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Fjord Norway Vestland BERGEN

Norway in a nutshell®

  • Fjord Tours AS, Nordre Nøstekaien 1A, Bergen
  • +47 55557660
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Norway's most popular fjord tour is Norway in a Nutshell! Experience the world famous Flåm Railway and a fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord. Book online!


The trip is offered all year, takes around eleven hours and passes through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Fjord Norway. The trip comprises a fjord tour, the Bergen Railway and Flåm Railway and is Norway's most popular round trip.

Norway in a nutshell® starts from the railway station in Bergen with a trip on the beautiful Bergen Railway from Bergen to Voss. Bergen Railway is the highest altitude railway in Northern Europe, and around 100 kilometres of the line run through wild mountain terrain. The train station in Bergen only has a few platforms and the train is easy to find.

At the railway station in Voss, you will find the bus, which is clearly marked 'Norway in a nutshell®'. The train is very accurate, but should a delay occur, the bus will wait for the train.

The trip continues to Gudvangen. Once you have arrived in Gudvangen innermost in the Nærøyfjord, you embark on the boat that will take you to Flåm. The Nærøyfjord is one of the narrowest fjords in Europe, and the trip to Flåm takes around 2 hours. In 2005, the Nærøyfjord was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List together with the Geirangerfjord. The fjord is surrounded by tall mountains and is a beautiful sight in both summer and winter. The boat is easy to find in the small harbor area and the bus drops you off right by the harbor.

Flåm is a charming small village surrounded by steep mountainsides, cascading waterfalls and narrow valleys. It is lovely just to stroll around the village, or you can visit the Flåm Railway Museum.

From Flåm, the trip continues on the Flåm Railway, one of the steepest normal gauge railways in the world. The platform is beside the quay and is easy to find. The 20-km-long train ride is a fantastic journey that offers panoramic views of some of the wildest and most magnificent mountain scenery Norway has to offer, including the famous Kjosfossen waterfall. The train ride lasts for roughly an hour.

At Myrdal station, you change trains to Bergen Railway, which takes you back to Bergen. The Myrdal station only have a few tracks so the train is easy to find.

The tour is available all year round. There are no guides on the trip, but it is well marked and easy to find your way around.

There is no food included, so it is advisable to bring something to eat. There is also time to buy food in Flåm or on the ferry from Gudvangen to Flåm.

Ordinary routes - via Voss
08.39: Train from Bergen to Voss
09:53: Arrival Voss
10:10: Departure bus from Voss to Gudvangen
11:20: Arrival Gudvangen
12:00 Boat from Gudvangen 
14:00: Arrival in Flåm
14:35 Flåmsbana from Flåm to Myrdal
15:32: Arrival Myrdal
15:40: Train from Myrdal to Bergen
17:56: Arrival in Bergen

Ordinary routes  - via Myrdal 
07.57: Train from Bergen to Myrdal
09.47: Arrival Myrdal
09.58: Flåmsbana from Myrdal to Flåm
10.57 Arrival Flåm
15.00: Boat from Flåm 
17.00: Arrival Gudvangen
17.25: Departure bus from Gudvangen to Voss
18.55: Arrival Voss
19.37: Train from Voss to Bergen
20.58: Arrival Bergen


Tours can be changed or cancelled up to 30 days before departure for a fee of NOK 400 per person.

Changes and cancellations can also be made between 30 and 20 days before departure for a fee of NOK 600 per person.

If you would like to change the name or number of travelers on your booking, please contact us for cancellation of the entire booking and re-book for the remaining travelers. If a stretch of the new booking is fully booked, we normally do not take the chance to cancel and loose reserved seat reservations for the rest of the traveler. Please consider this before you think about reducing the number of people in your booking.

Changes and cancellations cannot be made or refunded later than 20 days prior to departure.


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Outdoor Activities

  • Multi-day (one or more days)
fra NOK 1.440 per person


Description Price*
Adults 01.05-30.09.2020: Adults (premium boat) 2,010.00 Per person
Children under 16 years 01.05-30.09.2020: Children under 16 (classic boat) 1,061.00 Per person
* Price from


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The Norway in a nutshell® has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:
Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism.
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