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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.

Travel by Bus

An extensive network of bus routes makes Nettbuss' many bus services a convenient, comfortable and efficient way to get around in much of Norway.

Cruise 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.

Travel to Norway

Find the best ways to travel to Norway.

Taxis

There are taxis available in all cities and most towns, and drivers usually speak English.

Buses in Norway

Every city and town in Norway has a local bus service and there is an extensive network of express buses throughout the country.

Hop on One of the World's Best Train rides

When travelling between Oslo and Bergen, go by train: the Bergen Railway is one of the most scenic train lines in the world.

Norway for Rail Enthusiasts

Love trains? Here you will find information on Norway’s most scenic train rides, railway museums, steam trains, and more.

Travel Providers

Book your Norway trip through one of the following US & Canadian travel providers offering a wide range of tours to Norway.

The Best Campsites in Norway

Camping with tents, trailers and caravans is very popular in Norway during summer. Find the best campsites for your next holiday.

Air travel

There are more than 50 airports in Norway, making even the northernmost places such as Lofoten accessible by plane.

For cruise travel professionals

Cruise Norway is a marketing company that provides valuable information for professionals employed by a cruise line, tour operator or travel agency.

Plan and book your cruise to Norway

Several cruise lines call Norwegian ports. Find a list of links to the cruise lines that have itineraries to Norway.

Trains in Norway

The Norwegian State Railways (NSB) has a well-developed network of tracks stretching from Kristiansand in the south to Bodø above the Arctic Circle.

Ferries and boats in Norway

Especially in western Norway, where all the world-famous fjords are, the road suddenly ends and the journey continues by ferry.

Top five reasons to cruise Norway

Here are five reasons why Norway should be your next cruise destination.

Win a cruise in Norway

Get into the Christmas mood and win a cruise with Hurtigruten. Take part in Visitnorway's Advent calendar for your chance to win this fantastic prize.

Car hire

Driving a car is one of the best ways to experience Norway at your own pace.

Getting to Hedmark

Hedmark is an easy destination to reach, whether you travel by car, bus, train or plane.

Getting to Nordland and around

Travel to Nordland by train, car, plane, ship or ferry.

Getting to Finnmark and around

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.

Getting to Troms and around

Reach Troms by plane all year from Oslo, London and Murmansk, spring to autumn from Riga, and from Stockholm during summer.

Getting to Ålesund and Sunnmøre and Around

Ålesund and Sunnmøre is easy to get to by air, land and sea. Ålesund is the regional traffic hub with connections to the whole Sunnmøre region.

Getting to Kristiansand and around

Kristiansand, the capital of Southern Norway, is centrally located in the region.

Getting to Hallingdal and around

The Hallingdal region stretches from Flå in the east to Geilo in west.

Getting to Ringerike and around

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.

Getting to Trysil and Around

Located in the heart of Scandinavia, 130 miles from Oslo and 292 miles from Stockholm. Trysil can be accessed by car or bus.

Getting to Rondane National Park and around

Mysuseter, Høvringen and Grimsdalen are all important gateways to Rondane. These are all easily accesible from the main road E6.

Getting to Ryfylke and Around

Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.

Getting to Tromsø and around

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.

Getting to Oslo and Around

Oslo is only a 7 hour flight away from New York. Once you are here, public transportation makes it simple to get around.

Getting to Bjorli and Lesja and around

Lesja is located between Åndalsnes and Lillehammer, at the very top of Gudbransdalen, and is easily reached by train and car.

Getting to Kystriksveien and around

Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.

Getting to the Stavanger region and around

Direct flights from several destinations in Europe make it easy to visit the Stavanger Region whether it is for business or holiday.

Getting to Innherred and around

Innherred can be reached by car, train and bus. The airport in Trondheim is only 31 miles south of Innherred.

Getting to Hovden and around

With its central location in Southern Norway, Hovden is easily accessible from a number of towns in both southern and western Norway.

Getting to Sandefjord and around

Sandefjord Airport Torp, Color Line, the train and the motorway E18 all ensure good transport connections both nationally and internationally.

Getting to Sarpsborg and around

You can easily get to Sarpsborg by car, train and bus.

Getting to Valdres and around

Getting to Valdres is easy and there are many options. Fly, drive or make use of the flexible bus services to explore the area.

Getting to Geilo and around

Geilo is easily accessible by car, and there are daily train and bus connections from Oslo and Bergen. The closest airport is at Fagernes.

Getting to Follo

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.

Getting to Nesbyen

Nesbyen is beautifully situated in the mountain district between Oslo and Bergen and has good connections to and from both by bus and railway.

