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Port of call:  Port of Longyearbyen
Name of responsible handling agency:  Spitsbergen Travel
Hurtigruten Svalbard Cruise Department - tel.:  +47 79 02 61 60
After hours, tel.:  +47 91 64 20 43

General information

Pier or anchor: Please contact Port of Longyearbyen
Name of main pier: Bykaia
Distance pier to town: 2 kilometres
Walking conditions to town: Asphalt/Gravel road
Taxis available on pier: On request, limited capacity
Price per taxi to town centre: Approx. 100NOK
Recommended sights: Svalbard Museum, Camp Barentz,
Galleri Svalbard, Svalbard Kirke
Vaccinations required:
None

Transfer

Public transport:
None, shuttle bus recommended
Recommended schedule shuttle bus:
3 busses on loop,
Approx. 15 minutes between busses

Food and beverage

Recommended restaurants: Restaurant Nansen,
Funktionærmessen Restaurant,
Barentz Pub & Spiseri
Recommended hotels: Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen,
Spitsbergen Hotel
Nightlife recommendations: Barentz Pub & Spiseri

Shopping

Shopping facilities: Town centre
Local handicrafts: Painting/drawings, fur products,
jewellery, photography, clothing etc.
Opening hours of shops: Weekdays 10am to 5pm.
Reduced hours on weekends.

Exchange/Banking

Opening hours of bank/exchange:

Sparebank 1 Nord-Norge
No currency exchange
ATM open 24 hours

Currency: NOK, EUR and USD widely accepted
Exchange rate to € as of 15/02/13: 1 EUR – 7.4 NOK
Exchange rate to $US as of 15/02/13:
1 USD – 5.5 NOK

Emergency numbers

Hospital – emergency only: 113 (ambulance service)
Hospital – reception: +47 79 02 42 00
Police – emergency only:
112
Police – reception: +47 79 02 12 22
Coast Guard: +47 44 44 44 44
Red Cross: +47 79 02 12 88
Fire Brigade:  110
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HURTIGRUTEN SVALBARD AS, P.O. Box 548, N-9171 Longyearbyen
Telephone.: +47 79 02 61 00 | Org.nr 951 251 579
Mail: info@hurtigrutensvalbard.com