Transportation to and from Bergen Airport

Car

What is the distance from Bergen Airport to the centre of Bergen?

A drive from Bergen Airport to the city centre takes 20 to 25 minutes. The distance is 18 kilometres / 11.2 miles.

From BGO Airport to Bergen City centre by Car
18 km
25 min

Public transport

Tram to Bergen

Since April 2017, it is possible to travel between the airport and the city by tram, known as Bergen Light Rail and Bybanen. The tram ride is comfortable and relatively cheap, but not very fast. Travel time from Bergen Airport to the final destination ‘Byparken’ in the city centre is 44 minutes. The reason why it takes so long is because there are a total of 27 stops on the route. Bergen Light Rail also makes a stop at Bergen railway station (Bystasjonen), travel time from the airport is 42 minutes. The airport station (Bergen lufthavn Flesland) is in front of the new Terminal 3, from Terminal 2 it’s a 3 to 5 minute walk.

Tram tickets
The Bybanen runs every 5 to 10 minutes from Monday to Friday, also on weekends there are plenty of opportunities to travel to and from Bergen Airport. Trams run from early in the morning till late in the evening to and from Bergen Airport. You need a ticket for 1 zone, the prices are 38 NOK for adults and 19 NOK for children and seniors. Tickets are available from Skyss vending machines at the baggage claim area and at the stations, besides you can buy tickets via the app ‘Skyss Billett’. You can pay for a journey on the tram., though this will be more expensive. Children up to 5 years travel for free in Bergen. Please consult timetable Bergen Light Rail and website Skyss for more information.

The Bergen Card for 24, 48 or 72 hours gives you access to the best known attractions and museums in the city, for free or with a discount. In addition, public transport by bus and tram is included in the price, also the Bybanen tram journey to and from Bergen Airport.

Bus services

Flybussen to Bergen

Approximately every 15 minutes a bus of Flybussen departs to and from the centre of Bergen. Flybussen offers the most frequent service between Bergen Airport and the city. The final stop is in front of the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Bryggen, the city’s historic district. The stop in the centre is called ‘Festplassen’, one stop before is ‘Bergen Busstasjon’ at a short distance from the bus and train station in Bergen. A bus journey to and from the city centre (Festplassen) takes approximately 22 minutes. ‘Festplassen’ is a square in the centre of town, next to the beautiful city park ‘Byparken’.

Flybussen tickets
You can buy tickets online through the Flybussen website, the Vipps app or from the bus driver, but this is more expensive. Children can take the bus for free, when accompanied by an adult buying an ordinary adult ticket. A family ticket costs 115 NOK and can be used by one adult and up to four children under 16 years of age. Children, students and seniors pay a reduced fare of 75 NOK for a one-way journey. Please consult website and timetable Flybussen for more information. Keep in mind… Ticket is valid for all departures on the selected day. If you buy a ticket on board the bus, it will be more expensive.

Prices Single Return
Adults 115 NOK 195 NOK
Children, students and seniors 75 NOK 130 NOK

Tickets

Bergen: Guided Full-Day Tour to Nærøyfjord & Flåmsbanen

NOK 7500

Embark on a 1-day tour of Norwegian's countryside which takes you through some of the most beautiful sceneries. Experience the Nærøyfjord, one of the narrowest fjords in the world and travel by road, rail, and water while admiring the panoramic views.

From Bergen: Private Tour to Sognefjord, Gudvangen, & Flåm

NOK 4000

Experience the best of the Norwegian fjords, mountains, and valleys on this private 11-hour tour to Sognefjord, Gudvangen, and Flåm. Travel through the Norwegian countryside by road, rail, and water, and admire amazing panoramic views.

Activities

Bergen 3-Hour Self-Guided Audio Tour

NOK 126

This informative audio-guided tour of the vibrant and historic city of Bergen will take you on a lovely walk to see sights such as the massive Bergen Fortress and the educational Bergen Internasjonale Kultursenter. Discover the city at your own pace.

Bergen Shore Excursion: Bergen Walking Tour

NOK 520

When your cruise ship docks in Bergen, make good use of your time on shore with a city walking tour. During this 3-hour stroll, visit the medieval houses in the Bryggen area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as other historic areas of Bergen.

From Bergen: Private Trip to Hardangerfjord

NOK 3000

Experience the full majesty of Hardangerfjord, one of Norway’s most beautiful fjords, in a single day on this 10-hour private tour from Bergen. Follow a picturesque highway to this spectacular fjord, and spend the day enjoying the natural surroundings.

Tours and transport

Bergen: Private Tour with a Local

NOK 352

Discover Bergen with a guide who will show you the city's hidden gems and also help you experience this popular destination like a real local.

Mostraumen: Fjord Cruise

NOK 1288

Hop aboard a catamaran to see the Fjords, mountains and waterfalls in style on this stunning, 27 km long Osterfjord Fjord cruise. Catch a bucket of ice-cold mountain water from the boat as you get up close to the waterfall.

Bergen: City Walking Tour

NOK 280

Embark on a journey of discovery through Bergen with an informative and inspiring local guide. Get to know the most important sights of the city including the the fortress Bergenhus, the Hanseatic quarter (Bryggen), and St.Mary's Church.

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