Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a collection of the most frequently asked questions in regards to our tours, overnight stays during tours, transfer points during tours and the Fjord Pass® discount card.

Photo: Hurtigruten

Tours

Are the tours guided?

No, there is no guide on our tours. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary.

The tours have been organized so everyone should reach each connection. The connections and transfer points are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer. Stops are always announced over the speakers.

When booking a tour, you will also gain access to the Fjord Tours Travel Guide APP which is a "digital guidebook" for your tour. Read more about the app HERE.

Can I choose my own seats when I book a tour?

You cannot choose your own seats on the trains that require seat reservation. The system will pick seats for you. The seat assignment will be confirmed on the e-ticket you receive after booking has been completed.

Ticket information

You receive your confirmation and E-ticket by e-mail after you have made your booking. Please check your spam mail box if you do not receive the confirmation and E-ticket in your in-box.

You use your mobile device to present your ticket during the tour, but we also recommend you to print a copy of your E-ticket to bring along with you since WIFI is not available on all the tour legs.

Please note: You do not pick up the tickets in a ticket office. The name of each traveller are specified on the train legs of the tour, the other legs will not be specified under name.

If you have added an activity, hotel or Fjord Pass® to your order this will also be specified on your E-ticket.

Are there any student or senior discount on your trips?

There is no student or senior discount on any of our package trips to the fjords.

We do however have student discounts on our ski tickets to Voss and Myrkdalen.

How is luggage handled on your trips?

You can bring your luggage with you on the trip. There are places to store the luggage on each transport leg. Be aware that you have to carry the luggage yourself from train to bus to boat etc, but the connections are all within close proximity for easy transfer.

If you do not wish to carry the luggage with you on the tour, you can book luggage transport HERE

What is the Ski Ticket?

The Ski Ticket is a simple and affordable package that combines train, bus and ski-lift passes in one easy purchase. With the Ski Ticket you travel easily from Norways biggest towns to Norway's best ski resorts, including Geilo, Voss and Myrkdalen.

You save money with the Ski Ticket compared to buying tickets separately, and you travel in an easy and environmentally friendly way!

Read more about the Ski Ticket HERE.

Which part of the Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell® trip are with the Hurtigruten ship?

The part between Ålesund and Bergen are with the Hurtigruten ship and you are spending the night onboard. Cabin with breakfast is included in the package. 
From Ålesund to Geiranger you take a catamaran on the fjord cruise.

Do I have to book tickets for a child under 4 years old?

Children under 4 years old travel for free. You must however also book the trip for your infant so we can make sure that you get suitable seats.

How can I add a hotel to your trips?

When you book your tour in the booking process, you can press the "+" symbols on certain destinations. When pressing the "+" symbol you get a choice of adding accommodation or an activity in this destination. Simply follow the steps to add a hotel to your tour.

If you want to arrange an overnight stay without booking your hotel through Fjord Tours, press "I'd rather book on my own."

Can I translate pages to my own language?

Yes, you can. But you need to add a translator extension to the browser you are using. Google Translate is a good option.

To add an extension in Chrome, follow these steps:

  • In Chrome, open the Chrome Web Store.
  • Find the extension you want, by using the search tab. Search for a translator extension, for example "Google Translate".
  • Click Add to Chrome.
  • Click Add extension to grant the extension access to your data and install the extension.
  • To use the extension, click the icon to the right of the address bar in Chrome.

To add an extension in Firefox, follow these steps:

  • In Firefox, open the Firefox Add-On page.
  • Find the add-on you want, by using the search tab. Search for a translator extension, for example "Google Translate".
  • Click Add to Firefox.
  • To use the extension, click the icon to the right of the address bar in Firefox.

To add an extension in Microsoft Edge, follow these steps:

  • Open Microsoft Edge and select Settings and more > Extensions > Get extensions from Microsoft Store. (If you don't see Extensions on the menu, note that you must have the Windows 10 Anniversary Update before you can use extensions.)
  • Select the extension you want, and select Free to install it.
  • Once the installation is complete, switch back to Microsoft Edge.
  • Read the notification about what the extension will be allowed to do, and select Turn on.
  • For more information on adding extensions in Edge, visit THIS PAGE.

