services in the region
There are regular local trains from Stavanger south through Sandnes
and the Jaeren to Egersund.
Long-distance trains operate from Stavanger south to Kristiansand.
Some of these trains then travel onwards (north-east) to Oslo, others
connect with trains to Oslo.
There is also a train route from Bergen to Oslo, through Voss, Geilo
and the mountains, that connects with the famous Flam branch line,
part of the "Norway in a nutshell" trip
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- Kristiansand - Oslo
is a coastal main line, with some through trains and others where
you must change in Kristiansand
on the south coast. The trains are modern, having recently come
into service. There are overnight sleeper trains to Oslo. If
you have trouble sleeping, try counting the tunnels!
- Egersund local services
regular service, with new trains, makes it possible to really explore
the area from Stavanger, through Sandnes, Klepp, Bryne and onwards
down to Egersund. If you have bikes it is possible to have all sorts
of trips out without
needing a car. Some carriages are reserved for season ticket holders
at peak times.
route forces it's way through the mountains,
with many long tunnels and dramatic scenery, stopping at the ski
Geilo and Gol
Flåm railway is part of
the world-famous "Norway in a Nutshell" trip. It is a branch
line off the main Bergen - Oslo line, east of Voss.
to other web sites
Railways site (NSB)