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The Flam Railway

Flamsbana 5742, Flam 5742, Norway
+47 57 63 21 00
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Flamsbana 5742, Flam 5742, Norway
+47 57 63 21 00
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Reviewed yesterday

We bought our train tickets online, but there were still tickets left to buy in the train station before the 9:15 train left. I noticed that they paid the same as we did, so at least we didn't pay an Internet purchase surcharge and we...More

Thank h0mefree2
Reviewed yesterday

A nice well organised trip with great scenery along the way. The carriages were clean and spacious so we didn't feel too crammed in. A great trip and a must if you get the chance.

Thank EricEssex2014
Reviewed yesterday

As we were staying in Vatnahalsen, we traveled down to Flam where we spent a day and returned on the railway early evening. We booked many months before our visit. An excellent, comfortable exciting ride. Getting on and off the train could present problems for...More

Thank Bicknela
Reviewed yesterday

This train journey is absolutely stunning. I suggest sitting on one side of the train going up and the other going down. We booked through visitflam on their website. You get a voucher on email. The train stop at Kjosfossen is great, do step out...More

Thank Sanukmak555
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great way to travel through the mountains. Spectacular views. Try to get window seat with opening window to take good photos.

Thank Dj8452
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We started our journey with the first train up at 07h30 as all other trains were already fully booked. Best to make a reservation in advance (internet or locally at the station). The first train seems to be cheaper (300 NOK per person single way)...More

Thank MoniBeer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a true railway spectacle from top to bottom (it also runs the other way). If you're carrying luggage, do use the support to load your bags in a different section of the train. It's easy and quick to collect at the other end....More

Thank plivingstone84
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very busy attraction, advance booking is advisable. Fantastic scenery throughout the journey, didn't have time to explore the summit. I won't spoil the surprise when the train stops at the waterfall.........

Thank steve1211957
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We heard so much about this train I was surprised that it was even better than I could have imagined. We were running from window to window trying to capture all the waterfalls. TIP - there are about 20 tunnels and there are waterfalls everywhere......More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Whilst this was good it had just been built up so much that it was hard to meet the high expectations. Train was nice and the scenery was very beautiful but it just wasn't as good as some of the other things to do in...More

Thank Mark S
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17 July 2017|
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Response from Petercrawf | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Special wheelchair ramps at most stations and wheelchair friendly coach at one end of train.
11 June 2017|
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Response from somam | Reviewed this property |
there are toilets and they are free
10 June 2017|
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Response from goodidea-oz | Reviewed this property |
yes to all 3, norwegian rail website, for both tickets, look at visitflam site for cost and timetable, and coordinate the myrdal to oslo train time, the first half hour or so from myrdal will delight you. have fun. easy.