Note: If you're installing an extension at work or school, some extensions might be blocked. For more information, contact your administrator.

What is the age and price range for your tours?

Children, 0 – 3 years: Free
Children, 4 – 15 years: Child price
From 16 years: Adult price

Note: This is the age range for our tours and package trips. The age range for activities may vary from activity to activity. You can see the age ranges for activities in the booking box on each activity page.

What happens if there are delays during the tour?

With minor delays the next connection will be informed and will wait for the travelers.

For larger traffic interruption it will be organized alternative transport. It is important that you listen to the information given over the load-speaker and by the staff on board.

The onboard staff will always have the updated status and will give you information on how to continue further on the tour.

I am having problem booking online, what may be the reason?

If you are having problem booking online, please check the following: 

1) Is your card blocked for transactions in Norwegian currency (NOK)? If so, please unblock and try again.
2) If you use a Mac machine or a tablet, please try from a PC and change the browser to GoogleChrome or Firefox. Avoid using Safari.
3) Please make sure you haven't blocked your device/computer for pop-ups.
Do you offer cancellation protection?

Fjord Tours do not offer a cancellation protection, so we recommend everyone to buy a private travel insurance covering potential cancellation.

What are your booking terms and conditions?

Please find our booking terms and conditions here:
Tours        
Activities
Accommodation

Do I have to book the trip in advance?

We recommend you to book the trip online as soon as you have decided the travel date. It is recommendable to buy the tickets in advance since some of the trains might be fully booked close to departure date, especially in the high season.

If you don't have the opportunity to buy the tour in advance you can buy it in one of our sales outlets in Norway.

Please note: The Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell®, the Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell®, the Northern lights & Norway in a nutshell® and the Pulpit Rock & Norway in a nutshell® trips can only be booked in advance on our website www.fjordtours.com.

Is it possible to stop over during your trips?

Yes, you can make as many overnight stops as you like along the route.

Press the "+" symbol on destinations in the booking process to see availiable hotels. Add one of the hotels to you tour or press "I'd rather book on my own.". Your itinerary will be updated accordingly.

What is the difference between the Premium and Classical boat?

There are two different boats that operate on the fjord cruise between Gudvangen and Flåm. See more detailed information HERE. Note: The classic boat operates during the winter season.

What is inlcuded in the Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell® trip?

Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell® includes all transportation stretches and cabin with breakfast on Hurtigruten from Ålesund to Bergen. If you want single cabin on Hurtigruten you need to pay extra for this.

Is the hiking trip to the Pulpit Rock included in the Pulpit Rock & Norway in a nutshell® trip?

You can choose between a fjord cruise on the Lysefjord where you see the Pulpit Rock from the fjord or a cruise and hiking trip where you walk up to the Pulpit Rock. Be aware that the hiking trip is not available the whole season.

Where can I stay over during the Lysefjord in a nutshell trip?

You can stay over in Stavanger and Sandnes on this trip.

Are we taking 2 different Hurtigruten ships on the Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell© trip?

No, you are staying on the same Hurtigruten ship from Bergen to Hjørundfjord and back to Ålesund.

Is possible to go to Trolltunga on the Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal trip?

Yes, you can add the Trolltunga hike to your tour, but you must stop over 2 nights on the trip in Odda in order to add it to your tour.

Is it guaranteed that we get to see the Northern Lights on the Northern Lights & Norway in a nutshell® tour?

No, it is not guaranteed since it is depending on the weather conditions. However, the Northern light safari is going to an area where it is most likely to see the Northern lights so you have good chances to experience it on the tour.

Do I see the Naeroyfjord on the Sognefjord in a nutshell trip?

No. If you want to also see the Naroyfjord, we recommend you to take the round trip from Bergen start by train and add the Heritage fjord safari trip which goes into the Naeroyfjord and back to Flåm. This can be done in one day.

If you start the trip from Oslo you have to stay over in Flam to be able to add the Heritage fjord safari trip.

Are there any meals included in the tours?

There is no food included in our tours, with exception from (onboard) the Hurtigruten distances Trondheim-Bergen, Ålesund-Bergen and Bergen-Ålesund, where breakfast is included in the price.

Can I book the Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell® tour with out the Norway in a nutshell® part?

