Highly conveniently located in Oslo S Central Station with popular shopping street Karl Johan gate at your doorstep. Spacious, well designed with modern amenities. Complimentary coffee and 24 hour gym. Request for a room with a view of the Oslo Opera House. Rooms start at 1095 NOK.
A stone’s throw away from Oslo S Central Station, one of the most affordable and value-for-money hotel option in the city centre. Convenient, efficient and fuss-free. 24 hour self check-in counters are available. Modern, thoughtful and well equipped. Rooms start at 794 NOK.
The perfect hotel for anyone visiting Flåm. Located by the Aurlandsfjord and just a few steps away from the railway station, it is easily accessible and quietly secluded. All rooms come with a fjord view and balcony. We highly recommend booking the special winter package which includes breakfast, winter fjordsafari and the Viking Planks 5 course dinner and beers. Rooms start at 1020 NOK.
Oslo Opera House, Norway
Take the Flytoget Airport Express Train and find yourself in the city under half an hour. A single trip costs 150 NOK. Alternatively, the Flybussen Airport Express Coach travels between Oslo and the airport with stops along the way in 40 minutes. Single tickets start at 150 NOK. Concessions for children and students are available with proof.
Visit to the Oslo Opera House, a short walk from Comfort Hotel Grand Central. Admire its beautiful architecture from across the water and take in Oslo’s waterfront view from its roof. Guided tours are available daily.
Experience the bustling Karl Johan gate where you can indulge in many shopping and dining options. Also, the Munch Museum is a great stop for art and Modernism admirers, dedicated to the life and works of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.
We highly recommend leaving your luggage bags in Oslo before traveling to Flåm. Pack an overnight bag for this detour to make train transfers easily during winter. Affordable luggage lockers are available at Oslo S Central Station for rent and accessible between 4:30am – 1:15am. Locker sizes vary and can accommodate up to large-sized luggage bags and ski equipment.
1 – 24 Hours
Morning ~ Afternoon
Start your morning early on the Bergen Railway to Myrdal. Myrdal marks the last quarter point between Oslo and Bergen where you can stopover for a day or 2 while traveling between the two cities. The journey from Oslo to Myrdal takes about 6 hours. Seat reservations are compulsory.
Suggested route: Catch the 06:25 or 08:25 Bergen Railway train from Oslo to Myrdal before quickly transferring onto the 1:05pm Flåm Railway train up to Flåm.
Match your schedules well with the scenic Flåm Railway. There are only 4 journeys per day in December and takes an hour each way.
Check into Flåmsbrygga Hotel, a beautiful hotel right by the fjord and within a good walking distance from the train station.
Settle into the beautiful natural environment while taking time off to discover and relax in the beauty of the surrounding mountains and scenery. The city is very quiet in December and perfect for photography. Crowd is sparse in the afternoon, though sightseeing cruises do dock in the daytime but you rarely see the rest of the population in this quiet time of the year.
As part of the special winter package, enjoy the Viking Plank dinner at the cosy and thoughtful ambiance of the Ægir Brewery. Taste 5 unique Ægir beers while enjoying a hearty 5 course meal featuring reindeer meat, shell fish dessert and more.
25 – 48 Hours
Morning ~ Afternoon
After enjoying breakfast at the Flåmsbrygga Hotel, embark on an amazing boat ride into the serene and wild nature of the Aurlandsfjord, the UNESCO world heritage Nærøyfjord and the charming village of Undredal. Prior disembarking, your guide will help you into your flotation suits and other relevant equipment provided to make the experience comfortable. Do dress in warm layers with appropriate footwear. A scarf or mask is highly recommended for protection against the cold winds.
Organised by Flåm Guide Service AS in partnership with Flåmsbrygga Hotel, venture into the Nærøyfjord with your guide and get upclose to the rich wildlife of the area, the distinctive nature and cultural history of the local villages and farms. Enjoy the calming and magical journey into the fjord as your guide relieve old stories passed down from generations. The entire tour typically lasts 1.5 – 2 hours.
Make a dash back to the Flåmsbrygga for a speedy check out before boarding the Flåm Railway back to Myrdal to continue your journey back to Oslo or up to Bergen.
Suggested route: Catch the 14:45 or 16:50 train from Flåm to Myrdal. Thereafter, you can transfer onto the 17:52 , 18:26 or 01:03 Bergen Railway train back to Oslo.
The journey back to Oslo will bring you deep into the night where you can settle into the highly convenient Comfort Hotel Xpress Central Station to rest before making your next move.
Do take note that the train schedule on the Bergen and Flam Railway differ on weekdays and weekends. Always check the latest train schedule on NSB to ensure that train connections are available on the day of your travel. Also, do pay attention to train announcements at the stations for live updates and adopt accordingly.
The Stegastein viewpoint is a popular sightseeing trip from Flåm. The bus ride travels via Aurland along the Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route. 650 meters above the fjord, you’ll get a fantastic view of the fjord landscape. Buses between Flåm, Aurland and Stegastein Viewpoint are available at scheduled timings daily. Do note that there is only one departure in November and December that will give you a good 30 minutes or less at the viewpoint. A return trip costs 275 NOK.
Stave churches are considered to be one of the most important examples of wooden Medieval architecture in Europe. At a first glance, they bear a very unique form of architecture and design with a mix of both Christian and viking symbolism. From Flåm, you can visit the Borgund Stave Church or the Undredal Stave Church. Unfortunately, the churches are closed for winter but can still be admired from outside.
A UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture, Bergen has one of the most ideal combination of nature, culture and urban life. Explore the fjords of Norway through this bustling gateway, featuring beautifully formed glaciers and gorges alongside its iconic colorful wooden houses. Trains from Oslo to Bergen runs daily throughout the year and takes about 7 hours each way.