The easiest way to get to Surnadal is by car or bus.
- From Trondheim follow county road 65 through Orkdal and Rindal. From Oslo follow E6 to Oppdal, then country road 70 to Sunndalsøra and country road 670 to Surnadal.
- From Molde or Kristiansund drive throught Krifast and E39 to Halsa, then country road 65 to Surnadal. From Molde you can also drive county road 62 via Sunndalsøra.
There are daily bus connections from Trondheim and Oppdal. These correspond with trains both northbound and southbound trains. There are also good bus connections from Ålesund, Molde and Kristiansund.
You can go by bus from both Kristiansund Airport and Molde Airport. There are also good bus connections from Tronheim Airport via Trondheim Central Station.