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Preparations to the Trip

An international airport on Spitsbergen is located in Longyearbyen. The flights are run by SAS and Norwegian Airlines from Oslo and Tromso airports.

The dates of the beginning and ending of our trips, as far as possible, match the dates of cheap flights. Look for your connections from Poland (Gdansk, Krakow, Warsaw) or from Berlin. If you have a problem finding a good connection - contact us - we will help.

In the case of Spitsbergen expeditions, each trip ends in Longyearbyen at midnight at the latest. The next one leaves Longyearbyen not earlier than after 3 a.m. the following day due to the fact that the flights most often chosen by our participants reach Longyearbyen between midnight and 1:00 a.m.

Beceause of the warm sea current (West-Spitsbergen Current) the temperature here is higher by about 20 degrees than in the regions at similar parallel. In summer, temperatures range between +2 degrees and 18 degrees. The highest average temperature is in July: +4.4 degrees. Precipitation here is quite rare, as Spitsbergen belongs to the so-called Arctic Desert. The climate is characterized by solid cloud cover and the occurrence of mists.