Haugesund in detail
Haugesund Airport is 13km southwest of the city.
SAS and Norwegian both fly regularly from Oslo.
Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) runs direct services to London, Bremen and several other European cities.
Widerøe has flights from Bergen from Monday to Friday, and a daily direct route to Copenhagen.
Ferries to Utsira Island run daily from Haugesund's quay.
Stavanger is serviced by an hourly express-bus service (300kr; two hours, 10 minutes) operated by Kystbussen/Nor-Way.
There's plenty of on-street parking around Haugesund, which is metered until 3pm; after that, you can park for free.
Travelling south towards Stavanger, you'll need to catch the ferry between Arsvågen and Mortavika (www.fjord1.no; adult/child/car 6/23/185kr; half-hourly).