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There are 5 ways to get from Skien to Bergen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Skien stasjon to Drammen stasjon
  2. Take the train from Drammen stasjon to Bergen stasjon

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Skien Landmannstorget to Seljord rutebilstasjon
  2. Take the bus from Seljord rutebilstasjon to Seljestad vektstasjon
  3. Take the bus from Seljestad vektstasjon to Bergen busstasjon

Drive

  1. Drive from Skien to Bergen

Train to Oslo Sandefjord, fly

  1. Take the train from Skien stasjon to Sandefjord lufthavn Torp
  2. Fly from Oslo Sandefjord (TRF) to Bergen (BGO)

Train to Oslo, fly

  1. Take the train from Skien stasjon to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Bergen (BGO)

Skien to Bergen by train

38 Weekly Trains
8h 36m Average Duration
kr 626 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Skien to Bergen is to bus which costs kr 500 - kr 700 and takes 10h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Skien to Bergen is to train and fly which costs kr 600 - kr 2600 and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skien to Bergen. However, there are services departing from Skien Landmannstorget and arriving at Bergen busstasjon via Seljord rutebilstasjon and Seljestad vektstasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Skien to Bergen. However, there are services departing from Skien stasjon and arriving at Bergen stasjon via Drammen stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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The distance between Skien and Bergen is 273 km. The road distance is 454.9 km.

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The best way to get from Skien to Bergen without a car is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs kr 600 - kr 850.

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It takes approximately 8h 36m to get from Skien to Bergen, including transfers.

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Skien to Bergen bus services, operated by Farte, depart from Skien Landmannstorget station.

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Skien to Bergen train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), depart from Skien stasjon station.

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The best way to get from Skien to Bergen is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs kr 600 - kr 850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 500 - kr 700 and takes 10h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Skien to Bergen.
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  • Distance: 273.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 36m

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

You can take a train from Skien to Bergen via Drammen stasjon in around 8h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skien to Bergen via Seljord rutebilstasjon and Seljestad vektstasjon in around 10h 13m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Bergen
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 1800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Bergen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 2000
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Bergen
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3300
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Bergen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3300
Flights from Oslo to Bergen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 3600
Flyr
Website
flyr.com
Flights from Oslo to Bergen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 2100
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Skien stasjon to Drammen stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 220
Website
vy.no
Train from Drammen stasjon to Bergen stasjon
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 600
Website
vy.no
Train from Skien stasjon to Sandefjord lufthavn Torp
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 90 - kr 120
Website
vy.no
Train from Skien stasjon to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 270 - kr 330
Website
vy.no
Bus operators
Farte
Email
farte@t-fk.no
Website
farte.no
Bus from Skien Landmannstorget to Seljord rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Farte
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Skien Landmannstorget to Seljord rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 220 - kr 270
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 220 - kr 270
Bus from Seljord rutebilstasjon to Seljestad vektstasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 290 - kr 360
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 290 - kr 360
SKYSS
Phone
177
Email
kunde@skyss.no
Website
skyss.no
Bus from Seljestad vektstasjon to Bergen busstasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 35 - kr 60
Website
SKYSS

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The quickest flight from Oslo Sandefjord Airport to Bergen Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Skien to Bergen bus services, operated by SKYSS, arrive at Bergen busstasjon station.

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Skien to Bergen train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), arrive at Bergen stasjon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skien to Bergen is 455 km. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Skien to Bergen.

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Widerøe offers flights from Oslo Sandefjord Airport to Bergen Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Bergen. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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