Frequently Asked Questions

 

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I'm only going to park for a short while, do I need to pay for parking? . . .

No, you can drive all the way up to Gjendeosen and park there for up to two hours for free, provided you park in the indicated space and collect a ticket from the automatic parking meter.

I have a parking permit for handicapped persons, where should I park then? . . .

Drive all the way up to Gjendeosen and park in a handicap parking space. You'll pay normal fee for the parking. If you can take the bus, you can also park at Reinsvangen.

Can I set up a tent or park my camper overnight in the car parks? . . .

No. All forms of overnight camping in the car parks are forbidden. There are several great camping sites in Sjodalen and in the direction of Beitostølen.

How do I pay for parking? . . .

There are automatic parking meters at Reinsvangen. If you have a motorcycle, then you pay for parking in the kiosk at Gjendeosen.

I have an electric car, is there a charging station? . . .

You can charge at Maurvangen and Gjendesheim.

I'm going to stay at the Gjendesheim Tourist Cabin, where can I park? . . .

Gjendesheim has its own guest car park, where you can stay as long as you are a guest at Gjendesheim. After checking out, you will have to move your car to one of our car parks.

Do you run a bus service to the lower car park in the evening? . . .

The first bus leavse 30 minutes before the first boat departure, and the buses run every hour as long as the kiosk is open.

Do I have to book a seat on the bus between Reinsvangen and Gjendeosen? . . .

No, you don't. The service is free for everyone and requires no advance booking.

When does the Gjendebåten run? Where can I buy a ticket? . . .

The boat timetable, tickets and information can be found at gjende.no. Everyone who has booked a place gets to go on the boat!
You could by residual tickets in the kiosk.

Is there a phone number to the car park? . . .

+47 95 45 17 43

Where can I find the car park? . . .

GPS coordinates are: Latitude: 61.4953095, Longitude: 8.8089954