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.
Kvadrat mall is one of the largest in Europe.
Sandnes has several restaurants with both local and international cuisine. Gamlaverket prides themselves on serving traditional local food in historical suuroundings.
Sandnes has several hotels, inns and a caravan site.