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Are you taking the car to Hemsedal, then you have a better option to reach all our activities that you find around Hemsedal. You are also reaching the starting points of many of our hikes easier. You can charge your car at several places here in Hemsedal, but you also find additional chargers in the town of Gol, 30 minutes from Hemsedal.
Katarina
5 min
Updated 24 September 2021

Are you travelling to Hemsedal by car, please use Google maps for directions.

For information about mountain passes and traffic, please see www.vegvesen.no or call 175.

Route description to Hemsedal

Oslo to Hemsedal
200 km, driving time approx. three hours.
Coming out of Oslo, follow the E18 towards Drammen and Sandvika for approx. 10 km. Come off at Sandvika and then follow the E16 towards Hønefoss for approx. one hour (45 km). At the roundabout, take the exit towards highway 7 and Gol. Follow highway 7 to Gol, approx. 110 km. Take a right after Gol, onto highway 52 towards Hemsedal. Follow highway 51 and 52 to Hemsedal, approx. 35 km.

Bergen to Hemsedal
280 km, driving time approx. four hours.
Coming out of Bergen, follow the E16 to Lærdal to Borlaug. After Borlaug, exit towards Hemsedal and follow highway 52.

Oslo Gardemoen Airport to Hemsedal

From the airport, take the E16 towards Hønefoss and then change to RV 7 towards Gol. In Gol, take road 52 towards Hemsedal. The tour takes approx. 3 hours.

Sandefjord Airport - Torp

278 km, driving time approx. 4 hours.
Drive onto E18 and drive towards Drammen.
Take exit 25 towards Haugesund / Kongsberg. Drive on E134 til Fv 283 and then Rv 35.
After Vikersund take Rv. 280 towards Noresund and Ørgenvika. Road number 7 towards Gol and road 52 towards Hemsedal.

To the Welcome Centre and Hemsedal Ski Centre
From Oslo, drive through Hemsedal town centre and continue approx. 2 km. Take a left over the bridge next to the sign for Hemsedal Ski Centre. If you’re going to the ski slope, go straight ahead after the bridge. To collect keys, follow signs to Welcome Centre 1 Hemsedal Fjellandsby or Welcome Centre 2 Alpine Lodge, depending on where you’re staying. Check your booking confirmation to find out where to collect your key.

Driving distances to Hemsedal

Hemsedal – Oslo200 km
Hemsedal – Oslo Airport Gardermoen210 km
Hemsedal – Larvik290 km
Hemsedal – Bergen280 km
Hemsedal – Fagernes/Leirin airport
80 km
Hemsedal – Gothenburg
490 km
Hemsedal – Karlstad
420 km
Hemsedal – Stockholm
730 km
Hemsedal – Helsingborg
720 km
Hemsedal – Malmö
770 km

Use winter tyres

We recommend that all visitors with cars use winter tyres or studded tyres, during winter time. For guests staying in Holdeskaret/Skarsnuten/Skigaarden/Veslestølen, we also recommend bringing snow chains.

The roads will be gritted from Oslo and to Ulsåk before Hemsedal town centre, but in the event of heavy snowfall and low temperatures, there may still be snow and ice on the roads. Adjust your speed for the conditions, and also remember to watch out for moose.

GPS coordinates for Welcome Centre 1, Hemsedal Mountain Village

Latitude:

60oN

51

59'

Longitude:

8oE

31

09'


GPS coordinates for Welcome Centre 2, Hemsedal Alpine Lodge

Latitude:

60oN

51

75'

Longitude:

8oE

30

96'

The mountain pass along the main road 52 from Hemsedal to Lærdal (Western Norway) is called "Hemsedalsfjellet".

Driving description to Hemsedal

Oslo to Hemsedal
200 km, driving time approx. 2,5 hours.
Out of Oslo you follow E18 towards Drammen and Sandvika approx. 10 km. Drive towards Sandvika and follow E16 towards Hønefoss in approx. 1 hour, 45 km. In the roundabout drive towards Gol on the main road no. 7 for about 110 km. In Gol you turn right in the roundabout and follow road no. 52 towards Hemsedal for about half an hour, 35 km.

Bergen to Hemsedal
280 km, driving time approx. 4 hours.
Out of Bergen you follow E16 to Lærdal/Borlaug. After Borlaug you drive towards Hemsedal and follow road 52.

Sandefjord Airport - Torp

278 km, driving time approx. 4 hours.
Take the E18 og drive towards Drammen.
Take the exit 25 towards Haugesund/Kongsberg, then E134, then Fv 283 and then Rv 35.
After Vikersund take 280 towards Noresund and Ørgenvika. Road no. 7 towards Gol and road no. 52 towards Hemsedal.

To Welcoming Centres, Hemsedal Ski Resort, Fyri Resort, Skarsnuten Hotel and Skigaarden

From Oslo - drive through the town centre and continue approx. 2 km. Look for the sign for Hemsedal Skisenter and take a left turn by the bridge.
If you are heading straight for the slopes you can continue up the hill straight forward and park by one of the upper parkings. If you are checking in or picking up your key turn right and look for the signs for the welcoming centres 1 or 2 (check you booking confirmation on which one to use).
For Fyri Resort you take a left turn after the bridge. For Skarsnuten Hotel and Skigaarden, you turn right and continue through the toll station and up the mountain (during winter it might be necessary with snow chains if your car doesn't have 4WD) .

Driving distances to Hemsedal

Hemsedal - Oslo 200 km
Hemsedal - Oslo Airport 210 km
Hemsedal - Larvik 290 km
Hemsedal - Bergen 280 km
Hemsedal - Fagernes/Leirin Airport 80 km
Hemsedal - Gothenburg 490 km
Hemsedal - Karlstad 420 km
Hemsedal - Stockholm 730 km
Hemsedal - Helsingborg 720 km
Hemsedal - Malmö 770 km

Use winter tyres during the winter season

We recommend all our car guests to use winter tires or studded tires. For guests staying in Holdeskaret, we also recommend bringing chains.

The roads will be salted from Oslo and to Ulsåk before Hemsedal town centre, but in the event of heavy snowfall and cold, there may still be both snow and ice on the road. Adapt the speed to the conditions, and also remember to look out for moose.

GPS coordinates to Welcoming Center 1, Mountain Village

Latitude: 60oN 51 59'

Longitude: 8oE 31 09'

GPS coordinates to Welcoming Center 2, Hemsedal Alpine Lodge

Latitude: 60oN 51 75'

Longitude: 8oE 30 96'

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