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There are 4 ways to get from Bergen to Balestrand by ferry, train, bus or car

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Ferry  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the ferry from Strandkaiterminalen båtkai to Balestrand kai 890

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Train, bus, line 890 ferry  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Bergen stasjon to Voss stasjon R40 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Voss stasjon to Vik kommunehus 970 / ...
  3. Take the line 890 ferry from Vik kai to Balestrand kai 890

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Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Vadheim Vy430 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vadheim to Balestrand kai 820

Drive  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Bergen to Balestrand 533.7 km

Bergen to Balestrand by ferry

12 Weekly Ferries
3h 58m Average Duration
kr 650 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bergen to Balestrand is to train and bus and line 890 ferry which costs kr 280 - kr 420 and takes 4h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Bergen to Balestrand is to ferry which takes 3h 58m and costs kr 650 - kr 950.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bergen to Balestrand. However, there are services departing from Bergen busstasjon and arriving at Balestrand kai via Vadheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Strandkaiterminalen båtkai and arriving at Balestrand kai. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Bergen and Balestrand is 188 km. The road distance is 533.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bergen to Balestrand without a car is to ferry which takes 3h 58m and costs kr 650 - kr 950.

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The ferry from Strandkaiterminalen båtkai to Balestrand kai takes 3h 58m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bergen to Balestrand bus services, operated by Vy Buss, depart from Bergen busstasjon station.

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Bergen to Balestrand bus services, operated by SKYSS, arrive at Balestrand kai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bergen to Balestrand is 534 km. It takes approximately 8h 7m to drive from Bergen to Balestrand.

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  • Distance: 188.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Bergen, Norway and Balestrand, Norway?

You can take a bus from Bergen to Balestrand via Vadheim in around 5h 4m.

Train operators
Bus operators
SKYSS
Phone
177
Email
kunde@skyss.no
Website
skyss.no
Bus from Voss stasjon to Vik kommunehus
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 35 - kr 60
Website
https://www.skyss.no/en
Bus from Vadheim to Balestrand kai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 35 - kr 60
Website
https://www.skyss.no/en
Vy Buss
Phone
+47 407 05070
Email
buss@vy.no
Website
vybuss.no
Bus from Bergen busstasjon to Vadheim
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 260 - kr 400
Website
https://www.vybuss.com/
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Bergen busstasjon to Vadheim
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 330 - kr 460
Schedules at
nor-way.no
Online Ticket
kr 330 - kr 460
Ferry operators
Norled
Phone
+47 5186 8700
Email
booking@norled.no
Website
norled.no
Ferry from Strandkaiterminalen båtkai to Balestrand kai
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 950
Schedules at
norled.no
Ferry from Vik kai to Balestrand kai
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 160
Schedules at
norled.no

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