It is not possible to buy the Geiranger tour without the Norway in a nutshell® part via Fjord Tours booking service.

Is it possible to travel with wheelchair on your round trips?

If you use a non-foldable wheelchair, it is not possible per today to book seats on our tours including trains. We are working to make this an option in our booking system.

Can I have my dog with me on your trips?

You can bring your dog with you on our tours. You must pay an additonal fee to bring your dog with you on the express boat included in the Sognefjord in a nutshell tours and on the Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal tour. This fee is paid on the boat.


 

Starting points


 

Terms and conditions

For questions about tour changes, cancellations, refunds etc., please refer to our terms and conditions.


 

Transfer points during tours

Transfer points on the Norway in a nutshell® trip

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station. 

Voss:
TRAIN:
 If your route from Bergen is directed to Gudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
BUS: 
The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus for the Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Voss at the harbour.

Flåm: Change from train to boat or vice versa. The fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The fjordcruise boat for Norway in a nutshell® departs from pier no.1.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected. 

Transfer points on the Sognefjord in a nutshell trip

Bergen: 
Start by boat: Departs with the express boat from Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station.

Start by train:The train departs from Bergen railway station.

Flåm: Change from express boat to train or vice versa. The Norled boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The express boat for Sognefjord in a nutshell departs from pier no.2.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

Transfer points on the Hardangerfjord in a nutshell trip

Bergen:
Start by train: The train departs from Bergen railway station.

Start by bus: The bus departs from the express bus terminal, field O and is signed for Norheimsund. Approx. 5 min. walk from the train station.

Voss: Change from train to bus or vice versa. The bus to/from Ulvik arrives/departs at Voss Railway Station. The bus is located outside the railway station. Please look for bus with sign for Voss-Ulvik.

Norheimsund: Change from boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stops at the harbour next to the express boat.

Eidfjord:Change from boat to sightseeingbus and vice versa. The bus departs from the quai, just beside the fjordboat.

Ulvik: Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat at the harbour, approx. 2 min.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

Transfer points on the Northern lights & Norway in a nutshell® trip

Oslo: Arrival/departure by plane to/from Oslo Airport Gardermoen, 28 mi./45 km north of city center. Transport by airport train or airport bus.

Tromsø: Arrival/departure by plane to/from Tromsø Airport, 1.8 mi./3 km west of city center. Transport by bus or taxi.

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station.

Voss:
TRAIN:
 If your route from Bergen is directed to Gudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
BUS: 
The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus for the Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Voss at the harbour.

Flåm: The fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The fjordcruise boat for Norway in a nutshell® departs from pier no.1.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

 

Transfer points on the Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell® trip

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station.

Voss:
TRAIN:
 If your route from Bergen is directed to Gudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
BUS: 
The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus for the Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Voss at the harbour.

Flåm: The fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The fjordcruise boat for Norway in a nutshell® departs from pier no.1.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Oslo: The train departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Dombås: Change from the Dovrebanen Railway to the Rauma Railway. Only 1 min. to walk.

Åndalsnes: Change from train to bus. The bus is waiting outside the railway station. Please look for bus with sign for Ålesund.

Ålesund: Hurtigruten departs from Skansekaia.

Geiranger: Bus from Geiranger to Ålesund in the period 21/6-31/8. Change from Hurtigruten to bus. The bus departs from the harbour in Geiranger.

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

Transfer points on the Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® trip

Oslo: The train departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S)

Hamar (on the Røros option): Change from the Dovre Railway to the Røros Railway.

Røros: The train departs from Røros station to Trondheim on the Røros Railway. 

Trondheim: Hurtigruten departs from pier no. 1 at the Hurtigruten Terminal in Trondheim. 

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station.

Voss:
TRAIN:
 If your route from Bergen is directed to Gudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
BUS: 
The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus for the Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Voss at the harbour.

Flåm: The fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The fjordcruise boat for Norway in a nutshell® departs from pier no.1.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

 

 

 

Transfer points on the Pulpit Rock & Norway in a nutshell® trip

Bergen: The express bus "Kystbussen" to/from Bergen arrives/departs at Bergen bus terminal, field N. Approx. 5 minutes walk from Bergen railway station.

