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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.
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.
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 in Tyssedal
220 parking spaces
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 Skjeggedal – Main Trailhead
180 parking spaces
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
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
Trolltunga Shuttle buses between Odda and P2 Skjeggedal
Return tickets are valid for the same company only. Make sure the return time matches your ticket issuer.
Season: 1 June–30 September
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
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:
From Odda to P2 Skjeggedal:
|Company / Period:||TBO: 15 May – 30 Sept (Wed-Sun only)||TBO:1 June – 30 Aug||OT:1 June – 30 Sept||OT:1 June – 30 Sept||TBO:1 June – 30 Aug||OT:1 June – 30 Sept|
|Trolltunga Hotel (Vasstun)||06:13||06:43||10:13|
|Odda Bus Station (town centre)||05:30||06:00||07:20|
|Odda Taxi Station (town centre)||06:30||06:50||10:30|
|Tyssedal Hotel (bus station)||05:38||06:10||06:38||06:58||07:30||10:38|
|Arrival P2 Skjeggedal||05:52||06:24||07:00||07:10||07:44||11:00|
Return to Odda:
|Company / Period:||OT: 1 June – 30 Sept||OT: 1 June – 31 Aug||OT: 1 June – 31 Aug||TBO: 15 May – 30 Sept||OT: 1 June – 30 Sept||TBO: 15 May – 30 Sept||OT: 1 June – 30 Sept||TBO: 1 June – 30 Aug||OT: 1 June – 30 Sept||TBO: 1 June – 30 Aug||OT: 1 June – 30 Sept|
|Return from P2 Skjeggedal||11:30||13:45||14:45||15:15||15:45||16:15||17:00||17:30||18:30||19:00||20:00|
|Odda Bus Station / Taxi Station||12:00||14:15||15:15||15:45||16:15||16:45||17:30||18:00||19:00||19:30||20:30|
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).
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.
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