Color Line: Ferries, Tickets & Info

General info

Color Line is a Norwegian ferry company founded in 1990 and headquartered in Oslo, the country’s capital. As Norway’s largest operator for international maritime transportation, its main purpose is to provide travelers with safe, quick and environmentally friendly services.

Color Line ferry routes

The ferry routes of Color Line connect the country of Norway with Germany, Sweden, and Denmark. Specifically:

  • Kiel - Oslo
  • Hirtshals - Larvik
  • Hirtshals - Kristiansand
  • Strømstad - Sandefjord

While most connections are available throughout the year, ferry frequency and availability may vary depending on the season. You can find all departures in real time on Ferryhopper and book your ferry tickets online.

Color Line fleet & ships

The forward-thinking fleet of Color Line consists of 5 ferries: Color Fantasy, Color Magic, SuperSpeed 1, SuperSpeed 2, and Color Hybrid. The latter, in fact, is the world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship (diesel-electric).

All vessels apply eco-friendly technologies while allowing passengers to transport their motor vehicles, even on international routes.

Color Line discounts & offers

Most Color Line discounts are age-based and are available year-round. There are also seasonal offers and deals, such as reduced fares for return trips.

You can find all available discounts and offers for the Color Line ferry route you’re interested in and plan your trip on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.

Color Line special amenities & facilities 

Depending on the Color Line ferry you’re traveling with, you can find plenty of accommodation options (including cabins) and many entertaining and kid-friendly activities. Cruise ships, in particular, are equipped with all kinds of contemporary facilities, such as water parks, wellness centers, and casinos!

You can also find all necessary accessibility services, including wheelchair-friendly cabins with a wide range of comforts and amenities. Additionally, passengers are allowed to travel with their pets, provided that they are carried in a cage/carrier or kept inside the owner’s car. Guide dogs, however, are excluded from most pet policies and can travel free of charge.

Popular ferry routes

Kiel - Oslo Get tickets
Hirtshals - Larvik Get tickets
Hirtshals - Kristiansand Get tickets
Strömstad - Sandefjord Get tickets


Adult (full fare)
Full fare with no discount
Child (4-15)
Discount for children aged 4-15 years
Discount for infants

Ferries - Color Line

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