Brønnøysund is situated in the middle of Norway, and sports some 5000 inhabitants, 7600 in the municipality Brønnøy.

Get in

There are daily direct flights from Oslo and Trondheim with the airline Widerøe. Book well ahead for decent prices.

Traveling by train, you can go north from Trondheim and get off at Grong, where most arrivals have a connecting bus. Train and bus tickets are bought separately, you practically never have to book the bus ticket ahead, there will be room on the bus. Bring cash for the ticket.

If you drive, the quickest way to get to Brønnøysund is to drive the E6 and turn off a bit south of Mosjøen, where a long tunnel will take you to Tosbotn, from where you drive along fjords all the way to Brønnøysund. The most scenic way is "Kystriksveien", where a number of wonderful and subsidized ferry rides will break up your journey. Traveling north from Steinkjer there is just one ferry, but traveling south from Bodø you will use a number of ferries.

If you want to travel by boat, you can go on Hurtigruta, a cruise line that operates at a number of harbors between Bergen in the south and Kirkenes in the north.


Torghatten summit with hole is a landmark on the Helgeland coast.


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