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Overview

A fjord 128 miles long? Be glad you’re not driving.

The Sognefjord in Norway isn’t just the world’s longest fjord, it’s one of the most exquisite. In fact, a leading national adventure magazine recently named it one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the entire world.

At Rail Europe, we think that deserves special treatment. That’s why we offer The Sognefjord in a nutshell, one of our most special passes with your choice of three itineraries to travel on. The Sognefjord In a nutshell lets you see more of Sognefjord, using circular routes to make the most of ancient, awe-inspiring vistas in Western Norway.

With a combination of mountain rail and expressboat to take you through the waterways of the Sognefjord, there’s no better way to see more or more up-close. It’s another Rail Europe Experience that will leave you breathless. (We thought we’d mention that, just in case you thought it was the altitude.)


View to Sognefjord in Norway. Small town and cruise port Olden in Norwegian fjords

Here’s what you get

  • Available May through September only.
  • Includes combined travel in second-class rail, boat.
  • Travel on the Flam railway.
  • Standard seat reservation are included in the cost of the tour.
  • Choice of four scenic itineraries combining travel in train (2nd class) and boat to include mountains, fjord, and sea.
    Itinerary 1: Bergen - Myrdal - Flam - Bergen
    Itinerary 2: Oslo - Myrdal - Flam - Bergen
    Itinerary 3: Oslo - Myrdal - Flam - Bergen - Oslo
    Itinerary 4: Myrdal - Flam - Bergen (Only available when traveling with a rail pass that is valid in Norway)
  • Your choice of direction of travel
  • Complimentary Fjord Pass is included with all tours and offers travelers discounts up to 40% off select activities and attractions purchased locally in Norway.

Reservation Requirements with Sognefjord in a Nutshell:

The Express boat does not require reservations.

Conditions of Use

  • Sognefjord in a nutshell is pre-validated at time of purchase and requires you to provide your travel dates.
  • Travelers must provide the following information in order to confirm seats on the Sognefjord in a Nutshell: direction of travel, travel dates, departure times and stopovers via email after purchase. Instructions will be provided confirmation of purchase email.
  • Traveler will receive confirmation via email with their itinerary and instructions on how to retrieve tickets at Oslo or Bergen train stations.
  • Tours times will be confirmed within 2 – 5 business days after purchase and seats are not confirmed until confirmation is received.
  • Once the Tour dates have been confirmed the dates cannot be changed.
  • Travelers must print their tickets prior to boarding the train.
  • Tour can only be confirmed within 2 months of the first travel date.
  • Sognefjord in a nutshell operates from June 1 - September 30.
  • Tickets are 85% refundable if canceled more than 20 days before your first date of travel date, then are non-refund except as covered by the Rail Protection Plan. Refunds are subject to a 7% administrative fee.
  • Print at the Station Tickets are non-refundable once printed if lost or stolen unless covered by the Rail Protection Plan.
  • Prices are subject to change.

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