Sognefjord in a nutshell Winter tour

Sognefjord in a nutshell winter tour from Bergen

Experience the beautiful Norwegian winter by taking the Sognefjord in a nutshell Winter tour from Bergen! The mighty Sognefjord is exceptional all year round, but especially during the autumn and winter season!

The Sognefjord in a nutshell winter tour combines a bus ride along the Sognefjord with spectacular train rides on the Flåm and Bergen Railway, as well as a beautiful boat journey on the mighty Sognefjord! You take the tour as a round trip from Bergen and you can add overnight stays and activities along the way.

You start your tour from Bergen by taking the Bergen Railway to Myrdal. On this first part of the journey, you travel along fjords and snow-capped mountains to Myrdal. Myrdal, located at an altitude of 867 meters, is the upper point of the Flåm Railway and only accessible by train. Here you board the famous Flåm Railway. The spectacular train journey down to Flåm offers panoramic views of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norway.

From Flåm, you travel by express bus to Sogndal. The bus travel is through the winter landscapes of western Norway. Upon arrival i Sogndal, an overnight stay is required.

After an overnight stay in the village of Sogndal you travel by express boat on the Sognefjord to Bergen. The boat trip to Bergen takes approx. 5 hours and the boat stops in several quaint villages along it's route. This gives you a great opportunity to see the "King of fjords" up close - in it's "autumn colors" or "winter outfit"!

Travel tip

We recommend that you to take your time by adding overnight stays and activities along the route. This way you can enjoy the beautiful scenery or partake in exciting activities along the way! You customize your trip according to your preferences in the booking procedure starting on this page.

One last tip: Dress warmly and bundle up - Norway and the fjords can get very cold during winter!

  • Season

    Season

    15.OCT - 30.APR (Mon - Sat)

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Recommended activities during this tour

Please note that certain activities depends on season, availability and travel route. Some activities may require overnight stays during your tour.

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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.

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 the tours guided?

No, there is no guide on our tours. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary. On the tours including Norway in a nutshell®, you will also receive a "Norway in a nutshell® - Travelers Guide" booklet.

The connections and transfer points are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer. Stops are always announced over the speakers.

Can I cancel a trip booked online?

Trips bought online, can only be cancelled if you have bought the cancellation protection together with your trip. The cancellation protection is not a travel insurance. You can only use it if you need to cancel your trip and reason for cancelling is covered by this. If you need a full travel insurance, please contact an insurance company in your country.

Read more about the cancellation protection here.

Information about luggage service and transportation

For questions about our luggage service and transportation of luggage during tours you can READ MORE HERE. Go to the heading "Luggage service and transportation".

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