Fähre to the Faroe Islands

Travel by ferry to Faroe Islands! Travelling to Faroe Islands couldn't be more relaxed than by ferry. This way you start your Faroe Islands holiday rested and without stress.

The Faroe Islands can only be reached from mainland Europe by Fähre from Denmark. Fähredepart from Hirtshals once or twice a week, depending on the season. There is also a weekly connection from Iceland to the Faroe Islands during the summer months.

Search & Book Ferries to Faroe Islands

Use our ferry search to find your ferry to Faroe Islands. We compare the offers of different shipping companies on each route. So you always get the cheapest offer for your Faroe Islandsferry. Check availability and timetables now.


All ferries to Faroe Islands

Here you find all current ferry connections to Faroe Islands.

Ferry connection Country of origin & country of destination Number &
Duration of trip
Shipping company
Ferry Hirtshals-Torshavn Ferry from Denmark to Faroe Islands 1 time a week
39 hours
Smyril Line

All ferries from Faroe Islands

Here you find all current ferry connections from Faroe Islands.

Ferry connection Country of origin & country of destination Number &
Duration of trip
Shipping company
Ferry Torshavn-Hirtshals Ferry from Faroe Islands to Denmark 1 time a week
39 hours
Smyril Line

Ferry ports in Faroe Islands

You can find an overview of all ferry ports in Faroe Islands here.

Ports
Torshavn

Travel guide Faroe Islands

Holiday in Faroe Islands

Far out in the North Atlantic, between Iceland, Norway and Scotland, a spectacular destination awaits you. The Faroe Islands belong to Denmark and consist of 18 islands. They all offer breathtaking scenery, solitude and fascinating birdlife. Local hospitality, culinary delights and famous festivals promise unforgettable holiday moments.


TOP excursion destinations in Faroe Islands

The capital of the Faroe Islands is called Tórshavn, named after the Germanic god Thor. It looks back on a thousand years of history and enchants its guests with a beautiful old town and colourful houses. The fortress Skansin, a white painted harbour church and a beautiful lighthouse are also among the sights.

A fascinating natural spectacle is Sørvágsvatn, the largest lake in the Faroe Islands. It is known as the “lake above the sea”. Because it is located at a height of 32 meters on a cliff. As if that wasn’t spectacular enough, it drains vertically into the North Atlantic via the mighty Bøsdalafossur waterfall.

A hike leads up to the highest mountain of the islands. From the 880 metre high peak of Slættaratindur you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the entire island world.

On the Faroe Islands many mighty cliffs rise from the roaring Atlantic. Its height is impressive. The vertical drop of Cape Enniberg, for example, is 754 metres high. World record!

One of the most beautiful sights is the rich bird life. There are more than 300 species, including the charming puffin.


Entry requirements

For a stay on the Faroe Islands German citizens need an identity card, a passport or a children’s passport. All documents must be valid for the entire period of stay.


Alternative travel options

An alternative journey is only possible by plane. Direct flights to Vágar are available all year round from Denmark, Scotland, Iceland and Norway.


Fähre to the Faroe Islands Experiences & Travelogues

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