About Alta

At this latitude, nature has always been in total control. The variation between seasons, the never setting Midnight Sun and the darkness of Polar Nights defines who we are and how we live.

How to get here by flight

Alta is closer than you think. It is a two hours flight from Oslo, the capital of Norway. Daily departures makes it easy to get here. It is also a half an hour flight from Tromsø. Both Norwegian and SAS operates between Oslo Airport (OSL) and Alta Airport (ALF).

How to get there by bus

It is easy to travel by bus between Tromsø and Alta. From December until the end of March every year, it is possible to travel the Arctic Route through Finland.

How to get here by car

Alta is kind of a hub, connecting with both E45 and E6. E6 takes you south to both Trondheim and Oslo, and also north-east to Kirkenes. E45 takes you to Kautokeino and connects to both Finland and Sweden.

Welcome to the Tourist Information

The Tourist Information is located in the city centre of Alta, near Thon Hotel and AMFI Alta (shopping mall). It is open between 10 and 14 Monday to Friday. If you want to get in touch, please call +47 99 10 00 22.

Next to nothing. Close to everything. This is arctic living.