The Svalbard Express – Southbound

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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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  • Embark on the southbound section of our revived historic 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 – Southbound

Start your journey by experiencing life on the Arctic frontier in Longyearbyen, Svalbard. After two nights on Spitsbergen, board MS Trollfjord to set sail south to the Norwegian coast and a variety of coastal communities large and small.

  • Day 1Longyearbyen
  • Day 2Longyearbyen
  • Day 3Longyearbyen
  • Day 4Ny-Ålesund
  • Day 5At sea
  • Day 6Tromsø and Senja
  • Day 7Svolvær
  • Day 8Brønnøysund
  • Day 9Ålesund and Urke
  • Day 10Bergen

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

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

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 (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