Explore Bergen and the fjords by bus or the Bergen Light Rail

Travel by bus og the Bergen Light Rail to explore Bergen and the fjords. How we recommend you to travel around Bergen:

The Aquarium
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 11 Nordnes from Småstrandgaten or Olav Kyrres gate in Bergen centre. Disembark at Nordnes (stop “Akvariet”).
  • Travel time: approx. 10 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. one every hour.

Ulriksbanen
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 2 Birkelundstoppen or route 3 Sletten, both from Småstrandgaten in Bergen centre. You can also take route 12 Montana/Lægdene from Bergen bus station (platform B). Disembark at “Haukeland sjukehus nord”.
  • Travel time: approx. 10 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. every 10 minutes.

Gamlehaugen mansion
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 14 Bønes o/Fjøsanger from Bergen bus station (platform J), route 51 Birkelandskrysset terminal or route 53 Milde from Nordahl Bruns gate or Bergen bus station (platform J). Disembark at “Fjøsangerkrysset”.
  • Travel time: approx. 15 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. 2 every hour.

Fantoft Stave Church
By Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen):

  • Description: Take the Light Rail service route 1 Lagunen from Bergen centre (Byparken, Nonneseter or Bystasjonen). Disembark at the stop named “Fantoft”. From the Light Rail stop, it is around a 10-minute walk.
  • Travel time: approx. 20 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. every 5-10 minutes.

Troldhaugen (Edvard Grieg’s home)
By Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen):

  • Description: Take the Light Rail service route 1 Lagunen from Bergen centre (Byparken, Nonneseter or Bystasjonen). Disembark at the stop named “Hop” and walk back in the direction you came from. Turn left and walk up the street named Troldhaugvegen. Follow the signposts from here. From the Light Rail stop, it is around a 30-minute walk.
  • Travel time: approx. 20-25 minutes with the Bergen Light Rail.
  • Departures: approx. every 5-10 minutes.

Horda Museum
By Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen) and bus:

  • Description: Take the Light Rail service route 1 Lagunen from Bergen centre (Byparken, Nonneseter or Bystasjonen) to Lagunen. Continue on route 60 Fana or route 61 Krokeide to Stend.
  • Travel time: approx. 40 minutes + transfer time.
  • Departures: approx. every 5-10 minutes with the Bergen Light Rail, the bus departures varies.

The Arboretum
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 53 Milde from Nordahl Bruns gate or Bergen bus station (platform J) to Milde.
  • Travel time: approx. 50 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. one every hour.

Lysøen island
By Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen) and bus:

  • Description: Take the Light Rail service route 1 Lagunen from Bergen centre (Byparken, Nonneseter or Bystasjonen) to Lagunen. Continue on route 62 from Lagunen to Buena quay.
  • The boat “Ole Bull” departs from Buena quay to the island every hour during museum opening hours and when required.
  • Travel time to Buena quay: approx. 1 hour.
  • Departures: varies.
  • Important! Monday–Friday only.

Old Bergen
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 3 Støbotn from Småstrandgaten or route 4 Flaktveit from Festplassen, the fish market or Bryggen. (Route 5/6 Åsane terminal/Lønborglien, 39 Åsane terminal or 83 Øyjorden are also possible routes.) Disembark at the stop named Nyhavnsveien” and take the passage under the main road. Follow the signposts from here.
  • Travel time: approx. 15 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. every 5 minutes.

Meland golf course
By bus:

  • Take route 320 Knarvik from platform C in Bergen bus station, Festplassen, the fish market or Bryggen to Flatøy. Continue with route 341 Rossland or Skjelanger to Meland Golf. Disembark at “Fløksand nord”.
  • Travel time: approx. 1 hour.
  • Departures: varies.

Damsgård Manor
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 16 Nipedalen or route 17 Gravdalfrom Olav Kyrres gate to Damsgård Manor.
  • Travel time: approx. 10 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. every 15 minutes.


Vannkanten waterpark and ice rink

By bus:

  • Description: Take route 5/6 Loddefjord/Vadmyra from Olav Kyrres gate. Disembark at “Loddefjord terminal”.
  • Travel time: approx. 15 minutes.
  • Departures: approx. every 15 minutes.

Alvøen Manor
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 5/6 Loddefjord/Vadmyra from Olav Kyrres gate to Loddefjord terminal and change bus to 42 Alvøen. You can also take route 42 Alvøen from Bergen bus station (platform H) or Olav Kyrres gate.
  • Travel time: approx. 40 minutes.
  • Departures: varies.

The North Sea Traffic Museum in Telavåg
By bus:

  • Description: Take route 450 from platform G in Bergen bus station or Olav Kyrres gate to Skogsskiftet. Continue with route 458/459 to Telavåg.
  • Travel time: approx. 75 minutes + transfer time.
  • Departures: varies.

Herdla
By bus:

  • Description:Take route 495-499 from platform F in Bergen bus station to Herdla. You will most probably have to change buses in Kleppestø or in Ravnanger.
  • Travel time: approx. 70 minutes + transfer time.
  • Departures: varies.

Please note that the opening hours for the different attractions may vary throughout the season.

Tickets and prices