From Oslo to the fjords

Is it possible to visit the western fjords from Oslo, and spend only one day? I do not have any car, how do I get to the fjords? What fjord in Norway do you recommend to visit? What activities can I do in the fjords?

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There are many questions on how, where and how long time you need to experience the Western Fjords from Oslo. We recommend the UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord. See below for more information about the Nærøyfjord.

The UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord

Norway in a nutshell, from Oslo to Flåm & the Nærøyfjord. The Nærøyfjord is a branch of the 204 kilometer long Sognefjord, “the King of the Fjords”.

Tour Summary: Train from Oslo or Bergen via the wild and beautiful Flåm Railway to Flåm by the Aurlandsfjord. Then fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord.

Return to Oslo or Bergen: Bus from Gudvangen via the hairpin-road Stalheimskleiva to Voss, then train from Voss on the Bergen Railway back to Oslo or Bergen.

Season: All year.

Time to spend: Day trip or more, available all year. We recommend to stay longer and experience more. Read more about what to see and do in the Flåm and the Nærøyfjord area.

Booking: Book this roundtrip with train, bus, fjord cruise, activities and accommodation at Fjord Tours

Accommodation in Flåm

Flåm Marina – In one of the Sognefjord’s most beautiful places there are great food, a nice bed and not least a magical view. Flåm Marina is a great starting point for your holiday in the fjords.

Flåmsbrygga – Flåmsbrygga Hotel is located down by the harbor in Flåm. They also have their own brewery – Ægir Brewpub – which is situated by the hotel. Here you can eat and drink like a Viking.

Fretheim Hotel – The historical Fretheim Hotel is centrally located in Flåm, at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord. This is where the Sognefjord ends and the Flåm Railway starts.

Heimly Guesthouse – Heimly Guesthouse is situated 500 meters from Flåm, with a great view towards the beautiful Aurlandsfjord.

Flåm Camping and Hostel – Flåm Camping and Hostel is centrally located in Flåm. Plenty of space for your tent and campervan in addition to cabins and rooms for rent. There is a high standard service building at the campsite.

Vatnahalsen Fjellhotell – Vatnahalsen Hotel was built in 1896 and was originally built as a sanatorium. Due to its location near Myrdal, Bergensbanen and Flåmsbana, this is also a popular winter destination.

FJORDS – Accommodation in Western Norway

Great Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Bath and Spa Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Fjords Living – Special Accommodation in the Fjords of Norway

FJORDS – Useful Links

Go Fjords – Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Visit Norway – Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway – Official page for Fjord Norway

The Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord – Map Overview