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Gaustaekspressen - Shuttle bus at Gausta

Gaustaekspressen is a shuttle bus transporting you between Rjukan and Gausta / Gaustatoppen.

In summer, the bus has one departure from Rjukan in the mornings at 09am. Throughout the day, the bus runs in a shuttle between Gaustablikk Høyfjellshotell - Hovdestaul - Gaustabanen - Stavsro.

Returns to Rjukan 15.30 and 18.30.

The bus costs NOK 50 per person. Payment on the bus.

See the full timetable here:
Timetable Gaustaekpressen Summer and Autumn 2021

Arrival and parking

Gaustatoppen Mountain is located about two and a half hours' drive from Oslo.

Private parking for Gaustabanen tramway's guests is situated near county road 651 between Tuddal and Rjukan.

The road from Tuddal to the Gaustabanen tramway is not ploughed in the winter, and arrival by car is only possible via County Road 37 during this period.

Other parking options in the area

During the summer season, parking is limited in the area, so you are encouraged to park at "Gaustablikk Høyfjellshotell", "Bygget Bistro"and Stavsro and use the shuttle bus in the area.