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Hamar Skysstasjon is the busiest station for trains and buses in Hedmark - Photo: Norsk Jernbanemuseum
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Hamar Skysstasjon is the busiest station for trains and buses in Hedmark Photo: Norsk Jernbanemuseum

Getting to Hedmark

Hedmark is an easy destination to reach, whether you travel by car, bus, train or plane.
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The name Hedmark originates from the old Norse "Heiðmǫrk" (woodland of the heathens), and was the name used for the area between Hamar and Elverum.

By train

The three railway lines running through Hedmark are the Røros Line, the Dovre Line and the Kongsvinger Line. For further information, please visit nsb.no  or call +47 81 50 08 88.

By bus

The following bus companies operate in Hedmark:

The local bus operator in Hedmark is Hedmark Trafikk. For timetables and further information, please see hedmark-trafikk.no or call 177.

Bus services in Engerdal are provided by ÅEB

By boat

Enjoy a trip on Mjøsa, Norway's largest lake with Skibladner - the world's oldest paddle steamer still in operation.

MS Fæmund II provides a ferry service on lake Femunden, and will take you to Femunden National Park. 

Both vessels are in service during the summer season. 

By air

Oslo Airport is less than an hour away by car. For further info, see osl.no.

Car hire

The international car rental companies HertzAvis and Rent-a-wreck have offices at the airport and in the town centres.  

Taxi

Taxi services are available in all of Hedmark's municipalities. Please see hedmark-taxi.no  or call 03650.

From Oslo, the main route to and from Hedmark is E6. From the fjords and mountains in the north, route 3 will take you through the entire Østerdalen valley. From Røros, follow route 30 to get there.

Distances from Oslo

  • Alvdal: 188 miles
  • Elverum: 83 miles
  • Engerdal: 170 miles
  • Folldal: 200 miles
  • Hamar: 75 miles
  • Kongsvinger: 55 miles
  • Savalen: 207 miles
  • Sjusjøen: 116 miles
  • Trysil: 130 miles

Winter road closures

Friisveien between Atna and Ringebu, and Birkebeinerveien between Sjusjøen and Imsroa are both closed during the winter.

Route 27 across Venabygdsfjellet mountain is closed overnight in the winter

For further information, please call the Traffic Information Service on phone number 175.

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Skibladner has sailed on Mjøsa in Norway since 1856 - Photo: Oplandske Dampskibsselskap
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Hamar Skysstasjon is the busiest station for trains and buses in Hedmark - Photo: Norsk Jernbanemuseum

Getting to Hedmark

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

Getting to Hedmark

Source: Visitnorway

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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.

Attractions in the Hamar Region

Visit the Hamar Cathedral, the Viking Ship Olympic Arena and the old brewery houses at Løten, or take a trip on Lake Mjøsa with Skibladner.

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.

About Hedmark

Hedmark

Hedmark can offer a wide range of nature and experiences, from hiking, fishing and biking to local foods and cultural happenings.

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Hedmark is Southern Norway's largest county, and is renowned for its vast forests and almost 2000 lakes and rivers.

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