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Fjord Norway Vestland BERGEN

Fløibanen funicular

  • Vetrlidsalmenning 23 A, Bergen
  • +47 55336800
  •  /  km From You
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Take the Floibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen! Check out the spectacular view of the city, play in the Troll Forest or walk exciting nature trails.

If you are in Bergen, Fløyen (320 masl.) is an absolute must visit! A trip with the funicular Fløibanen is a great experience, with the two traditional carriages that have transported people to the mountain for over 100 years. The tour starts in the heart of Bergen city centre and takes you to the top in approximately 6 minutes. There you will get a spectacular panoramic view over the city, fjord and mountains.

When you arrive at Fløyen you may sense the smell of freshly baked pastry. The charming Fløistuen shop and café offers pastries, ice cream, hot and cold drinks, as well as souvenirs and gifts. At Fløien Folkerestaurant you can enjoy a better meal with the city's finest view.

Children can have fun at the large playground or try an exciting obstacle course in the forest. Stroll through the mysterious Troll Forest if you dare… In the summer you can paddle a canoe at the idyllic Lake Skomakerdiket (for free). If you want a little more speed and excitement, you can rent a mountain bike with fantastic viewpoints along the way.

Mount Fløyen is last but not least the perfect starting point for hiking. Both shorter and longer hikes, for wheelchairs, strollers, young people and the elderly - Fløyen has roads and hiking trails that are suitable for everyone! Read more about Mount Fløyen and tour suggestions here.

Feel free to take the ten minute walk from Fløibanen's top station to the Lake Skomakerdiket. Here you will find the newly built Skomakerstuen café where you can try the Norwegian “svele” and something to drink, with a beautiful view over the water.

PS. if you visit Fløyen in the summer, you have to say hello to the cuddly and slightly mischievous goats "Fløyenguttene".

Check out all the activities and opening hours at www.floyen.no 

Welcome to the mountain!

Walking routes:
The Funicular takes you to a fantastic area of beautiful natural surroundings with innumerable opportunities for walking and hiking. From Mount Fløyen there are walks on gravel roads and paths to fantastic viewpoints where you can enjoy views of the fjord, mountains and the city below. Check out 10 inspiring walk for the whole family here.

You can also walk from Mount Fløyen to Mount Ulriken. This hike is called Vidden and is one of Bergens most popular mountain hikes. You can walk in either direction, but a lot of people prefer to start at Ulriken and finish at Fløyen which is right in the city center. The hike takes approximately 5 hours and you can read more about the Vidden hike here.

Bergen Card:
Free travel (round trip) from October to April. 50% discount (round trip) from May to September

Tickets:
Fløibanen tickets can be purchased at the Tourist Information, at www.floyen.no or in the Fløibanen app. 


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  • Source: Bergen Reiselivslag

General

Accessibility
  • Access for wheelchairs
  • Adapted for disabled
Discount
  • Bergen Card
Landscape
  • Forest area

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Nature trail
Cross-country skiing
  • Marked cross-country ski trails

Taste Norway

Restaurant & café
  • Outdoors

Things To Do

Activities for kids
  • Playground
Shopping
  • Souvenier shops
NOK 90 to/from

Opening hours

Aug 3, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
Sat Sun 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
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Price

Description Price*
Adults 50.00 Single
Adults 100.00 Return
Children 25.00 Single
Children 50.00 Return
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) 250.00 Return
Senior 50.00 Return
Senior 25.00 Single
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Facts

Landscape
Forest area
Green Travel
The Fløibanen funicular has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:
ISO-14001
Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism.
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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