How to get here

Read more about distances and how to get here.

The Midt-Telemark region is centrally located in Vestfold and Telemark and is easily accessible either by train, bus or car. Take the train to Nordagutu, Bø or Lunde with eight departures daily between Oslo, Kristiansand and Stavanger. The region has a good bus service from Oslo, Bergen, Skien and TORP Sandefjord airport. And it’s only two hours by either train or car from Oslo.

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By car

The journey by car takes around two hours, driving west from Oslo and about three hours drive north from Kristiansand. Here is an overview of the distance from the largest cities:

By train and bus

Sørlandsbanen to Go-Ahead runs between Oslo and Stavanger (via Kristiansand) and stops in both Bø and Lunde with eight departures daily. Book your ticket at or

To Bø, Gvarv, Lunde and Ulefoss by bus

The Haukeliekspressen bus runs daily from Oslo and Bergen to Bø.

Electric car charging stations

- Beverøya Camping (2 stk)
- Bø Camping (2 pieces)
- Bø Hotell (2 pieces)
- Bøsenteret (9 pieces)
- Kiwi Bø (2 pieces)
- Universitetet (2 pieces)

- Kiwi Ulefoss (6 pieces)

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Our region offers a variety of fantastic cycling paths. It's also easy to travel here by bike from nearby areas. You can either bring your bike on the train or rent one.

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If you need a taxi, you can call Bø Taxi. They also have space for wheelchair users.

To Lifjell

Lifjell is your closest mountain, whether you come from Denmark or live in the central eastern part of Norway. Lifjell is just 12 km from the town of Bø in Telemark.


– Oslo 150 km
– Larvik 90 km
– Drammen 110 km
– Kristiansand 230 km

The Lifjell area is a mountain plateau between Seljord, Notodden and Bø. Most of the mountain cabins are centrally located around the Jønnbu area which is 700-800 masl. The high mountain terrain is like a miniature Jotunheimen with about 20 peaks above 1,100 masl.

Travel booking: Transport in Midt-Telemark

It is possible to book a minibus to pick up and drop off visitors. You can  search for your travel options in the travel planner on

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