The Award Winning Leader in Escorted Worldwide Rail Holidays

01904 734 001

Open 7 Days A Week

Ofoten Railway

The Ofoten Railway lies on a headland at the foot of the Fagernesfjellet, between the Beisfjord and Rornbaksfjord, and runs between the iron-ore mines at Kiruna in Swedish Lapland and the port town of Narvik on the Norwegian coast. The modern town of Narvik was developed as a port for the export of the iron-ore, and the Ofoten Railway, was built at the turn of the century as the link between the mines and the port.

At the time of construction, the Ofoten Railway was both the coldest and northern-most railway project in the world. The 26-mile (42km) line was painstakingly carved out the mountains - an incredible engineering project that was largely undertaken by hand. The result is a breathtaking route which takes passengers past deep fjords, through the wild, rugged mountains and the barren mountain plateaus north of the Arctic Circle.

The Ofoten Railway Museum is dedicated to the local history of Narvik and the Ofoten Railway, and is located close to the centre of Narvik.

We’ve found 2 tours for you matching: Ofoten Railway

Special Offer
Save up to £75 pp
HuskiesHuskiesRail Discoveries Value Tour

Huskies and the Northern Lights

Join us on a remarkable adventure into the mysterious Arctic on this tour that features some unique and unforgettable experiences. Discover the magic of Norway in winter as husky dogs lead you through the snow, chase the incomparable northern lights, and ride aboard the most northern railway in the world. This tour is operated by our sister company Rail Discoveries.

… see more
2019JanFebMar

6 days from £1,695 pp

View tour details >
Early Booking Offer
Save up to £200 pp
Grand Arctic Circle Explorer rail tourGrand Arctic Circle Explorer rail tour

Grand Arctic Circle Explorer

Explore Denmark, Sweden and Norway on this truly spectacular overland rail adventure. We visit the region's three magnificent and lively capital cities, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo, Norway's awe-inspiring fjords and the wild landscapes north of the Arctic Circle in the 'Land of the Midnight Sun.'

… see more
2018Jul
2019JunJul

21 days from £5,325 pp

View tour details >
Helen Laverack
Helen
Lynne Broadley
Lynne
Julie Pacalon
Julie
Kathryn Cambridge
Kathryn
Get in touch with one of our Travel Specialists

Helping you plan your holiday...

Call:

Enquire
View Shortlist 0