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Getting to Rjukan

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

Rjukan can be a stop on your round trip in Southern Norway, or a stop on your way to the fjords in Western Norway, or to Oslo in the east.

By plane

Oslo Airport Gardermoen lies approximately 240 kilometres from Rjukan. There are bus connections from the airport to Rjukan five times a day.

Sandefjord Airport Torp is close to Sandefjord, and lies approximately 180 kilometres from Rjukan. There is a bus connection from Torp to Rjukan every day.

By bus

Daily express bus to and from Oslo, Porsgrunn and Skien.

Driving to Rjukan

Most visitors come to Rjukan by car. The table below shows the distances from various Norwegian towns to Rjukan:

  • Oslo: 175 km (108 miles)
  • Gardermoen: 214 km (133 miles)
  • Sandefjord: 198 km (123 miles)
  • Bergen: 290 km (180 miles)
  • Kristiansand: 285 km (177 miles)

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Last updated:  2013-01-25
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Rjukan Ekspressen, Norway - Photo: Bjørn Iversen

Getting to Rjukan

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

Getting to Rjukan

Source: Visitnorway

About Rjukan

Rjukan

Rjukan is located by the Hardangervidda National Park and is known for Gaustatoppen Mountain and the heavy water sabotages by the heroes of Telemark.

Tourist information in Rjukan

The tourist information office is centrally located in the town centre.

Key facts about Rjukan

Rjukan is an old center for industry and has approximately 3,000 inhabitants.

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