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Flight Information

Learn more about charter flights and scheduled flights from the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Nonstop charter flights from the United Kingdom and Ireland

Charter flights are operated by Germania (ST).

Check-in

Please be at the airport check-in desk at least 2,5 hrs before departure. Internet or self-service kiosk check-in is not possible for Hurtigruten charter flights. Check-in desks are allocated on the day of departure, please check the information screens located throughout the terminal for the check-in desk numbers. Your flight tickets are electronic, you may check-in by showing your passport to the agent at the check-in counter. Please retain the baggage tag issued at check-in until after you have collected your luggage.

Airport information

  • Dublin (DUB): Terminal 1
  • London Gatwick (LGW): South Terminal
  • Manchester (MAN): Terminal 2

For the following listed airports, please use the main terminal:

  • Birmingham (BHX)
  • Bournemouth (BOH)
  • Bristol (BRS)
  • East Midlands (EMA)
  • Glasgow (GLA)
  • Norwich* (NWI)
  • Newcastle (NCL)
  • Bergen (BGO)
  • Tromsø (TOS)

*For Norwich airport departures: there is a £10.00 Per Adult (Over 16 Years) Airport Development Fee which is to be paid directly to Norwich Airport when departing.

Baggage through check

It is not possible to check baggage through from any connecting flight you may have booked. We recommend that you leave enough time between our charter flights and flights you have booked as you will need to collect your luggage and check it in again. Neither Hurtigruten nor the airlines will accept any responsibility for a missed connection to or from one of our charter flights due to a flight delay.

Baggage allowance

Checked baggage allowance: 

Airline Allowance
Germania 20kgs

Any excess baggage may be paid upon check-in. Any single piece of luggage weighing over 32kgs will not be accepted for carriage.

Cabin Baggage allowance:

Airline Allowance
Germania  1 bag at 6kgs, 55x40x20cm

 

Carry on baggage security information

The following restrictions apply to liquids including creams, pastes, gels and aerosols carried in your hand luggage:

  • Liquids may only be carried in containers that hold 100 ml or less and must fit in a closed, transparent, resealable 20 x 20cm plastic bag, which are available at the airport (charges may apply).
  • Please bring a medical certificate with you if you need to carry higher amounts of liquid prescription medicine with you. Special dietary meals and baby milk may also be carried on board; security staff may ask you to sample it at the airport. No sharp or pointed objects are allowed in your hand luggage. If you are taking needles for medical reasons you need to bring a doctors certificate with you to show at the security check at the airport.

Delayed or damaged baggage

Please immediately report any missing or damaged baggage to the airline’s handling agent’s desk. These desks are located close to the baggage carousel. Reports must be made before proceeding through Customs. Please note that airlines do not normally compensate for minor damage to your baggage which may occur while your luggage travels on the airport’s conveyor belts.

Other useful information about your luggage

Please label your luggage. In case your luggage goes astray we recommend that you also label the inside of your luggage with your address and phone number. Please do not pack any valuables, perishable item, keys, travel documents or medicine in your checked baggage. These items must be packed in your hand luggage.

Food and drink

Germania do not serve complimentary food and drinks, however a selection of snacks and beverages may be purchased on board. We recommend that you either buy refreshments at the airport before boarding or carry some cash (British pounds sterling) with you. Passengers on special diets should bring their own refreshments.

 

Scheduled flights from the United Kingdom and Ireland

Check-In

Please be at the airport for check-in at least 2 hrs before departure for your international flights. At large busy airports like Manchester, London Gatwick or Heathrow we recommend you arrive at the check-in at least 2,5 hrs before departure. Internet and/or self service kiosk check-in may be available depending on which airline you are travelling with.

Your flight tickets are electronic; you may check-in by showing your passport to the agent at the check-in counter. Please retain the baggage tag issued at check-in until after you have collected your luggage.

Some code share flights are operated by a different carrier than the one shown on your itinerary. You may find more information on the website of your booked airline, where you may access your booking and print a copy of your e-ticket by entering your name and booking reference.

