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Getting to Halden and around

Halden is located between Norway's capital, Oslo, and the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Halden is easily accessible by car, train, bus and plane.

By car

If you are travelling by car on the E6 the exit to Halden is exit 2. From here it is about six kilometres to the town centre.

From E18, you follow route 21 from Ørje.

The blue-green route (road 165 in Sweden and route 22 in Norway) is a pleasant alternative to the E6 if you are coming from Gothenburg.

Distances in kilometres to/from Halden:  

From Distance in kilometres
Strømstad 34
Fredrikstad  37
Moss Airport Rygge 52
Ørje 60
Oslo 117
Gothenburg 138
Bergen 550

 

By train

From Oslo there is a train to Halden almost every hour. Travel time is approximately one hour and 45 minutes.

From Gothenburg, there are three daily departures and the trip takes about two hours. For booking and more information, please contact the Norwegian State Railways (NSB)

By bus

You can travel with Timeekspressen between Oslo and Halden. There are several daily departures.

By plane

Just 45 minutes by car from Halden lies Moss Airport Rygge. There are several direct flights between the airport and a number of destinations in Europe.

From Oslo Airport Gardermoen it is around a two-hour drive to Halden. There are also good train connections from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Halden. 

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Take the train between Oslo and Halden, Norway - Photo: www.fotobaken.com

Getting to Halden and around

Halden is located between Norway's capital, Oslo, and the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Halden is easily accessible by car, train, bus and plane.

Getting to Halden and around

Source: Visitnorway

About Halden

Halden

Halden is an idyllic little town nestled down by the fjord, just on the border to Sweden. Above the town looms the mighty Fredriksten Fortress.

Tourist information in Halden

The tourist information offices can help you with accommodation, and provide you with information about events, attractions and activities.

Key facts about Halden

There are around 30,000 inhabitants in Halden. During the summer months almost 300,000 people visit Fredriksten Fortress.

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