Travel to Ny-Ålesund
Ny-Ålesund is accessible by air traffic at least twice weekly. By international airlines, you get connections to the international airport of Oslo (Oslo Gardamoen). From here, there is nearly daily service to Longyearbyen via Tromsö, performed by airlines Norwegian or SAS Norge. You can find information about arrivals and departures at Longyearbyen Airport here.
For the shuttle connection between Longyearbyen and Ny-Ålesund, please consider the flight schedule and transportation information given by Kings Bay AS. Your shuttle flight is ordered by KingsBay, when you book your stay in Ny-Ålesund via the RiS Portal. (See Base Access)
We strongly advise you to not book your mainland flights until you received the booking confirmation for your booking at Ny-Ålesund as your requested booking dates might not be available.
Passengers for the flight from Longyearbyen to Ny-Ålesund have to be at AS Lufttransporten 45 min before departure time. AS Lufttransporten is located in the hangar building besides the main building of the Longyearbyen airport. Please be aware, that the flights are depending on the current weather situation and changes of departures times might occur. Please provide a mobile phone number within your RiS booking to be reachable for last minute changes.
If you have to stay overnight in Longyearbyen during your travel, you have the choice between few hotels and accommodations. The center of Longyearbyen is about 3 km away from the airport. Transport is available by bus or taxi.