Transportation, parking and trailheads Trolltunga

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

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car

By car to Trolltunga

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

Parking at Trolltunga

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.

P1-sign. Parking

P1 in Tyssedal

220 parking spaces
Parking fee:
Same day (until midnight) – NOK 300
Two days (until midnight) – NOK 500
Three days (until midnight) – NOK 700
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

(Click here to see map)

P2-sign. Parking

P2 Skjeggedal – Main Trailhead

180 parking spaces
Parking fee:
Same day (until midnight) – NOK 500
Two days (until midnight) – NOK 700
Three days (until midnight) – NOK 900
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

(Click here to see map)

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

Season: June 15 – September 31, 2021

(Click here to see map)

Pre-booking recommended

Weather conditions
Please note that opening hours are subject to weather conditions and may close if conditions so require.

Shuttle buses and taxis 2021

Taxi between Odda and P1 Tyssedal – P2 Skjeggedal – P3 Mågelitopp

Taxi
Ordinary taxis can be booked any time (Odda Taxi, tel. +47 905 73 081, open 24/7).
Regular taxi Odda – P2 Skjeggedal: NOK 600 (one way)
Regular taxi P1 Tyssedal – P2 Skjeggedal: NOK 400 (one way)
Regular taxi  P2 Skjeggedal – P3 Mågelitopp: NOK 400 (one way) – as long as the way is open
Maxi taxi Odda –P2 Skjeggedal: NOK 600 up to 4 persons one way (+ NOK 150 for each extra person)

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 Odda Buss (OB).

Return tickets are valid for the same company only (return tickets only offered by Odda Taxi). Make sure the return time matches your ticket issuer.

Odda Buss (OB): +47 400 800 17 (Monday–Friday 09:00 am – 03:00 pm)
Odda Taxi (OT): +47 905 73 081 (open 24/7)

Season: 13 May–26 September

SHUTTLE PRICES 2021 
From Odda to P2 Skjeggedal
Odda–P2 Skjeggedal (return ticket): NOK 250 (indicative price)
Odda-P2 Skjeggedal (one way): NOK 150 (indicative price)
P2 Skjeggedal–Odda (one way): NOK 150 (indicative price)

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

Booking Odda Taxi (Odda Buss is coming soon):

One 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 2021:

Due to the Coronavirus situation, these bus schedules are subject to change.
Odda Buss will only drive their routes if someone has pre-booked.

Departure Odda:

Company / Period:Odda Taxi:
18 June – 29 Aug
Odda Buss:
13 May – 26 Sept
Pre-booking only
Odda Taxi:
11 June – 19 Sep
Odda Buss:
13 May – 26 Sept
Pre-booking only
Odda Buss:
13 May – 26 Sept
Pre-booking only
Odda Camping05:2005:4506:4007:0008:10
Vikinghaug Apartments05:2205:4606:4207:0108:11
Trolltunga Hotel (Vasstun)05:2306:43
Odda Hospital05:2405:4706:4407:0208:12
Odda Bus Station (town centre)05:5507:1008:20
Odda Taxi Station (town centre)05:3006:50
City Center05:5607:1108:21
Trolltunga Studios05:3205:5706:5207:1208:22
Tyssedal Hotel (bus station)05:3806:0306:5807:1808:30
Trolltunga Guesthouse05:4006:0407:0007:1908:31
P1 Tyssohallen05:4306:0507:0307:2008:32
Arrival P2 Skjeggedal05:5006:1507:1007:3008:42

Return to Odda 2021:

Due to the Coronavirus situation, these bus schedules are subject to change.
Odda Buss will only drive their routes if someone has pre-booked.

Company / Period:Odda Taxi:
11 June – 19 Sept
Odda Buss:
13 May – 26 Sept
Pre-booking only
Odda Buss:
13 May – 26 Sep
Pre-booking only
Odda Buss:
13 May – 26 Sept
Pre-booking only
Return from P2 Skjeggedal15:4516:1517:3019:15
Odda Bus Station / Taxi Station16:1516:4518:0019:45

Shuttle bus between P2 Skjeggedal and P3 Mågelitopp

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

Limited capacity. Pre-booking recommended.

Daily departures from P2 Skjeggedal – P3 Mågelitopp (up):

June 15 – August 31 2021

(the opening date for the season depends om the snow conditions on the road.

Morning:

6:30 am

7:00 am

7:30 am

8:00 am

8:30 am

9:00 am

10:00 am

10:30 am

11:00 am

Afternoon:

2:30 – 7:00 pm – departure every 30 minutes.

September 1 – September 15 2021

Morning:

7:00 am

7:30 am

8:00 am

Extended opening hours will be considered if needed.

Afternoon:

Timetable is not ready.

Daily departures from P3 Mågelitopp to P2 Skjeggedal (down):

No pre-booking. You buy the ticket in the bus.

June 15 – August 31 2021

(the opening date for the season depends om the snow conditions on the road.

Morning:

6:45 am

7:15 am

7:45 am

8:15 am

8:45 am

9:15 am

9:45 am

10:15 am

10:45 am

11:15 am

 

Afternoon:

2:30 – 7:00 pm – departure every 30 minutes.

September 1 – September 15 2021 – daily departures

Morning:

6:45 am

7:15 am

7:45 am

8:15 am

Extended opening hours will be considered if needed.

Afternoon:

Timetable is not ready.

PRICES 2021:

P2 Skjeggedal – P3 Mågelitopp (up):
Adults: NOK 130.
Children (up to 12): NOK 50

P3 Mågelitopp–P2 Skjeggedal (down):
Adults: NOK 100
Children (up to 12): NOK 50

NB. If you show your previous ticket from earlier that day, 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 the same day, you will be given a 30 percent discount on your return ticket.

Travel from Bergen

Bus #930 Bergen–Odda, reise.skyss.no
Bus #740+760 Bergen–Odda, reise.skyss.no
The Hardangerfjord Express boat from Bergen to Rosendal (see schedulerodne.no and bus #760 from Rosendal to Odda, reise.skyss.no

Travel from Oslo

Train from Oslo to Voss, vy.no (pre-booking). Bus #990 Voss–Odda, reise.skyss.no (no pre-booking, cash payment).

Travel from Stavanger

Bus Stavanger–Odda, en-tur.no

Airports

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

National journey planner

en-tur.no

Vestland County journey planner

reise.skyss.no

Man on tip of Trolltunga edge

© Photo: Destination Hardanger Fjord/Till Hanten