The Flam Railway journey
Experience the Flåm Railway – the amazing rail journey between the high mountains and the fjord
The Flåm Railway offers for the most part wild and beautiful mountain scenery, with snow-capped peaks, lush pastures and historic traditions dating all the way back to pagan times
On the 20-kilometer train ride you will experience some of the most dramatic and magnificent Norwegian nature. Here you can see rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls that plunge from the steep cliffs of the snow-capped mountain slopes, as well as mountain farms clinging on to steep slopes.
The Flåm Railway is one of the world's steepest railway lines on normal gauge tracks. Nearly 80 percent of the route is on a 55‰ gradient, ie: a rise of one meter per 18. The twisting tunnels that spiral in and out of the mountain are testament to the most daring and skillful engineering in the history of Norwegian railway.
At the mountain station of Myrdal, 865 meters above sea level, the Flåm Railway meets up with the Bergen Line for connecting trains to both Oslo and Bergen.
Welcome to an unforgettable journey on the Flåm Railway, one of the world's most beautiful and spectacular railway lines!