Getting to Sunnhordland

The main road E39 goes through Sunnhordland, and express boats to and from Bergen and Stavanger call at Leirvik.

Getting to Molde and Romsdal and around

Molde and Romsdal lie 500 kilometers from Oslo and 450 kilometers from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.

Getting to Røros and around

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 Trondheim and around

Trondheim is situated in Trøndelag and is easily accessible from all parts of the country.

Getting to the Sognefjord and around

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.

Getting to the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Route suggestions on how to reach the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road by public transport or your own car.

Getting to Jotunheimen and around

Jotunheimen is centrally located in the heart of Norway between Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim, and is easily reached by public transport.

Getting to Haugesund and Haugalandet, and around

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.

Getting to Kristiansund and Nordmøre and around

The major transportation hub for the region is Kristiansund, which is easily accessible by car, plane and boat.

Getting to FjordKysten and around

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.

Getting to Voss and around

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.

Getting to Stryn and Nordfjord and around

Drive or take a bus to Stryn and Nordfjord from the main cities in Norway, take the boat from Bergen, or fly into Sandane, Ørsta-Volda or Ålesund.

Getting to Flåm and around

Flåm is located in the heart of Western Norway, easily accessible by car, bus, boat or train.

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 the Hardangerfjord Region and around

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.

Getting to the Lillehammer Region and around

The Lillehammer region lies 180 kilometres north of Oslo, and is easy accessible by train, coach and car.

Getting to Vesterålen and around

Visit Vesterålen by air, bus, car or by Hurtigruten (the Norwegian Coastal Voyage).

Getting to Narvik and around

Situated in the stunning Ofoten Region, Narvik is easily accessible by car, boat, air and train. Its close proximity to Sweden is an added advantage.

Getting to Lofoten and around

There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.

Getting to Helgeland and around

Getting to Helgeland is easy whether you choose to drive, fly, catch a train or travel by Hurtigruten!

Getting to Bodø and around

Bodø is the hub of Nordland, and a great base to further explore the region, and the rest of Northern Norway.

Getting to Flå and around

Flå is located along rv. 7, the shortest road distance between Oslo and Bergen.

Getting to Numedal and around

Numedal is best accessed by car, however you can also make your way here by train and bus.

Getting to Harstad and around

Harstad is located on Norway's biggest island Hinnøya, next to Vesterålen and Lofoten to the west, Narvik to the east and Tromsø to the north.

Getting to Southern Norway and around

Kristiansand is the communications centre in Southern Norway. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.

How to get to Moss and around

Moss and its surrounding areas are easy to get to.

Getting to Indre Østfold and around

You can travel to Indre Østfold by car, bus or train. The nearest airports are Moss Airport Rygge and Oslo Gardermoen.

Getting to Hemsedal

Hemsedal is located halfway between Oslo and Bergen, and is most easily reached by car.

Getting to the Hamar Region and around

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.

Getting to Gol in Hallingdal and around

Gol is located centrally in Hallingdal, and is one of the most important traffic junctions in Eastern Norway.

Getting to Setesdal and around

Setesdal stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres. National route rv. 9 runs through the entire valley.

Getting to Ål

Ål’s location halfway between Oslo and Bergen makes it an ideal base for visiting the fjords of Western Norway.

Getting to the Arendal Region and around

Take the bus from Kristiansand, Kristiansand Airport Kjevik or Oslo, or drive your car along E18. Even the train brings you to the Arenda Region.

Getting to Fredrikstad and around

Fredrikstad is situated 90 km/56 US miles southeast of Oslo.

Getting to Bergen and around

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.

Getting to Vrådal and around

Vrådal is accessible by car and bus, with connections to Sandefjord Airport Torp, Oslo City Center and Oslo Airport.

Getting to Telemark and around

Telemark in Southern Norway is crossed by two highways, making travel easy between attractions and to Europe, Oslo and the fjords.

Getting to Grenland and around

Getting to Grenland is easy, whether you are travelling by car, bus, plane or train.

Getting to Svalbard and around

There are daily flights from Oslo to Longyearbyen, the main town on Svalbard, via Tromsø most of the year.

Getting to Kragerø and around

Getting to Kragerø is easy either by your own car or by coach. The new main road from highway E18 has improved communications into the town.

Getting to Rjukan

Rjukan is located between Oslo in the east and the famous Norwegian fjords in the west.

Getting to Rauland

Rauland is easily accessible by car from Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Haugesund, Larvik and Sandefjord.
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