It's not hard to get into the freelancing field at all. Networking has never been easier than it is today. I've been freelancing since I turned 18 - at that point I was living in Denmark - a rather small country, yet I still found it very easy to freelance. Whether you're into marketing, dev/programming, SEO, etc. there'll always be a demand for your services.
Start off by creating your own website. This'll be the funnel for your client acquisition, as you'll be able to display your case studies, along with some dummy-websites, to give your future clients an idea of your style. Find some groups on Facebook where businesses join to acquire help for services you'll offer.
It's often tougher than a regular a 9-5 job, but it gives you a lot of freedom