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Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

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Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

Can anyone tell me the pros and cons of traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July via plane, bus or ferry? The flight is only $20 more than the bus and I havent checked cost on the ferry. We are wanting to depart Bergen in the morning to catch a ferry to Pulpit Rock where we have reservations at the Lodge that night then hike the next day. Cost is not the biggest concern, more important is what will we miss if we fly vs bus vs ferry. Thanks for the input

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1. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

I would recommend the bus. The express ferry does not exist any more and the time you save by flying is insignificant when you consider check-in time and transport to and from airports. The bus ride is quite scenic and includes two ferry rides.

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2. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

Awesome! I was leaning that way. Thanks for the confirmation! Any ideas on what to do in Flam as I am taking the RT SIN from Bergen that day with a few hours to kill in Flam. Train there and boat back

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3. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

Iverh, if I take a bus from Bergen to Stavanger, will I be able to return on the same day? How many hours does the bus take to reach Stavanger?

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4. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

jacpaul1, there is no point in taking a bus to Stavanger to return the same day. The bus ride takes 5-6h one way.

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5. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

I understand it is about 4.5 hours one way.

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6. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

Thanks iverh and tzager. I will be taking a morning flight and returning on the same day.

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7. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

Whyever would you want to do a day return to Stavanger from Bergen ????

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8. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

klima, I am taking a break at Bergen during the Geiranger and NIN tour. So, I thought I will make a visit to Pulpit Rock. Returing to Bergen, I will be continuing with the NIN to Oslo.

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9. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

For Pulpit Rock as a day trip from Bergen you would need to take an early flight out and a late flight back.

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10. Re: Traveling from Bergen to Stavanger in July

Yes, that's what I am planning to do. Anyway, I don't think I would get time to do Kjerag. Thanks klima.

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