Atlantic Airways and Scandinavian Airlines fly non-stop to the Faroe Islands from a host of cities in Europe. Photo: @danrubin
Smyril Line's ferry, Norrøna, sails to the Faroe Islands from Iceland and Denmark.
GETTING TO THE FAROE ISLANDS
Even though the Faroe Islands is remotely located in the North Atlantic Ocean, reaching the islands is much easier than most people think. The Faroe Islands is only a short flight from mainland Europe!
FLYING TO THE FAROE ISLANDS
You can fly non-stop to the Faroe Islands from a variety of destinations, such as Copenhagen (Denmark), Paris (France), Reykjavik (Iceland), Edinburgh (Scotland), Oslo (Norway) and Bergen (Norway). There are also seasonal flights from places like Barcelona, the Gran Canary Islands, and Mallorca.
Please note that many of these routes are currently suspended because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but will most likely return in 2021. Check atlantic.fo for more information.
Flights from Reykjavik, Edinburgh and Bergen to the Faroe Islands with Atlantic Airways are only one hour long, and flights from Copenhagen with either Atlantic Airways or Scandinavian Airlines last only two hours. Direct flights from Paris to the Faroe Islands with Atlantic Airways last 2 hours and 45 minutes. There are between two to four direct flights from Copenhagen to the Faroe Islands each day, depending on season.
SAILING TO THE FAROE ISLANDS
The Faroe Islands can also be reached by ferry from Iceland and Denmark. Slow travel at its best! This service is operated by Faroese company, Smyril Line.