If you’re coming northward on highway E6, you’ll enter the traditional realm of Helgeland approximately 300 km north of Trondheim. There are several alternative routes. One of them is the Wilderness Road (Rv73/Fv806), an inland route that takes you from Majavatn lake in the south to Korgen in the north. Another is the Coastal Highway (Fv17) from Steinkjer to Bodø. If you are travelling from Sweden, you can drive the Sagavegen (Rv804/Fv296), Krutfjellvegen ( Rv73) or Blåvegen (E12). You can reach the magnificent Helgeland coast by way of the Coastal Highway (Fv17), Tosenveien (Fv76), via the town of Mosjøen (Fv78), or via the town of Mo i Rana (E12).
Widerøe offers direct flights from Oslo to Brønnøysund and Sandnessjøen. There are also flights from Trondheim and Bodø to Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen, Mosjøen and Mo i Rana. Other flights include a direct route from Bergen to Brønnøysund. Please visit Widerøes website for more informasjon and prices.
The Nordland Railway extends from Trondheim to Bodø. The train journey from Trondheim to Mosjøen takes about five hours, while the trip to Mo i Rana takes six hours. Trains from Bodø take three hours to Mo i Rana, and four hours to Mosjøen. For schedules and reservations, please visit www.nsb.no
Hurtigruten coastal steamer
Hurtigruten vessels call twice daily at Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen and Nesna. Please visit Hurtigruten for more information.
There are frequent bus services between the coast of Helgeland and inland destinations. For schedule information, visit www.177nordland.no or call 177. (From outside Nordland, please call tel. +47 75 77 24 10.)