Surrounded by beautiful fjords, mountains, and long, white beaches, Stavanger also boasts an impressive assortment of museums and cultural events.

Famed for its many natural attractions and old wooden houses, the Stavanger region is on the radar of nearly every visitor to Norway. Here, you can explore scenic landmarks such as the Lysefjord, Sola beach, and the famous cliff Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) which Lonely Planet once named the world’s most breath-taking viewing platform. On the trip from Kristiansand to Stavanger, we will make a stop in Lysefjorden and arrange for you to hike to Preikestolen with your co-sailors.

Stavanger is both a university city and Europe’s oil and energy capital. People of many different nationalities are attracted to the region, making it a highly international destination. This is reflected in Stavanger’s urban and lively atmosphere, with cutting-edge cuisine and a booming cultural life.

Though Stavanger is an ever-evolving city, its proud history shines through. Old Stavanger has Europe’s best-preserved wooden house settlement with more than 170 whitewashed wooden houses.

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By train

There are regular train departures to Stavanger from Oslo via Kristiansand, and the journey takes about eight hours.

The local train between Stavanger and Egersund departs at least once every hour, providing easy access to the Jæren area.

By plane

Stavanger has Norway’s second largest airport when it comes to international air traffic. To/from Stavanger International Airport Sola, there are direct flights from more than 60 destinations in Norway and abroad.

An airport shuttle bus links the airport and the city centre of Stavanger. It departs every 20 minutes, and travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Ship location in Stavanger