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Fjord Norway Bergen BERGEN

Fløibanen funicular

  • Vetrlidsalmenning 23 A, Bergen
  • +47 55336800
  •  /  km From You
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Take Fløibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen. Magnificent view of Bergen, great children's playground and ideal for mountain walks.

Take the funicular railway to Mount Fløyen and see all of Bergen in just 6 minutes.

The funicular railway is one of Norway's most famous attractions. The trip starts from the city centre, just 150 metres from the Fish Market and Bryggen. The exiting trip up to the mountain is a magnificent experience in itself.

From Mount Fløyen, approx. 320 metres above sea level, you can enjoy the beautiful view, study the cityscape in detail and the seaward approaches and fjords surrounding Bergen. At Fløyen there is also a restaurant, cafeteria, souvenir shop and play area.

Read more about what to do at Mount Fløyen here.

Fløibanen funicular (the Fløibanen train):
The Fløibanen line is 844 m (2,769 ft) long, covers a height difference of 302 m (991 ft), and carries over 1,8 million passengers a year. The line is single track with a central passing loop and was build in 1918. The track is has a gradient that varies between 15 and 26 degrees. There are two cars, each of which can carry 100 passengers and the cars are individually named and painted, with Blåmann in blue and Rødhette in red. (Source: Wikipedia) The track has 6 stops and are frequently used by locals living up on the mountain side as well as two kindergardens on the mountain. During the summer and rush hours only certain departures will stop at all stops.

Tickets:
You can buy your tickets at the Tourist Information in Bergen or at the ticket office at Fløibanen bottom station.

Timetable:
The Fløibanen funicular runs daily from early morning until 11 p.m. during the the year. (With e few exceptions, see opening hours below). The funicular has easy access for prams/pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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

Opening hours

The Fløibanen funicular runs every day all year round

Weekdays from 07:30 AM to 23:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday from 08:00 AM to 23:00 PM

see www.floyen.no for exceptions during holidays

Ticket office

09:00 AM to 19:00 PM from October 1st – Mars 30th / 08:00 AM to 21:30 PM from April 1st – September 30th

Extended opening hours during June – August, see www.floyen.no

 

Prices

1/1 – 30/4-20 + 1/9 – 31/12-20

Children:                                                             return 50 NOK                  one way 25 NOK

Adults:                                                                 return 100 NOK                one way 50 NOK

Honnør:                                                               return 50 NOK                  one way 25 NOK

Family ticket (2adults +2children):                 return 250 NOK

Sledging ticket children:                                  one day 110 NOK

Sledging ticket adults:                                      one day 210 NOK

1/5 – 31/8-20

Children:                                                            return 65 NOK                  one way 35 NOK

Adults:                                                                return 130 NOK               one way 65 NOK

Family ticket (2adults +2children):               return 325 NOK

 

Reduced rates for tickets purchased in the Fløibanen app or online at www.floyen.no

 


  • Last Updated:
  • 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

All Year
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri 7:30 AM–11:00 PM
Sat Sun 8:00 AM–11:00 PM
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Price

Description Price*
Adults 50.00 Single
Adults 100.00 Return
Children 25.00 Single
Children 50.00 Return
Children sledging ticket children 110.00 1 day
Tickets sledging ticket adults 200.00 1 day
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) 250.00 Return
Senior 50.00 Return
Senior 25.00 Single
* Price from

Facts

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