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Uber in Bergen?

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Uber in Bergen?

We arrive for a 2 night stay in Bergen prior to boarding a cruise ship. We (2 couples) are staying at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Bryggen area. We arrive on the train from Oslo. Then the next morning, we go back to the train station to take the NIN trip.

This will be a total of 3 trips to and from the train station. Is uber available? If not, what is the best transportation at best fare?

thanks,

janines

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1. Re: Uber in Bergen?

As far as I can see Uber is not available in Bergen.

It is only a km from Bryggen to the station - without luggage an easy walk. If you do not want to pay for a taxi, a hotel close to the station might have been more convenient for you. Taxis are metered.

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2. Re: Uber in Bergen?

Thanks for the advice. We selected the hotel because it is close to the cruise ship pier. All of us will have luggage that we can pull but I read that the streets in Norway are not designed for luggage with rollers.

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3. Re: Uber in Bergen?

Minimum taxi fare is usually a little over NOK 100, (around NOK 150 if you call) but with 4 people that would be cheaper than public transport (if there is any).

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4. Re: Uber in Bergen?

Some Bergen streets are cobbled, but you do not walk in the street, you would use the sidewalk.

So you are going on a cruise which has Bergen as a turnaround point ? Then the hotel location may make more sense.

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5. Re: Uber in Bergen?

Normally such a taxi fare costs NOK 200 or more - use it all the time for my guests, so it is not only guesswork.

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6. Re: Uber in Bergen?

Roll on Uber! Seems they are in Oslo now so I guess only a matter of time until they start up in Bergen.

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7. Re: Uber in Bergen?

After a very long day, we were too tired to walk with our luggage from the train station to the Radisson Blu Royal a couple of days ago, so we took a cab. The cabbie estimated 170 NOK, but in the end it was 145 NOK for three of us.

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8. Re: Uber in Bergen?

You had luck with the cabbie - prices vary according to taxi company, time of the day and day of the week.

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9. Re: Uber in Bergen?

Yes, note that different taxi companies have different prices, but they are posted on the car. You don't have to take first taxi in a taxi stand - choose the cheapest. And also note that we do not tip taxi drivers (they are expensive enough as they are).

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10. Re: Uber in Bergen?

Do you remember the name of the company? That would be a great help.

We may end up walking back from the NIN trip if the sidewalks are good.

thanks,

janines

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