The easiest way to Balestrand is to fly direct to Bergen and then take the express boat from Bergen along the Sognefjord to Balestrand (about 4 hours). We recommend this route as the boat journey along the Sognefjord is itself a very beautiful trip. See www.norled.no for timetables.

Other alternatives from Bergen:
Bergen to Balestrand by bus. Roads in western Norway are all highly scenic.
Bergen to Flåm by train which includes the spectacular Flåm mountain railway.  Then express boat from Flåm along the Sognefjord to Balestrand.

Alternatives from Oslo:
Oslo to Sogndal by internal flight. Amazing views on clear days. Then bus to Balestrand.
Oslo to Balestrand by express bus. Very scenic road journey through Norway.
Oslo to Flåm by train which includes the spectacular Flåm mountain railway. Then express boat from Flåm along the Sognefjord to Balestrand.

Timetable information can be found on:

www.kringom.no   www.rutebok.no  all transportation 
www.nor-way.no    (express buses)
www.norled.no and www.fjord1.no     (boats and ferries)
www.nsb.no    (trains)
www.wideroe.no    www.flysas.com    (internal flights)

How to get to Balestrand

You can get direct flights from Britain to Bergen or Oslo (both under 2 hours) with www.norwegian.no or www.flysas.com or British Airways.

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