How to get to Kistefos

The easiest access is by car. However, there are options if you go by public transport as well. Check out the options below:

By car:

Kistefos is located on Jevnaker, one hour north-west of Oslo, and one hour from Gardermoen. There are two entrances to the park with parking on both sides. People with reduced mobility are asked to arrive from Entrance South.

Entrance South

Arrival from Oslo via Klækken and Fylkesvei 241. Follow signs to Kistefos.

Entrance North

Arrival from Ringerike / Jevnaker, via E16 and Bergerfossvegen. Address, Samsmoveien 41.

By public transport:

Ekspress buss from Oslo S

Vy has set up an express bus Oslo - Jevnaker - Oslo.

The bus leaves from Oslo Bus Terminal at 10.15 and returns from Jevnaker at 17.00. The journey takes 1 hour and 20 minutes from Oslo Bus Terminal, and tickets cost NOK 225 one way.

The bus runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 30th April to 30th October.

Stops Oslo–Jevnaker:

  • Oslo bussterminal
  • Hjortneskaia
  • Lysaker stasjon
  • Sandvika bussterminal
  • Kistefos Museum
  • Hadeland Glassverk

Tickets can be purchased at or in the Vy app.

Round-trip with Finn Carlsen

Finn Carlsen Bussreiser runs round-trip Oslo - Kistefos every other Wednesday during the season.

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Kistefos is beautifully situated on the banks of the Randselva river. Photo: Kyrre Sundal.

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River Man by A Kassen contains three different sculptures, all of them shaped by the Randselva river. Foto: Kistefos.

Barn i fontene

The sculpture Path to Silence is a favorite amongst the children. Remember to bring a towel and some extra clothes! Photo: Visit Oslo.