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The spectacular natural thrill

The Sognefjord is Norway's longest and deepest fjord, and one of its arms, the Nærøyfjord, is on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The surrounding mountains are among the most majestic in Norway.

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Getting here and around

By plane:
  • Sogndal Airport has daily connections to both Bergen and Oslo, with flight times from 30 to 45 minutes.
By road:
  • By car, the shortest route to the Sognefjord takes as little as two to three hours from Bergen, four to five hours from Oslo, and five to six hours from Trondheim.
  • Comfortable express buses run daily all year to and from the Sognefjord from and to Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Voss, Gol, Hemsedal, Fagernes and Lillehammer, among others.
  • During the summer season there is also a bus connection from/to Oslo or Trondheim via Otta/Lom over the Sognefjell Mountain through the Jotunheimen National Park, the highest mountain pass in Northern Europe.
By train:
  • Flåm is the only train station along the Sognefjord, and well worth a trip in itself. It connects to the Bergen-Oslo Railway at Myrdal, and there are several daily departures all year.
By boat:
  • Throughout the year, daily express boats connect Bergen to many small villages along the Sognefjord, including Vik, Balestrand, Sogndal and Leikanger.
  • In the summer, there are also daily express boats between Bergen and Flåm.
  • If you drive, note that there are car ferries crossing the various fjord arms on several points along the Sognefjord, as well as the Sognefjord itself.
  • In the summer season, sightseeing cruises are offered between various destinations along the Fjord, such as Flåm, Gudvangen, Kaupanger and Lærdal.

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