [[Luleå]], from where you can continue on towards [[Stockholm]] or the Finnish border.  Narvik has no connections to the rest of the Norwegian rail network that ends at Bodø. Fauske, 150 km south of Narvik is the disimbarking station for Narvik. One can travel from Fauske to Narvik by bus (ttp://www.cominor.no) The trip is quite scenic and takes about 5 hours.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
Narvik is a compact city which is easy to navigate. Tourist info and ferry harbor are on the main street, and the railway station is easy to find as well.
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Narvik is a compact city which is easy to navigate. Tourist info office is on the main street, and the railway station is easy to find as well. www.destinationnarvik.no and its links will help you to find most of what you are looking for about Narvik.  
  
If flying in from Oslo Gardemoen to Harstad-Evenes airport west of Narvik, a one-hour bus transit is available right to the town centre.
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If flying in from Oslo Gardemoen to Harstad/Narvik/Evenes airport west of Narvik, a one-hour bus transit is available right to the town centre.
  
 
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There are lots of shops and kiosks on the main street, plus there is one big department store right near the railway station. You'll get everything you need from there.
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There are shops and kiosks on the main street, plus there are two large shopping centres. One near the railway station and the other in the centre of the town.  
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Express Bus in either direction to Tromsoe and Finnsnes (Northbound) and Fauske (Railway) and Bodoe (Bus, Boats and Airport)(Southbound)
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The Express Bus (Northbound) goes to Finnsnes and Tromsø with conections to Alta and the Northcapp. The Southbound to Fauske (Railway)and Bodø (Bus,Railway and Airport)
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Southbound bus to Fauske/Bodø Daily at 0700 and 1610
  
Southbound bus to Fauske/Bodoe daily at 0700 and 1610
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There are two bus departures daily from Narvik to Svolvær in Lofoten
  
The ferry to Svolvaer in [[Lofoten]] leaves the harbor at 15:00. It's a small boat so be there in good time. You can't book tickets in advance - you will pay (350 NOK, 167 if you have ScanRail) once you're on board. Airport Express to Harstad/Narvik Airport Evenes (EVE) to Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL).
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There is an Airport Express Bus to Harstad/Narvik/Evenes Airport (EVE) that conects with flights to Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL).
  
 
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Revision as of 21:43, 18 February 2009

Narvik is a city in Norway.

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Get in

Map of Malmbanan

Narvik is the terminus of the Malmbanan railway line from the Swedish towns of Kiruna, Gällivare, Boden and Luleå, from where you can continue on towards Stockholm or the Finnish border. Narvik has no connections to the rest of the Norwegian rail network that ends at Bodø. Fauske, 150 km south of Narvik is the disimbarking station for Narvik. One can travel from Fauske to Narvik by bus (ttp://www.cominor.no) The trip is quite scenic and takes about 5 hours.

Get around

Narvik is a compact city which is easy to navigate. Tourist info office is on the main street, and the railway station is easy to find as well. www.destinationnarvik.no and its links will help you to find most of what you are looking for about Narvik.

If flying in from Oslo Gardemoen to Harstad/Narvik/Evenes airport west of Narvik, a one-hour bus transit is available right to the town centre.

See

War Memorial Museum, Cablecar to the top of Fagernesfjellet

Do

Buy

There are shops and kiosks on the main street, plus there are two large shopping centres. One near the railway station and the other in the centre of the town.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

The Express Bus (Northbound) goes to Finnsnes and Tromsø with conections to Alta and the Northcapp. The Southbound to Fauske (Railway)and Bodø (Bus,Railway and Airport)

Southbound bus to Fauske/Bodø Daily at 0700 and 1610

There are two bus departures daily from Narvik to Svolvær in Lofoten

There is an Airport Express Bus to Harstad/Narvik/Evenes Airport (EVE) that conects with flights to Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL).


Routes through Narvik
KirkenesBardufoss  N noframe S  FauskeTrondheim
LofotenSvolvær  W noframe E  AbiskoLuleå




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