How to get here
You can get here by bus, plane, boat or train. Everything is within reach!
Stavanger international airport, Sola, with its more than 60 destinations makes it easy to go by plane to and from the region. Tickets and airlines are found at Avinor. At the airport you can rent a car at reasonable prices to get around.
Regional trains from Oslo and Kristiansand to Stavanger are an economical and comfortable way of travelling, where you at the same time enjoy fantastic natural landscapes such as forests, mountains and the open landscapes of Jæren. NSB takes you all the way into the centre of Stavanger.
Car and ferry
E39 takes you efficiently to the region. If you arrive by car from other countries in Europe, you can go by car ferry from Denmark to Kristiansand, or by car ferry from Denmark to Risavika, near Stavanger. Colorline and Fjordline operate these ferry connections.
Are you arriving from Kristiansand or Oslo and you choose to go along the coast, you could drive the North Sea Route, where you get to experience the closeness to the North Sea as well as the striking Jæren landscapes, historical lighthouses, wide stretched beaches and sand dunes. National Tourist Route Jæren and National Tourist Route Ryfylke are both important scenic roads leading into the region. From the north, the region can be reached by car from Haugesund, from Hardanger and from Haukelifjell. In summer, the region is bustling with life, both on land and in water. Along the route, you have the opportunity for fishing, swimming and outdoor activities. Within the region, there are car ferries from Lauvvik to Oanes, from central Stavanger to Tau, as well as speed boats into the Ryfylke islands or to the fjord villages.
Bus and coach
Bus routes such as Haukeliekspressen (Oslo-Haukeli-Haugesund), Sør-Vest ekspressen (Kristiansand-Eigersund-Stavanger) and Kystbussen (Bergen – Haugesund – Stavanger) take you from the region from the north, south and east. Locally there are buses in the entire region organised by Kolumbus, Suldal Billag and Boreal Transport.
Pick the destination and activity that you would most like to experience. Take advantages of the short distances, the next adventure is never far away!