Bus from Bodø on main trunk road Kystriksveien, one or two times a day.
Hurtigruten calls at Ørnes.
Local ferry from Vassdalsvik, if arriving by bike this is recommended as Svartistunnellen further south has restrictions against pedestrians and cyclists.
- Ørnes Taxi tel +4775755870
- [dead link]Ørnes trading post (museum) (by the docks). Old trade centre.
Ørnes is the commercial centre of Meløy county, and as such has a small number of shops.
"sentrum 2" has:
- Rema 1000, Coop or ICA sells food. (~supermarkets)
- Vinmonopolet has an outlet, selling wine/spirits.
- Book store.
- A dispensing pharmacy
By the docks:
- Narvesen kiosk.
- Vikingen pub offers beers, hamburgers, ice cream.
- Ørnes Hotell has a restaurant which sells hot meals.
- Ørnes Hotell (Located by the docks), ☎ .
Meløy turistkontor (tourist information). tel +47 75 75 48 88
Bodø to the north. The bus takes about two hours, and leaves about 07:30 in the morning.