About Bergen Airport (BGO)
Norway's second busiest airport, Bergen Airport serves Hordaland county and the city of Bergen in the south west of the country. Our Bergen Airport guide is a useful resource for travellers, with information regarding terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.
A new terminal began operations 17 August 2017.
There is an information office/service centre (tel: +47 6703 1555) in the old terminal providing travel advice to passengers.
Driving from central Bergen to the airport is straightforward. Take the E39 southbound from the city centre, then merge onto the R580; this road leads directly to the airport complex. The total drive time from Bergen to the airport is approximately 25 minutes.
Bergen Airport is situated in Flesland, 20km (12 miles) south of Bergen.
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Public transport road:
Bus: Flybussen (tel: +47 05505; www.flybussen.no), the airport express coach, offers services to Bergen departing every 15 minutes from the airport on weekdays between 0600-2000. The buses drop passengers at the bus station and at some main hotels in town. The one-way fare is NOK115 (cheaper when booked in advance) and the journey time is around 25 minutes. Additionally, Skyss buses (tel: +47 5555 9070; www.skyss.no) connect Bergen Airport with Loddefjord and Storavatnet (bus 23) and Nesttun (bus 56 and 57).
Taxi:Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall. Companies serving Bergen Airport include Bergen Taxi (tel: +47 7000; www.bergentaxi.no), Norgestaxi (tel: +47 8000; www.norgestaxi.no) and Taxi 1 (tel: +47 5501; www.taxi1.no). The journey time to Bergen city centre is roughly 30 minutes, and the daytime weekday fare is around NOK420. Prices rise at night and on weekends and holidays.
Public transport rail:
The Bergen Light Rail (www.skyss.no/en/timetable-and-maps/bergen-light-rail/) links Bergen Airport with the city of Bergen.
Public transport water:
High-speed ferries (tel: +47 5189 5270; www.rodne.no) operate between Bergen and a number of coastal destinations in the region, as far afield as Stavanger. Bergen Minibuss Service (tel: +47 5599 8610; www.bergen-minibuss.no) runs scheduled links to the ferry terminal from Bergen Airport.
A bank, an ATM and automatic currency exchange machines are available in the terminal. Two tax refund offices are also situated in the terminal building.
There are several cafés, bars and snack shops throughout both terminals, including a pub, a pizzeria and a fish restaurant.
Shops at Bergen Airport include a duty-free outlet and retailers selling newspapers and clothes.
Luggage lockers are available for hire from the information/service centre – this help point should also be contacted for lost or found items (tel: +47 6703 1555). Porters can assist with luggage.
Travel agency VIA Travel is located near the main entrance. Baby changing facilities are available on all floors.
Accessibility is good at Bergen Airport. There are parking spaces reserved for disabled travellers in the parking area near the terminal. Toilets and lifts can accommodate wheelchairs. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel.
There are around 4,500 parking spaces at Bergen Airport, 1,500 of which are under cover. The garage is located close to the terminal and offers both short- and long-term options. Long-term parking is cheaper in the outdoor car parks.
Car hire companies located at Bergen Airport include: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. Desks are located in the terminal, and cars can be supplied ready pre-heated and ice-free in winter.