Ski Boat to Sauda

Fast boat to great skiing

There will be no further departures for the Ski Boat this season. Welcome back next winter!

The Ski Boat offers a fast and relaxing voyage from Stavanger city center to one of southwestern Norway’s top ski resorts, Sauda Skisenter. The boat trip to Sauda is a beautiful fjord experience. On board we can tempt you with cold and hot drinks from the kiosk. From Ropeid quay, the trip continues by bus up to Sauda Skisenter where several kilometers of beautiful trails await!

We offer a package price including the boat trip, lift ticket and round-trip bus. Correct number of lift tickets must be added in the booking.

The Ski Boat runs on Saturdays and Sundays, when ski conditions are good enough. Tickets for the upcoming weekend open for sale on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. Check for updates on our Facebook-side (in Norwegian) or contact us at email or call +47 51 89 52 70.

NOTE: Bring a change of shoes for the boat trip.

Safe travel!
Due to the corona situation, we have reduced the numbers of guests on board. We recommend that you keep seated during the transportation, and that you wear a face mask whenever you are unable to keep 1 meter’s distance to other guests.
We have flexible cancellation rules and strictly adhere to guidelines laid out by the Norwegian Directorate of Health.
Read more: Safe travel

Practical information



Adults: NOK 770
Children (age 7-15) and students: NOK 700
Children under age 7: NOK 500 (Children under age 7 are free of charge in all lifts when using a helmet, and do not need a lift ticket).

Includes boat/bus transport and lift ticket. No discount for groups.



All tickets must be booked at
Groups: Please contact us if you need an invoice.


About 2 hours to the slopes at Sauda Skisenter. Bus from the wharf at Ropeid to the ski center.

Departure point

From Strandkaien in downtown Stavanger, from Tau ferry dock and from the new ferry dock at Judaberg on Finnøy island. Please meet up at least 20 minutes before departure.


Winter, when the ski center is open.


Limited capacity on boat and bus. Minimum 15 passengers required for departures.


Not suitable for wheelchairs. Attendants travel free with documentation. Choose number of attendants in the booking. Dogs are not allowed on the boat and bus. Children traveling alone must be at least age 13.

Ski boat to Sauda

Sail with us to a great ski area! Our ski boat from Stavanger to the Sauda Ski Center offers a relaxing, comfortable and beautiful alternative to the stress of driving on icy roads. The stunning views from the slopes and sea are worth the trip alone. We offer the boat trip, ski pass and roundtrip bus between the port and the ski area as a package, making it quick and simple. The ski boat to Sauda is a perfect start and end to a wonderful day of skiing. Grab your skis and sail to the slopes with us!

Sauda Skisenter has five runs, including a six-kilometer trail, plus a 5,200-skier per hour lift capacity, a 200-meter magic carpet, children’s hill, snowboard park, groomed Nordic trails, ski rentals, instructors, ski shop and a cafe. Visit their web site for information about opening hours, weather and conditions.

Visit our Facebook page for the latest news about the Ski Boat.

Get to the slopes in comfort.

"Relaxing fast boat"

“Good runs by Rogaland standards. Take the lifts to the top and it’s 6 kilometres down again (or something like that). Very relaxing fast boat there and back from Stavanger.”

- 'BazNorway'
on TripAdvisor.