The most efficient and hassle-free way of getting to Flåm is by train. There are multiple daily departures from both Oslo and Bergen on the Bergensbanen railway. At Myrdal, transfer to the Flåm Railway, a historic train with truly breathtaking views. The Flåm Railway train runs all year round, with up to 10 departures per day in the summer season, and 4 per day in winter.

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Getting to Flåm by car is also easily doable. From Oslo, the quickest route is a 4.5-hour journey heading northwest via Rv7 and Rv52. You will drive through Hemsedal via Gol and also experience the magnificent 24.5 km Lærdalstunell, the longest road tunnel in the world.

From Bergen, it’s only 2.5 hours. Head east via E16, pass through Voss and you will end up in Flåm right after passing Gudvangen.

At the time, there are no listings for renting a car through Nabobil, but you could contact Flåm Billeie (Flåm Car Rental) to book a rental car through them.

Boat/ Ferry

From Bergen you can travel by express boat, which is an adventure by itself. Taking this route gives you the opportunity to experience more of the Norwegian fjords along the way.

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