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FLÅM

Embrace the journey

Would you like to experience one of the world's most spectacular train journeys?

The Flåm Railway is part of the famous Norway in a Nutshell roundtrip between Oslo and Bergen.

The Flåm Railway .
Photo: Visitflam.com
The Flåm Railway .
Photo: Visitflam.com

In Western Norway, at the innermost banks of the Aurlandsfjord, you'll find the small village of Flåm.

Sognefjord .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / www.fjordnorway.com
Sognefjord .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / www.fjordnorway.com

When arriving at the station, disembark and spend some time discovering everything Flåm has to offer! 

Start by visiting the fantastic Stegastein viewpoint, 650 meters above the Aurlandsfjord. The viewpoint is part of the National Scenic Route that runs from Aurland to Lærdal.

Stegastein Viewpoint Aurlandsfjord .
Photo: VG Partnerstudio - VisitNorway.com
Stegastein Viewpoint Aurlandsfjord .
Photo: VG Partnerstudio - VisitNorway.com

Or join a relaxing fjord cruise, for example onboard the award-winning, electric catamaran Legacy of The Fjords in Nærøyfjord. A journey through this fjord is so unique that it's on UNESCO'S World Heritage List.

Fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord .
Photo: Fjord Tours AS
Fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord .
Photo: Fjord Tours AS

There are a lot of great trekking options in Flåm. Embark on a hike in "Norway's Grand Canyon" Aurlandsdalen ...

Hiking in Aurlandsdalen, Flåm .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway
Hiking in Aurlandsdalen, Flåm .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway

Or get stunning views and plenty of air under your feet from The longest zipline in the Nordic countries, with its 1381 meters!

350 meters above the ground, fly along at 100 kilometers per hour through beautiful, pristine nature.

Flåm zip line in Aurland, Fjord Norway .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Norway's Best
Flåm zip line in Aurland, Fjord Norway .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Norway's Best

Or explore Flåm on wheels! It's a great way to discover hidden gems in the countryside.

Norway's most popular cycle route, Rallarvegen — The Navvy Road, ends in Flåm, and is a journey through both majestic nature and fascinating cultural history.

Cycling at Rallarvegen .
Photo: sverrehjornevik.com / Flåm AS / Visit Norway
Cycling at Rallarvegen .
Photo: sverrehjornevik.com / Flåm AS / Visit Norway

Aurland is a cozy village focused on slow travel, with an organic bakery and several cool craft businesses.

Take home a pair of Aurlandssko! This traditional penny loafer has been made locally since the 1930s.

"Aurlandsskoen" from Aurland in Flåm .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Visit Flåm
"Aurlandsskoen" from Aurland in Flåm .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Visit Flåm

Treat yourself to a stay at the beautiful Fretheim Hotel. Experience historic interiors, delicious local food and striking fjord views! 

Or check out the family driven boutique hotel 29/2 Aurland, where modern design meets rustic farming and fly fishing traditions.

Fretheim Hotel .
Photo: Fretheim Hotel
Fretheim Hotel .
Photo: Fretheim Hotel

The gates are also open at the Viking village Njardarheimr in Gudvangen. 

Here, stroll around among the living Viking guides and hear stories from the lives of the Vikings. 

Njardarheimr Gudvangen in Flåm .
Photo: Falkeblikk
Njardarheimr Gudvangen in Flåm .
Photo: Falkeblikk

Another place full of Viking history is the Ægir BryggeriPub, a very popular local brewery pub. Here, you'll get a culinary experience which is as much inspired by the 1020s as the 2020s, and world-class beer! 

Make sure to visit the idyllic village of Undredal, known for its award-winning goat cheese.

Ægir BrewPub in Flåm .
Photo: Ægir
Ægir pub in Flåm .
Photo: Ægir Pub

Flåm is not just a summer destination. The fjords are as remarkable in winter time

Did you know that Flåmsbana railway also becomes a "ski lift" at this time of year? Put on your skis and rush down from the mountains to the fjord, or join a snowshoe trip!

