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Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen)

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Address: Vetrelidsallmenningen 23A, Bergen 5014, Norway
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+47 55 33 68 00
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Floibanen funicular in Bergen is one of Norway's best-known...

The Floibanen funicular in Bergen is one of Norway's best-known attractions. Floibanen can be found in the heart of Bergen, 150 m from Fisketorget - the fish market - and Bryggen wharf, and it takes just 10 minutes to walk to the lower station from where the cruise ships dock along Bryggen. The journey up to Floyen (320 m above sea level) takes 5-8 minutes. The journey is an experience in itself, and at the top you can enjoy fantastic views over Bergen. Check out the view right now from our webcam of Bergen seen from Floyen.

There are endless opportunities for walks on Floyen, and you will also find a cafe, restaurant and children's playground. The funicular runs daily all year round from early morning to late evening (check our departure times).

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Excellent view of the city

Hop on the short ride with the funicular and enjoy an exceptional view of the city and the beautiful fjords.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Fuerth, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hop on the short ride with the funicular and enjoy an exceptional view of the city and the beautiful fjords.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived in Bergen on a cold rainy day. We weren't sure if we would get a good view of the town at the top of funicular ride. We were lucky to have the weather break while we were up there. Stayed for short time due to weather. Glad we did this . . . not sure if we would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

do not ever hesitate going there if you are lucky enough to visit the beautiful city of Bergen..taking the funicular to the top of Mt Floyen will be a highlight of your trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Compared to the cost of everything else in Norway, the funicular is quite reasonable (I think 90 nok return), it runs every 15 minutes from early around 7.30am-11pm weekdays and 8am-11pm weekends. Your ticket lasts 24hours from purchase time but be aware that if you get the bergen card it is free once in the 24 hours but you must... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is where you want to go to get the breathtaking view of Bergen city without putting in the effort of hiking. A small tram takes you up there. Perfect for a clear and sunny day. Although they don't come plenty. Drink a cup of coffee or hot chocolate in the restaurant patio and take in the fresh air

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took the funicular up to Mount Floyen on a rainy wnter morning only to be enshrouded in mist at the summit. Thankfully the Gift shop cum cafe was open for us to seek refuge. The mist refused to let up and we were resent to heading down without seeing the city view we were there for. On our way... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It takes about 30 min each way to hike to the top of Floyen. If you are not looking for exercise and just want to enjoy the views take the funicular. I recommend taking it one way so you get the best of both (hike and funicular ride). The train station is in the city center and very easy to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

People of all ages will enjoy taking the funicular to the top of Mount Floyen. At the top, the views are incredible! Stop for lunch at the restaurant, buy souvenirs at the gift shop, or hike one of the many paths. You have the option of taking the funicular back down or hiking down. It took our group about 45... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The funicular station is easy to find, and the ride up was fun and quick. The view from the top was lovely, even though it was raining! Take time to look around the area after enjoying the view of Bergen below. You'll find a large troll waiting for you, as well as some hiking trails. And of course a gift... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ride up in the funicular. Worth the trip up and then walk back down. Dont be fooled, the trolls weren't real, but the top notch flying fox made up for that.

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