How to get to Faroe IslandsWhich airlines fly to the Faroe Islands? How do you find cheap flights to Faroe Islands? Did you know you have a choice between to airlines? Read on to find out more travel information relating how get to Faroe Islands by air or by sea.

Faroe Islands are a visually striking place with crashing waterfalls, epic lighthouses, and great hiking opportunities. Travelers go to the Faroe Islands to embrace nature, slow down, and recharge. This is why Faroe Islands tourism is something people are starting to notice.

Getting to the Faroe Islands by flight

The easiest and fastest way to get to the Faroe Islands is by hopping onto one of the multiple daily flights from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Vágar Airport (FAE). You have a choice between two carriers: Atlantic Airways, the local Faroese airline that has operated on the route for 30 years, or Scandinavian Airlines.



Atlantic Airways also has departures on certain days of the week from Reykjavík, Iceland to the Faroe Islands, from Bergen, Norway to the Faroe Islands and from Edinburgh, Scotland, to the Faroe Islands.

In addition, Altantic Airways also operates routes from the Danish cities of Billund and Aalborg, Denmark to the Faroe Islands. These routes are flown a couple of times a week.



When coming from North America to the Faroe Islands, your best bet is to stop over in Keflavík airport, Iceland, and then take the flight from Iceland to Faroe Islands. Be aware that the plane to Vagar airport in the Faroe Islands departs from the very small airport Reykjavíkurflugvöllur in Reyjavík city centre in the summer. 

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Getting to the Faroe Islands by ferry

If you bring your car or you just prefer sailing to the Faroe Islands, the passenger ferry Norröna has regular departures from Hanstholm, Denmark, to the Faroese capital Torshavn.

Travellers coming from North America can take the ferry Norröna from Seyðisfjörður in Iceland.

If you are a fan of unspoiled narure, the Faroe Islands definately deserve a spot on your travel bucket list. You can start planning your trip to the Faroe Islands by checking out the largest section of things to do and see in the Faroe Islands here.