Nordland - Norway

Velfjord - Norway

Location, communications, transport

Velfjord is located in the southern parts of Nordland county, right on Norways geographical centerline. Velfjord is a collective term for several villages with connections to the small town Hommelstø. Hommelstø is app. 33 km from Brønnøysund, and app. 120 km. from Mosjøen. Se overview map below.


Plane flight

The closest airport to Velfjord is Brønnøysund Airport. From Brønnøysund Airport to Hommelstø it's 34 km. From Mosjøen Airport it's app. 120 km to Hommelstø. There are regular bus services from Mosjøen and Brønnøysund to Velfjord.

By car

Transportation by car

There are two entrances to Velfjord by car. Exit E6 between Majavatn and Trofors, from the exit it's about. 64 km to Hommelstø. If you want to drive the coastal route, exit RV 17 at Skillevik (road station) From there it's about 26 km to Hommelstø.



Hurtigruten - The world's most beautiful sea voyage arrive Brønnøysund twice a day: southbound and northbound. Hurtigruten - also known as the coastal steamer - dock at Brønnøysund, where the bus terminal is located. From there it's 34 km. to Hommelstø.

By train


Trofors station and Majavatn station are the two closest trainstations to Velfjord. Both stations are app. 80 km from Hommelstø. From Trofors you can take the bus to Hommelstø.

(Photo: Rune Fossum)