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Coronavirus ferry travel advice
Please note that the information provided is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time we have received the same information from the Ferry Operators. The situation is changing rapidly and we will try to keep the website updated as soon as we receive updates from the ferry companies.
Ferries from Bergen in Norway sail between Hanstholm in Denmark, and Seysdisfjord in Iceland and Torshaven in the Faroe Islands.
|Hirtshals - Bergen
The city of Bergen was founded in 1070 by King Olaf III and was originally called Bjorgvin; now Bergen is home to approximately 225000 inhabitants. Bergen is the second largest city of Norway and was honoured with the title of European Capital of Culture in 2000. Bergen boasts many popular attractions, including Floybanen (a Funicular railway), the Edvard Grieg museum, the Hanseatic Museum, the Fish Market and the Bergen Aquarium, which has one of the finest and most extensive collections of marine fauna in Europe.
Floybanen, the Funicular railway, will take you from the city center (150 meters from the Fish Market) to the top of the Mount Floyen at 320 meters above sea level. There you can enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding islands and walk along numerous paths around the mountain and to the lakes. The Troldhaugen, the Edvard Grieg museum, was the home of Nina and Edvard Grieg. This attractive Swiss-style house was built in 1884-85, with a spectacular view of the Lake Nordaas.
Ferries to and from Bergen
With Fjord Line you will travel on the MS Bergensfjord where you will find a full range of facilities and accommodation. On board, you will also find a buffet restaurant with hot and cold dishes, an Italian restaraunt and also a cafe serving hot and cold drinks and snacks.
Bergen port facilities
Bergen Ferry Port offers a full range of services and facilities. The Terminal facilities include a hot/cold drinks vending machine, toilets, luggage lockers as well as disabled facilities.
Getting to Bergen
If you depart in the winter, we advise you to check roads and weather information as well as the appropriate requirement for your car's tyres.
If you are driving from Oslo, take the motorway RV7 and follow it through Gol and Eidfjord to Bergen. The Ferry Port is well signposted.
Bergen Ferry Port is five-minute walk from the Railway Station and Bus Station in Stromgaten.
Nøstegaten 30, 5010 Bergen,Hurtigruteterminalen, Norway