The Bergen Railway runs between Bergen and Oslo and shows you some of Norway’s most spectacular scenery. Travel from deep fjords to snow-covered mountaintops and from frozen lakes to grassy plains. Seasons appear to change along the way on a magnificent journey that you will never forget. The Bergen Railway is fully included in your Eurail pass.
Bergen Railway scenic train
Bergen Railway scenic train route
- Bergen - Oslo
When a reservation is optional you are able to reserve a seat in advance, but it isn't mandatory. For long journeys and during busy times, we still recommend you make an advance reservation.
Reservations on the Bergen Railway are recommended, but not mandatory. If you are travelling with a group and you all want to sit together, making an advance reservation is a good idea.
How to make reservations on the Bergen Railway
You can reserve your seat on the Bergen Railway in the following ways:
By calling the Norwegian Railways (NSB) call centre (+47 815 00 888 - press '9' for English)
At the train station. Keep in mind that trains can become full during busy times.
Seat (2nd class): 7 euros
Seat (1st class): 12 euros
Making a reservation through the Norwegian Railways (NSB) is free for 1st class pass holders.
Facilities and services
Children's play area
Facilities may differ per train and route.
Conditions for Eurail pass holders
Eurail passes valid for Norway can be used to travel on the Bergen Railway. There are no additional costs.
This train has a special family coach, designed for parents traveling with small children. The coach offers a large amount of space, making it easy to travel with pushchairs, and even a playground with climbing frames.
You can also make this trip at night, in which case you’ll have to reserve a bed in one of the added sleeping compartments. However, we recommend you take this trip in full daylight, so you won’t miss out on any of the amazing scenery.