Majestic snow-capped mountains rising above, green pastures beneath your feet, the sea salt spray in the air; add in the phenomenal Northern Lights, and you may never want to leave the beautiful country of Norway. Touch down in Leknes in the Lofoten islands and explore some of Norway’s most breathtaking views. Pick up a rental car at Leknes Airport, explore the town and then take an epic road trip along the E10 through the stunning Lofoten archipelago.
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An overview of Leknes Airport
Leknes Airport is serviced by Wideroe airlines, and has weekly flights to Oslo, Bodo, and Tromsø, to name a few domestic cities. Touch down and get your bearings with free WiFi before you start your Norway adventure. Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt all operate out of Leknes Airport, with service desks located near the baggage claim.
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Driving your car hire in Leknes
Leknes roads are well maintained, and the city is easily navigable.
Getting to and from the Leknes Airport
It’s a just a short 5-minute drive between Leknes and the airport. Head out onto Lufthavnveien and take a right onto the Storvollveien/E10. When you reach the roundabout, turn right onto Storgata, and you’ll be in the centre of town in no time.
Arranged to pick up your car hire from Leknes? Taxis are available at the airport.
Tips for driving your car hire in Leknes
● Remember to keep right while driving, and give way to your right.
● Headed out of town? Watch out for moose and deer on the country roads.
● Most cars in Norway are manual (‘stick-shift’) so if you’d prefer to drive an automatic, request one when you book.
● There are many narrow streets in Leknes. When a road is too narrow for two cars, a section of road labeled with an M (‘meeting point’) indicates a passing zone.
If you haven’t driven in another country before, be sure to read up on our eight tips for driving in a foreign country.
Where to park your rental car in Leknes
At Leknes Airport, there is one car park which doubles up as short- and long-term parking. Park your hired car at Leknes Airport for an hour at a rate of 28 kr, 120 kr for the day, and 470 kr for the week. Staying longer? After 2 weeks, the rates drop to 200 kr per week.
Hotels and shops will have parking in Leknes, and you should be able to find on-street parking in town. Leknes is a small place, and you may find it just as easy to walk around.
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