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Fjellheisen er stengt på grund av vind, ny oppdatering kl 13:00.

The best place to see the Northern Lights in Tromsø

The Fjellheisen cable car brings you from Solliveien in Tromsdalen up to Storsteinen, 421 meters above sea level, in just four minutes. Catch a lift to fantastic views of the city and the beautiful Aurora Borealis – this is the best place to see the Northern Lights in Tromsø.

Fjellstua Café

Want to get in touch? Send us an email on or ring 97 64 90 00.

Opening hours:
Café: 10:00 - 23:30

Snowshoe hike on top of Fjellheisen

Join us for an invigorating 3-hour guided escapade, featuring a thrilling 1-hour snowshoe journey through the snow-draped trails of Fjellheisen mountain. As you tread along the ridge, soak in the exhilarating views of Tromsø city, cradled by the surrounding mountains and the glistening sea.

Breathtaking views over Tromsø City
Fjellstua Restaurant meal

The best place to see the northern lights in Tromsø

Fjellheisen aerial view

Ticket prices

415 NOK
Child (6-17 yrs)
235 NOK
Family (2+2)
850 NOK
One way
270 NOK
Child (6-17yrs)
130 NOK
Family (2+2)
550 NOK

Other products

Punch card (20 trips) Adult 1650,- NOK
Punch card (20 trips) Child 830,- NOK
Bicycle 135,- NOK

Good to know


By the lower station there are parking spaces for cars, buses, bicycles and other means of transport. Motorist pay the parking fee at the machine. (App zone: 8750)


The facility is adapted for the disabled with a ramp at the lower station and a lift at the upper station. We ask wheelchair users to bring light chairs, which have good turning radius and mobility. Companions are required.

Bikes and dogs

You can bring your bike with you in the gondola for NOK 100.

Dogs are allowed, they ride the gondolas for free, but are not allowed in the cafe.


On foot: It takes approx. 45 minutes to walk from the center to the Fjellheisen.

By bus: Take number 26 from the City Centre outside of Peppes Pizza over to the Fjellheisen bus stop.

By taxi: It takes approx. 10 minutes by taxi from the center to Fjellheisen, and costs from NOK 150-250 per taxi ride.

Midnight sun

The viewing platform in Fjellstua is an excellent place to enjoy the arctic midnight sun.

You can see the midnight sun from 20th May to 22nd July in Tromsø. During this time the entire solar cycle is above the horizon 24 hours a day.

Northern Lights

You can see the Northern Lights when it is dark and clear between September and April. The best time to see the lights is from six o'clock in the afternoon to two o'clock in the morning. Tromsø is conveniently located in the middle of the "Northern Lights Belt". The viewing platform in Fjellstua is a perfect place to see the Northern Lights dancing over Tromsø.


28 People per carriage
400 People per hour
4 Minutes per trip
421 Meters above sea level
752 meter long cable car

Fjellheisen takes you up the mountain: to adventures views, great hiking opportunities and activities for the whole family.

Snowshoe hiking

The best of Tromsø

Fjellheisen is the perfect place for a variety of activities. At the top of Storsteinen, unforgettable experiences and beautiful Northern Lights evenings await.