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Looking to cross the iconic Preikestolen hike off your bucket list? We offer a comfortable and direct transfer, from central Stavanger to the starting point of the hiking trail, and back.

The hike up to Preikestolen is one of the most popular in Norway.

Departing from several places in the center of Stavanger, our bus is an easy way getting to and from the hike. 

The hike up to Preikestolen is challenging. It is 8 km (4,9 mi)  long and takes about 4 hours round trip. The route is signposted with lots of red-painted distance markers making it easy to follow the trail. Parts of the trail have beautiful granite stairways engineered by Nepalese Sherpas.

There are no shops on the climb so bring enough food and drink supplies for the hike. Once you set off, there is nothing but beautiful nature, stunning views and your fellow hikers. 

The return bus will pick you up at the same place it let you off. 

Choose between 2 different trip alternatives:

Stavanger - Preikestolen 

Preikestolen - Stavanger

Pick-up at Mosvangen Campground

08:00 - 09:00

14:00 - 15:00

   08:05

Stavanger - Preikestolen 

Preikestolen - Stavanger

Pick-up at Mosvangen Campground

10:00 - 11:00

16:00 - 17:00

   10:05

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Important on this trip

Clothing

Wear a proper hiking jacket and pack warm clothing in case the weather conditions change during your hike,.

Footwear

Leave your casual footwear behind, and strap on sturdy hiking boots. The path goes through muddy areas, slippery rocks and steep mountain terrain.

2 Departure Points

The trip starts from Raddison Blu Atlantic Hotel. 5 minutes later the bus makes a quick stop at the bus stop at Mosvangen Campsite to pick up additional hikers. Make sure to show up 10 minutes before scheduled departure.

2 Alternatives

This tour is offered with 2 different time combinations. Pick-up in Stavanger at 08:00 with return from Preikestolhytta at 14:00. Pick-up in Stavanger at 10:00 with return from Preikestolhytta at 16:00.

Food and Drinks

Be prepared for a demanding hike and pack plenty of food and water to keep your energy up. Food can be purchased at the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge.

Unguided

Please, be aware that this hike is unguided. However, the path is well marked with distance markers.