Stavanger: 
The express bus "Kystbussen" to/from Stavanger arrives/departs at Stavanger bus terminal just beside Stavanger railway station.

The Lysefjord cruise departs from Strandkaien, Vågen in Stavanger. Please meet minimum 20 minutes before departure.

The train to/from Oslo arrives/departs from Stavanger railway station. The railway station is located in the city centre.

Voss:
TRAIN:
 If your route from Bergen is directed to Gudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
BUS: 
The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus for the Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Voss at the harbour.

Flåm: The fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The fjordcruise boat for Norway in a nutshell® departs from pier no.1.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Oslo: The trains departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

 

Transfer points on the Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell® trip

Oslo: The train departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station.

Dombås: Change to the Rauma Railway.

Åndalsnes: Change from train to bus. The bus is waiting outside the railway station. Please look for bus with sign for Ålesund.

Ålesund: Hurtigruten departs from Storneskaia/Prestbrygga.

Hjørundfjord: Change from Hurtigruten coastal ship to tender boat and sightseeing trip by bus from Hjørundfjord to Urke.

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen Railway Station.

Voss:
TRAIN:
 If your route from Bergen is directed to Gudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
BUS: 
The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

Gudvangen: The bus for Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the fjordcruise boat to Flåm.

Flåm: Change from boat to train. The Fjord1 fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station.

Myrdal:
Change train for the Bergen Railway to Oslo central station.

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

 

Transfer points on the Hardangerfjord in a nutshell trip & Rosendal

Bergen: The express boat departs from the Strandkaien in Bergen (boat terminal) and is signed for Rosendal, a 10-15 min. walk from Bergen station.

Rosendal: Transfer from express boat to bus to Odda. The express boat arrives and the bus departs from the quay.

Odda: Bus departs from Odda bus terminal to Lofthus. The bus from Odda to Lofthus is marked with "Eidfjord". 

Lofthus: Change form bus to Express boat from Lofthus harbour to Eidfjord.

Eidfjord: Change from boat to sightseeingbus and vice versa. The bus departs from the quai, just beside the fjordboat.

Ulvik: Change from boat to bus. The bus stops next to the express boat at the harbour.

Voss: Change from bus to train. The bus from Ulvik arrives just outside Voss Station.

Oslo: The train arrives/departs from Oslo Central Station.

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

Transfer points on the Lysefjord in nutshell trip

Stavanger: The bus signed Lysefjord in a nutshell departs from Byterminalen in Stavanger. Please meet minmum 15 minutes before departure.

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

 

Transfer points on the glacier trip on Folgefonna

Bergen: The bus departs from the express bus terminal, field O and is signed for Norheimsund. Approx. 5 min. walk from the train station.

Norheimsund: Change from bus to fjord express boat.

Herand: Change from fjord express boat to bus.

Folgefonna Summe Skicentre: Change from bus to glacier hiking trip.

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected. 

Transfer points on the Sognefjord in a nutshell trip & UNESCO Fjord Bus Tour

Bergen: 
Departure with the express boat from Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station. Arrival at Bergen railway station.

Leikanger: Change from express boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat quay, right at the harbour.

Sogndal: Change from bus to bus at Sogndal bus terminal. The buses are located close to one another at the terminal. The UNESCO Fjord Bus is clearly marked and easy to find.
Change from bus to bus to Leikanger.

Flåm: Change from express boat to train or vice versa. The Norled boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The express boat for Sognefjord in a nutshell departs from pier no.2.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from / arrive at the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

Transfer points on the Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station. 
The express boat arrive Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station.

Voss: Change from train to bus or vice versa. The bus to Gudvangen departs at Voss Railway Station. The bus is located outside the railway station. Please look for the bus with sign for Gudvangen.

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat. The bus park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the boat with sign for Kaupanger at the harbour.

Kaupanger:  Change from boat to bus. The bus for Sogndal departs from the fjord cruise boat quay. 

Sogndal: Change from bus to bus at Sogndal bus terminal. The buses are located close to one another at the terminal.

Leikanger: Change from express boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat quay, right at the harbour.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected. 

Transfer points on the Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell with UNESCO fjord bus

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station. 
The express boat arrive Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station.

