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Larvik is a city in Vestfold.

Larvik is the southernmost larger city in Vestfold, with about 25 000 inhabitants. Larvik city is the administrative center of Larvik municipality, which is home to some other larger villages, including Stavern and Helgeroa, some of which are just minutes away with bus.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

From the E18 motorway: follow signs to Larvik.

By bus[edit]

Local buses and express buses are operated by Nettbuss

By ferry[edit]

  • Hirtshals Colorline[1] operates a super fast type ferry on the line, which does the crossing in 3 hours 45 minutes. Tickets for an adult goes for 180 DKK and up, while the price for a car with max 5 passengers are starts at 720 DKK. As of October 21st 2008, departure times from Larvik was 8.00 and 17.30.

By plane[edit]

There are train connections from Larvik to the following airports:

By train[edit]

The Norwegian state railways (NSB)[2] has departures for Oslo once every hour throughout the day, journey time for Oslo is 2 hours 6 minutes on most departures. There is also two daily trains to Stavanger, the western terminus of the southern railway line.

Get around[edit]

Buses are frequently roaming the city centre and to other villages along the seashore. Some buses also travel inland to places like Kvelde and Svarstad.


  • 1 Bøkeskogen. Norways largest beech forest. Bøkeskogen (Q5005219) on Wikidata Bøkeskogen on Wikipedia
  • 2 Herregården. Former residence for Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve. The building started in 1674. Herregården i Larvik (Q11975218) on Wikidata
  • 3 Svenner lighthouse. Svenner Lighthouse (Q1772547) on Wikidata Svenner Lighthouse on Wikipedia
  • 4 Kaupang. Around 800 AD a Viking trade post was established here, and today it is both an archaeological site and a venue for Viking events in the summer. Kaupang (Q1737156) on Wikidata Kaupang on Wikipedia







Go next[edit]

Routes through Larvik
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