Getting to, and around the Faroe Islands


Although wild and remote, located like lost land in the middle of the North Atlantic, the Faroe Islands are easy to get to from a whole host of cities worldwide. When you land in the Faroe Islands, you'll have a feeling of arriving at the edge of the world, and your onwards journey is set to be magical.


Vágar Airport is the only airport in the Faroe Islands. Faroese national airline Atlantic Airways fly’s direct to Bergen, Billund, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Reykjavík-City, Aalborg, Barcelona, Chambéry, Chania, Gran Canaria, Lisbon & Palma de Mallorca. You can also fly with SAS direct from Copenhagen. If you are travelling from the UK, you should either fly from London to Vágar Airport via Copenhagen or from Edinburgh direct. Coach transfers are available on our booking page.


Smyril Line operates an all year cruise and car ferry service by the big car ferry, Norrøna, with regular sailings to the Faroe Islands from Denmark (Hirtshals) and Seyðisfjörður on the east coast of Iceland into Torshavn.

Yes. We would recommend hiring a car to explore the islands. Have a look at our partner Visit Faroe Islands page for hiring a car.

It's a 40 minutes drive from the Airport to Tórshavn. There are several bus-routes to and from the Airport and taxis can be prebooked and hired.

Taxi & Airport Shuttle

Airport Shuttle Price Guide (Prices are all one way)

Single seat DKK 200

Rent the cab (Max 4 persons) DKK 650

Rent a big taxi (Not much space for baggage, max 6 pers) DKK 900

Rent a mini-bus (Max 8 pers) DKK 1200

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Public Bus Connection 

Click here for information about public bus connections to and from the Airport.