Possible traveling routs to Lighthouse Lofoten

Below you find possible traveling routes to our conference. The first route is the one that takes the shortest time. The others have longer travel time but give you the opportunity to see more of the beautiful Lofoten Islands on your way to our conference.

  1. Flight from Oslo (Gardermoen Airport) to Svolvær (Helle Airport). Usually there will be a stopover in Bodø. Approximate travelling time is 3 hours. When arriving Svolvær (Helle Airport) there is a 10 minute drive to Thon Hotel Svolvær. We recommend you to pre-order a taxi from Helle Airport to the hotel when you have a stopover in Bodø.
  2. Flight from Oslo (Gardermoen Airport) to Leknes Airport. Usually there will be a stopover in Bodø. From Leknes to Svolvær you must take a bus. Approximate travelling time is 4,5 hours.
  3. Flight from Oslo, Gardermoen Airport to Evenes Airport. Usually a direct flight. From Evenes to Svolvær you must take a bus. Approximate travelling time is 5 – 6 hours.
  4. Flight from Oslo, Gardermoen Airport to Bodø Airport. Usually a direct flight. From Bodø to Svolvær you must take a ferry (and look to NEX II Bodo – Svolvaer – Bodo timetable). Approximate travelling time is 5 – 6 hours. Unfortunately there are few departures with the ferry, and the journey could take a little longer if your flight is not coordinated with the ferry in advance.
  5. Please contact the flight-, bus- or ferry-company if you need assistance with your booking.

    Travel grant information

    Limited funds are available to support participation from countries eligible for ODA-funding upon request. Please put forward your request to the lighthouselofoten@marintmiljo.no

    The travel grants coverage flights and any overnight stays on the journey. Limited funds are available to support participation from countries eligible for ODA-funding upon request. Travel grants will cover a standard travel, not business class or extravagance hotels.

    Visa

    Regarding participants who needs a visa for the conference, we offer a service for this purpose without further cost to the participant. ECOVIS will be able to handle your visa application, and will safely guide you through the process making sure you will have the necessary visa in hand before travelling to Norway. Contact the company directly and use the conference code Lighthouse.

    Deadline for using this services is 15.08.2019.
    Company: ECOVIS Mobility Services Norway
    Contact: Mathias Dyve Simenstad, +47 46 17 06 46, email: oslo@ecovis.no

    If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us:
    Norwegian Center for Oilspill Preparedness and Marine Environment (MARINEENVIRON)
    Fiskergata 22, 8300 Svolvær; NORWAY
    Email: lighthouselofoten@marintmiljo.no
    Phone number: +47 901 30 900

    You will receive an confirmation of your registration after payment is registerd. Please pay into account number given in the registration form. Participation is only possible when full payment has been received on our account prior to the event. Cancellation: In case of cancellation after 12th of September 2019, the participation fee will not be refundable. The cancellation must be made in writing without exception, but of course you may name an alternate participant. Subject to modifications of the programme and event may occur. All fees are subject to 25% VAT (DE).

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