Oslo to Bergen Railway

Oslo to Bergen: Rail & Hike

Travel on one of the world’s most scenic railways from Oslo to Bergen, hopping off to enjoy fantastic walking along the way. With stops in the mountains at Finse and Geilo, the Flåm valley by the picturesque Aurlandsfjord, and the famous Hardangerfjord, this is a journey which captures the true essence of Norway.

 

Starting with a night in the capital city of Oslo, travelling by rail allows you to admire the unfolding scenery in comfort, as well as getting out on foot to explore the extraordinarily beautiful landscapes which Norway is so famous for. Finish your journey with a night in the World Heritage City of Bergen, the perfect end to an amazing trip!

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Difficulty easy
Distance 9.9 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 34 m
Descent 35 m

Board the famous Oslo to Bergen railway this morning and disembark at Geilo, one of the most famous mountain resorts in Norway for a gentle walk ...

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 389 m
Descent 388 m

Travel to Finse, located at 1222m above sea level, and follow a trail that takes you to Klemsbu cabin with stunning views of surrounding mountains ...

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Hiking trail
Myrdal to Flam
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 19.2 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 179 m
Descent 1,011 m

This long, but fairly easy going walk follows a spectacular route shadowing the famous Flamsbana Railway down the valley past waterfalls, grazing ...

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.3 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 269 m
Descent 1,008 m

This classic Norweigan walk from Osterbo follows a trail cuts into a steep mountainside along the Nesbovatnet Lake with breathtaking views of the ...

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Hiking trail · Aurland
Flam to Otternes Farmyard
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 8.7 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 104 m
Descent 104 m

Another option for a short walk takes you to a nearby farmstead dating back to the 17th century.

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Hiking trail · Norway
Flam to Brekkefossen Waterfall
Difficulty easy
Distance 5.5 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 301 m
Descent 302 m

One of today's options for a short walk is this trail leading to a pretty waterfall not far from Flam. 

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recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 8.4 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 336 m
Descent 335 m

Your walk this morning takes you on a loop through the heart of the Ullensvang orchards and the Elvadalen river valley to the waterfalls of ...

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Hiking trail · Norway
The Husedalen Waterfall Walk
Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.2 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 666 m
Descent 665 m

Follow a succession of four cascading waterfalls, through the Husedalen valley from Kinsarvik to the Hardangervidda, Europe’s largest mountain ...

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.4 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 962 m
Descent 961 m

After a short taxi transfer to Lofthus (included), follow a steep path and the historic "Monk Steps" to wonderful views of the fjord, a striking ...

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Hiking trail · Voss
Loop Walk from Voss
Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.6 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 596 m
Descent 598 m

From Voss, a steep footpath takes you up Mount Hanguren. Returning to the folk museum, perhaps stop in for a look around before boarding the train ...

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