Travel to Bergen

Travel to Bergen

About Bergen

A visit to Bergen will also allow you to enjoy our historic and picturesque city and experience the surrounding areas of this “Gateway to the Fjords of Norway”. With its long history as a hub for trade, seafaring and craftsmanship, and its strong ties with the rest of Europe as one of the Hanseatic cities, Bergen is a bustling centre for commerce, shipping, energy production, marine industry, as well as music and culture. Its Hanseatic wharf Bryggen has gained a place on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

How to get to Bergen?


The easiest way to get to Bergen is by plane. Several airlines approach the Bergen Flesland Airport directly from international or national airports.

Getting from the airport to the city centre: Bergen Flesland Airport is situated around 20 km South-West of the city. The easiest way to get to the city centre is by taking the airport bus or taxi. SAS Flybussen (the airport bus) travels between the airport and the city centre every 15 minutes, and takes about 25 – 35 minutes. The fare for a one way ticket is 100 NOK payable on the bus. You can pay with cash (Norwegian currency only) or credit card (Visa and Mastercard).

Taxies are readily available from the airport to Bergen city centre. Taxi drivers accept cash and various credit cards. A taxi will cost you around 600 NOK.

Via Oslo

The NSB (Norwegian Rail Network) operates a regular service four times daily between central Oslo to Bergen city centre. The journey takes 6.5-8 hours from central Oslo. The train passes through picturesque mountain and fjord areas (and covers half of the area of the famous Norway in a Nutshell tour). The train journey arrives in central Bergen just a short distance away from hotels where participants will be staying.

Via Stavanger

Kystbussen Stavanger-Bergen operates an hourly service from city centre to city centre, taking around 5 hours. The tickets can be purchased onboard the bus or online.

Local transportation

NHH is less than a 10 minutes bus ride from the city centre. There are several bus stops in the city centre. They are indicated on the map below. The buses to NHH are marked with number 3, 4, 5, 6 and 83 and run frequently during the day. Get off at stop “Handelshøyskolen”.

On a nice day, participants may choose to walk the 40-45 minutes distance, enjoying the open air museum of “Gamle Bergen” along the route.

NHH’s address is Helleveien 30, 5045 Bergen.

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