Preikestolen (pulpit rock) is an attraction you absolutely must see when you’re in the Stavanger area.

Photo: Dan Kristiansen

From Sokn Camping, it takes about 1 hour to drive to the start of the hike. It is also possible to take public transportation by bus all the way to the start of the hike. The hike up to Pulpit Rock is a total of 8.2 km round trip. Plan to spend about 2 hours and 30 minutes round trip.

Hike details

Walk 300 meters from Sokn Camping to Sokn Bus Station and take bus number 10 to Stavanger city center. The bus runs every hour.

From Stavanger, there are several options for further travel:

Express Bus Round Trip (Go Fjords)

The bus departs from Stavanger at 08:00 and 10:00. On selected days, there is also a departure at 11:00.

Book tickets here

Pulpit Rock Tours

Multiple daily departures.

Book tickets here.

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