Steep mountains, roaring waterfalls, lively villages, glaciers, and hundreds of thousands of fruit trees - it is easy to understand why so many have fallen in love with the Hardangerfjord region in Western Norway. Both along and on the Hardangerfjord - the second longest fjord in Norway - you can experience great nature and cultural adventures all year round at close range.
The region, which consists of the municipalities of Kvam, Eidfjord, Kvinnherad, Ullensvang, and Ulvik, is easily accessible, both by car and public transport. Bergen and the international airport Flesland are just one hour away.
Welcome to Hardanger!
Several main roads lead to Hardanger, and it is easy to get to the region by car. From Bergen, the journey takes about one hour, from Oslo approx. 5 hours. Along the roads, there are enough charging stations for electric cars.
Haugesund - 2 hours
Stavanger - 3 hours
Kristiansand - 5 hours
Trondheim - 10 hours
The transportation company Skyss runs the local buses in Bergen, Voss, and Hardanger. Most bus routes are year-round, some are seasonal —timetables and further information you can find on the Skyss homepage
NOR-WAY runs express buses connecting Hardanger, Oslo, Sandefjord, Larvik, Kristiansand, Stavanger and Haugesund. Here you can find timetables and booking information.
The Hardangerfjord-Ekspressen speedboat runs between Bergen and Rosendal in Hardanger, daily and all year round. The departure in the center of Bergen is from the Strandkaiterminalen. In addition to Os and Malkenes, Hardangerfjord-Ekspressen stops at Flesland so that you can take the boat to Hardanger directly from Bergen Airport. Timetables and booking information you can find on the Rødne homepage.
Two of the Norwegian Scenic Routes are located in Hardanger - the Norwegian Scenic Route Hardanger and the Norwegian Scenic Route Hardangervidda. Both lead through impressive nature with mountains, fjords, waterfalls, the glacier, and fruit farms. All along the scenic routes, you will find many viewing and resting places with exciting architecture. Perfect for relaxing breaks on the go.