How to get to Kvitaavatn Fjellstue:
See map above or use Google maps at the bottom of the page.
NB! Road 651 (the Tuddal road) is closed in the wintertime.
GPS-coordinates: N 59.87958 E 8.73820
On a GPS you should search for Gaustablikk Høyfjellshotel. The Kvitaavatn Fjellstue is situated 300 metres from the hotel.
By Air to Oslo
The best transport connections to Kvitaavatn for air travellers are from the three airports: Gardermoen Airport, Moss Airport and Sandefjord Airport, Torp.
From the Airport on the Kvitaavatn Bus
From the Gardermoen Airport directly to Kvitaavatn. See time table and book your ticket here.
From the Airports/Oslo by public transportation
For information about public transportation, see here (in Norwegian).
It is possible to go by either bus or train from Gardermoen Airport to Rjukan. Connections from Gardermoen are poor Saturdays and Sundays, but okay on weekdays. Please see here (in Norwegian) for further information. Buy your ticket on the internet or in the airport/on the bus. By bus you must change bus in Notodden. By train you must change to bus from Kongsberg to Rjukan.
From the Sandefjord Airport, Torp, it is possible to travel to Rjukan via Porsgrunn. There are trains and busses from the airport to Porsgrunn, and from there you can find a connection to Rjukan.
Free ski bus from/to Rjukan
In the winter, between Christmas Day and Easter, and in the summer high season, there is a free ski bus from Rjukan to Kvitaavatn/Gaustablikk area which links up with some of the abovementioned buses. Tell the bus driver when you get on the bus in Notodden that you want to catch the Ski bus from Dale. In the high seasons summer and winter, the ski bus can also take you free of charge to the Gaustatoppen. See ski bus timetable.
It is possible to take a taxi for the last 10 km from Rjukan to Kvitaavatn Fjellstue. Phone number for Rjukan Taxa: +47 3509 1400.
By bus from Copenhagen
3 different bus companies run busses from Copenhagen to Oslo. See here (in Danish).
From Oslo there is connection with the Rjukanexpressen – see above.
Color Line runs ferries from Hirtshals to Larvik (3hrs 45 minutes) and from Kiel to Oslo (20 hrs).
Stena Line runs ferries from Frederikshavn to Oslo (8½ hrs).
Fjordline runs ferries from Hirtshals to Langesund (4½ hrs).