Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Faroe Islands Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
I tried, but I just couldn’t fall asleep – others may have better luck. – a traveller
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Vágar Airport.
What to Expect
- A tiny but friendly single-terminal airport, surrounded by beautiful scenic island views. There’s one gate, one shop and limited food options!
- All announcements, signs and even reading materials in the airport are in Faroese, the local language.
Where to Sleep
- As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. One reviewer mentioned that the airport’s seat are cloth-covered wood and very uncomfortable. Write a review to help future travelers.
- For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
If sleeping in Faroe Vagar Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Vagar Hotel – (2 minute walk from the airport terminal) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of Faroe Islands Deals on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Duty Free & Shopping – DutyFree + FAE is the airport’s only shop, offering duty-free shopping during airport hours of operation.
Food & Drinks – The airport’s food concessions are open during normal flight times only. Food options are: Flogkaffi FAE Cafe & Bar • Hvonn Airport (landside – limited menu) • Hvonn Airside (airside – hot meals).
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Rest Zones – Not available.
Showers – Not available.
The airport is open 7:00AM – 7:45PM.
As of February 2018, Faroe Islands Vágar airport is served by the following airlines: SAS • Atlantic Airways • Singapore Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
The airport is served by Bus No 300 which operates between Tórshavn, the Airport and Sørvágur. For rates, routes and to ensure the bus schedule is not affected by the weather, visit the Strandfaraskip website.
Avis and Unicar have car rental kiosks in the airport terminal. Hertz, Europcar and Sixt are all represented at the airport with Visit Vagar.
Taxis and Shuttles
Both metered taxis and shared-ride shuttles serve the airport during airport hours of operation. Reservations may be required. For taxi service, contact Auto Taxi or Bil Taxi. For scheduled, door-to-door shared-ride service, contact Hammer Shuttle.
Last updated: 2018-10-23
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.