Transport and infrastructure in Norway

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Norway with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 94,902 km. Theoretically, this is 17.75 meter for each of the 5.3 millions inhabitants of the country. Norway hereby ranks 30th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.79 meters of railway tracks per person Norway come 18th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 25,148 km long coastline.

Airports in Norway


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  totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways 94,900 km17,745.67 km246.37 m 6,708,300 km11,141.62 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 4,200 km785.36 km10.90 m 273,500 km454.23 km45.32 m
Waterways 1,577 km294.88 km4.09 m 53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 1,576294.700.004 15,03624.970.002
Airports 9517.760.247 3,7376.210.001