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Mail Boat Cruises in Norway

See Norway’s spectacular fjords on a Hurtigruten mail boat cruise arranged by Norwegian travel experts. Tour packages include cruise reservations, accommodation and land travel.

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SEE THE FJORDS ON A NORWEGIAN MAIL BOAT CRUISE

The dramatic 2,000-kilometre Norwegian coastline is one of Europe’s great attractions, and for more than 100 years the popular Hurtigruten mail boat cruise in Norway has been offering incredible fjord scenery to locals and travellers alike. In fact, Lonely Planet called the Hurtigruten cruise along the Norwegian coast "The World's Most Beautiful Voyage". So it’s no surprise that Hurtigruten mail boat cruises in Norway are among the most popular tours offered by Nordic Visitor.

Nordic Visitor specialises in tailor-made fjord tours in Norway that include overnights on the Hurtigruten cruise line. Our Norway tour packages are nearly all-inclusive, meaning that we handle all of your cruise reservations, accommodations both at sea and on land as well as as any travel via train or rental car.

Ready to take that dream cruise in Norway? Keep browsing below for our suggestions of tour packages that include the Hurtigruten mail boat cruise in Norway.

 

— WHY US?

Why book with Nordic Visitor

  • Hassle-free & seamless travel experience
  • Flexible & customisable tour options
  • Value for your money
  • Professional service from local experts

Sail along Norway's scenic coast

Hop on a Hurtigruten mail boat cruise between Bergen and Kirkenes for incredible fjord scenery and exciting shore excursions. We handle all your voyage details, accommodations and land travel.

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Cruise & Train
7 days / 6 nights
May - Sep

Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express

Geiranger & Fjord Cruise

1801EUR

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7 days / 6 nights
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Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express

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Cruise
10 days / 9 nights
Oct - Mar

Aurora Safari by Rail & Cruise

2623EUR

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10 days / 9 nights
Oct - Mar

Aurora Safari by Rail & Cruise

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Cruise & Train
10 days / 9 nights
May - Sep

Lofoten & the Fjords

by Cruise and Rail

2276EUR

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Lofoten & the Fjords

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Cruise
7 days / 6 nights
Dec - Mar

71° North - North Cape & the Snow Hotel

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7 days / 6 nights
Dec - Mar

71° North - North Cape & the Snow Hotel

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Visit more of Scandinavia by sea

Check out our popular multi-country tour packages for a trip that connects the cities of Oslo, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki with travel by train and ferry.

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Independent Tours
7 days / 6 nights
Oct - Apr

Capitals of Scandinavia in Winter

Cruise

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7 days / 6 nights
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Capitals of Scandinavia in Winter

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Independent Tours
10 days / 9 nights
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Best of Scandinavia Classic - Winter

Train & Cruise

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10 days / 9 nights
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Best of Scandinavia Classic - Winter

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10 days / 9 nights
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Best of Scandinavia Classic

Train & Cruise

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10 days / 9 nights
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Best of Scandinavia Classic

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Independent Tours
12 days / 11 nights
May - Sep

Best of Scandinavia & Finland Cruise

Train & Cruise

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12 days / 11 nights
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Best of Scandinavia & Finland Cruise

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Highlights of a Hurtigruten mail boat cruise in Norway

Classic Hurtigruten cruises run south to north (and vice versa) between the charming city of Bergen and the town of Kirkenes in northern Norway, sailing alongside the beautiful Norwegian fjords. It runs year-round and crosses the Arctic Circle, making this voyage ideal for experiencing the midnight sun in summer or for enjoying a Hurtigruten northern lights winter cruise.

A one-way Hurtigruten post boat cruise covering the full route takes around 6 or 7 days and the voyage stops at 34 ports of call.



Here are just a few of the things you can experience on coastal Hurtigruten cruises in Norway:

  • Walk around the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund and admire its beautiful architecture.
  • Sail up the Geirangerfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, past tumbling waterfalls.
  • Stroll past the colourful wharf houses in Trondheim, the ancient former capital of Norway.
  • See the beautiful Lofoten Islands, famous for its jagged peaks and quaint fishing villages.
  • Visit lively Tromsø, "The Paris of the North”, and visit its uniquely-shaped Arctic Cathedral.
  • Enjoy amazing views from the cliffs at North Cape, mainland Europe's northernmost point.

What’s more, Hurtigruten ships -- such as the MS Trollfjord, for example -- are equipped with many of the amenities of large cruise liners, such as outdoor hot tubs, a fitness room, different dining rooms and outdoor panorama lounges for viewing sea eagles. You also have your choice of different cabin options and exciting guided shore excursions when booking a Nordic Visitor Hurtigruten tour.

