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Bergens-Expressen

Bryggen, Bergen, Norway
+47 55 53 11 50
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Fun ride around town with good view

If you enjoy the little tourist trains you get all around Europe, this will suit your fancy. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AHB007
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Waste of time and money

This is not a good way to learn anything about Bergen. Expensive and poor commentary along the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
ReneeC08
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SanFrancisco Bay Area
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  • Average53%
  • Poor7%
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Bryggen, Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy the little tourist trains you get all around Europe, this will suit your fancy. It is a tour so expect to stay on the train for the full ride. You get a view point half way up The funicular, which was better...More

Thank AHB007
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is not a good way to learn anything about Bergen. Expensive and poor commentary along the way. Driver smoking at stops. Horrible

Thank ReneeC08
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This train ride was the highlight of my day in Bergen. This is NOT a hop on hop off. Ride is approximately 55 minutes, enjoyable scenery and views, different than funicular. Beautiful homes and views on the trip, the train speaker system narrated our journey....More

Thank froggie93
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Good narration explaining points of interest along the way. This little train takes you quite a way up the hill,and if the weather is not good enough for the funicular, this will keep you dry and give your feet a rest for 55 min.

Thank hobolinda
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I love a land train!!! It did cost 200 Kroner each which seems expensive but not really for Norway prices. Unfortunately it was raining but it was a good place to keep dry. A good trip with info through headphones and some good views of...More

1  Thank gemmapj
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I decided to jump on the the motorized train as I had just arrived and wanted to get some idea of Bergen.It was expensive 200 Kroner and I wasn't told about the headphone option at the time of boarding.The cobbled streets were at times a...More

1  Thank Lizzie123Devon
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This attraction consists of an automotive "train" that takes riders on a 40-minute circuit (plus a ten-minute stop) around part of Bergen. There is a recorded voice that describes some of the sights and the history behind them. Unfortunately, the "Express" travels over numerous cobblestone...More

2  Thank pinguinoBC
Reviewed 13 June 2015

It was raining as we walked towards the Tourist Information Centre near the harbour, so for 150 kroners each we took refuge on the Expressen which left at 11 am shortly after our arrival (we were the only passengers in the front carriage - 3...More

3  Thank UKTerry
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant experience with one major issue/problem. You must use headphones to hear the narration which is quite good. The English language portion of the narration was done using the cabin sound system....road noise completely obliterated the sound for the first half. Headphones were used...More

Thank Anitaspeaks
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

This tour takes less than an hour and is only 150kr. Nice little basic trip. The whole narration is taped. If you have limited time and/money this is the trip for you to find out the basics on Bergen. It does stop on the mountain...More

4  Thank tottercop
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