Getting here and around
There is a wide selection of international flight and ferry connections to Norway, and there are several ways of getting around when you arrive.
Whether you are travelling by car, bus, or train, in fact whatever type of transport you are using, it is easy to travel around Norway.
Find your port of call. Visit the Opera in Oslo or plan a northern lights or midnight sun activity. Or find a kayak experience in Fjord Norway.
Rules and regulations for driving in Norway.
Find the best ways to travel to Norway.
Several cruise lines call at Norwegian ports. Below you will find a list of links to the cruise lines that have itineraries to Norway.
Cruise Norway is a marketing company that provides valuable information for professionals employed by a cruise line, tour operator or travel agency.
Love trains? Here you will find information on Norway’s most scenic train rides, railway museums, steam trains, and more.
There are more than 50 airports in Norway, making even the northernmost places such as Lofoten accessible by plane.
The Norwegian State Railways (NSB) has a well-developed network of tracks stretching from Kristiansand in the south to Bodø above the Arctic Circle.
Here are five reasons why Norway should be your next cruise destination.
Driving a car is one of the best ways to experience Norway at your own pace.
Camping with tents, trailers and caravans is very popular in Norway during summer. Find the best campsites for your next holiday.
Every city and town in Norway has a local bus service and there is an extensive network of express coaches throughout the country.
When travelling between Oslo and Bergen, go by train: the Bergen Railway is one of the most scenic train lines in the world.
A list of international tour operators.
Especially in Western Norway, where all the world-famous fjords are, the road suddenly ends and the journey continues by ferry.
There are taxis available in all cities and most towns, and drivers usually speak English.
Travel to Nordland by train, car, plane, ship or ferry.
Located in the heart of Scandinavia, 210 kilometres from Oslo and 470 kilometres from Stockholm, Trysil can be accessed by car or bus.
Fly into one of five airports in the North Cape Area, rent a car or use a network of public buses to get around.
Not all roads, trains, planes, buses and boats lead to Central Troms. Just the most beautiful of them.
Fly into Alta or Lakselv and travel by bus or car around the inner parts of Finnmark.
Frequent flights travel over long distances, Hurtigruten shows off the coastline and buses cross all borders. It is easy to reach Eastern Finnmark.
Numedal is best accessed by car, however you can also make your way here by train and bus.
Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.
Getting to Helgeland is easy whether you choose to drive, fly, catch a train or travel by Hurtigruten.
Route suggestions on how to reach the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road by public transport or your own car.
Asker and Bærum are centrally located west of Oslo. It is easy to get here whether you come by plane, boat, train, bus, car or bicycle.
Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.
Ålesund and Sunnmøre are easy to get to by air, land and sea. Ålesund is the regional traffic hub with connections to the whole Sunnmøre region.
Setesdal stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres. The rv. 9 runs through the entire valley.
With its central location in Southern Norway, Hovden is easily accessible from a number of towns in both southern and western Norway.
Bodø is the hub of Nordland, and a great base to further explore the region, and the rest of Northern Norway.
Oslo can be reached easily by car, ferry, train, bus or plane. Once you are here, public transportation makes it simple to get around.
Drive or take a bus to Stryn and Nordfjord from the main towns and cities in Norway, or fly into Sandane or Ålesund.
Horten can be accessed from three airports, and three train stations also serve the area. Ferry and bus connections are good, as is the road network.
There are daily flights to Førde in Sunnfjord and several daily buses from Trondheim, Oslo and Bergen. Travelling around Sunnfjord is easiest by car.
Geilo is easily accessible by car, and there are daily train and bus connections from Oslo and Bergen. The closest airport is at Fagernes.
Hemsedal is located halfway between Oslo and Bergen, and is most easily reached by car.
Visit Vesterålen by air, bus, car or by Hurtigruten (the Norwegian Coastal Voyage).
Sandefjord Airport Torp, Color Line, the train and the motorway E18 all ensure good transport connections both nationally and internationally.
It is easy to get to Voss by car, train and bus. Voss is located approximately 100 kilometres from Bergen, along the E16 and rv. 13 in Western Norway.
Jotunheimen is centrally located in the heart of Norway between Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim, and is easily reached by public transport.
Flåm is located in the heart of Western Norway, easily accessible by car, bus, boat or train.
You can easily get to Sarpsborg by car, train and bus.
Take the bus from Kristiansand, Kristiansand Airport Kjevik or Oslo, or drive your car along E18. Even the train brings you to the Arendal Region.
Mysuseter, Høvringen and Grimsdalen are all important gateways to Rondane. These are all easily accesible from the main road E6.
The Drammen Region lies approximately 40 kilometres southwest of the capital Oslo. You can easily get to the region by car, bus, train, boat or plane.
