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There are 2 ways to get from Jostedalsbreen National Park to Balestrand by bus or ferry

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Bus, line 501 ferry

  1. Take the bus from Stølen to Sogndal skysstasjon
  2. Take the line 501 ferry from Sogndal kai to Balestrand kai

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Stølen to Sogndal skysstasjon
  2. Take the bus from Sogndal skysstasjon to Balestrand kai
Jostedalsbreen National Park → Balestrand
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The cheapest way to get from Jostedalsbreen National Park to Balestrand is to bus which costs kr 230 - kr 270 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Jostedalsbreen National Park to Balestrand is to bus and line 501 ferry which costs kr 280 - kr 370 and takes 3h 26m.

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The distance between Jostedalsbreen National Park and Balestrand is 58 km.

The best way to get from Jostedalsbreen National Park to Balestrand without a car is to bus and line 501 ferry which takes 3h 26m and costs kr 280 - kr 370.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Jostedalsbreen National Park to Balestrand, including transfers.

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There are five+ hotels available in Balestrand. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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Map of how to get from Jostedalsbreen National Park to Balestrand.
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  • Distance: 57.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Jostedalsbreen National Park, Norway and Balestrand, Norway?

You can take a bus from Jostedalsbreen National Park to Balestrand via Stølen and Sogndal skysstasjon in around 3h 43m.

Bus operators
Kringom
Phone
177
Website
kringom.no
Bus from Stølen to Sogndal skysstasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 120 - kr 140
Website
Kringom
Bus from Sogndal skysstasjon to Balestrand kai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 130
Website
Kringom
Ferry operators
Norled
Phone
+47 5186 8700
Email
booking@norled.no
Website
norled.no
Ferry from Sogndal kai to Balestrand kai
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 230
Website
Norled

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