Voss: Change from train to bus or vice versa. The bus to Gudvangen departs at Voss Railway Station. The bus is located outside the railway station. Please look for the bus with sign for Gudvangen.

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat. The bus park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the boat with sign for Kaupanger at the harbour.

Kaupanger:  Change from boat to bus. The bus for Sogndal departs from the fjord cruise boat quay.

Sogndal: Change from bus to bus at Sogndal bus terminal. The buses are located close to one another at the terminal. The UNESCO Fjord Bus is clearly marked and easy to find.
Change from bus to bus to Leikanger.


Leikanger: Change from express boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat quay, right at the harbour.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected. 

Transfer points

Transfer points in Bergen

All our round trips that starts from Bergen with train, departs from Bergen railway station.

Sognefjord in a nutshell (starting by boat) 
Departs with the express boat from Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station.

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell starting by bus:
The bus departs from the express bus terminal, field O and is signed for Norheimsund. Approx. 5 min. walk from the train station.

Pulpit Rock & Norway in a nutshell®: 
The express bus "Kystbussen" to/from Bergen arrives/departs at Bergen bus terminal, field N. Approx. 5 minutes walk from Bergen railway station.

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal tour:
The boat to Rosendal departs from the far end of the Strandkaiterminal, towards the building marked «Blaauwgården».

Sognefjord in a nutshell & UNESCO Fjord bus tour:
Departs with the express boat from Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station.

Hjørundfjorden & Norway in a nutshell:
Departs with the Hurtigruten ship from Hurtigrute terminal. The terminal is situated approx. 10 min. walk from the centre of Bergen.

Transfer points in Dombås

Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell®:
Change from the Dovrebanen Railway to the Rauma Railway. Only 1 min. to walk.

Transfer points in Eidfjord

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell:
Change from boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stop is located right on the quay.

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal:
Change from boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stop is located right on the quay.

Transfer points in Flåm

Norway in a nutshell®:
The fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The fjordcruise boat for Norway in a nutshell® departs from pier no.1

Sognefjord in a nutshell:
Change from express boat to train or vice versa. The Norled boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The express boat for Sognefjord in a nutshell departs from pier no.2

Transfer points in Geiranger

Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell®:
Bus from Geiranger to Ålesund in the period 21/6-31/8. Change from Hurtigruten to bus. The bus departs from the harbour in Geiranger.

Transfer points in Gudvangen

Norway in a nutshell®:
Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus for the Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Voss at the harbour.

Transfer points in Kaupanger

Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell:
Change from boat to bus. The bus for Sogndal departs from the fjord cruise boat quay.

Transfer points in Leikanger

Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell:
Change from bus to boat. The bus stops next to the express boat quay, right at the harbour.

Sognefjord in a nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus tour:
Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat quay, right at the harbour.

Transfer points in Lofthus

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal:
Transfer between boat and bus at the Lofthus quay, located 200 meters east of Hotel Ullensvang. The bus will take you to/from Odda.

Transfer points in Myrdal

Norway in a nutshell® and Sognefjord in a nutshell:
Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Transfer points in Norheimsund

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell:
Change from boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stops at the harbour next to the express boat .

Transfer points in Odda

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal:
Transfer from bus to bus at Odda bus terminal. The bus from Odda to Lofthus is marked with "Eidfjord".

Transfer points in Oslo

The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

The trips whith start by flight, departs from Oslo Gardermoen airport.

Transfer points in Rosendal

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal:
Transfer from express boat to bus to Odda. The express boat arrives and the bus departs from the quay.

Transfer points in Røros

Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell®:
Change from the Dovrebanen Railway to the Røros Railway. 

Transfer points in Sogndal

Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell:
Change from bus to bus at Sogndal bus terminal. The buses are located close to one another at the terminal.

Sognefjord in a Nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus tour:
Change from bus to bus at Sogndal bus terminal. The buses are located close to one another at the terminal. The UNESCO Fjord Bus is clearly marked and easy to find.

Transfer points in Stavanger

Pulpit Rock & Norway in a nutshell®:
The express bus "Kystbussen" to/from Stavanger arrives/departs at Stavanger bus terminal just beside Stavanger railway station.

The Lysefjord cruise departs from Skagenkaien in Stavanger. Please meet minimum 20 minutes before departure.

