transport to/from Lysebotn

If you want to visit Lysebotn, you can travel by bus, car or ferry. We recommend that you always book a place on the boats, even if you travel without a car. Please note that there is no gas station in Lysebotn.

stavanger - lysebotn - stavanger with boat and bus

Remeber that there may be delays on the boats, espesially to Forsand Monday - Friday afternoon and Friday and Sunday evening. Pelle's bus will wait for the boats to arrive. 

Important links. Remember to book tickets for Pelle's, the high speed boat and the tourist ferry in advance:

Pelle's bus

High speed boat "Lysefjord"

Tourist ferry

Bus to Kjerag parking

Bus Kolumbus​​​​​​​

See also links below the timetables.

From Stavanger to Lysebotn

Travel tips:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday the high speed boat runs from Stavanger to Lysebotn, but only in the afternoon. In addition we recommend bus from Stavanger to Solbakk terminal, bus to Forsand and boat from Forsand to Lysebotn.

Bus

Bus from Stavanger to Forsand, boat from Forsand to Lysebotn Monday to Friday Monday to Friday Monday to Friday Monday to Friday
From Stavanger (Byterminalen, track 6, number 100) with Kolumbus 07:30 12:00 14:00 15:15
From Solbakk terminal with Pelle's bus  08:05 12:35 14:35 15:50
To Forsand quay  08:50 13:50 15:05 16:40
From Forsand to Lysebotn with high speed boat/touristferry-see timetable below 09:00 14:00 15:15 16:50
Bus from Stavanger to Forsand, boat from Forsand to Lysebotn Saturday Saturday
From Stavanger (Byterminalen, track 6, number 100) with Kolumbus  07:00 13:30
From Solbakk terminal with Pelle's bus 07:35 14:05
To Forsand quay 08:50 15:05
From Forsand to Lysebotn with touristferry-see timetable below 09:00 15:15
Bus from Stavanger to Forsand, boat from Forsand to Lysebotn Sunday Sunday Sunday Sunday
From Stavanger (Byterminalen, track 6, number 100) with Kolumbus 07:00 12:00 14:00 15:00
From Solbakk terminal with Pelle's bus 07:35 12:35 14:35 15:40
To Forsand quay 08:50 13:50 15:05 16:40
From Forsand to Lysebotn with high speed boat/touristferry-see timetable below 09:00 14:00 15:15 16:50

It is also possible to catch a bus from Stavanger to Preikestolen parking, do the hike to Preikestolen and catch Pelle's bus to Forsand in the afternoon. Please note that there may be delays during the summer time.

High speed boat

Booking page for high speed boat in the Lysefjord - remember to book a ticket!

Timetable high speed ferry

For other calls, see the timetable.

High speed boat from Stavanger/Forsand to Lysebotn all year round Monday to Friday Monday to Friday Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday Friday and Sunday
From Stavanger 13:00
From Lauvvik 06:05 13:55 13:55 16:45
From Forsand 06:10 14:00 14:00 16:50
To Lysebotn 07:15 15:25 15:25 17:40

Tourist ferry

Booking page for the tourist ferry in the Lysefjord - remember to book a ticket!

Timetable tourist ferry

Please note that it is possible to hike from Refså Quay to Preikestolen parking  - 1,5 hours

Tourist ferry from Lauvvik/Forsand to Lysebotn 28.5-15.9 Every day Every day
From Lauvvik 09:30 15:00
From Forsand 09:00 15:15
From Refså - 1,5 hours hike from Preikestolen parking  09:50 15:30
From Songesand 10:30 16:20
To Lysebotn 11:50 17:30

From Lysebotn to Stavanger

Travel tips:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning the high speed boat runs from Lysebotn all the way to Stavanger. In addition we recommend bus boat from Lauvvik to Forsand, bus to Solbakk terminal and bus to Stavanger.

Bus

Boat from Lysebotn to Forsand, bus from Forsand to Stavanger Monday to Friday Monday to Friday Monday to Friday Monday to Friday
From Lysebotn with high speed boat or tourist ferry - see timetable below 07:20 12:00 15:30 18:00
From Forsand quay with Pelle's bus 08:25 14:35 16:35 20:25
From Solbakk terminal with Kolumbus 09:21 15:21 17:21 21:21
To Stavanger (Bytreminalen track 6) 09:52 15:52 17:52 21:52
Boat from Lysebotn to Forsand, bus from Forsand to Stavanger Saturday Saturday
From Lysebotn with tourist ferry - see timetable below 12:00 18:00
From Forsand quay with Pelle's bus 14:35 20:25
From Solbakk terminal with Kolumbus 15:21 21:21
To Stavanger (Bytreminalen track 6) 15:52 21:52
Boat from Lysebotn to Forsand, bus from Forsand to Stavanger Sunday Sunday Sunday Sunday
From Lysebotn with high speed boat or tourist ferry - see timetable below 12:00 15:30 17:45 18:00
From Forsand quay with Pelle's bus 14:35 16:35 18:50 20:25
From Solbakk terminal with Kolumbus 15:21 17:21 19:21 21:21
To Stavanger (Bytreminalen track 6) 15:52 17:52 19:52 21:52

It is also possible to catch a bus from Forsand to Preikestolen parking, do the hike to Preikestolen and catch a bus to Stavanger in the afternoon. Please note that there may be delays during the summer time.

High speed boat

High speed boat from Lysebotn to Stavanger/Forsand -all year round Monday, Wednesday, Friday Tuesday, Thursday Monday-Friday, Sunday Friday, Sunday
From Lysebotn 07:20 07:20 15:30 17:45
From Forsand 08:20 08:20 16:30 18:45
From Lauvvik 08:25 08:25 16:35 18:45
To Stavanger 09:00

Booking page for high speed boat in the Lysefjord - remember to book a ticket!

For other calls, see the booking page.

Tourist ferry

Tourist ferry from Lysebotn to Lauvvik 28.5-15.9 Every day Every day
From Lysebotn 12:30 18:00
From Songesand 13:30 19:10
From Refså - 1,5 hours hike from Preikestolen parking 14:00 20:00
From Forsand 14:30 20:20
To Lauvvik 14:55 20:30

Booking page for the tourist ferry in the Lysefjord - remember to book a ticket!

Please note that it is possible to hike from Refså Quay to Preikestolen parking  - 1,5 hours

Taxi and bus in Lysbotn

If you need transportation to Fyljesdalen or Nilsebudammen, please contact Stavanger Baseklubb, tel 984 44 159. 

Øygardstøl (Kjerag parking) : Time table for bus 

By car

Google maps

Remember to check the timetable from/to Songesand, Lauvvik and Forsand, and to make reservations.

Tourist ferry 

High speed ferry