Travel - Transportation
Bus and Train
There are bus- and train connections throughout the county. A convenient way to travel and see some of the surroundings.
Timetables: www.resplus.se »
Narrow-gauge railroad - Västervik-Hultsfred
This narrow-gauge railroad dates back to 1879 and is located in northeastern Småland. It extends from the dense forests in the highlands to the exciting archipelago landscape along the East Coast. There is much to experience in addition to the train ride. Get off at one of the 17 stops and become better acquainted with the area's bathing lakes, fishing waters, restaurants and cultural attractions.
The train runs daily during July and August between Hultsfred-Verkebäck. The railroad was declared an historical landmark in 1996 and was nominated as one of the country's most important industrial landmarks in 1999.
Tjustbygdens Järnvägsförening, tel: +46 (0)490-230 10, www.hwj.nu
Take the ferry to Öland
The car and passenger ferry M/S Solsund runs between Oskarshamn and Byxelkrok during summer.
Information & reservations:
+46 (0)499-44920, +46 (0)706-214260
From Oskarshamn you can travel to the east and Gotland. The ferry runs daily and provides a relaxing or active trip, according to your wishes.
Kalmar Airport, approximately 5 km from city, has direct flights to Stockholm every day.
Oskarshamn Airport, about 12 km north of Oskarshamn, has direct flights to Stockholm every day.
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There are excellent roads if you are traveling by car. E22 runs in a north-south direction through the entire county. If you wish to travel eastward, you can go over Öland Bridge in Kalmar or take the car ferry to both Öland and Gotland.
Useful link: www.viamichelin.com »