The Peer Gynt Festival offers a festival bus to the theatre play "Peer Gynt" at Gålå. The bus departs from Lillehammer every day, stopping in Øyer (Hafjell) and Gausdal (Skei) before the theatre venue by lake Gålåvatnet. The bus travels over the Peer Gynt road, which is a mountain road through Peer Gynt’s kingdom, offering scenic sights on the way to the theatre play.
Bus tickets cost NOK 250 pr person, and must be booked in advanced by sending an e-mail to the bus company, or by contacting your hotel.
Return to Lillehammer by bus on the same route immediately after the theatre play.
The Peer Gynt Festival cooperates with most places that offer accommodation in the Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen valley region. Many of these places also offer packages with tickets and transport to the Peer Gynt Festival events.
Travel by bus from Oslo Bus Terminal and Oslo Airport to Lillehammer, Gudbrandsdalen valley and Vinstra. Nettbuss has connecting routes between Oslo and Måløy on the West coast, traveling via Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen valley. Lavprisekspressen departs from Oslo and travels via Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen to Trondheim. Travel time from Oslo Airport to Vinstra is approximately 3 hours, and around 3,5 hours from Oslo Busterminal.
Buses depart daily from Trondheim Central Station (Trondheim S) via Vinstra, Gudbrandsdalen valley and Lillehammer to Oslo. The journey by bus from Trondheim Central Station to Vinstra will take approximately 4-5 hours.
Traveling by bus from Måløy, there are daily departures via Vinstra, Gudbrandsdalen valley and Lillehammer to Oslo. Travel time from Måløy to Vinstra is approximatelt 6,5 hours.
There are also daily departures from Bergen to Lillehammer. Approximate travel time between Bergen and Lillehammer is 9 hours.
The closest railway station to the Peer Gynt festival is Vinstra, and the trains are operated by the Norwegian State Railways (NSB). From Oslo Central Station (Oslo S), Intercity trains to Lillehammer depart every hour.
There are daily train departures from Oslo Central Station and Trondheim Central Station. Approximate travel time from Oslo Central Station to Vinstra is 2-3,5 hours, and travel time from Trondheim Central Station to Vinstra is approximately 4-5 hours
Most hotels can arrange to pick you up at the station.
The closest airport to Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen is Oslo Airport, Gardermoen. There are almost 150 direct routes to Norway’s biggest airport from all over the world.
All the major rental car companies are situated at Oslo Airport.
The volunteers at the festival events will assign a parking spot for you at the venue. There are parking spots for cars, motorcycles and camper vans as well as buses. Make sure to bring cash for parking at the Peer Gynt Festival venues (NOK 50).
The fastest route from Lillehammer to Kvamsfjellet is to follow E6 towards Trondheim, for about 91 kilometres, and at Kvam turn right to "Kvernvegen" and after 700 meters, take left to FV419 and follow the signs to "Peer Gynt konsert". Parking at assigned spots below Rondablikk Høgfjellshotell (fee 50 NOK).