Bus from Bodø on main trunk road Kystriksveien, one or two times a day.
Hurtigruten calls at Ørnes.
Local ferry from Vassdalsvik, if arriving by bike this is recommended as Svartistunnellen further south has restrictions against pedestrians and cyclists.
Ørnes is the commercial centre of Meløy county, and as such has a small number of shops.
"sentrum 2" has:
By the docks:
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.