From Oslo you can easily catch a Grenlandsekspressen coach to Skien and Porsgrunn, with onward connections to the coastal towns. A good network of bus and express coach services connects Grenland to other parts of Telemark, southern and western Norway. Other express coach services also run between Oslo and southern Norway several times a day, with connections to Porsgrunn, Skien and other towns in Grenland.
Express coach timetables: http://www.nor-way.no/?lang=en_GB
Local bus timetables for Grenland and Drangedal: www.nettbuss.no/lokalbuss/telemark/rutetabeller
Frequent train services operate from Oslo to Porsgrunn and Skien, offering good connections with the Sørland (Kristiansand/Stavanger) and Bergen lines. http://www.nsb.no/?lang=en_US
Widerøe and Danish Air Transport operate flights from Skien (Geiteryggen) airport to Bergen and Stavanger: http://www.skienlufthavn.no/english/frontpage/
Sandefjord Torp airport, about an hour’s drive from Skien, offers flights to destinations throughout Europe and Norway:
In Skien you can rent a car here:
Vip Bruktbilutleie AS, Ph: +47 35 54 60 00 http://www.vipleiebil.no/
Avis Bilutleie, Ph: + 47 35 55 22 54 www.avis.no
Hertz Bilutleie, Ph: + 47 35 55 09 30 www.hertz.no
29th of May 2013 will the first boat leave Bergen for Langesund. It will be daily departures from Hirtshals in Denmark to Langesund.
For more informatjon: www.fjordline.com
We cover Grenland with tourist information and here is a list of where to find our information stations and brochure racks.