Skyss provides public transport in the county Vestland (including Bergen). With the Bergen Card you can travel for free by bus, boat or the Bergen Light Rail!
You can travel by the Bergen Light Rail to visit Edvard Grieg's home Troldhaugen and Fantoft Stave Church, or by bus to visit for example Old Bergen, Lysøen Island, the Hardangerfjord or Odda.
Pubilc transport within the city center:
Bergen city center is compact and best explored by foot. Within the city center it is easier to walk than to take the bus. From Bryggen it takes 5 minutes to the Fish Market and another few minues to the Fløibanen funicular by foot. The Tourist Information is also located centrally on the Fish Market.
To and from Bergen Airport Flesland:
You can travel with Bybanen (Bergen Light Rail) line number 1 to and from Bergen Airport Flesland (zone A) to Bergen city center (zone A). Tickets can be purchased at a Skyss ticket machine, by SMS or with the mobile app Skyss Billett. You can not buy a ticket on board the train. See below for more info on how to buy tickets with Skyss.
Bergen card holders can make use of public transport (buses) with Skyss for free in Bergen (including the Light Rail to and from the Airport) and in the county Vestland. The card does NOT include the Airport bus from Bergen city center to Bergen Airport Flesland. The card is valid for public transport with the operator Skyss to places like Flåm, Voss, Odda, and all of the Hardangerfjord area. The boat to Askøy and Nordhordland is also included. (Boats only in zone A)
How to buy a ticket:
Skyss Ticket App:
Payment with a debit/credit card (Visa/Mastercard/AmEx), Vipps or charge to your phone bill. All zones are available in the app.
Skyss billett App on App store: https://itunes.apple.com/no/app/skyss-billett/id589500678?l=en&mt=8&ign-mpt=uo=2
Skyss billett App on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=no.wtw.mobillett.skyss
Buy a single ticket at Skyss' ticket machines at all Bergen Light Rail stops, at some bus stops in central Bergen and at bus terminals in the Bergen area. (only zone A available at the machines. Zone A includes Bergen Airport Flesland). Pay using bank card (Visa, Mastercard or Maestro), smartphone or smartwatch.
On board the bus:
There are only certain buses where you can buy a ticket on board. (It is not possible to buy a ticket on board the Bybanen). Payment with cash (NOK) or by card. In zone A, you must pay a cash supplement when you buy a single ticket in cash on board. Cash supplement for adults is NOK 20, and for children and seniors NOK 10.
Send an SMS to telephone number 2412 with the code word for the ticket you want:
Make sure to only write the norwegian word.
The tickets for zone A is valid for 90 minutes from purchase time.
Prices 2024 if you buy the ticket beforehand:
Adults from 18 years old: NOK 44
Children accompanied by a paying adult are free. (4 children per adult). If you travel with more than 4 children, the price is NOK 22 per child from 6 years old.
Senior: NOK 22
Prices 2024 if you buy the ticket on board:
Adults from 18 years old: NOK 60
Children accompanied by a paying adult are free. (4 children per adult). If you travel with more than 4 children, the price is NOK 30 per child from 6 years old.
Senior: NOK 30
Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen) and buses uses the same ticket system and the ticket is valid for 90 minutes.
Bus to Odda:
If you are travelling from Bergen to Odda for the Trolltunga hike, you can take bus number 930 from Bergen Bus Station (bay O). The bus takes about 3 hours. Please note that it is not possible to take the bus from Bergen and do the hike up Trolltunga on the same day. (The hike is about 12 hours). If you have the Bergen Card, the bus journey is free. Passangers are free on the ferry crossing between Tørrvikbygd and Jonal.
Skyss Bergen Timetable:
For timetables when travelling in Bergen and the region, you can download the App called Skyss Reise.
Skyss Reise on App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/no/app/skyss-reise/id740517682?mt=8
Skyss Reise on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=no.skyss.planner&hl=no
Skyss map for Bergen:
Bergen and the region are devided into different zones. All of Bergen city center and the whole of Bergen municipality is zone A.
Zone A: Zone Bergen includes the municipalities of Bergen (incl. the airport), Askøy, Øygarden, Osterøy, Alver, Austrheim, Fedje and previous Os.
Zone B: The areas around the Bjørnefjord.
Zone C: Sunnhordland
Zone D: Odda, Eidfjord and Rosendal
Zone E: Voss, Granvin and Ulvik
Zone F: Samnanger, Kvam, Vaksdal and Modalen
Zone G: Masfjorden
|Senior from 67 years old
Prices may be subject to change.
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