How to Travel to Geilo?

There are several ways to travel to Geilo. Geilo is located midway between Oslo and Bergen, in Hol Municipality. The most common travel methods here are by car, bus or train.

Geilo is located in the middle of Norway, surrounded by mountains and national parks, and close to the fjords in the western parts of Norway. With Geilo as a base, you can combine robust nature adventures in the high mountains, cycling, skiing and exciting trips to the fjords.

Airport shuttle

Tog - Bergensbanen

Travel by Train

You can travel comfortably and arrive quickly in Geilo, about 3 hours from Bergen and about 3.5 hours from Oslo. The VY trains on the Bergen line pass the most beautiful, wildest, and untouched nature in Norway.

The train has 5-6 arrivals/departures per day to and from Geilo. You can buy your ticket on the VY app, online, or at the VY ticket machine at the station. Remember to buy a ticket before you board.

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Travel by Car

The shortest road between Oslo and Bergen is highway RV7, and about midway, is Geilo. The RV7 highway over the Hardangervidda plateau and along the Hardangerfjord is a national tourist road. You can also get to Geilo via FV50 over the mountains from west to east. The road passes through magnificent nature between Aurland and Hol. From Hol, it is 10 km to Geilo. From Geilo, the FV40 road goes through Numedal, Kongsberg, Larvik, and on to Tønsberg and Sandefjord. Parking and electric car charging in Geilo.

For state warnings and incidents, check the Norwegian Public Roads Administration or call telephone number +47-815 48 991.

Distances to Geilo:

From Bergen: 244 kilometers
From Larvik: 249 kilometers
From Oslo: 219 kilometers
From Trondheim: 528 kilometers

See google maps

Geilo sentrum

Travel by Bus

Airport Shuttle - Direct bus from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Geilo (winter season only).

See more information about the airport shuttle here

See the website for departures and stops associated with Geilo.

Numedalsbussen - Bus between Kongsberg and Geilo.
Hallingbussen (NX 175) - Bus between Oslo and Geilo.
Sogn og Fjordane Express - Bus between Førde and Gol.
Shuttle - Bus between Odda and Geilo.

Find bus schedules to and from Geilo


Transport in Geilo and Surrounding Areas

Useful information about transport and how to get around Geilo and the surrounding areas.

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