Bergen has 280 000 inhabitants and is located in the heart of Norway’s export region. Major industries are seafood, oil & gas shipping, research & education and tourism. Bergen is known for its hospitality and was a successful host for the Hanseatic Days in 1996. In 2000 Bergen was the European Capital of Culture. Bergen has also been the host of the Tall Ships Races several times and is honoured to host the UCI Road World Championships in cycling in 2017.
Read more about Bergen www.visitbergen.com
Bergen is easy to get to, from the rest of Norway and from abroad.
To Bergen by plane
You can fly to Bergen direct from more than 30 central destinations in Europe. From the biggest transport hubs, such as Amsterdam, Copenhagen, London, Helsinki, Tokyo, Stockholm, Reykjavik and Oslo, you only need to change planes once to get here from other more distant cities.
To Bergen by train
The Bergen Railway between Oslo and Bergen is an experience in itself. Discover some of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway
To Bergen by car
Take The Adventure Road from Oslo to Bergen and experience the magnificent mountain passes and majestic fjord landscape
To Bergen by ferry
Direct ferry route from Hirtshals (Denmark) to Bergen – Special offer for delegates! Fjordline offers special offer for all participants from the Hanseatic cities on their direct route from Hirtshals (Denmark) to Bergen. www.fjordline.com – more information will follow.
For more information about how to get to Bergen, please see: www.visitbergen.com/en/transport