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Sognefjord in winter
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik www.fjordnorway.com

A spectacular backdrop

The scenery around the Sognefjord never fails to impress, providing the perfect backdrop if you want to plan a conference with a difference.

A unique destination for events

The Sognefjord is the world’s longest ice free fjord, and a unique destination for any kind of event. But this is far from the only merit on our list. We also have Jostedalsbreen, the biggest glacier in mainland Europe; Vettisfossen, the highest waterfall in Northern Europe; the Nærøyfjord, which is a UNESCO World Heritage; the Flåm Railway, one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world; and world class salmon fishing.

Fjord villages

Around the fjord you’ll find small, picturesque villages with great local food and miles of hiking trails and adventures and other exciting activities. Sognefjord offers a variety of small village hotels and larger business hotels – all of them ready to offer the best level of services for meetings, business groups and events.

Amazing experience guaranteed

We guarantee you and your colleagues an amazing tailor-made experience in the heart of the fjords. Welcome to meet and explore the heart and soul of fjord living!


Contact information

Questions about business meetings in Sognefjord? Find out more about from Visit Sognefjord and DMC Amazing Fjords.

Visit Sogenfjord
Heidi Hauge
Mobile: 0047 913 50 730
Email: heidi@sognefjord.no

Amazing Fjords
Benedicte Elisabeth Stedje
Mobile: 0047 416 00 278
Email: post@amazingfjords.com
Website: amazingfjords.com

Getting here and around

You can find more in-depth travel information at Sognefjord's official website.


  • Sognefjord train

    By train

    Flåm is the only train station along the Sognefjord, and well worth a trip in itself. The Flåm Railway was named the world’s most incredible train journey by Lonely Planet in 2014. The journey takes you from Flåm by the fjord to the top of the mountains and connects with the Bergen-Oslo Railway at Myrdal. There are several daily departures all year round.

  • Sognefjord bus

    By bus

    Comfortable express buses run daily all year round to the Sognefjord from Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Voss, Gol, Hemsedal, Fagernes and Lillehammer.

    During the summer season there is also bus connections with Oslo and Trondheim via Otta/Lom, over the Sognefjellet mountain and through the Jotunheimen National Park.

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  • Sognefjord car

    By car

    If you travel by car to the Sognefjord area, the trip will take 2–3 hours from Bergen, 4–5 hours from Oslo, and 5–6 hours from Trondheim. Note that car ferries cross the Sognefjord and various fjord arms on several points.

    You can choose several National Tourist Routes on your way to the Sognefjord area.

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  • Sognefjord boat

    By boat

    Throughout the year, daily express boats connect Bergen with many small villages along the Sognefjord.

    In the summer, there are also daily express boats between Bergen and Flåm.

    In the summer season, sightseeing cruises are offered between various destinations along the Sognefjord.

  • Sognefjord plane

    By plane

    Sogndal Airport has daily connections with both Bergen and Oslo. Flight times from 30 to 45 minutes.

    You can also fly to Sogndal from Sandane and Ørsta/Volda.

    An airport express takes you from the airport to Sogndal.

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Key facts about Sognefjord

  • The Sognefjord is the longest fjord in Norway
  • A few top attractions are the Flåm railway, the UNESCO listed Nærøyfjord and Urnes Stave Church, Jostedalsbreen Glacier National Park and Jotunheimen Mountains National Park
  • Easy access from Bergen and Oslo by plane, train, boat, car and bus
  • There are over 25 hotels with more than 2,400 beds
  • Meeting capacity from 2 – 400 together, and a total of 1,500
  • Sogndal airport 20 – 60 minutes from the different Fjord Villages
  • University College in Sogndal with around 2,000 students and research institutions
  • Offers a variety of accommodation, activities and local food

Sognefjord in pictures

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