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Sognefjord in a nutshell

The King of fjords

The Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, extends more than 200 km inland to the foot of the Jotunheimen mountains. This area is said to be one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world. The round trip combines a beautiful boat journey on the Sognefjord, with a spectacular train journey on the Flåm Railway. Book trip

Departures: Daily, from Oslo or Bergen
Season: 1 May - 30 September
Type:  Independent/unescorted travel

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Round trip from NOK 1540
Destinations: Bergen, Balestrand, Flåm 
Duration: ca. 10 hours, daytrip or multiple days trip

Round trip from NOK 2890
Destinations: Oslo, Flåm, Balestrand, Bergen 
Duration: ca. 22 hours, daytrip or multiple days trip


One-way from NOK  1960
Destinations: Oslo, Flåm, Balestrand, Bergen 
Duration: ca 14,5 hours, daytrip or multiple days trip

Sognefjord in a nutshell prices
The prices above includes all needed tickets for the transportation on the package tour, including the Bergen Line, the Flåm Railway and the fjord cruise.

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Hotels: Stay over in Flåm and Balestrand during the tour and in Bergen and Oslo before/after the fjord travel. Save ut to 50% off on hotels.
Activities: Kayaking, fjord safari with rib boat
Luggage handling: Bergen-Oslo, Oslo-Bergen


Sognefjord - the longest and deepest fjord 
The Sognefjord is the longest and deepest fjord in Norway, and the best way to explore the fjord is by sea. Sognefjord in a nutshell takes you through narrow fjord arms, and into the charming village of Flåm. 


Flåm Railway - the world's most beautiful rail journey 
The Flåm Railway is a spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. Combined with another iconic railway, the Bergen Railway, you can travel from Oslo or Bergen with Sognefjord in a nutshell. 


Stay at a romantic fjord hotel 
The Sognefjord boasts some of the most romantic hotels in Norway, and not least with the best views. Spoil your special someone with a romantic stay at Kviknes Hotel in Balestrand, or Fretheim Hotel in Flåm.  View hotel deals


Enjoy active and cultural experiences in Flåm 
The small village of Flåm is an eldorado of activities, including kayaking on the worlds famous fjords, fjord safari with rib boat visiting the village of Undredal, or enjoying the view from the Stegatein viewpoint. 


1-2 days or more See hotels


  • Regional train /Local train
  • Tourist boat
  • Regional train / Local train, Tourist boat
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  • Spring
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  • Autumn
  • 1st May - 30th September


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