Stavanger youth hostel Mosvangen is located in beautiful surroundings by the lake Mosvannet, an area very popular for running and walking. You are approximately 3 kilometres from the city centre of Stavanger.
The youth hostel has 115 beds in 45 rooms.
By car from Kristiansand
Coming from Kristiansand on the E-39 road look for and turn off at the signs to the Hospital (Sykehuset) and Bergen. Now, through a couple of circles, you follow the signs to Bergen and Mosvangen Camping. When you see the sign to Mosvangen camping to your right side you turn. You will find us just above the camping on Henrik Ibsensgate 19.
By car from the centre of Stavanger: Drive Rv 509/E39 to Motorveien and turn left direction Sandnes and Kristiansand. Leave on first road to right and follow the signs to Bergen and the camping. The hostel is located next to the camping.
By foot from the central station/Byterminalen in the centre of Stavanger. It’s about 3 km, approximately 20 - 30 minutes walk. Take left when you get out from the train or bus station into Jernbaneveien. Turn left in the roundabout and follow the Olav Vs gate. Turn right in front of Scandic Stavanger Park and cross Kannikgata on the pedstrian bridge and walk to the right through the park to Peder Klows gate and walk to the right to Tjodolvs gate, follow this street to pedstrian bridge across the motorway and walk to the left along the lake to the camping and hostel.
By bus from the central station/Byterminalen in the centre of Stavanger.
Bus nr 4 departs from bus stop 8 outside the Byterminalen. It runs very often, in the daytime about 8 times an hour.
It drives on Lagårdsveien, through a tunnel and into Saxemarka before driving Auglendsveien and into Ullandhaugsveien. Get off the bus at the first bus stop in Ullandhaugsveien. From here you go down to a white house which is a bakery and a supermarket called Brustadbua. You pass the store and a bit to the left you can walk on a pedestrian path underneath the road. Now you see the camping and the youth hostel is just after this on the left hand side.
Bus from the hostel to the centre of Stavanger.
You walk back to Brustadbua, but now you have to cross Ullandhaugveien, on the left side of Brustadbua and you see the bus stop a bit further up on that street. Bus nr 4 will come down the hill and go into the centre.
You can take a taxi from the centre or call +47 51 90 90 90 to Stavanger Taxi. Give them the address: Stavanger Vandrerhjem Mosvangen, Henrik Ibsens gate 19. You can also say that it's next to Mosvangen Camping.
From Sola airport
You take the airport bus towards Stavanger. Go off at the bus stop called Tjensvollkrysset. Walk on the pedestrian road close to E39 and walk through the tunnel under E39 following signs to Stavanger Kunstmuseum and walk past the museum to the camping and hostel.
You can also travel by local bus no. 9 to Tjensvollkrysset.