In Halmstad, everything is near. Within the city, most people walk to wherever they want to go. Our cycle lanes get you around the entire municipality. Buses, cars and motorbikes are a good alternative when travelling further away from the city centre towards our salty beaches and dense, verdant forests.
For slightly longer journeys, city and regional buses are a perfect option. Buses can take you around local areas, out to the coast and even further into our dense forests. Most buses run via Halmstad Resecentrum next to the railway station. Many city buses also stop at Stora torg in the city’s heart. Find your bus via hallandstrafiken.se (swe). External link, opens in new window. During the summer of 2023, Hallandstrafiken will test a new ticket type, the 72-hour ticket (swe). External link, opens in new window. Perfect for those who are visiting.
Cars, motorbikes and parking
With a car or motorbike, you can easily get to any part of Halmstad whenever you want. If you need to hire a car, your options include Europcar, External link, opens in new window. Hertz (swe), External link, opens in new window. Avis (swe), External link, opens in new window. Hyrbilsdepån (swe), External link, opens in new window. Mabi (swe) External link, opens in new window. and Sixt (swe). External link, opens in new window. Several of these offer collection at Halmstad City Airport (swe). External link, opens in new window.
Outside central Halmstad and Tylösand, most parking is free. Central Halmstad has over 7,200 parking spaces managed by the municipality of Halmstad. There are also private companies offering parking spaces.
In Halmstad city you have the opportunity for two hours of free parking (swe). External link, opens in new window. You pay first and then get back the fee, which corresponds to two hours by digitally sending a receipt to Halmstad city (swe). External link, opens in new window.
Getting around on foot is easy in Halmstad City. You can stroll between cafés, shops, restaurants and hotels while enjoying the Nissan river as it flows to the sea.
Halmstad has many naturally beautiful walking trails. The Halland trail is something for seasoned walkers. However, to suit all tastes, we also have many day-long walks (and even shorter). If you want to stay out in the countryside, but do not have your own tent, why not try overnighting in one of our permanent, three-sided shelters or borrowing a tent from Fritidsbanken (swe)? External link, opens in new window.
Halmstad has both small, local and large, national cycle trails. Here, we cycle all the time. On a bicycle, you really experience your surroundings. Because we love all sorts of cycling, we have brought together lovely bike paths on a single page. Mountain biking, fatbiking and other cycling options are all here.
If you have not brought your own bicycle, or would simply like to try something new, there are several rental options. These include Rent a bike Halmstad External link, opens in new window. (part of Kitekalle (swe)) External link, opens in new window. and Levin & Nilsson (swe) External link, opens in new window.. Several hotels also offer cycling packages and rental.
Electric bicycles and electric scooters
In Halmstad, you can easily rent both electric bicycles and electric scooters / electric scooters in various places around the city. To be able to rent a bike, you need to download each company's app. You can read the rules that apply to electric scooters in Halmstad at halmstad.se (swe). External link, opens in new window. The following players are located in Halmstad: The actors located in Halmstad:
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