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In the footsteps of the Vikings

Sandefjord boasts miles of coastline, as well as a rich historical heritage. Vikings have left their mark here, as has the whaling industry.

Brygga 11 in Sandefjord
Brygga 11 in Sandefjord.
Photo: Geir Skeie
Midtåsen sculpture park in Sandefjord
Midtåsen sculpture park in Sandefjord.
Photo: Nils Kavlie-Borge
Whale catching monument in Sandefjord
Whale catching monument in Sandefjord.
Photo: Nils Kavlie-Borge
Sandefjord city centre.
Photo: Ellen Larsen/Visit Sandefjord

Getting here and around

Get in-depth travel information on Sandefjord’s official website.

  • Sandefjord train

    By train

    The Norwegian State Railways stops in Sandefjord on its way between Oslo and Skien. The train takes a little less than two hours from Sandefjord to Oslo.

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  • Sandefjord bus

    By bus

    There are several daily departures by express bus between Oslo and Sandefjord. The journey takes about two hours. 

  • Sandefjord boat

    By boat

    The ferry lines Color Line and Fjord Line link Sandefjord with Strömstad in Sweden. There are several departures daily, and travel time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

  • Sandefjord car

    By car

    Sandefjord is located 120 kilometres south of Oslo by road.

    If you go by car from Oslo, follow the main road E18 to Sandefjord.

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  • Sandefjord plane

    By plane

    There are several domestic and international flights to and from Torp Sandefjord Airport.

    The airport is located 7 kilometres northeast of Sandefjord. From there you can go by both train and bus to Sandefjord and Oslo.

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Sandefjord also offers …

There is no need to wait until you’re here to find out what you’d like to do.