The E6 motorway runs the length of Helgeland and is the most direct route to the interior. An alternative to the E6 is the Coastal Route ("Kystriksveien") (fv. 17, formerly known as rv. 17), which stretches from Steinkjer to Bodø. You can also reach the Helgeland Coast via Tosenvegen (fv. 76), via Mosjøen (fv. 78) or via Mo i Rana (E12). There are three main roads leading to Helgeland from Sweden: Sagavegen (fv. 804/fv. 296), Krutfjellvegen (rv. 73) and Blåvegen (E12).
More information on ferry services.
Widerøe operates direct flights to/from Bodø and Trondheim to Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen, Mosjøen and Mo i Rana. In addition there is also a direct route between Oslo and Brønnøysund (and a direct route between Oslo and Sandnessjøen in summer only). Approximate travel time:
The Nordland Line runs several times daily from Trondheim to Bodø. Approximate travel time:
For timetables and prices, see NSB
From Mosjøen there are bus connections to Brønnøysund and Sandnessjøen. Call 177 (within Norway) or +47 75 77 24 10 (from abroad) for information and timetables.
Many people describe Hurtigruten as "the world's most beautiful voyage". It calls twice daily at Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen and Nesna. See their website for timetables and prices.
There are daily bus connections between the coast and the interior, and regular ferry and speedboats connections from Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen, Nesna and Stokkvågen. Call 177 (within Norway) or +47 75 77 24 10 (from abroad) for information and timetables or see 177nordland.no.
Alternatively, see hertz.no.
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