Transportation in Notodden

If you are staying in Notodden and arrive on one of the conference days, we recommend you to go directly to the University Campus. In the afternoon, you can get a lift with the University Mini Bus to your hotel.

If you arrive Sunday or Monday before noon, you need to find your hotel first.


The main bus stop  "Kollektivterminalen" is down town Notodden, by the lake and the Train Station. The bus stops several times on its way down.

Getting from the Bus to the University Campus

  • The easiest and most scenic route from the bus to the University Campus is through the woods, a forest road downhill 900 metres. You need to leave the bus at the very first stop (called "Høgås" or "Niels Bjørnebu" after the Bus driver welcomes you to Notodden. This map shows you the details.
  • Alternatively you can stay on the bus until the final destination "Notodden kollektivterminal". From this stop to the University Campus, it is 2 km and a quite steep hill. See this map.

Getting from the Bus to Telemark Hotel: This hotel is in the middle of Notodden centrum, you would want to stay on the bus until you reach the final stop. You may walk (5-10 minutes) or order a taxi by calling + 47 35 01 13 49. You can check out this map

Getting from the Bus to Brattrein Hotel: This hotel is about 2 kilometers from Notodden centrum/bus stop, you would want to stay on the bus until you reach the final stop. We recommend that you order a taxi by calling + 47 35 01 13 49. You can see the the details in this map.

Getting from the Bus to Student Housing, Sitel in Høgås: You need to leave the bus at the very first stop after the Bus driver welcomes you to Notodden. Then walk uphill for 500 metres. This map shows you the details. Please make sure that you have arranged for someone to pick up your key and meet you there if you arrive during the week-end. Kirstine Riis may help you with this. If you arrive Monday, please go to the University first to claim your own key by Sitel.

Getting from the Centre of Notodden to University Campus or Student Housing by bus

You can use the small busses that communicates around the town Notodden. It leaves at .55 every hour from 8 to 15 to the Campus and Student Housing (Høgås). These busses are found in the main bus stop  "Kollektivterminalen" next to Timekspressen from/to Oslo. 

Timetable for bus 3 - from Hotell Telemark to campus: http://vkt.reiseinfo.no/ruter/t/T-3.htm - You leave from "kollektivterminalen"(= the bus station) or "Notodden torg" (the square) to "HIT Notodden" (= campus, Telemark University College/Høgskolen i Telemark (HIT)

Timetable for bus 1 - from Høgås/Sitel student housing to Notodden city/Bus station: http://vkt.reiseinfo.no/ruter/t/T-1.htm 


Shuttle bus every conference morning in Notodden
  • 8.15 departure from Notodden Camping
  • 8.20 departure 1 from Brattrein hotel
  • 8.40 departure 2 from Brattrein hotel

Shuttle bus every conferene evening in Notodden to Brattrein and the camping. To the bus stop for Kongsberg if necessary.
  • directly after welcome reception Monday, 
  • dinner Tuesday,
  • debate Wednesday, 
  • farewell coffee Thursday