Rogaland is a county in West Norway.



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Get in

By plane

Stavanger airport (IATA: SVG), is an international airport. Flights to Amsterdam, Bergen, Copenhagen, Kristiansand and Oslo. As well as other destinations. Haugesund airport (IATA: HAU), has among other, scheduled flights to Bergen and Oslo.

By train

NSB operates trains from Oslo over Kristiansand to Stavanger. Eight hours.

By bus

Bus from Oslo to Haugesund, on Nor-Way busekpress. Nine hours. There is also bus from Bergen to Haugesund and Stavanger.

By boat

West Norway can be reached by Fjordline ferry from Hirtshals in Denmark, to Stavanger and Bergen. There are also more frequent Color lines ferries from Hirtshals to Kristiansand, from where you can travel by car or train. Hirtshals is reached by DSB train.

By car

From Oslo to Stavanger, use E18. From Oslo to Haugesund, use E134. From Germany to Stavanger, take the car ferry from Hirtshals, as described above.

Get around

By train

Local trains Stavanger-Sandnes and Stavanger-Egersund, operated by NSB.

By bus

Local buses, tickets and info by Kolumbus.

By car

At some places car ferries need to be used. They have a fee, usually of NOK 50-100. They go 1-2 times per hour and don't need booking.



Rogaland specialities: Komla, smalaføtter (sheeps feet) and smalahove (sheeps head), pinnekjøtt (meat from lamb), lapskaus (a soup mostly found in Jæren).

Stay safe

Rogaland is as safe place. You should have no problems. Do not recomend going out alone after midnight in the weekends, but there should be no problem. Just to be safe.

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