Trip Planner: Europe / Norway / Western Norway / Hordaland / Bergen / Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Take a smooth ride up Mount Floyen and the Funicular for expansive views, hiking, and other outdoor activities. Hop on the funicular to be transported from the center of Bergen to 320 m (1,050 ft) above sea level, in just five to eight minutes. Head to the viewing platform where the city of Bergen and its surroundings can be seen from a bird's-eye view, including the mouth of the fjord and the islands of Aunnhordland. From the top, you have a choice of hikes that vary in length and difficulty. For children, check out the playground that features a giant troll statue. There is also a restaurant, cafe, and shop available for your convenience. Check the website for exact departure times of the funicular, and for more information on seasonal activities like canoeing and fishing. Use our Bergen road trip planning website to visit Mount Floyen and the Funicular on your trip to Bergen, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Mount Floyen and the Funicular reviews
There was no waiting line nor crowds this August, because of COVID-19. We took the Funicular and enjoyed the view up a lot. Bergen‘s weather is always a surprise. So don’t forget to pack your rain... more »
To visit mount Foyen is indeed worth the small effort just for the views. The funicular will comfortbly take you up there. After having enjoyed the spectacular views you can return the same way or... more »
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