A large number of fjord arms divide the region, but modern roads, bridges and boat services serve to unite the region. Express boats and ferries are a vital part of Ryfylke’s communications, particularly for the many islands.
Travellers with a car or motorcycle have an advantage, but with a bit of planning and patience, you can quite happily put your trust in the public transport services here (some roads are closed during the winter).
You can experience famous attractions such as the Lysefjord, Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) and Kjerag by sea. Options include the tourist ferry (book ahead), the Combi ferry or one of the sightseeing boats.
For bus services please contact Haukeliekspressen and Nor-Way Bussekspress.
Express boat service from Stavanger to many places in Ryfyke, such as Tau, Fister, Hjelmeland, Jelsa, Sand and Sauda. A variety of express boat services are also available in Ryfylke. Please contact Kolumbus and Tide for more information.
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Trains to Stavanger from Oslo with the Norwegian State Railways (NSB).
Stavanger Airport Sola is Ryfylke's nearest airport; there are direct flights to/from 36 destinations in Norway and abroad. The shuttle bus departs every 20 minute and takes you to and from the ferry terminal where the ferry takes you to Tau in the south of Ryfylke. The bus takes approximately 30 minutes and the ferry 30 - 40 minutes. There are also car rental companies at Stavanger Airport Sola if you prefer to hire a car.
Haugesund Airport Karmøy is located approximately 100 kilometres from Ropeid in the north of Ryfylke. There are direct flights to/from 9 destinations in Norway and abroad. The easiest way to get from Haugesund Airport Karmøy to Ropeid/Sauda is to hire a car. Car rental companies can be found at the airport.
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