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The Bergen Railway

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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Oslo Central Train Station, Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a shortage of luggage space because there are a lot of tourists moving between the two cities. Comfortable spacious seats. I didn’t use the snack bar but the food smelt good. Our ticket collector / guard was very officious to two mature ladies...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Malcolm339
Reviewed 2 days ago

The journey from Oslo to Bergen by train is very highly rated, and we can certainly confirm it warrants the reputation. We paid a little extra to have the seats with free tea and coffee, and found them to be very spacious and comfortable. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful ride up through the high hills then down to Bergen. It was quite crowded leaving Oslo. The train stopped at Myrdal for people to get on the train to Flam. It was snowing there when we stopped.I'd guess about 80% of the people got...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hank500
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought Norway in a Nutshell package tour. One part of the whole trip to Bergen it was trip by train from Oslo. Very enjoyable. Hours I spent looking out of the window

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leila85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did this great rail journey in mid January and it certainly didn't disappoint! Travelled on the 08:25 train from Oslo to Bergen which we had booked directly with NSB some months ago from the UK. Turned out to be a very scenic winter wonderland journey...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank The_Whites_208
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a ticket Bergen - Oslo, the motivation being that this is one of the great train trips.At Bergen station the departure time came and went without any communication from the railway staff. 2 hours after the scheduled time of departure we were advised...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lakeside78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the railway from Oslo to Myrdal, during winter. Although everything was snowed in, it was breathtakingly beautiful. The train itself is very comfortable, offers a buffet car, there are many stops along the way, nothing long enough to get out. Runs well to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Wardies4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best ways to sit back and just enjoy the beautiful countryside. food on the train was minimal but okay. We bought up on the train ticket but there was a problem with the water and we had to go to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Take this train from Oslo in the morning and arrive at Bergen at sun set. Stop at Myrdal and take Flomsbanen down to the fjord and then the boat out the fjord to Bergen. Stay for the night in Bergen and return to Oslo by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank avauti
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Oslo to Bergen is a very picturesque train journey thru the mountains in winter, all the waterfalls are frozen. The train stops at selected spots so you can get off & take photos. The rail journey finishes in Flam where you board an ice breaker...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Wendy S
15 February 2019|
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Response from NB1957 | Reviewed this property |
When I booked my ticket through Norwegian Railways NSB there was a seating plan and I chose my seat. (The booking process is very simple and straightforward) The seats are very comfortable and the carriages spacious and well... More
11 February 2019|
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Response from Wardies4 | Reviewed this property |
It is absolutely amazing, can only suggest to base it on your travel plans, do some research to find what might suit
Kimberly O
31 January 2019|
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Response from Tonylinford | Reviewed this property |
The Bergen end of the journey is without doubt the more scenic. If I were you I’d prioritise your travel to include the whole route. It is possible to break the journey and travel over a couple of days.