The Nordland Railway

The Nordland Railway (or Northern Railway) runs between the historic city of Trondheim and the beautiful Northern town of Bodø. The 729 km. long railway crosses the Arctic Circle and takes you through stunning Norwegian scenery. The whole journey takes about 10 hours. The train departs twice a day, and also runs as a night train with sleeping compartments.

The train is an easy and comfortable way of exploring Northern Norway, whether you are travelling all the way to Bodø or visiting a destination along the route. The trip is just as beautiful in winter as in summer, and truly a memory for life. Lean back in your seat and enjoy the view to the sea and the mountains while you are driving past 44 stations, 293 bridges and 154 tunnels.

Stations on the Nordland Railway

The Nordland Railway stops at the following stations between Trondheim and Bodø:

Trondheim S
Værnes (Trondheim Airport)
Stjørdal station
Levanger station
Verdal station
Steinkjer station
Jørstad station
Snåsa station
Grong station
Harran station
Lassemoen station
Namsskogan station
Majavatn station
Svenningdal station
Trofors station
Mosjøen station
Drevvatn station
Bjerka station
Mo i Rana station
Skonseng station
Dunderland station
Lønsdal station
Røkland station
Rognan station
Fauske station
Valnesfjord station
Mørkved station
Bodø station

Facilities on the Nordland Railway

The Nordland Railway has the following facilities on board:

Timetables on the Nordland Railway

The journey between Trondheim and Bodø takes 10 hours, and the Nordland Railway has two daily departures from Trondheim and two from Bodø. Below you will find timetables and traffic information for the most popular stretches:


If you are travelling to or from other stations you can search for the timetables here.