Sandnes train-station is located on the Jærbanen railroad . Both local and express trains stop at Sandnes.
Bus no 9 goes from Sola Airport Stavanger to Sandnes.
There are buses going inside and outside of the county limits. Local buses are all organized by the Kolumbus organization.
All of downtown are within walking distance. Bicycles can be borrowed for free at the bus terminal during office hours. The local government has invested heavily in bike paths -these are usually paved with a red material and can either be right next to the pedestrians' pavement or on the opposite side of the road.
All the local taxis use the meter. It may be slightly cheaper to show up at the bus terminal to get one than to call them and have them shop up at the hotel that may be meters away.
All new commercial buildings have to be wheelchair accessible.
Sandnes has several restaurants with both local and international cuisine.
Sandnes has several hotels, inns and a camping/caravan site.