Travelling in Norway
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Getting around Norway

By Air: Norway has an extensive domestic flight network, a necessity in a country of such size and topography. The three main carriers are Scandinavian Airlines System, Braathen's SAFE and Widerøe's Flyveselskap.

By Rail: Norwegian State Railways run the rail network. If you intend to travel on the express trains, seats must be reserved. Long distance trains have sleeper carriages. For more information contact the Norwegian State Railways in Oslo, Persontrafikk, Jernbametorget 1, 0048 Tel 22 367 544, or the Scandinavian Travel Service in London, 2 Bergham Mews, London W14 0HM. Tel: 020 7559 6666.

By Road: Norwegians drive on the right, an International Driving Permit is required. The Norwegians are constantly battling with the condition of their roads, owing to the extreme climatic fluctuations, generally summer's fine, but winter driving should be approached with caution.

By Coach: Coaches are comfortable in Norway, essential as journeys tend to last days rather than hours.

By Sea: Most towns on the west coast are serviced by a variety of ferries, catamarans and hydrofoils.

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