Tourist standing on top of Kjerag boulder

Kjerag Express Bus Round trip

Easy access to complete the hike to the world famous Kjerag boulder

Attracting thrillseekers from all over the world, the Kjerag Boulder is a famous conundrum. Our bus will bring you from Stavanger to Øygardstøl, the starting point of this spectacular hike, and back again.


  • Enjoy the thrilling sight of the Kjerag Boulder suspended 1,000 meters above sea level
  • Breathtaking views of Lysefjord and surrounding mountains
  • Challenging 9.8 km hike with a total elevation gain of 460 meters – unguided!
  • Safety ensured with a well-marked path and cautionary advice
  • Comfortable round-trip transportation from Stavanger to Øygardstøl

The Kjerag Boulder

Wedged in a mountain crevice sits the Kjerag Boulder. Suspended nearly 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) above sea level, the plain sight of the boulder gets the adrenaline pumping. Our bus takes you from Stavanger city center to the starting point of the hiking trail up Kjerag mountain.

Hiking Kjerag

This is a challenging hike. The total elevation gain is 460 meters (1,500 feet). The boulder is located at Kjerag mountain, which towers high above the other peaks surrounding the beautiful Lysefjord. When you reach the boulder, you’re spoiled with breathtaking views of the boulder itself, as well as the other majestic mountains around you and the Lysefjord running beneath you.

Be mindful of your surroundings and exercise caution near steep areas, especially when it’s wet, to ensure a safe hiking experience.

Completion and return

You have 6 hours to complete the 9.8 km (6 miles) return hike and the path is well-marked. When you’re down safe and sound, our bus drives you back to Stavanger.

Important information

  • Tickets are not sold on board the bus. Please make sure to buy tickets online before boarding the bus. Ensure you have your digital ticket handy on your mobile device.
  • Duration: The round-trip from Stavanger to Kjerag takes approximately 3 hours each way, allowing you to soak in the breathtaking landscapes along the journey.
  • Preparation: The Kjerag hike is demanding and requires good physical condition. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring sufficient water, food, and warm clothing. Always check the weather forecast before setting out.
  • Child Seats: For those traveling with young children, please contact Go Fjords in advance to arrange a child seat on the bus, as availability is limited.

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