Useful phone numbers and travel information:


Fire: 110

Police: 112

(For non-emergencies, call the police central switchboard on telephone: 02800)

For medical emergencies call: 113

(If you need medical attention but it does not qualify as an emergency you can call the local medical switchboard on telephone: 116117 Here you will be able to speek to a nurse and if needed she will arrange for you to see a doctor that is on call.)

Do you need someone to talk to? Call the national mental health line: 116123

Poison information: +47 22 59 13 00


Road and traffic information:

For updated traffic information call: 175

You may also check the official traffic information website from the Norwegian Road Authorities. You can find the link here: 


Download the app: «Veivesen trafikk" from the Norwegian Road Authorities (Statens Vegvesen)


Weather service:

You can find Norways most popular weather forecast service here: 

You can find updated Avalanche and Landslide warnings here:  


Download the app: "Yr" from NRK and the Norwegian Institute of Metrology.


Tourist information:

Saltdal Municipality is currently establishing a digital tourist information service via this map «Langs Dronninga i Nord» We are in the process of translating the solution to English, however currently the map is only functional in Norwegian. 

However with just a tiny knowledge of Norwegian you will be able to use the map like a pro! 


Norwegian Dictionary:

  • Aktivitet - Activities
  • Badeplasser - Swimming areas
  • Bensin - og ladestasjoner - Charging points and petrol stations
  • Gapahuker - Small open shelter (Norwegians loves these for a coffe break or use them to bbq)
  • Helsetjenester - Health Services
  • Historie - History
  • Mat og drikke - Food & Beverages 
  • Nasjonalparker og verneområder - National parks
  • Natur - og kulturperler - Instaspots! Most beautiful hikes!
  • Overnatting - Accomondation
  • Rasteplasser - Places to stop for a break, typical has a toilett and tables, chairs etc. 
  • Severdigheter - Sights
  • Skiturer - Skitracks
  • Sykkelstien i Saltdal - Local biketrail 
  • Sykkelutleie - Bike rental
  • Togstasjoner - Trainstations
  • Toppturer - Mountain hiking trails
  • Turistinfo - Turist information
  • Turstier - Hiking trails 

So for example if you are looking for a restaurant, just choose "matt og drikke" and you will find all local restaurants in the map! 



Visit Saltdal is present on social media. Please don’t hesitate to contact us on Facebook or Instagram if you have any questions. 

You can also visit our local tourist information at Nordnes Kro & Camping (09:00 - 22:00)

Or call us on telephone: +47 756 93 855  (09:00 - 22:00)


Public transportation:

Both train and bus tickets can be easily bought different apps or websites. If you are planning to travel by means of public transport during your stay, we recommend that you purchase"Travel Pass Nordland" The travel pass gives you 7 days of unlimited travel by buss and «hurtigbåt» (speedboat) 

For more information and purchase of Travel Pass Nordland follow this link:


Traveling by train:

Saltdal has 3 train stations. Rognan, Røkland and Lønsdal. (Please use the map and filter by «togstasjoner» in order to locate them) Neither of these stations have an operational ticket machine at the station. It is therefore possible to buy a ticket on board the train. You will not be charged an additional fee for doing so. 

However, it is easy to buy a train ticket via an app called «ENTUR»  or via the ENTUR website here:  


Download the app «ENTUR - reiseplanlegger" from Entur AS


Traveling by bus:

If you are planning to use bus as a means of transport in Saltdal, you can easily plan your journey and purchase tickets via the app "Reis" or the national travel website/app  «Entur" 

From 2023 it is possible to purchase single tickets, 24 hour or 3 day tickets. If you are staying longer than 3 day we recommend that you consider purchasing the «Travel Pass Nordland» 


Download the "Reis" app from Nordland Fylkeskommune 

Download the «ENTUR» app from Entur AS


Traveling by taxi:

If you need further transportation, Rognan Taxi can be contacted 24/7 on telephone 07550. It is also possible to book a journey via app. 


Download the "Taxifix" app for easy taxi booking. (The app is only in Norwegian but it is fairly easy to use, you just need to be able to distinguish between  «taxi nå» (which means taxi now) and «taxi senere» (which means taxi later) in order to make a booking. 


Car rental:

The webpage of AVIS car rental (at Bodø Airport) can be found here:

The webpage of Budget car rental (at Bodø Airport) can be found here:


Motorhome renta/ RV rentall:

The local company Polar Bobilutleie rents motorhomes/ RVs. You can find their website here: 



How to get here?

By airplane:

Bodø Airport is the closest airport to Saltdal. From the airport you can easily catch a train or a bus to Saltdal. It is also possible to rent a car. 


By «Hurtigruta» or «Kystruta»:

If you arrive in Northern Norway by the coastal route and want to travel to Saltdal, you must disembark from the ship in Bodø. You may then travel by train or bus to your final destination. The train station is located in close proximity, so it is very easy to walk from the harbor to the station. 


From Bodø / Fauske area 

You can easily travel from Bodø/ Fauske to Saltdal by train. Saltdal has three train stations and there are regular trains from Bodø and Fauske. The journey to Saltdal offers a beautiful view of the fjord. (Tip: Choose a window seat on the right side of the train)

It is also possible to travel by bus from both Bodø and Fauske or hire a car from a local car rental company.


From Trondheim

You can easily travel from Trondheim to Saltdal by train. Saltdal has three train stations and there are regular trains from Trondheim to here. The train journey to Saltdal includes crossing the arctic circle and Saltfjellet. 


From Lofoten

The easiest way to travel from Lofoten to Saltdal is to first make your way to Bodø (by airplane, speedboat, ferry or via the coastal route.)  When arrived in Bodø you may travel by train, bus or rental car to Saltdal. 

However, it is possible to travel by bus all the way from Lofoten to Saltdal. If  you wish to do so, board the bus towards Narvik (Bus 300), when you arrive in Lødingen you change to the bus towards Bodø Airport (Bus 100). On arrival in Fauske, disembark the bus at the bus station and change to route 472 towards Saltdal.

(Ask bus driver for details/exchange)