Flights to Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands is one of the smallest islands and is located between Scotland and Iceland. The island previously belonged to Denmark and even now some parts of the island like the military, foreign affairs etc still belong to Denmark. There is one main airport in the island and there are many other small helipads in and around the island. There are some airlines that operate flights to Faroe Islands. Given below, is a brief overview of the airport and various flights to the island.

Flights to Faroe Islands and Airport


As Faroe is a small island, there is only one airport in the island that is located at Vagar, known as the Vagar Airport. All the airlines operate flights from Vagar Airport including low cost carriers. Some of the airlines that operate flights to Faroe Islands are given below:

  • Atlantic Airways
  • Air Iceland

Apart from the two airlines that are mentioned above, there are no other airlines operating direct flight to the island. Occasional connecting flights to Faroe Islands are available from London and Scotland. You can also avail wide range of connecting flights to Torshavn from Copenhagen.

Flights to Faroe Islands and Booking Tickets


Booking tickets for flights to Faroe Islands is easy as you can do that with the help of computer or with the help of travel agents. As there are no direct flights to the island, you can book tickets for places, from where you can avail some cars or buses to reach the island. There are only few direct flights to Faroe Islands that operates from Vagar Airport.

Different offers and discount is given by travel agents who book tickets for direct flights to Faroe Islands in order to attract fliers and travelers. Not only veteran fliers but also to first time fliers in order to increase travel and tourism in the island.

Airport in Vagar and facilities available


Vagar is the only airport in the island which offers different facilities to its fliers. Mentioned below are few such facilities available in the airport:

  • ATM
  • Waiting Rooms
  • Money Exchange
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Florists
  • Car Hire
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Handicrafts and Souvenir Shop

When to travel to Faroe Islands?


The weather in the island is highly unpredictable but it generally experiences maritime climate. During summers, temperatures are generally high but at times summer fog occurs in the island. During winter temperatures are low but it is not so cold, as compared to the places located on high altitudes. Snowfall takes place but for a short span of time. So if you want to enjoy your trip to the island, it is advisable to book tickets for flights to Faroe Islands during winter, when temperatures are low and the air is fresh and clean.