StrömstadStrömstad is a city in Bohuslän on the west coast of Sweden, close to the Norwegian border. While only home of 6000 people, it is for historical reasons often referred to as a city. Strömstad is a fishing town and a popular holiday destination. In the fish shops along the quayside you can eat fresh shrimp and fish. In the area, there are a number of prehistoric monuments, among which stone rings, stone ships, rock carvings, burial mounds, etc.
By busTimeekspressen has 6 daily departures to Oslo, leaving on top of the hour, every two hours between 8 and 16. Swebusexpress buses also stops here on their Göteborg - Oslo route.
By trainThere is about 4-5 daily departures to Göteborg by Västtrafik. In the summer the Swedish Railways (SJ) runs a X2000 express train to Stockholm twice a day.
By ferryThere are several ferry's every day across the outflow of the Oslo fjord to Sandefjord in Norway with a Color line ferry. The previous connection to Langesund was discontinued in December 2008.
By planeThe nearest airports are:
- Oslo Gardermoen, Norway. Around 170 km distance. Major international airport.
- Trollhättan Vänersborg, Sweden. Around 120 km distance. Small domestic airport.
- Göteborg Landvetter, Sweden. Around 180 km distance. Medium size international airport.
The inner city is small, so walking is recommended. Västtrafik organises local buses.
BlomsholmIron age museum area
Koster IslandsBoats depart ataddress: Ångbåtskajen