Mini Cruises to Norway

Mini cruises allow passengers to enjoy the luxuries of a cruise trip for a much smaller cost. These trips typically last for a few days and take passengers to another country. Norway is a popular option for European mini-cruises, and there are several available options for travellers looking to experience Norwegian culture. Many mini-cruises to Norway operate out of England, but some depart from other ports in Europe.

Newcastle to Kristiansand

The British company Ferry Crossings sells a number of mini-cruises, including a trip from Newcastle to Kristiansand.Trips depart on Friday afternoon and arrive at port on Saturday morning, giving travellers two full days on shore. Passengers must find accommodation in Kristiansand on their own. Contact Ferry Crossings for price quotes and schedules.

Ferry Crossings UK

Travel Away Group

Airport House

Unit 42,Digby Close

Tilton-On-The Hill




Copenhagen to Oslo

Not every trip departs from the United Kingdom. The cruise operator DFDS Seaways sells this 2 night cruise departing from Copenhagen. The trip features two night aboard the ship in an en suite cabin, and live entertainment. Passengers will also enjoy time sightseeing in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Meals are not included in the price, but can be added for a small additional fee.

International Passenger Terminal

Royal Quays

North Shields


Tyne & Wear

NE29 6EE


Newcastle to Bergen

Departing every Tuesday and Saturday from Newcastle, Direct Cruises operates this 3 night trip to the city of Bergen. The price includes accommodation aboard the ship for the trip's duration. This trip will also take you on a tour of Norway's western fiords, and includes 1 night on shore in the city of Bergen. On board entertainment is included in the price, but there is an extra cost for food.

Direct Cruises

C/o Best at Cruises

Worldwide House

10-12 Berners Mews

London W1T 3AP


Taste of Norway

Gold Crest Holidays offers this longer than average 5 day mini cruise, which departs from Edinburgh and travels around Norway. Passengers will get a chance to spend one full day in the city of Bergen, and half a day in the town of Flekkefjord. You will also have plenty of time to relax on board the ship.This all-inclusive mini cruise includes meals, accommodation, and entertainment. The company also operates a coach bus, which will take you from your home to the port in Edinburgh.

Gold Coast Holidays

Holiday House

Valley Drive, Ilkley

West Yorkshire

LS29 8PB


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