Svolvær is Lofotens ‘capital’ as well as our base. Svolvær Airport Helle is just 5 minutes by car from downtown. You can fly directly from Oslo to Svolvær. From April 2017 there will be four year-round direct flights between Oslo and Lofoten. Twice a week there will be direct flights from Oslo to Svolvær and twice between Leknes and Oslo. First departure from Oslo to Svolvær is Thursday, April 6th, with departure at 09.00 and return to Oslo at 11:50. Sunday the flight from Oslo leaves at 10:00 and returns from Svolvær at 12:50. Already on Monday the 3rd of April, the first direct flight between Oslo and Lofoten will take off. That Widerøe airplane will take-off from Oslo at 09.00 to Leknes and return the same day. Svolværs first direct flight to Oslo will start three days later, on Thursday the 6th of April.