A winter cruise on the Nærøyfjord .
Photo: Fjord Norge
A winter cruise in the Nærøyfjord .
Photo: Fjord Norge

These are only a few examples of what you can experience!

Scroll down for more tips on accommodation, activities, and places to eat.

Kayaking in Nærøyfjorden, Flåm .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway
Kayaking in Nærøyfjorden, Flåm .
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway

Top activities and attractions

Where to stay

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Getting there and around

Get in-depth travel information on Sognefjords official website.
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Top attractions in Flåm
Experience the spectacular Stegastein viewing platform, 650 metres above Aurlandsfjord. An unmissable sightseeing trip for any visitor to Flåm. Read more
Stegastein Viewpoint
The Flåm Railway has been described as one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world and is one of the leading tourist attractions in Norway.… Read more
The Flåm Railway
Join us on an active adventure from the fjord to the mountain! We start the day with a Basic FjordSafari on the Aurlandsfjord and to the great… Read more
Basic FjordSafari
Rallarvegen, the service road built for the construction of the Bergenline, has won a special status as a cycle track and is becoming more and more… Read more
Cycling - Rallarvegen
The wildest and most beautiful branch of the Sognefjord. The Naeroyfjord the most beautiful and wildest arm of the Sognefjord is on the UNESCO World… Read more
The UNESCO Nærøyfjord
The Aurland shoe has been made since the 1930s and The Aurland Shoe is now the only manufacturer of this traditional pennyloafer style, famed for its… Read more
The Aurland Shoe
Ægir BrewPub is one of the biggest attractions in the area. The building is inspired by Norse mythology and reminiscent of a stave church. Read more
Ægir BrewPub
eMobility - Explore Nærøyfjorden UNESCO world heritage area in one of our fun little electric cars - You will be smiling all the way! Read more
eMobility Flåm
Flåm Bakery offer delicious freshly baked pastries to visitors and locals year-round. Read more
Flåm Bakery
The mountainroad between Aurland and Lærdal is normally open from the 1st of June to approx. 15th of October. From Aurland to the viewpoint-… Read more
National Tourist Route Aurlandsfjellet
At 24.5 kilometres, the Lærdal tunnel is the world's longest road tunnel. The road links Aurland and Lærdal, in the heart of Sogn, and provides a… Read more
Lærdalstunnelen - Worlds longest road tunnel
The well-known and historic Aurlandsdalen Valley, was once one of the main routes between the eastern and western parts of Norway. Read more
Aurlandsdalen
Join a fjord cruise and experience one of the most beautiful and popular fjord areas in Norway, the UNESCO world heritage area in the Nærøyfjord. The… Read more
Fjord cruise Nærøyfjord
The Flåm Railway & Documentation Centre gives you an insight in the building of the Flåm Railway, its exiting history, and its technological… Read more
The Flåm Railway Museum
Restaurants in Flåm
Ægir BrewPub is one of the biggest attractions in the area. The building is inspired by Norse mythology and reminiscent of a stave church. Read more
Ægir BrewPub
Fretheim Hotel aims to give its guests an amazing gourmet experience by offering a combination of first-rate regional and seasonal ingredients,… Read more
Arven Restaurant - Fretheim Hotel
Flåmstova Restaurant is located in Flåm and offer breakfast buffet all year and during sommer they offer dinner à la carte. Read more
Flåmstova Restaurant
Colourful and contemporary café with a large terrace by the harbour, close to the boats and the Flåm Railway. Read more
Furukroa Kafé
Flåm Bakery offer delicious freshly baked pastries to visitors and locals year-round. Read more
Flåm Bakery
Flåm Marina is situated a 7 minute walk along shoreline from the Flåm railway station. If you dare to explore, you will discover that a short walk can… Read more
Flåm Marina Terrace
Regardless of how late you arrive in Flåm you will always be served in the Lobby bar at Fretheim Hotel. Read more
Lobby Bar - Fretheim Hotel
Hotels and more
At the end of the Sognefjord you will find Flåm Camping and Youth Hostel surrounded by the World Heritage Listed fjord landscape of Norway. Read more
Flåm Camping & Hostel
Flåmsbrygga Hotel – the Brewery Hotel is situated on the pier in Flåm with a splendid view of the Aurlandsfjord. Read more
Flåmsbrygga Hotel
With our history as a source for inspiration, Fretheim Hotel can offer close encounters with the best of the Sognefjord culture, local tastes and… Read more
Fretheim Hotel
Heimly is a delightful guest house offering a good standard and amazing fjord views. Read more
Heimly Pensjonat
Fretheim Fjordhytter are four high quality self catering cottages/rorbuer beautifully situated on the water's edge in Flam on the Sognefjord. Read more
Fretheim Fjordhytter
Linda and Sigurd look forward to welcome you to Garnes accommodation in Flåm. Read more
Garnes accommodation
The beautiful view over the Nærøy Valley, from Stalheim Hotel, has for nearly 200 years been one of the highlights in many a traveller's visit to… Read more
Stalheim Hotel
On Vatnahalsen you will find peace and quiet between mountains and fjords, at the top of Flåmsdalen, with spectacular scenery on all sides.The hotel… Read more
Vatnahalsen Mountain resort
Gudvangen Fjordtell is the perfect base for exploring the many sights and activities available in the beautiful Sognefjord Read more
Gudvangen Fjordtell
Welcome to Nærøyfjorden camping - where the sounds and silence of the nature is a spa treatment for the mind. Wake up to the majestic scenery of the… Read more
Nærøyfjorden Camping
Situated in the centre of Aurland - by the fjord. One minute from the bus stop and 100 m from the beach. 6 new high standard cabins with bathroom,… Read more
Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri og Rorbuer
Østerbø Fjellstove - the place for happy mountain hikers We have a homely atmosphere - long traditions - ancient history and exciting nature! Read more
Østerbø Fjellstove (Mountain Lodge)
Hotel Aurlandsfjord is a fjord hotel in Aurland with a relaxed atmosphere, the perfect accommodation hub experiencing the Flam region attractions. Read more
Hotel Aurlandsfjord
29/2 Aurland is a family-run boutique hotel and has unique buildings dating back to the 18th century. Relax and enjoy your stay. Read more
29/2 Aurland
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    • Flåm local

