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Photo – Mads Pihl, Visit Greenland

So now you have arrived in Nuuk, welcome! It is great to have you.
Know you need to know how to transport yourself around the city, don’t worry.
Let us guide you on how to get around Nuuk, the largest city in Greenland. There are various ways to get around in the city, both private and public transport options in Nuuk.


Nuup Bussii is the bus public transportation system that can take you anywhere you need to go. You can’t miss their large yellow buses with the green bus stops all over town. Here you can see the designated route for every bus in the city, and plan which buses take to your destination, take note of the days on the right side of the plan.

If you have trouble finding your busstop, you can find the closest busstop to you on google maps, as they are all marked.

You can also see the live position of your bus on this live view


Monday to Saturday

06:00 – 0:00 Sunday 07:20 – 00:00

Cash ticket:

  • Adults and seniors 20 DKK
  • Children ( 4 -11 years) 8 DKK


  • Adults and seniors 136 DKK
  • Children 56 DKK

Monthly card:

  • Adults DKK 556
  • Children 265 DKK
  • Seniors 265 DKK


There are a few taxi services in Nuuk that are available. Just know that during their peak times, such as the weekend evenings, you may wait longer because of the nightlife activities.

Taxagut can accommodate your needs, if you are bringing large pieces of luggage or even pets, they can find you a suitable vehicle to take you to your destination with ease.

There are two ways to place an order for a vehicle to pick you up at your location. First, you can either call them directly or use their ‘Taxagut’ iPhone / Android app. You can find it by searching for  Taxagut App Then you will have to download the app, then before you know it, you are ordering a taxi!

Phone number +299321321

Nuuk Taxa is another taxi company that can provide what you need. They have a range of different size vehicles for any occasion. Family, friends, traveling companions? Nuuk Taxa will provide the taxi services.

Phone number +299363636


Another great option if you are traveling with a large group or family, is Greenland Escape is a customer-oriented company with an available shuttle service. Greenland Escape offers two different options.

The first is the luxurious minibus Mercedes Benz Sprinter package, serving up to 15 guests. Then the Scania Omniexpress is the modern coach, essentially it is a bus, serving groups from 47 to 57 guests. Their contact information is below.


Plan Your Trip

We are excited to meet you, and we hope that you have an amazing experience while you’re here. Let us help you figure out what to do in Nuuk.

There are many things to consider before traveling to our home in Greenland, but we have everything that you need to know on our site before traveling.

Where are we staying? Where are we eating? Where are we going? What are we doing?

Don’t worry we are here to help