Customisations for a Hurtigruten post boat voyage

The best thing about Hurtigruten postal ferry cruises in Norway is the hop-on, hop-off style of travel. You can opt to embark and disembark at ports other than Bergen or Kirkenes, so you can enjoy a shorter cruise in addition to travel by car or train.

A most popular addition to Hurtigruten cruises in Norway is the Norway in a Nutshell® train journey, which connects Oslo to Bergen via the Flåm Railway. Give yourself at least 8 days in Norway if you wish to enjoy a train-cruise combo trip. We can also customise any itinerary to include trips to neighbouring Scandinavian countries.

 

— COASTAL VOYAGES

Quick facts about Hurtigruten

  • Hurtigruten was founded in 1893 to transport cargo, mail and passengers between coastal towns
  • In the old days, Norway’s fjords made road travel difficult and sometimes dangerous
  • Hurtigruten means “fast route” in Norwegian
  • Today the cruise line is considered a leader in the “slow travel” movement

Norway Cruise Travel Experts

As a trusted travel agency with experienced staff throughout the Nordic region, Nordic Visitor knows how to make the most of your time in Norway. What's more, we're certified Hurtigruten agents. This means we have the most up-to-date information regarding availability of cruises and cabin types.

Nordic Visitor works only with licensed, reputable travel partners that meet our high standards, and Hurtigruten has the same strict expectations for its certified agents. To ensure the highest quality for our guests, we maintain close connections with Hurtigruten and try their cruise services ourselves.

We go beyond booking cruise services in Norway – we also make all your travel arrangements on land, including accommodations and travel by train and rental car. Our nearly all-inclusive itineraries -- that can be customised to your needs -- include Norway's must-see attractions as well as lesser-known highlights that are hand-picked by our own staff.

Different ways you can experience Norway

We have tours for all varieties of travel styles and interests. See our options for exploring Norway below.

What do our customers say?

The reviews speak for themselves. See what Nordic Visitor travellers said about their experience with us.

Christian, Canada

Complete Norway, February 2020

We had a great experience

Everything was fine, accomodations were perfect, comfortable and very good breakfast. Our experience with Nordic Visitor was very helpful and the followups were very efficient.

Tracy, United States

Highlights of Norway, May 2019

Fantastic tour! My second guided tour with Nordic Visitor, and I will look to do other tours

I enjoyed the small group size and getting to know my tour mates. I most enjoyed the Fjord part of the tour.  Flam was amazing and the accomodations were fantastic! This was my second guided tour with Nordic Visitor, and I will look to do other tours with Nordic Visitor. I have recommended to friends and 2 have used for self-drive tours in Iceland. I also wrote a positive trip advisor review on my Iceland tour and it was read by 1,500 people! I will give another positive write-up on this trip. I love to look at your website (which is one of the best travel websites I've seen) and dream about where I may want to go next.

Brenda, South Africa

Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter, January 2020

Wonderful experience!

It's intimidating visiting a foreign country where you don't speak the language. Our fears were put to rest the moment we started our tour, the whole experience was just wonderful. Everything was wonderful, our tour was carefully planned and made the maximum use of our time.

Larry, Canada

Highlights of Norway, July 2019

I enjoyed the whole tour!

The scenery was beautiful and the accommodations and food were excellent. Our tour leader and driver were great to travel with and I enjoyed the whole tour.

Debbie, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® & Northern Lights, March 2020

Excellent tour!

An excellent tour. Excellent locations, nice quality. Self guided, directions were very clear and concise. We especially enjoyed the day spent at Camp Tamok, where we partook in reindeer and dog sledding.

Lesley, Australia

Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter, October 2019

Good travel experience!

Flam railway trip fantastic and the ferry cruise in the magnificent fjord. Overall, very good travel experience for this usually very independent traveller.

Michelle, Australia

Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter, October 2019

Seamless organisation, wonderful time!

All hotels where great a very well located. All transferred where seamless and directions very easy to follow. As a solo traveller I was astounded by how well everything had been organised. I had a wonderful time and thank you for organising my days in Norway. I would definitely use you again. I will be travelling again in 2020. I will be contacting you about other destinations. Thank you again for your seamless organisation. A wonderful journey.  

Richard, United States

Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express, August 2019

Positive experience

Overall everything went off perfectly!

Travel Guide

Be prepared for just about anything on your Norway adventure.

Our Services

Whether you travel by train, cruise ship or car in your Nordic Visitor package, all customers receive personalised service with a designated travel consultant, tailor-made quality travel documents, and our self-drive clients receive a hand-marked map that outlines their route, overnight stays and highlights along the way. Furthermore, Nordic Visitor has long-standing professional relationships with local tour operators, which are carefully selected by our staff and are recognized for consistent, quality service.

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