This is the gateway to the Vesterålen

Av den 11. juli 2018

The best way to get to the Vesterålen is by the Torghatten ferrys  over the Vestfjorden. 

If you are visiting Vesterålen, the easiest way to get There is by boat. The Bognes – Lødingen route is operated by the Northern Norwegian Company Torghatten. We have intervjued some of the crew Members so you Can get to know the route å little better.

– Remember to turn of the gas, says Sondre Lillegaard, the youngest crew-member.

We get invited up to the bridge, there we meet captein Jørn Kiltorp.

– During summertime we have departures every hour. There are four ferrys operative now, and even at night you can travel over the Vestfjorden.


Kiltorp has been on this ship for three years. He is satisfied with his crew. And it sees like the crew are happy to. We talk to Kenneth from Harstad that travel 960 kilometers to work, after he moved to the South.

-I could find work closer to home, but I really want to continue my Job Here.


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