Bus from Bodø on main trunk road Kystriksveien, one or two times a day.
Hurtigruten calls at Ørnes.
An express catamaran passenger service from Bodø to Sandnessjøen calls.
Local ferry from Vassdalsvik, if arriving by bike this is recommended as Svartistunnellen further south has restrictions against pedestrians and cyclists.
- Ørnes Taxi tel +4775755870
- Ørnes trading post (museum) (by the docks). Old trade centre.
Ørnes is the commercial centre of Meløy county, and as such has a small number of shops.
"sentrum 2" has:
- Rema 1000, Coop or ICA sells food. (~supermarkets)
- Vinmonopolet has an outlet, selling wine/spirits.
- Book store.
- A dispensing pharmacy
By the docks:
- Narvesen kiosk.
- Vikingen pub offers beers, hamburgers, ice cream.
- Ørnes Hotell has a restaurant which sells hot meals.
Meløy turistkontor (tourist information). tel +47 75 75 48 88
Bodø to the north. The bus takes about two hours, and leaves about 07:30 in the morning.