You have a lot of choices and possibilities, but what every you choose, you always drive towards the quietness and the space. As soon as you have passed Hamburg, it becomes more quiet on the roads and is driving pleasant and much relaxing.
Distances to Norway:
Amsterdam - Kiel is appr. 575 km. (boat)
Amsterdam - Fredrikshaven is appr. 1000 km. (boat)
Amsterdam - Hirtshals is appr. 1000 km. (boat)
Amsterdam naar Oslo is appr.. 1390 km. (car)
By car and boat
If you want to experience the holiday-feeling immediately, you can indulge yourself a mini cruise. See www.colorline.com
Kiel - Oslo, day sailing. You will pass the Store Belt bridge, the connection between the Danish islands Fyn and Sjæland.
Kiel - Gøteborg (Sweden), night sailing. From Gøteborg to Oslo is appr.. 545 km.
Fredrikshaven - Larvik, several day sailings and night sailings.
Fredrikshaven - Gøteborg in Sweden, several day sailings and night sailings. From Gøteborg to Oslo is appr.. 545 km.
Frederikshaven - Oslo, day sailings and night sailings.
Hirtshals - Oslo, day sailings only.
Hirthals - Kristansand, several day sailings and night sailings.
Recently also several other ferry providers are available, for example Masterferries and Kystlink.
For the exact information about crossings, sailings, prices and possibilities for online booking see:
Distances in Norway:
Oslo - Rjukan is appr. 180 km.
Larvik - Rjukan is appr. 180 km.
Kristansand - Rjukan is appr. 280 km.
It is also possible to drive all the way, from Amsterdam to Oslo is appr. 1390 km.
From Amsterdam over the “afsluitdijk” to Groningen, Bremen, Hamburg and then at Flensburg / Frøslev you will pass the border to Danmark.
Or from Amsterdam to Hengelo, Bremen, Hamburg and then at Flensburg / Frøslev you will pass the border to Danmark.
At Kolding you follow the signs to Copenhagen. First you will drive over the bridge which connects Jutland and Fynn. After that you arrive at the 18km long Store Belt bridge (toll). This is the connecting between the Danish islands Fynn and Sjæland. At Copenhagen follow the signs towards Malmø. The connection between Danmark and Sweden is the 16km long Øresund bridge- and tunnel. Then towards Gøteborg and Oslo.
From Oslo and Larvik
Drive to Kongsberg, from there follow road E134 towards Notodden. Appr. 16km after Notodden you take a turn to the right, into the direction of road 37 and Rjukan. Road 37 follows the lake Tinnsjø. At the end of this lake you come on a junction, there you turn left into the direction of Rjukan.
After appr. 5km there is a sign for the camping. Just 1km after that sign you see on your left Rjukan Hytte- og Caravanpark.
From Oslo see also Google Maps.
From Larvik see also Google Maps.
Daily several flights are available from Amsterdam to Oslo. The flight takes appr. 1,5hrs. On the airport Oslo you will find several car rental companies.
By public transport
From Oslo there is also a good connection by bus to Rjukan. In front of Rjukan Hytte- og Caravanpark there is the bus stop for the Rjukan express bus. For the must updated timetables and other information: www.nor-way.no
Bus connections between the Netherlands and Norway are executed by Eurolines. See www.eurolines.nl
Of course it is also possible to travel by train through Norway, for. For the must updated timetables and other information: www.nsb.no