The Svalbard Express – Northbound

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Early Bird Sale: $ 300 Onboard credit

Celebrate our 130th year anniversary that little bit more with $300 onboard credit per person, aboard our Svalbard Express in 2023.

Embark on a nostalgic summertime voyage along the Norwegian coast up to the Svalbard archipelago at the edge of the world.

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  • Head into the High Arctic on the northbound leg of our nostalgic route that connects mainland Norway with Svalbard, at the edge of the world
  • Enjoy life aboard exceptionally designed MS Trollfjord, freshly refurbished in 2022 with the finest materials and ship craftsmanship
  • Visit a variety of charming coastal communities on mainland Norway and on Svalbard and take your pick from authentic, locally run optional excursions
  • Experience variations of summer the length of Norway, basking in 24 hours of daylight from the glorious Midnight Sun at the height of the season


The Svalbard Express – Northbound

Journey to a variety of coastal communities on the Norwegian coast while headed north to the remote Svalbard archipelago.

Once there, you’ll spend two nights in the High Arctic settlement of Longyearbyen, exploring the landscapes of the island of Spitsbergen.

  • Day 1Bergen
  • Day 2Åndalsnes
  • Day 3Træna
  • Day 4Stokmarknes / Vesterålen
  • Day 5Tromsø
  • Day 6Honningsvåg
  • Day 7At sea around Bjørnøya
  • Day 8Longyearbyen
  • Day 9Longyearbyen
  • Day 10Longyearbyen

What’s included

Included in your voyage

Our two iconic voyages, The Svalbard Express and The North Cape Express, can be experienced on one of two fare-types: Select or Suite, read more about the two fare types here.

Regardless of the fare you choose, you will be able to enjoy the following benefits:


When in Norway

  • Transfer in Bergen (airport – ship)
  • Transfers in Longyearbyen (ship – hotel, hotel – airport)
  • Two nights in a four-star hotel in Longyearbyen including breakfast
  • Camp Barentz Wilderness Evening excursion
  • Hybrid-powered catamaran tour on MS Bard

Cabin on ship

  • Choice of cabin number on MS Trollfjord
  • Norway’s Coastal Kitchen welcome basket

Food and drink on board

  • Full board with all-day dining
  • Drinks package (selected wine, beer, soft drinks) 1
  • Complimentary water, tea, and coffee
  • Afternoon tea and cakes

Life on board

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi 2
  • English-speaking Coastal Experience team
  • Visit to the bridge 3
  1. Only valid in the onboard restaurants during mealtimes  
  2. Guests on the Select fare will need to register on our free 1893 Ambassador loyalty programme to access the Wi-Fi 
  3. At the discretion of the Captain and subject to safety restrictions  


Images Courtesy of Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express