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Sailings Up to 3 times per week
Distance 100 miles, 160 km
Destination(s) 🇩🇰 Denmark, 🇳🇴 Norway
Operated by Fjord Line
Duration 4 Hours
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The ferry crossing Hirtshals-Langesund takes passengers back and forth across the Skagerrak, the stretch of the North Sea between Denmark and Norway. The sailing time of the (green) ferries is only 4.5 hours.

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Ferry Denmark to Norway: Hirtshals – Langesund

From Hirtshals there is a ferry to Langesund. This Hirtshals-Langesund crossing is a popular crossing for those traveling to Oslo or central Norway. Langesund is slightly more northeasterly than, for example, Kristiansand and is near Larvik, among others.

If you take the map, Langesund is approximately between Oslo and Kristiansand. That makes this crossing a great starting point for your holiday in Norway. The car can also be taken on board the FjordLine ferry.

On this page you will find a lot of information and tips about this ferry service from shipping company Fjordline.

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Tickets can be easily booked online

Tickets Fjordline

You can book your trip directly with FjordLine, but many people also book through an agent. Prices start at €98, but you will pay more effectively. Because of seasonality, perhaps bring your car, book a hut for the night and add a dinner. This crossing will cost you normally around €225 per person.

Timetable Hirtshals to Langesund

And vice versa

The ferry leaves daily at 09:00 to Langesund, and from this place, the boat returns to Hirtshals every day at 14:30.

  • Departure Hirtshals (Denmark): 09.00
  • Arrival Langesund (Norway): 13.30

Heading back:

  • Departure Langesund: 14.30
  • Arrival Hirtshals: 19.00

Sailing schedule is a daily connection

The crossing from the Netherlands to Norway is a good alternative for English and Scottish passengers as well, they could also travel from Denmark to Norway out of the UK but travelling to the Netherlands and from the Netherlands to Norway is also a fairly good option. You could first travel to Netherlands by the ferry's to Rotterdam or Amsterdam and travel from there to Eemshaven to make the crossing to Norway.

Route ferry to Norway

Departure, sailing time & arrival

How long in advance do you have to be present?

It is recommended to be present at least 60 minutes in advance. Check-in closes at least 20 minutes before departure.

Departure: Hirtshals

The ship to Norway leaves from Hirtshals

Nordsøterminalen 📍
Containerkajen 4
9850 Hirtshals

Hirtshals – Langesund duration
The sailing time to Norway with this ferry from Langesund is approximately 4.5 hours. The exact sailing time may differ due to weather conditions and currents.

Arrival Langesund

The ferry arrives at the following address:

Terminal Langesund📍
Langesund ferryterminal
Kongshavn 8
3970 Langesund

This crossing to Norway from Denmark is a popular route and a fast way to get to Norway. Once aboard your vacation will begin.

Hirtshals – Langesund ferry costs

A one-way ticket for one person is available from about €26. For a return trip with a family in a car in high season, you will arrive at around €500.

It is not necessary to book a cabin on this crossing, but it can be nice for comfort. There is also plenty to do on board so that you don't get bored.

About Norway

Norway has a lot to offer: from the Northern lights to the midnight sun and from the Fjords, to the mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and national parks. Next to the various nature experiences, Norway also has a lot of vibrant cities where there is a lot to do and see. From Bergen to Oslo, and Tromso to the Lofoten, from road trips to culture, Norway is a must-see vacation destination. Our blog will highlight the best places to visit and travel tips in the near future.

Frequent Asked Question

There are a number of questions that are frequently asked for this crossing to Norway

Which ferry company operates the Hirtshals-Langesund route?

Currently, this route is only sailed by shipping company Fjordline.

What are good alternatives for this crossing?

Many ferries leave from Hirtshals. A potentially interesting alternative is Hirtshals-Kristiansand. Kristiansand is about 200 kilometers from Langesund and is a little more to the southwest. Hirtshalks-Larvik is an interesting option for passengers who want to go to Oslo. Larvik is a town right next to Langesund and here is the harbor for the ships of Color Line.

What makes Fjordline ferries 'green'?

The ships MS Bergensfjord and MS Stavangerfjord run on LNG (liquefied natural gas). This brings significant environmental benefits over Diesel. For example, the exhaust gases from LNG engines are completely free of sulfur and soot and do not emit any visible smoke. The CO2 emissions are 20-25% lower than those of diesel engines and the emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) are no less than 92% lower.


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