The Fløibanen funicular takes you to the top of Mount Fløyen. The 5-8 minute trip is one of Bergen's most famous attractions. If you are staying at a hotel in Bergen you should definitely treat yourself to a trip up Mount Fløyen to enjoy the majestic views.
The Fløibanen funicular is part of the cityscape of Bergen. You're bound to see the carriages meandering up the mountainside only a short stone's throw from Bergen's waterfront, Bryggen, and First Hotel Marin. The two carriages, Rødhette and Blåtann, depart every 15 minutes and the last departure is at 23:00. So whether you are a morning bird or late-night owl then a trip by funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen is an amazing experience.
Mount Fløyen offers amazing views over central Bergen as well as the mountainscape that surrounds this western Norwegian city. On the mountainside you are close enough to the city to point out its major landmarks but you can also enjoy amazing views of the fiord and sea. This is a unique experience not to be missed.
Many hiking trips
Up on Mount Fløyen there are many things to try. Children can enjoy the city's best playground, and during certain times of the year, you can also enjoy food and drink at Fløien Folkerestaurant. There are also activities for children as well as concerts, an open-air cinema and activities throughout the year for visitors of all ages.
The Fløyen tourist website features information on activities scheduled during your visit to Bergen!
Mount Fløyen also offers hiking trails through the woodlands. There are short daytrips perfectly suited for families with young children in addition hiking routes to Mount Ulriken for the more experienced trekkers. Read more about 10 different trails on Mount Fløyen here!
Tickets for the funicular
The Fløibanen funicular is open every day of the year! If you would like enjoy the views from the mountain you can either purchase tickets for the funicular online or from the ticket office at the lower station. To avoid standing in line then consider purchasing tickets online in advance, especially during the mid-summer tourist season.