Horten is a port city, with many blooming gardens and several small trade areas. The coastline stretches from Re in the north to Tønsberg in the south. The coastline is 40 kilometres long. Horten has 5 populated areas; Horten centre, Åsgrådstrand, Borre, Skoppum and Nykirke.
Sandefjord Airport Torp is located 35 minutes from Horten. By car you travel to Horten less than an hour from Oslo, just follow E18. Crossing time with ferry from Moss in Østfold is only 30 minutes.