The Flåm Railway

About The Flåm Railway

Experience the Flåm Railway – the amazing train journey from the Myrdal high mountain station on the Bergen Line down to Flåm Station in the innermost Aurlandsfjord.

The world's most beautiful train journey

The Flåm Railway is considered to be one of Norway's most important and spectacular tourist attractions. Every year, this amazing railway line attracts visitors from around the world, and in 2014 Lonely Planet named it the world's more beautiful train journey...

The line between Myrdal and Flåm is open throughout the year. The trip on the Flåm Railway provides a panorama of some of the wildest and most magnificent Norwegian mountain scenery at any time of the year. You will see rivers slicing their way through deep gorges, waterfalls leaping off steep mountainsides with snow-covered mountain peaks, as well as mountain farms clinging tenaciously to steep slopes. Down at the bottom, you can enjoy the scenic cultural landscape of the Flåm Valley and admire beautiful Aurlandsfjord. Aurlandsfjord is a branch of Sognefjord, the world's longest fjord...

Engineering skills

No other standard-gauge railway in the world is as steep as the Flåm Railway. This 20-km line has a height difference of 866 metres, making an average gradient of 1 in 18. The horseshoe tunnel spiralling in and out of the mountain is a testimony to the most audacious and skilful feat of engineering in the history of Norwegian railways...

The trip on the Flåm Railway is for everyone, whether on a family holiday or an activity holiday. The Flåm Railway can be combined with a walk or a cycle tour along the Rallar Road – which promises unforgettable experiences for all!  ..

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Historical information

Historical information

The Flåm Railway, which runs through the narrow and beautiful Flåm Valley, is viewed as a marvel of Norwegian engineering. Read more about the history of the Flåm Railway here.

Flåm to Myrdal

Flåm to Myrdal

The Flåm Railway offers great variety: From stunning fjord landscape down at sea level to wild mountains with snow-capped peaks. Through lush pastures and historical traditions dating back to pagan times.



Are you travelling one-way or on a round trip? Are you a Eurail/Interrail pass holder? The Flåm Railway year-round fares are available here.