Cheap Ferry to Seydisfjordur Port

Seydisfjordur is a small Icelandic fishing village with a port serving Torshavn in the Faroe Islands and onwards journeys to the Shetland Isles, Denmark and Norway. The town boasts a natural harbour with its stunning long and narrow fjord surrounded by high mountains. It is one of the most beautiful places in Iceland.

Smyril Line operates a weekly ferry between Seydisfjordur and Torshavn with the journey taking around 19 hours. The timetable is seasonal and it is advisable to check with the ferry operator prior to booking to confirm times.

Connections to Bergen Norway, Lerwick (on the Shetland Isles) and Hanstholm in Denmark are made via Tórshavn on the Faroe Islands through Smyril Line ferries.

The Norrona is a modern vessel with excellent and modern on board facilities. These include cabins which range from sharing couchettes to four berth rooms and deluxe suites. On board entertainment includes a children’s playground, a small swimming pool, a cinema, a selection of shops and dining facilities. There is also a nightclub and cocktail lounge.

Iceland is circled by a ring road which travels around the entire island. This is the main route regardless of where you want to go. The capital Reykjavik is a 15 hour bus ride away from the port and an overnight stay at Seydisfjordur becomes required if travelling from the capital. The roads to Seydisfjordur can be quite hazardous especially during wintertime and it is advisable to exercise caution with snow chains and spikes being a necessity.

Long and short-term parking is available at Seydisfjordur, however it is limited during the winter months and it is advisable to check with the port prior to arrival. For special needs passengers the port and ferry has facilities including wheel chair access and boarding assistance and it is advisable to check with both Smyril Line and the port authority in advance to booking and arrival.

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