Car-Rentals.com compares the prices of well-known car rental companies in Norway, including the following location: Harstad/Narvik Airport
Evenes Airport, or Harstad/Narvik as it is often referred to, is Nordland county's premier airport in northern Norway and last year received just over 500,000 visitors. Of those that were just touching down to begin their holidays, car hire in Evenes Airport was an incredibly popular service and is offered all over the main terminal.
Evenes Airport serves the Norwegian cities of Harstad and Narvik, with the latter mentioned destination, the largest of the two, also having its own small airport. In 2008, it officially became the Lofoten International Airport and the amount of companies that provide cheap car hire in Evenes Airport also took a steady rise.
To and from Evenes Airport, there are mostly international and domestic flights including non-stop ones to the capital Oslo and also the smaller cities of Bodo and Trondheim as well as Tromso. As it only opened in 1972, to deal with an influx of tourists, Evenes Airport is still one of the youngest in Norway and is continuing to grow.
If you chose not arrange car rental in Evenes Airport, you will be relying on either bus connections or taxis to get you to whichever town you are staying in. While Harstad is the closest, at just 44kms, Narvik and Sortland are 80kms and 120kms away respectively with Svolvaer a further 40kms away at 160kms.
Having your own vehicle in the area will help you commute between all of those destinations during your time in the locale and means you can use one of them as a base and plan your journeys back to your accommodation after a day of sight seeing if you don't wish to use different hotels every couple of days or less.