Start you day on a scenic bus ride from Bergen through Voss and Gudvangen to Flåm, and let your eyes rest on rural small villages and farm areas along the way.
Flåm is located in the inner parts of Sognefjord. Surrounded på blue waters, lush forest and green valleys, the fjord village is perfect for those seeking spectacular natural experiences as well as those looking for cultural experiences. You will have several hours in Flåm where you can explore famous sights like Stegastein, Flåmsbana ( Flåm Railway) and the award-winning micro brewery Ægir to mention a few.
Heading back to Bergen you can relax on a fjord cruise along the majestic Sognefjord and the beautiful nature that surrounds it.
Credit: Sverre Hjørnevik
11 fjord villages
On the fjord cruise between Bergen and Flåm, the catamaran makes 11 short stops in fjord villages along the way. Included in the stops are villages like Balestrand and Vik. Each small village has its own special identity and story to tell.
Credit: Visit Sognefjord
Nicknamed the King of Fjords, the Sognefjord is the world’s second longest fjord. It extends more than 200 km inland (127mi). The cliff walls along the fjord rise as high as 1,300 m (4265 ft).
Rural bus experience
Enjoy the comforts on the modern express bus and rest your eyes on beautiful views you pass through rural nature. Among others you will see local farms and livestock who have adapted to steep mountains and ever-changing weather.
You have several hours of free time to explore Flåm on your own. The village has a wide selection of sights to see, places to explore and local food to eat. Did you know Flåm boasts Scandinavia's longest zipline?
Lean back and enjoy the beauty of the fjord from the comfortable seats on a modern catamaran. If you want to take pictures or get closer to the landscape you travel through, step out on the open deck. Pro tip: bring an extra jacket in case of winds.
Itinerary for Flåm by Bus and Sognefjord Cruise
Bus to Flåm
Bergen Bus Station
Boat to Bergen
Arrival in Bergen
Important on this trip
Meals are not included on this tour. Food and drinks can be purchased on board the fjord cruise, or at local restaurants and grocery stores in Flåm.
You have 3,5 hours in Flåm to explore the village and surrounding area.
Meeting point at Bergen Bus Station, Platform O. The bus is marked NW162 Øst-Vestekspressen. Please, meet 15 minutes before departure.