Difference between revisions of "Egersund"
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Travelling from Stavanger by car there are two main routes. The inland route called E39 is normally takes around 1,5 hours, and is normally the fastest route. A more scenic route is to divert to route 44 along the coast. This route normally takes some 10-15 minutes more compared to E39 From Kristiansand/Oslo
From Kristiansand/ Oslo
Travelling from Kristiansand to Egersund normally takes 3 hours if you travel along E39. Travelling by car from Oslo takes around 7 hrs
Train services between Stavanger and Egersund(1 hr) are reliable and fast. At daytime there are depatures every hour or so. NSB is operating the service, and tickets can be booked at their homepage nsb.no
There is a reginal train service between Egersund and Oslo (6-7 hrs), with 4-5 departures a day. These trains has stop in Kristiandsand (2 hrs)
Sola Airport Stavanger (SVG) is approximately 75 km to the north of Egersund. To get from the airport to the city, the most efficient way to travel is by road, witch takes little over an hour. Rental cars are available at the airport. Travelling by public transport is also an option, though it probarbly takes from two hours and up, depending on the connection time. Take a bus to the city center of Stavanger, and travel from there by train to Egersund.
SVG has several international services to major hubs in Europe, including amongst others London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam. There are also several routes to other destinations within Europe. International routes are operated by several airlines such as Norwegian, SAS, KLM, Lufthansa and BA.
Domestic routes to Oslo are frequent, and there are also departures to other large cities in Norway several times a day. Domestic operators are Norwegian, Wideroe and SAS.
For those who are travelling their own plane, there is a small grass airfield outside of Egersund.
Egersund has a well equipped habuor that can accomodate any private boat or ship. There is also a marina located one the seafront of the city centre.