Travel Information

Travelling to and from Ålesund

Flights to Ålesund

Ålesund airport is well connected to several central airports, with multiple direct flights to and from cities like Amsterdam every week.
One of the easiest ways to get to Ålesund is to fly to Oslo, and take a direct flight from there to Ålesund.

You will find an overview of all direct flights to Ålesund here.

Boats to Ålesund

Hurtigruten is a great choice if you wish to take a more scenic route to Ålesund from Bergen.

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Driving to Ålesund

From Oslo: follow the E6 to Dombås, then continue on the E136 to Romsdalen and Ørskog to Ålesund.

From Trondheim: take the E39 heading south, either to Dombås, og the coastal reoute which includes the Atlantic Road.

From Bergen: E39 is the main road between the fjords. Alternatively you can take E39 to Byrkjelo, then Rv60 via Olden and Stryn to Ålesund. Rv via Hareid and Ulsteinvik will give you a view of the coast including ferries.

Bus: Good connections to/from Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim, timetables at

Travelling to and from the airport

There are multiple ways of traveling to and from Ålesund airport to the city centre, these are the most common ones.

  • Airport bus service

    Airport bus service to Ålesund city center. Travel time: about 25 minutes.

  • Taxi service

    Taxi is available at the airport during opening hours. Travel time: about 15 minutes

  • Rental car

    Ålesund Airport is located about. 15-20 minutes from Ålesund city center by car.