Travel solo with Hurtigruten

Our voyages along Norway’s coast are perfect for solo travellers, whether for some me-time or to meet like-minded new friends.

MS Richard With sailing in Raftsundet on a sunny day. The high mountain peaks are covered in snow
Photo: Trym Ivar Bergsmo

No single supplement

We believe that a voyage along the Norwegian coast with us is one of the greatest joys in life – but we also know that single supplements can put many solo travellers off.

That’s why we have an always-on, no single supplement for selected sailings throughout the year.

This means solo travellers aren’t charged an extra price for these voyages, but can fully enjoy having a comfortable cabin all to themselves.

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MS Richard With sailing in Raftsundet on a sunny day. The high mountain peaks are covered in snow
Photo: Trym Ivar Bergsmo
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Sail Norway solo - not alone

Travelling solo on a Hurtigruten ship doesn't have to mean travelling alone. Your ship will have plenty of communal spaces and events where you can easily meet like-minded travellers.

Or, if you’ve chosen to travel solo because you want time by yourself, that’s easy too. Whether you're a seasoned solo traveller or contemplating your first solo adventure, a voyage with Hurtigruten lets you be as sociable as you choose.

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Selected voyages

Lofoten Archipelago in summer

Why travel solo with Hurtigruten

Cruising solo means only having yourself to please – with a whole cabin to yourself. Where you eat, which excursions you join, when you go to bed. It’s all up to you.

Stay on deck all night and watch the Northern Lights. Skip lunch in favour of the hot tub. Bus tour instead of kayaking. Stay in your cabin with a book. Or crochet and chit-chat with locals in the bar all day. You are free to choose. This is your voyage.

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Lofoten Archipelago in summer

FAQs for solo travellers

Hurtigruten does not offer specific single cabins for solo travellers. This means that, as a solo traveller, you’ll have a cabin big enough for 2-3 guests. 

We do not offer group trips, but we do have partners who set up tours for solo travellers aboard our voyages.

Some of our sailings have a single supplement, but we also offer a single supplement waiver on selected sailings throughout the year. The single supplement waiver means that you won’t pay anything extra for travelling alone. You can book a voyage for the same per-person price as if you were travelling in a pair.

Travelling solo on a Hurtigruten ship doesn't mean you'll feel lonely. Our voyages attract a diverse group of travellers, and the social atmosphere on board is famously friendly and relaxed. 

Many solo travellers find it easy to chat with fellow passengers during meals or when taking part in optional excursions together. Our Coastal Experience Team also organise activities, lectures, and gatherings that create plenty of opportunities to meet new people.

On many of our longer voyages, we invite all solo travellers to an informal get-together in the ship's bar, so you can grab a drink and get to know your fellow passengers.

Yes, Norway is considered a safe country for solo travellers, and frequently ranks as one of the best countries for solo travellers. It has a low crime rate, well-developed infrastructure, and a friendly, sociable culture that is welcoming to visitors. Add in the natural beauty and it’s no wonder why Norway is such a popular destination for solo travel.

You can book our single supplement waiver offer through our website or our Customer Service Centre.

Tips from a veteran solo traveller

KrisTina Kramer has sailed the Norwegian coast 13 times, usually as a solo traveller and often in search of the Northern Lights. We asked her to share her experiences of cruising solo with us.

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