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 17.64 meter for each of the 5.4 millions inhabitants of the country. Norway hereby ranks 30th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.78 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.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways94,900 km17,641.50 km246.37 m
Railroads4,200 km780.75 km10.90 m
Waterways1,577 km293.15 km4.09 m
Commercial harbors1,619300.960.004


 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways6,708,300 km11,135.99 km1,111.61 m
Railroads273,500 km454.00 km45.32 m
Waterways53,100 km88.21 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors15,35825.490.003
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