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Express boat is a fast and convenient way to travel to and from Skånevik in Sunnhordland - Photo: Norske bygdeopplevelser
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Express boat is a fast and convenient way to travel to and from Skånevik in Sunnhordland Photo: Norske bygdeopplevelser

Getting to Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland is situated between the cities Bergen and Haugesund, close by Hardanger. The main road E39 runs through Sunnhordland.

By boat, ferry, bus or express boat

Express boats to and from adjacent municipalities or on their way to and from Bergen, Haugesund and Stavanger call at Leirvik. Ferries ply the fjords and the many express boats provide fast and comfortable transport.

From abroad: You can travel with Fjord Line from Denmark to Norway: Hirtshals – Stavanger – Bergen, and then drive to Sunnhordland from Stavanger (2,5 hours) or from Bergen (2 hours).

Domestic: If you travel by car or bicycle, ferries and express boats are easy to go by.

For more information and timetables, please see:

  • Rødne: The Hardangerfjord Express between Bergen and Rosendal.
  • Skyss gives you information on timetables for ferries, express boats, buses and express buses in Sunnhordland.
  • Fjord1: The ferries between Halhjem near Bergen and Sandvikvåg at Stord.
  • Kystbussen: Express buses between Bergen, Stord, Haugesund and Stavanger.
  • Nettbuss – Bus4you: Express buses between Bergen, Stord, Haugesund, Stavanger and Sandnes, as well as connecting services to other parts of southern Norway.
  • Haukeliekspressen: Express buses between Oslo and the western part of Norway.
  • Fosen Namsos: Ferries within Sunnhordland
  • Norled: Ferries within Sunnhordland

Some of the historical boats that were built in Sunnhordland still transport people to and around the area to this day.

Airports

You will find the regional airport on the island of Stord. Stord Airport is used by bothregular airlines and charters, and is easily accessible from the whole region.
Stordflyet has daily (not on Saturdays) departures between Stord and Oslo.

Three international airports are found just a few hours of travel from Sunnhordland:

Call for more information

For timetables and information about buses, ferries, express boats and airport buses:
Call 177 when in the county of Hordaland, or +47 55 55 90 70 from abroad.

For information about roads and traffic conditions in Norway:
Call 175 when in Norway, or +47 23 23 78 63 from abroad.

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Express boat is a fast and convenient way to travel to and from Skånevik in Sunnhordland - Photo: Norske bygdeopplevelser

Getting to Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland is situated between the cities Bergen and Haugesund, close by Hardanger. The main road E39 runs through Sunnhordland.

Getting to Sunnhordland

Source: Visitnorway

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