The train to/from Oslo arrives/departs from Stavanger railway station. The railway station is located in the city centre.

Transfer points in Trondheim

Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell®:
Hurtigruten departs from pier no. 1 at the Hurtigruten Terminal in Trondheim.

Transfer points in Ulvik

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell:
Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat at the harbour, approx. 2 min.walk.

Transfer points in Voss

Norway in a nutshell®:
TRAIN: If your route from Bergen is directed to gGudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
BUS: The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell:
Change from train to bus or vice versa. The bus to/from Ulvik arrives/departs at Voss Railway Station. The bus is located outside the railway station. Please look for bus with sign for Voss-Ulvik.

Transfer points in Ålesund

Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell®:
Hurtigruten departs from Skansekaia.

Transfer points in Åndalsnes

Geirangerfjord & Norway in a nutshell®:
Change from train to bus. The bus is waiting outside the railway station. Please look for bus with sign for Ålesund.

Fjord Pass® discount card

What is Fjord Pass®?

With the Fjord Pass® you will receive great discounts on activities, attractions and rental cars all over Norway.

Read more about the Fjord Pass® and buy it HERE.

Where can I buy Fjord Pass®?

The Fjord Pass® can be bought directly on our website. Buy your Fjord Pass® here!

How many persons can share a Fjord Pass®?

One Fjord Pass® is valid for 2 adults and accompanying children under the age of 15.

 

How long is a Fjord Pass® valid?

Fjord Pass® is valid for one calendar year: From 1 January to 31 December the year it is bought.

How do I get the Fjord Pass® discount?

If you have a Fjord Pass®

To receive the Fjord Pass® discount, you need to book through our activity sites

To use the Fjord Pass® for discounts on activities and attractions:
Select the desired activity/attraction. The discounted activities are tagged with a yellow Fjord Pass® tag. Mark "I already have a Fjord Pass". The price will automatically change to the discounted price. Use the same e-mail address as used with the initial booking to validate your right to receive a discount.

To use the Fjord Pass® for discounts on rental cars from AVIS:
Go to Car rental in Norway. You will be directed to our AVIS booking site. The discount of 20% on the car is already deducted in the prices. The discount does not apply to optional extras.

If you do not yet have a Fjord Pass®:

You can add the Fjord Pass to your activity order to receive your Fjord Pass® discount. You can purchase the Fjord Pass® here. 

Important:

Use the same email address that you used to order your Fjord Pass® to receive the discount on your selected activities.

Does the Fjord Pass® also give discounts on tours?

The Fjord Pass® is a discount pass for activities, attractions and rental cars throughout Norway, and not for our tours.

Can I cancel or change an activity I have booked?

You can change or cancel the activity up until 14 days prior to the activities starting time. Thereafter the booking is non-changable and non-refundable.

Are there discounts on all activities and attractions?

Unfortunately - not on all, but on most! The discounted activities are clearly marked with a yellow Fjord Pass® tag or in the booking box on the activity site.

Luggage service and transportation

How is luggage handled on your trips?

You can bring your luggage with you on the trip. There are places to store the luggage on each transport leg. Be aware that you have to carry the luggage yourself from train to bus to boat etc, but the connections are all within close proximity for easy transfer.

If you do not wish to carry the luggage with you on the tour, you can book luggage transport HERE

Are there places to store the luggage on all the transport legs?

Yes, there are places to store the luggage on all the transport legs on our trips. Please note that you need to carry the luggage yourself from boat, to bus to train. All connections are within close proximity for easy transfer.

Are there luggage lockers at the railway station in Flåm and at the Strandkaiterminal in Bergen?

Yes, there are luggage lockers at the railway station in Flåm and at the Strandkaiterminal in Bergen.

Are there luggage lockers available at the Hurtigruteteminal in Ålesund?

There are no luggage lockers at the Hurtigruten Terminal in Ålesund. We recommend you to contact the hotel you are staying at in Ålesund to hear if you can keep your luggage there until you are departing for Bergen.

Where can I leave my luggage in Ålesund when I am on the Geirangerfjord cruise?

You can leave your luggage at the hotel you stay at in Ålesund. They have storage place for luggage. You have time collect your luggage again before the Hurtigruten departs from Ålesund.


 

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