Transportation, parking and trailheads

Park at one of our three trailheads – or take the convenient shuttle bus

© / Riccardo Zambelloni


By car

Follow route 13 to Tyssedal, 6 km from the centre of Odda. Turn right and follow the signs to Trolltunga. It will take about 30 minutes by car from Odda to Skjeggedal.

parking sign


There are three parking levels for Trolltunga. P3 Mågelitopp can only be pre-booked. For parking at P2 Skjeggedal and P1 Tyssedal, pay on the parking machines before your hike. Display the ticket in your car windshield.

On busy days, if P2 Skjeggedal is full, shuttle buses will bring you from P1 Tyssedal to P2 Skjeggedal (tickets sold separately on the bus – cash or card).

The parking fees contribute towards making sure all hikers have a spectacular outdoor adventure to Trolltunga. The funds make it possible to build hiking paths, maintain toilets, emergency shelters and the 6 km Skjeggedalsvegen road, as well as offering mountain ranger services.

vans and bus

Buses, camper vans and mini vans

The road from P1 Tyssedal to P2 Skjeggedal is too narrow for buses, camper vans and mini vans.
Max vehicle length: 5.2 m.
Larger vehicles must park at P1 Tyssedal. No overnight sleeping, camping, BBQs or open fires at this car park.

Shuttle buses run between Odda, P1 Tyssedal and P2 Skjeggedal and from P2 Skjeggedal to P3 Mågelitopp.
See schedules below.

Kart som viser p1, p2 og p3
P1-sign. Parking

P1 in Tyssedal

220 parking spaces
Parking fee:
Same day (until midnight) – NOK 300
Two days (until midnight) – NOK 600
Three days (until midnight) – NOK 900
Optional transportation to P2/P3 paid separately
Distance to Trolltunga: 40 km return hike
Ascent: appr. 1040 m
Total ascent: appr. 2000 m
Estimated hiking time: 15 hours

P2-sign. Parking

P2 Skjeggedal – Main Trailhead

180 parking spaces
Parking fee:
Same day (until midnight) – NOK 500
Two days (until midnight) – NOK 1000
Three days (until midnight) – NOK 1500
Optional transportation to P3 paid separately
Distance to Trolltunga: 28 km return hike
Ascent: appr. 800 m
Total ascent: appr. 1200 m
Estimated hiking time: 8–12 hours

P3-sign. Parking

P3 Mågelitopp

30 parking spaces
Private toll road/parking lot
Parking fee: NOK 600 per day
Distance to Trolltunga: 20 km return hike
Ascent: appr. 320 m
Total ascent: appr. 800 m
Estimated hiking time: 7–10 hours

Pre-booking only


Trolltunga Shuttle buses between Odda and P2 Skjeggedal

Shuttle buses between Odda, P1 Tyssedal and P2 Skjeggedal are operated by two companies — Odda Taxi (OT) and Taxi/Bus Odda (TBO).

Return tickets are valid for the same company only. Make sure the return time matches your ticket issuer.

Season: 1 June–30 September


PRICES 2020:
From Odda to P2 Skjeggedal
Odda–P2 Skjeggedal: NOK 225–250 (return ticket)
Odda-P2 Skjeggedal (one way): NOK 150
P2 Skjeggedal–Odda (one way): NOK 150

P1 Tyssedal–P2 Skjeggedal
P1 Tyssedal–P2 Skjeggedal (return ticket): NOK 150
P1 Tyssedal–P2 Skjeggedal (one way): NOK 100
P2 Skjeggedal–P1 Tyssedal (one way): NOK 100

Odda Taxi:
If you purchase a return ticket to Odda for 17:00, you also have the option of instead taking the bus at 18:30 or 20:00.

Booking with Odda Taxi:

One way: Odda - P2 SkjeggedalOne way: P2 Skjeggedal - OddaRound trip: Odda - P2 Skjeggedal - Odda
One way: P2 Skjeggedal - P1 TyssedalOne way: P1 Tyssedal - P2 SkjeggedalRound trip: P1 Tyssedal - P2 Skjeggedal - P1 Tyssedal

From Odda to P2 Skjeggedal:

Departure Odda:

Company / Period:TBO:
15 May – 30 Sept (Wed-Sun only)
1 June – 30 Aug
1 June – 30 Sept
1 June – 30 Sept
1 June – 30 Aug
1 June – 30 Sept
Odda Camping05:2005:5006:1006:4007:1010:10
Vikinghaug Apartments05:2205:5206:1206:4207:1210:12
Trolltunga Hotel (Vasstun)06:1306:4310:13
Odda Hospital05:2405:5406:1406:4407:1410:14
Odda Bus Station (town centre)05:3006:0007:20
Odda Taxi Station (town centre)06:3006:5010:30
Trolltunga Studios05:3206:0206:3206:5207:2210:32
Tyssedal Hotel (bus station)05:3806:1006:3806:5807:3010:38
Trolltunga Guesthouse05:4006:1206:4007:0007:3210:40
P1 Tyssohallen05:4206:1406:4307:0307:3410:43
Arrival P2 Skjeggedal05:5206:2407:0007:1007:4411:00

Return to Odda:

Company / Period:OT:
1 June – 30 Sept
1 June – 31 Aug
1 June – 31 Aug
15 May – 30 Sept
1 June – 30 Sept
15 May – 30 Sept
1 June – 30 Sept
1 June – 30 Aug
1 June – 30 Sept
1 June – 30 Aug
1 June – 30 Sept
Return from P2 Skjeggedal11:3013:4514:4515:1515:4516:1517:0017:3018:3019:0020:00
Odda Bus Station / Taxi Station 12:0014:1515:1515:4516:1516:4517:3018:0019:0019:3020:30

Shuttle bus between P2 Skjeggedal and P3 Mågelitopp

Starting your hike from P3 Mågelitopp will save you 1–1.5 hours each way.

Pre-booking recommended (available only from P2 Skjeggedal up to P3 Mågelitopp).

Season: 15 June – 15 September (depending on snow conditions).

PRICES 2020:
P2 Skjeggedal – P3 Mågelitopp (up):
Adults: NOK 130.

P3 Mågelitopp–P2 Skjeggedal (down):
Adults: NOK 100

NB. If you show your previous tickets, from P2 up to P3, you pay only NOK 70 per adult (a 30 % discount).

You can book tickets from P2 Skjeggedal up to P3 Mågelitopp. Because it is difficult to foresee exactly when you will be back from your hike, the return ticket is sold only on the bus. If you present your ticket from earlier that day, you will be given a 30 percent discount on your return ticket.


Travel from Bergen

Bus #930 Bergen–Odda,
Bus #740+760 Bergen–Odda,
The Hardangerfjord Express boat from Bergen to Rosendal and bus #760 from Rosendal to Odda,

Travel from Oslo

Alternative 1: Train from Oslo to Voss, (pre-booking). Bus #990 Voss–Odda, (no pre-booking, cash payment).
Alternative 2: Go Trolltunga & Oslo by bus

Travel from Stavanger

Bus Stavanger–Odda,


Haugesund (2.5 hours)
Bergen (3 hours)
Stavanger (4 hours)
Oslo (6 hours)

National journey planner

Vestland County journey planner

Man on tip of Trolltunga edge

© Photo: Destination Hardanger Fjord/Till Hanten