Travel to Bergen

By airplane
Find your airline company that takes you to the Bergen Airport Flesland, 18 km south of Bergen. Fly directly from many cities such as Copenhagen, Stockholm, New York, Helsinki, Amsterdam and London. See all here.

Vågen i Bergen sett fra luften /Vågen in Bergen
(Photo credit: Bergen Reiselivslag / Eivind Senneset –

Airport bus
At the airport the Airport Bus is waiting for you outside the arrival area. The airport is located about 15 kilometers south of Bergen and the journey takes about 30 minutes. One child travels free per paying adult.

Weekdays the Airport Bus runs every 15 minutes from the center between the hours 06.15 to 20.30. The bus also has frequent departures Saturdays (every 20 minutes) and Sundays (every 15 minutes).

When you arrive at Bergen Airport Flesland outside of these hours there is always a bus waiting for you just outside the arrival hall both weekdays, weekends and holidays. This is for scheduled flights only (not charter flights).

Both to and from the Airport the bus stops at the following places: Lagunen Shopping Center, Bergen Bus Station platform N (next to the train station), Hotel Norge by Scandic, Fish Market and Radisson Blu Royal Hotel at Dreggsallmenningen Bryggen. The conference hotel of ISAE’2019 is the last stop, and when leaving Bergen the bus starts here. All stops are announced. Please signal when you wish to depart.

Please see if you need more details about departure times.

By train

The Bergen Railway between Oslo and Bergen is an experience in itself. Discover some of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway.

The whole journey between Oslo and Bergen takes seven hours, and there are four departures a day from Oslo and four departures from Bergen.

The Bergen railway is a comfortable and easy way to travel, and is an excellent way of exploring Norway. By the Bergen Railway you can reach some of the country’s most natural attractions. If you prefer to travel by night, the Bergen Railway operates as a night train with sleeping compartments. Tickets are for sale at or at the railway station.

Hallingskeid Finse / The train across Handagervidda from Bergen to Oslo, at Halligskeid Finse
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By car

Take the road from Oslo to Bergen and experience the magnificent mountain passes and majestic fjord landscape.

The road from Oslo to Bergen is known for its many mountain passes and majestic fjord landscapes. Enjoy your trip over the mountains through Hallingdal, and either Hemsedal (Highway 52) or Hardangervidda (Highway 7) and down to the fjords as Hardangerfjorden or Sognefjorden.

The Hardanger fjord bridge.
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