Day trip to the Flørli stairs

Day trip to the Flørli stairs

Climb the world’s longest wooden staircase to the world’s best view!

Every Saturday and Sunday during the summer, we’ll take you on a wonderful day trip to Lysefjord and Flørli, where all 4,444 steps of the famous Flørli stairs await! The cruise departs Stavanger in the morning and, after brief stops for boarding at Lauvvik and Forsand piers, continues on into Lysefjord. We sail through beautiful fjord landscapes past the majestic Preikestolen and arrive at the former power plant village Flørli early in the morning.

Flørli is an idyllic, roadless resort that offers beautiful scenery, unique outdoor experiences, an exciting history of hydroelectric power and a cozy café. Flørli is best known for having the world’s longest wooden staircase, with 4,444 steps in all. The top of the stairs is 750 meters above sea level. The climb is really worth the effort, since the fantastic views from the top include beautiful Lysefjord and Preikestolen’s mountains!

Flørli is also a perfect base for other outdoor adventures. You can rent a kayak or paddle a canoe to explore Flørli from the sea. Or hike the new Flørli Waterfall Trail.

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Our modern, comfortable boats have sundecks, spacious cabins and kiosks offering refreshments, including beer and wine.


Practical information


14 – 18 April (Easter):
Daily departure
1 May – 30 September:
Saturdays and Sundays

From Stavanger at 09:00
From Lauvvik at 09:40 (advance booking required)
From Forsand at 09:45 (advance booking required)
Arrive Flørli  at about 10:30

From Flørli at 16:00
Arrive Forsand at 16:45
Arrive Lauvvik at 16:50
Arrive Stavanger at about 17:30

Flexible change and cancellation policy. Learn more
Round trip Saturday and Sunday, or one way ticket? Click here for more information.


From Stavanger
Adults: NOK 680 r/t
Children (age 4-15): NOK 340. Children under age 4 free.

From Lauvvik/Forsand
Adults: NOK 580 r/t
Children (age 4-15): NOK 290. Children under age 4 free.


8-9 hours.


For a guaranteed ticket, book at Also available for purchase at the pier/boat or at the Tourist Information.
Groups: 15 % discount for groups of minimum 15 adults when booking together at – please enter the number of adults under “Group” in the online booking (not valid in combination with other discounts). Please contact us if you want an invoice.

Departure point

From Strandkaien, Vågen in downtown Stavanger. Departures from Lauvvik and Forsand also possible when booked in advance on


May – September


The Flørli stairs is a demanding trek. The hike is at your own responsibility and without being accompanied by a guide. The first 2 km you follow the Flørli stairs with 4444 steps to the top of the mountain. From here there are two alternative hiking trails back to Flørli. The round trip takes about 3-4 hours in total at your own pace, depending on which hiking trail you choose to return. It is not allowed to walk the stairs back to Flørli. We do not recommend to bring dogs up the stairs. The Flørli stairs are not suitable for children under 6 years, but there are child-friendly hike options.

Remember food, drink, outdoor clothing and solid hiking shoes.


All our boats have toilets, access to changing tables, sun decks and spacious lounges. Kiosk offering fresh baked goods from our local bakery, snacks and refreshments.