Vardø is Norway's northeasternmost city, but is surprisingly easily accessible. You can easily reach Vardø by car, boat, bus and airplane. Although Vardø has only just over 2000 inhabitants there is no doubt that it is a city! On this page you will find various information about food, accommodation and travel to Vardø.
FLY, CAR, BUS, BOAT - TRAVEL TO VARDØ
Should you travel to Vardø, it is easiest to travel by plane.
There are several direct flights each day from Oslo and Tromsø to Kirkenes. The flight time between Oslo and Kirkenes is around 2 hours. Further from Kirkenes there are two departures that correspond to planes from the south. The airport in Kirkenes is serviced by Widerøe, Norwegian and SAS.
Hurtigruten has a connection to Vardø twice a day, and it corresponds to flights to / from Oslo so you can take the boat if you do not want to fly all the way to / from Vardø.
There are good bus connections from Kirkenes Airport to Vardø. These are operated by different bus companies. For more information and timetables see Boreal transport north.
On the 177finnmark website you will find all of the routes, a travel planner and an app for smartphones.
Cirkle K Vadsø also loans cars. They can be contacted and they will deliver the car either to Vardø Airport or Vardø Hotel for NOK900,-
EAT IN VARDØ
Vardø Hotel, Restaurant Arctic is a small cozy restaurant with a view across the harbour and straight into the Barents Sea. They have a very well-known kitchen that largely uses local produce. Daily dinner and a la carte are served from the restaurant. Opening Hours: Summer: Lunch 12:00 - 17:00. Ala Carte: 18:00 - 21:30. Winter: 16:00 - 20:00. All rights. Kai gt 8. Tel: 78 98 77 61.
ABC thai: Nice little Asian restaurant right in the center which also serves fast food dishes and has a take-away menu. Opening hours: 12:00 - 23:00. All rights. Kristian IV gate 3. Tel: 78 94 46 00.
Nordpol Kro: A lively pub with a wide offer. A cozy place with soul. Serves pizza and simple dishes as well as a good coffee range. Serves simple dishes and pizza from 10:00 to 15:00. Only Pizza from 20:00 to 23:30. All rights. Kai gt 21. Tel: 78 98 75 01.
Pakora AS: Asian restaurant that also serves fast food dishes. The restaurant is located in a quiet area and has a large, airy and bright room. All rights. Hours: 12: 00-22: 00. Strand gt 53. Tel: 93 95 43 97.
Unni's Café: Nice café with the best coffee and simple food items (baguettes and simple hot dishes, as well as div cakes and desserts). Opening hours 10: 00-16: 00. Strandgata 16. Tel: 976 63 230
Strandtorgets Bakery: Café located in the city's only "shopping mall". Nice cafe with serving baguettes and coffee. Opening hours 10.00-14.00, Strandgata 15. Tel. 789 43 200.
STAY IN VARDØ
Accommodation in Vardø:
Vardø hotel is idyllically situated with great views of the harbour and within easy reach of both the fast-paced quay, the cinema and the city centre. Vardøhus Fortress and Memorial of the witchcraft convictions are also within walking distance of the hotel. They have an excellent fish restaurant and fitness centre.
Tel: +47 78 98 77 61
Vardø Hotel on Booking.com
Hurthi Karlsen Eiendom rents out apartments for short and long term rentals in Vardø and a holiday home in Sandfjord for short term rentals. The properties are fully furnished.
Phone: +47 992 49 515
Hurthi Karlsen Property on Booking.com
Skagen Bo og Havfiske: Our house is located on Skagen in Vardø. Less than a few minutes walk you will find a large open-air area. We offer accommodation in a quiet and pleasant atmosphere, and are familiar with local nature and culture.
Phone: +47 416 75 777
Wilhelmsen Eiendom As: Runs long and short-term rental of rooms, apartments and premises in central Vardø. The apartments are rented out furnished / unfurnished.
Phone: +47 993 74 990
Vardø Kommunale Bolig- og Eiendomsselskap AS: Runs long and short-term rental of rooms, apartments and premises in central Vardø. The apartments are rented out furnished / unfurnished.
Phone: +47 99402102