      Local travel

      Flåm lies at the end of the popular Rallarvegen (“The Navvies Road”) bicycle route, which begins at Haugastøl, Finse or Myrdal, depending on how far you want to bike.

    • Flåm car

      By car

      If you're driving from Bergen, drive 166 kilometres on the E16 to Flåm.

      Oslo is a 354-kilometre drive to Flåm.

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    • Flåm boat

      By ferry

      Passenger ferries pass through the UNESCO listed Nærøyfjorden between Flåm/Aurland and Gudvangen throughout the year.

      In the summer season, express boats transport passengers between Flåm and Balestrand, and from there to Bergen.

    • Flåm train

      By train

      Flåm is the fjord-side terminus of the famous Flåmsbana Railway Line, one of the steepest and most scenic of its kind. Most trains between Oslo and Bergen connect to the Flåmsbana at Myrdal. Flåmsbana runs between eight and ten times a day from May until October, and four times a day in the winter season.

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    • Flåm bus

      By bus

      There are several daily bus connections between Flåm and Oslo or Bergen. The trip takes about 3 hours from Bergen and 7.5 hours from Oslo. Check out NOR-WAY Bussekspress's website for prices and timetables.

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    • Flåm plane

      By plane

      The nearest airport is Sogndal Airport Haukåsen, around 70 kilometres away. The airport has daily connections to Oslo and Bergen, both of which are less than an hour's flight away.

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