Sognefjord in a nutshell tour from Bergen
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. Experience the Sognefjord on the beautiful Sognefjord in a nutshell tour from Bergen!
The Sognefjord in a nutshell tour combines a beautiful boat journey on the Sognefjord, with a spectacular train journey on the Flåm Railway. Starting in Bergen you can take the tour as a round trip with return to Bergen, or as a one way trip to Oslo. The trip can be completed in one day or as a longer journey over several days.
The Sognefjord in a nutshell tour from Bergen
You start your tour from Bergen by traveling on the comfortable express boat from Bergen to Flåm. The boat ride takes about 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! It is possible to disembark in for instance beautiful Balestrand and stay overnight before you continue your tour the following day.
From Flåm you get to experience traveling on the magnificent and famous Flåm Railway. The Flåm Railway takes you up the scenic Flåm Valley to Myrdal. From Myrdal you take the Bergen Railway back to Bergen on roundtrips, while on one-way trips you continue east through beautiful and rugged highland nature to Oslo.
We highly recommend you to take your time by adding overnight stays and activities along the route. That way you can enjoy the beautiful scenery or partake in exciting activity such as for instance kayaking, hiking or even going on a fjord safari!
There are loads of options for activities and hotels along the route. Please note that you can also take the Sognefjord in a Nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus tour from Bergen. Read more about the tour HERE.
Note that there are several different ways you can complete this trip and you can choose to start your tour from Bergen by either boat or train. The booking procedure is easy and starts on this page. We recommend that you add overnight stays to your tour in for instance Flam or Balestrand and join in on one of the exciting activities in the region!