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Crossing Denmark ⇔ Norway
Sailings Once per day
Distance 290 km, 180 miles
Destination(s) 🇩🇰 Denmark, 🇳🇴 Norway
Operated by Fjord Line
Duration 10h 30 mins.
2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 195
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The ferry from Hirtshals to Stavanger is a daily crossing of 10.5 hours operated by Fjord Line. When you sail on this ferry you’ll be in Norway from Denmark or vice versa in 10,5 hours. As this is a night crossing you’ll find comfortable cabins and some good entertainment and restaurants aboard.

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Ferry to Stavanger and Hirtshals

Do you want to travel on holiday to South-Western Norway and cover the most considerable part directly by boat? Then the crossing from (North) Danish Hirtshals to Stavanger with Fjord Line is an excellent choice.

Fjordline operates this crossing and takes you between Danish Hirtshals to the Norwegian cities of Stavanger and Bergen. Stavanger is located in Southwest Norway, Hirtshals in the Northern tip of Norway.

If you're looking for the ferry to Bergen, this page is more helpful: Hirtshals-Bergen

The boat departs daily from Hirtshals to Stavanger. The ferry leaves at night (around 8:00 PM) for Norway from Denmark. It takes you around 10.5 hours to Stavanger.

As this is a night crossing, you'll find plenty of options and comfortable cabins on board the ship, which you can add to your booking.

Restaurants and entertainment are available for an excellent start to your holiday. With your booking, you can immediately reserve one of the restaurants where you can dine during this crossing. It is a night crossing. You leave in the evening and arrive at your destination rested the next day.

On this page, you will find a lot of information and tips about this ferry service between Norway and Denmark.

Ferry Schedule Hirtshals – Stavanger

Looking for the timetable of the ferry connection between Hirtshals & Stavanger

Once a day, the ferry leaves Hirtshals for its first destination Stavanger. You'll be sailing with either the M/S Bergensfjord or the M/S Stavangerfjord.

  • Departure Stavanger: 20:00
  • Arrival Hirtshals: 08:00
  • Duration: 12 hours

Hirtshals to Stavanger:

  • Departure Hirtshals: 20:00
  • Arrival Stavanger: 06:30
  • Duration: 10.5 hours

Ferry route to Stavanger and Hirtshals

On this map, you can zoom in and zoom out and see the route from Hirtshals to Stavanger and vice versa.

The ferry from Hirthshals to Stavanger sails further to Bergen after the stop in Stavanger. It is also possible to make city trips to both coastal cities. You can use the low fare calendar at Fjord Line to find the best prices.

Hirtshals-Stavanger costs

We made several test bookings on the Fjord Line website throughout the year. The first economy ticket we saw was €61 for the Hirtshals – Stavanger connections. The flex ticket is €68,-. But this is in the low season. In the peak season, prices are often around €135 for a single trip. After selecting the date, you can choose the cabin type you want. When we add a car, the cheapest rate is €167 (adding €120 for the car).

Cabins start from €136, or you can book an ‘air seat' for €25- this is a ‘sleeperette' / sleeping chair. We go for the cheapest cabin (€136). In the booking process, adding a dinner or breakfast buffet or other type of food is also possible.


Rates one way crossing

  • Adults from: €61
  • Air seat: €25
  • Car: €120
  • Cabin: from €136,-

For adults, we looked at the price including a cabin based on 2 people a car. Total then is €235 – €149 for the cabin. Then you come to a total of 384 euros. This is when we tried a booking ourselves. Costs can vary on choices you make at your booking.

About Norway

Norway has much 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 Stavanger 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 shortly.

FAQ Hirtshals - Stavanger

Several questions are frequently asked for this crossing to Stavanger.

Is there a ferry from the UK to Norway?

No, those days are gone. There was a ferry connection between Newcastle and Bergen in the past, but this ferry stopped in 2008. Options are to travel first to the Netherlands and take the ferry to Kristiansand or Oslo via Germany or Denmark.

How long does the crossing from Hirtshals to Stavanger take?

The crossing is night and takes you around 10.5 hours to either Hirtshals or Stavanger.

Can you take the car with you, and what does it cost?

The car can be taken along, provided there is still room on the parking deck; bringing the car will cost an additional fee of around €120,-