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Hovden in Setesdal, Norway - Photo: Elin Zernikow Monsen
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Hovden in Setesdal, Norway Photo: Elin Zernikow Monsen

Getting to Hovden and around

With its central location in Southern Norway, Hovden is easily accessible from a number of towns in both southern and western Norway.

You can get to Hovden by bus or car. Below is a summary of distances to Hovden:

  • From Kristiansand: 208 kilometers, three hours
  • From Arendal: 226 kilometers, three hours 15 minutes 
  • From Risør: 248 kilometers, three hours 20 minutes
  • From Sandefjord: 244 kilometers, three hours 20 minutes
  • From Skien: 197 kilometers, two hours 45 minutes
  • From Larvik: 229 kilometers, three hours 10 minutes
  • From Drammen: 247 kilometers, three hours 15 minutes
  • From Oslo: 286 kilometers, three hours 35 minutes
  • From Bergen: 245 kilometers, three hours 35 minutes
  • From Haugesund: 222 kilometers, two hours 55 minutes
  • Fra Egersund: 305 kilometers, four hours 20 minutes
  • From Stavanger (summer): 224 kilometers, three hours 30 mintues
  • From Stavanger via Tonstad: 258 kilometers, five hours 
  • From Stavanger via Haukelifjell: 244 kilometers, three hours 45 minutes

Coaches from Oslo, Bergen and Torp Airport are operated by Nor-Way Bussekspress. Coaches from Sørlandet are operated by Setesdal Bilruter (phone: +47 37 93 44 00).

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Last updated:  2013-07-19
Hovden in Norway offers good biking opportunities - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hovden in Norway offers good biking opportunities

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Hovden in Setesdal, Norway - Photo: Elin Zernikow Monsen

Getting to Hovden and around

With its central location in Southern Norway, Hovden is easily accessible from a number of towns in both southern and western Norway.

Getting to Hovden and around

Source: Visitnorway

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Kristiansand is the communications centre in Southern Norway. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.

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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.

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Tourist Information for Setesdal

There are four local tourist information offices in Setesdal: in Evje, Bygland, Valle and Hovden.

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