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.
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The Norwegian State Railways (NSB) has a well-developed network of tracks stretching from Kristiansand in the south to Bodø above the Arctic Circle.
Every city and town in Norway has a local bus service and there is an extensive network of express coaches throughout the country.
Especially in western Norway, where all the world-famous fjords are, the road suddenly ends and the journey continues by ferry.
Here are five reasons why Norway should be your next cruise destination.
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 the northernmost places easily accessible by plane.
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.
When travelling between Oslo and Bergen, go by train: the Bergen Railway is one of the most scenic train lines in the world.
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.
Getting to Helgeland is easy whether you choose to drive, fly, catch a train or travel by Hurtigruten!
Bodø is the hub of Nordland, and a great base to further explore the region, and the rest of Northern Norway.
Innherred can be reached by car, train and bus. The airport in Trondheim is only 50 kilometres south of Innherred.
Located in the heart of Scandinavia, 210 kilometers from Oslo and 470 kilometers from Stockholm. Trysil can be accessed by car or bus.
Route suggestions on how to reach the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road by public transport or your own car.
The Fjell & Fjord region comprises three of the travel routes between Oslo and Bergen.
Jotunheimen is centrally located in the heart of Norway between Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim, and is easily reached by public transport.
The Drammen Region lies approximately 40 kilometers southwest of the capital Oslo. You can easily get to the region by car, bus, train, boat or plane.
Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.
Ålesund and Sunnmøre is easy to get to by air, sea and land. Ålesund is the regional traffic hub with connections to the whole Sunnmøre region.
The major transportation hub for the region is Kristiansund, which is easily accessible by car, plane and boat.
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.
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.
Drive or take a bus to Stryn and Nordfjord from the main towns and cities in Norway, or fly into Sandane or Ålesund.
Flåm is located in the heart of Western Norway, easily accessible by car, bus, boat or train.
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.
Halden is located between Norway's capital, Oslo, and the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Halden is easily accessible by car, train, bus and plane.
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.
The Lillehammer region lies 180 kilometres north of Oslo, and is easy accessible by train, coach and car.
Direct flights from several destinations in Europe make it easy to visit the Stavanger Region whether it is for business or holiday.
Visit Vesterålen by air, bus, car or by Hurtigruten (the Norwegian Coastal Voyage).
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.
There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.
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.
Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.
Flå is located along rv. 7, the shortest road distance between Oslo and Bergen.
Numedal is best accessed by car, however you can also make your way here by train and bus.
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.
Trondheim is situated in Central Norway and is easily accessible from all parts of the country.
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.
Oslo is only a 7 hour flight away from New York. Excellent public transportation makes it easy to travel in Oslo and around.
Moss and its surrounding areas are easy to get to.
You can travel to Indre Østfold by car, bus or train. The nearest airports are Moss Airport Rygge and Oslo Gardermoen.
Hemsedal is located halfway between Oslo and Bergen, and is most easily reached by car.
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.
Gol is located centrally in Hallingdal, and is one of the most important traffic junctions in Eastern Norway.
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.
Molde and Romsdal lie 500 kilometres from Oslo and 450 kilometres from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.
With its central location in Southern Norway, Hovden is easily accessible from a number of towns in both southern and western Norway.
Mysuseter, Høvringen and Grimsdalen are all important gateways to Rondane. These are all easily accesible from the main road E6.
You can easily get to Sarpsborg by car, train and bus.
Lesja is located between Åndalsnes and Lillehammer, at the very top of Gudbransdalen, and is easily reached by train and 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.
Sandefjord Airport Torp, Color Line, the train and the motorway E18 ensure good transport connections both nationally and internationally.
Geilo is easily accessible by car, and there are daily train and bus connections from Oslo and Bergen. The closest airport is at Fagernes.
Ål’s location halfway between Oslo and Bergen makes it an ideal base for visiting the fjords of Western Norway.
Nesbyen is beautifully situated in the mountain district between Oslo and Bergen. Train and bus connections to Nesbyen are good
Kristiansand, the capital of Southern Norway, is centrally located in the region.
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.
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.
Fredrikstad is situated 90 km/56 US miles southeast of Oslo.
The islands of Hitra and Frøya are situated about 130 kilometres southwest of Trondheim.
The main road E39 goes through Sunnhordland, and express boats to and from Bergen and Stavanger call at Leirvik.
Getting to Valdres is easy and there are many options. Fly, drive or make use of the flexible bus services to explore the area.
Reach Troms by plane all year from Oslo, London and Murmansk, spring to autumn from Riga, and from Stockholm during summer.
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.
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.
There are daily flights from Oslo to Longyearbyen, the main town on Svalbard, via Tromsø most of the year.
Vrådal is accessible by car and bus, with connections to Sandefjord Airport Torp, Oslo Airport Gardermoen and the ferry port of Kristiansand.
Getting to Grenland is easy, whether you are travelling by car, bus, plane or train.
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.
Telemark lies in the centre of Southern Norway. The road network is dominated by the two highways that cross the county.
Rjukan is located between Oslo in the east and the famous Norwegian fjords in the west.
Rauland is easily accessible by car from Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Haugesund, Larvik and Sandefjord.