Haugesund has its roots as a fishing town with a focus on herring fishing and processing. Haugesund also has tradition as a hometown for trade-ships. The city of Haugesund is located almost midway between Stavanger and Bergen. There are frequent buses running from Haugesund to Bergen and Stavanger and to other cities along the Norwegian west coast.
Cheap Flights to Haugesund
Ryanair fly low cost flights between Haugesund Airport and London Stansted. The airports in Stavanger and Bergen are also within easy driving distance from Haugesund.
There are several airports near Haugesund flown to by low cost airlines: Haugesund Airport, Stavanger Airport and Bergen Airport. Information on flight destinations available from each airport follows below.
Haugesund Airport is located 2 km to the east of Haugesund.
Flights from Haugesund Airport:
Stavanger Airport is located 64 km to the south of Haugesund.
Flights from Stavanger Airport:
Bergen Airport Flesland
Bergen Airport is a modern airport with both domestic and international flights. There is a frequent bus service to Bergen and all the major international rental car companies are represented at the airport.
Bergen Airport is located 97 km to the north of Haugesund.
Flights from Bergen Airport Flesland:
More about Haugesund
Haugesund is host to the Amanda film festival, the most prestigious Norwegian film festival.
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