Ål's location halfway between Oslo and Bergen makes it an ideal base for visiting the fjords of Western Norway.
Kristiansand, the capital of Southern Norway, is centrally located in the region.
Halden is located between Norway's capital, Oslo, and the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Halden is easily accessible by car, train, bus and plane.
Nesbyen is beautifully situated in the mountain district between Oslo and Bergen. Train and bus connections to Nesbyen are good.
Sirdal is a valley in the southwest of Norway. The easiest way of getting to Sirdal is by car.
No location north of the Arctic Circle is as easy to reach as Tromsø. The city is also the best place to start your exploration of Northern Norway.
It is easy to travel to Bergen from the Continent and the rest of Norway - whether you choose air, road, rail or sea, connections are excellent.
Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from several destinations in Europe.
The Lillehammer Region is located along the E6, around 180 kilometres north of Oslo, and is easy to reach by car, train or bus.
The town of Hønefoss in Ringerike lies 53 kilometres northwest of Oslo, and is the first natural stop on the road E16 from Oslo to Bergen.
Hardanger is a five-hour drive from Oslo, and a one-hour drive from Bergen. The area is easily accessed by car or public transport.
Reach Troms by plane all year from Oslo, London and Murmansk, spring to autumn from Riga, and from Stockholm during summer.
The Fjell & Fjord region stretches from Norefjell in the east, through Hallingdal to Hardanger and Sognefjord in the west.
Situated in the middle of Norway, Røros is easily reached from Oslo and Trondheim. Røros Airport is in walking distance from the centre of Røros.
Getting to Valdres is easy and there are many options. Fly, drive or make use of the flexible bus services to explore the area.
A 20 minute-drive from Oslo on E6 or E18, and you are in Follo. The region on the eastside of the Oslofjord is also easy to get to by bus and train.
Moss and its surrounding areas are easy to get to.
Gol is located centrally in Hallingdal, and is one of the most important traffic junctions in Eastern Norway.
Flå is located along rv. 7, the shortest road distance between Oslo and Bergen.
You can travel to Indre Østfold by car, bus or train. The nearest airports are Oslo Gardermoen and Moss Rygge Airport.
Fredrikstad is situated 90 kilometres southeast of Oslo.
Trondheim is situated in Central Norway and is easily accessible from all parts of the country.
Harstad lies on Norway's biggest island, Hinnøya, with the Vesterålen and Lofoten Islands to the west, Narvik to the east and Tromsø to the north.
The major transportation hub for the region is Kristiansund, which is easily accessible by car, plane and boat.
There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.
Kristiansand is the communications centre in Sørlandet. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.
Lesja is located between Åndalsnes and Lillehammer, at the very top of Gudbransdalen, and is easily reached by train and car.
Innherred can be reached by car, train and bus. The airport in Trondheim is only 50 kilometres south of Innherred.
The Hamar Region is located 120 kilometres north of Oslo, along the main road E6. It is rather easy to get to by car, train or bus.
Direct flights from several destinations in Europe make it easy to visit the Stavanger Region whether it is for business or holiday.
The Realm of Hamsun is a strategic starting point for exploring the Lofoten Islands,Vesterålen, Bodø, Narvik and Harstad.
The Sognefjord is very centrally located at the heart of Fjord Norway, and this is where the best routes between Bergen, Oslo and Trondheim meet.
The islands of Hitra and Frøya are situated about 130 kilometres southwest of Trondheim.
FjordKysten is situated in the middle of Fjord Norway. It is easy to get here by plane, scheduled express boats, your own boat, by bus or car.
Molde and Romsdal lie 500 kilometres from Oslo and 450 kilometres from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.
There are several direct flights daily from Oslo to Alta and Kirkenes, and Hurtigruten boats call at 11 different ports along the coast of Finnmark.
The main road E39 runs through Sunnhordland, and express boats to and from Bergen and Stavanger call at Leirvik.
Getting to Grenland is easy, whether you are travelling by car, bus, plane or train.
There are daily flights from Oslo to Longyearbyen, the main town on Svalbard, via Tromsø most of the year.
Rauland is easily accessible by car from Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Haugesund, Larvik and Sandefjord.
Rjukan is located between Oslo in the east and the famous Norwegian fjords in the west.
Vrådal is accessible by car and bus, with connections to Sandefjord Airport Torp, Oslo Airport Gardermoen and the ferry port of Kristiansand.
Telemark lies in the centre of Southern Norway. The road network is dominated by the two highways that cross the county.
Getting to Kragerø is easy, whether you are travelling with your own car or by coach. The new road from highway E18 has improved links to the town.