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Where to Experience the Best Train Travel in Norway

by Holly Riddle

Feb 12, 2024

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Destinations / Europe

If you love traveling by train — and why wouldn’t you when it’s efficient, sustainable and easy — then you may want to consider booking a rail trip across Norway. There are myriad rail journeys throughout the country to take you to spots you won’t necessarily see otherwise.

 

For example, there’s…

 

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The Flåm Railway

This option takes you through mountains and valleys, past beautiful waterfalls and cultural sites. Considered one of the best rail journeys in the world, it takes you from Flåm to Myrdal in a relatively short amount of time. Do note this journey is not for the faint of heart. The railway is one of the steepest standard gauge railways in the entire world.

 

The Rauma Railway

Another relatively short rail journey, but one that’s well worth it thanks to the scenic mountain and fjord surroundings, this railway travels between Åndalsnes to Dombås.

 

Flam Railway

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The Ofoten Line

The Ofoten Line travels through the Arctic and, if you’re lucky, during your journey, you can catch the northern lights. This line takes you from Narvik to the Swedish border.

 

If you want to experience all three of the above and don’t want to spend time planning and orchestrating such a trip, Up Norway has you covered with its Arctic Circle Express 12-day experience. Available May–September, the trip starts in Oslo and is sustainably focused for a one-of-a-kind getaway you can feel good about.

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