Baggage through Check-in

If you have a connecting flight from the UK to Norway with an onward flight to another destination in Norway, you can take your hand luggage directly to the gate mentioned on your boarding pass. Due to possible gate changes, please double check your departure times at the transfer desk or check

announcements and arrival/departure board at the airport. Your checked luggage will be checked through to your final destination. If you are holding separate tickets on different airlines it is usually not possible to check baggage through. Check in staff will advise you whether baggage may be through checked or not.

Cabin baggage security information

The following restrictions apply to liquids including creams, pastes, gels and aerosols carried in your hand luggage:

  • Liquids may only be carried in containers that hold 100ml or less and must fit into a closed, transparent, resealable 20 x 20cm plastic bag, which are available at the airport (charges may apply).
  • Please bring a medical certificate with you if you need to carry higher amounts of liquid prescription medicine with you. Special dietary meals and baby milk may also be in your hand luggage; security staff may ask you to sample it at the airport.
  • Duty free articles purchased at the airport or on board flights are exempt from this rule. Make sure you show the boarding pass of your connecting flight when buy- ing liquids at your first departure airport so that the check out staff will place your purchase in a special sealed bag that will be accepted at the security check of your next airport.
  • No sharp or pointed objects are allowed in your hand luggage. If you are taking needles for medical reasons you need to bring a doctor’s certificate with you to show at the security check at the airport.

Checked Baggage Allowance

Airline Code Economy Class Premium Cabin Baggage
British Airways BA 23kgs Club Europe 2 bags at 32kgs
KLM KL 1 bag at 23kgs n/a n/a
Norwegian Air DY 2 bags at 20kgs* n/a n/a
SAS SK 1 bag at 23kgs SAS Plus 2 bags at 23kgs
*If flights are booked with Hurtigruten. 

 Any excess baggage may be paid upon check-in or you may pre-pay it on the airlines website, which might be cheaper than paying at the airport. Any single piece of luggage weighing over 32kgs will not be accepted for carriage.

Cabin Baggage Maximum Weight

Airline Code Economy Class Premium Cabin Baggage
British Airways BA 1 bag* Club Europe 2 bags at 23kgs
KLM KL 1 bag at 12kgs n/a n/a
Norwegian Air DY 1 bag at 10kgs* n/a n/a
SAS SK 1 bag at 8kgs SAS Plus 1 bags at 8kgs
*No weight restriction, however passenger must be able to lift bag into the overhead locker unaided.


Cabin Baggage Maximum Size

Airline Code Economy Class Premium Cabin Baggage
British Airways BA 56x45x25cm Club Europe 56x45x25cm
KLM KL 55x25x35cm Europe Business Class 1st bag 55x25x35cm 2nd bad 45x20x35cm
Norwegian Air DY 55x40x23cm n/a n/a
SAS SK 55x40x23cm SAS Plus 55x40x23cm
*No weight restriction, however passenger must be able to lift bag into the overhead locker unaided.

 

Delayed or damaged baggage

Please immediately report any missing or damaged baggage to the airline’s handling agent’s desk. These desks are located close to the baggage carousel. Reports must be made before proceeding through Customs. Please note that airlines do not normally compensate for minor damage to your bag- gage which may occur while your luggage travels on the airports conveyor belts.

Other useful information about your luggage

Please label your luggage with the Hurtigruten luggage labels provided. 
In case your luggage goes astray, we recommend that you also label the inside of your luggage with your address and phone number. Please do not pack any valuables, keys, travel documents, medicine or perish- able items in your checked baggage. These items must be packed in your hand luggage.

Food and drink

Many airlines, such as SAS and Norwegian Air Shuttle do not serve complimentary food and drinks on flights within Europe, however a selection of snacks and beverages is avail- able for purchase on board.
We recommend that you either buy refreshments at the airport before boarding or have Norwegian Kroner or an international credit or debit card handy.
On British Airways and KLM flights a drink and a small snack are served in-flight.
Passengers on special diets should bring their own refreshments.

Airport Terminal Information

London Gatwick

Airline Code Economy Class
Norwegian Air Shuttle  DY South

 

London Heathrow

Airline Code Economy Class
British Airways BA 5
KLM KL 4
SAS SK 2