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In the city of Bergen you have lots of options on what to see and do, whatever your interest is. Go hiking in the mountains, enjoy the scenery from Mount Floyen, visit the art museums in town or learn about Bergen’s vibrant history.  Find out underneath what it is you can see and do in the Bergen Cruise Port Guide.

Bergen cruise port – fast fact

– Cruise ships usually dock about 1 km or half a mile away from the city center. – The city center of Bergen is easily explored by foot. – Public busses are available at the cruise dock. Pay with card to the driver. – There is a hop on hop off bus in Bergen.

Cruise dock in Bergen, Norway

Travel information Norway

Official currency – Norwegian krone Accepts Euro / US dollars – sometimes in souvenir shops Creditcards – are widely accepted

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About Norway

Inhabitants – 5,1 million Official language – Norwegian and Sami Capital city – Oslo

Kingdom of Norway Government – Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy

Norwegian language

Good day – God dag How are you? – Hvordan har du det? Thank you – Takk Cruise ship – Cruiseskip Port – Havn

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Cruise Port Guide Bergen – Norway: docked

In Bergen cruise ships often dock at the Bontelabo or at Skolten pier. These two cruise docks are right next to each other and both of them are about 1 km / half a mile away from the city centre.

Most ships do not run a shuttle bus, but check with the front office on board your cruise ship if this will be the case for your call. If you want to reach the city centre you can either walk for approximately 1 km, take the hop on hop off bus, take public transport or take a taxi.

In a very rare occasion your ship will dock at the other side of town. Click here to be redirected to the Bergen Havn website where you can check where your ship will dock. Remember that the Bontelabo and Skolten pier are the cruise docks described here in this cruise port guide. The Festningskaien is actually nearest to bryggen, but not all cruise ships are able to dock here. If you dock at Jekteviken, you will be able to take the free shuttle bus into the city centre. 

Official taxis in Bergen

There are usually a limited amount of taxis available on the cruise dock in Bergen. You will find them on the parking lot where it marks “taxi” on the ground. Keep in mind that taxis are pricy in Norway. Rule of thumb is you usually pay around 700 NOK (+/- 100 USD) per hour. Expect a short ride to the city centre to cost you around 15 euro.

Public Transport in Bergen

There is public transport from the port to the city centre. Any bus coming by the port, going towards the right hand side, goes to the city centre. The bus stop is located on the main road directly at the port. Pay the driver directly in NOK for a ticket. You can also pay for the ticket with creditcard.

Going a bit further afield than the city center? Skiss runs the local bus and light rail network. You can easily schedule your trip on their English version of the website. Click here to be forwarded to the Bergen public transportation operator Skyss.

Hop on hop off bus Bergen

There is a hop on hop off bus service available at the port. It is a nice way to get around the city, but keep in mind that also everything is within walking distance.

Trolley train Bergen

In town, at Bryggen, is where you usually find a trolley train that provides tours through the city centre. Find its departure location on the map above. It is marked with a blue train logo.

Wheelchair accessible locations

Bergen is making a great effort to make as much as they can wheelchair accessible. Please find a list of the locations that facilitates wheelchair friendly services:

-Bergen Aquarium -Bergen Kunsthall -Fishmarket -Fløibanen -Magic Ice Bergen -Storeblå Aquaculture Visitor Centre -Ulriken Cable car -Bergenhus Fortress Museum (right by the cruise port) -Bryggens Museum -Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen -Fjell Fortress -Hordamuseet -KODE – Art museum -Norwegian Fisheries Museum -Textile Industry Museum -Osterøy Museum

Norway is fast on its way to become a cashless country. Norwegian Krone is the official currency however you will find that most places accept creditcard like Visa and Mastercard.

Fun facts about Bergen cruise port

  • Last year 325 cruise ships made Bergen their port of call
  • Which means that there were just as many ships visiting Bergen as before corona
  • Bergen’s city council decided that a maximum of 3 ships or 8000 passengers are allowed to dock in Bergen in one day.

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Edvard Grieg is the most famous composer Norway has ever known. He was born and raised in Bergen and although he travelled the world, he always comes back to Bergen. His house is nowadays a museum where you will also find a new auditorium and visitors centre. It is quite a way out of town so plan a visit ahead. You can visit this sight by taking the taxi or the light rail. From the city centre take the light rail tram in direction “Nesttun” and leave the tram on the station “Hop”. Follow sings to “Troldhaugen”for ca. 20 minutes. Or click here to be linked to their website to see when they have their shuttle service running.

Troldhaugen: house of Edvard Grieg

Troldhaugvegen 65, 5232 Paradis-Bergen

Fish market

Bergen has a famous fish market where you can basically try anything that the Norwegians get out of the ocean and the fjords. Try anything from king crab to fresh boiled shrimps. It doesn’t stop there because you can also try some very unusual sausages. Have you ever tried elk or reindeer sausage for example?

Fish market

Fish market, Bergen

Bergenhus fortress

The castle ground lay opposite of the docking locations in Bergen. On this premises you will find the Haakon’s hall, Rosenkrantz tower and many other important historical buildings. All of these building will tell you the story and history of the city of Bergen. Make sure to visit this on your way to the city or back to the ship.

Bergenhus fortress

Bergenhus fortress, Bergen

Gamlehaugen

This is a mansion just outside of Bergen that you might pass. It is the residence of the Norwegian Royal Family. On a sunny day it is nice to visit the gardens and enjoy the beautiful scenery there.

Gamlehaugen

Gamlehaugvegen 10, 5230 Paradis, Norway

Bryggen

This is a MUST see in Bergen. This UNESCO world heritage site is what Bergen is famous for. Get a sense of what this trading city in the medieval times used to be all about. Today there might just be a couple of houses that stand here, but back in the days it used to be hundreds. Make sure not just to stick around on the dock here. Whenever you get the chance to pop into an alley you should go for it, because the neighborhood continues behind these houses.

Bryggen, Bergen

Stolzekleiven

Bergen is famous for the 7 hill tops it is build on. Please know any hill just to the north and east of the port is suitable for hiking. You’ll find there are several paths going up the hills from the town area. The most spectacular one has to be the Stolzekleiven. It is one of the steepest hikes in the world and it is loved by locals because this is their work out spot. Join them for a adventurous walk. Find the start marked on the map in the Bergen cruise port guide or ask a local. You need 1,5 hours from the ship to the top and the view will be worth it.

Stolzekleiven

Stolzekleiven, Bergen

Bergen cruise dock

The port of Bergen offers several docks for cruise ships. This is the main location. Curious about the other locations? Check out the full Bergen cruise port guide here. 

Bergen cruise dock

Old wooden neighborhoods

In Bergen you never quite know when you are going to run into the cutest neighborhood of all. There are still many areas in the city where you can find the traditional wooden houses.

Old wooden neighborhoods

Steinkjellerbakken, Bergen

Hanseatic Museum

Find this very interesting museum about 1 km walk from the dock. It focuses on the history of the Hanseatic League in Norway. The Hanseatic League was basicaly the European Union of its time and for the first time in European history the countries would start to work together rather than work against each other. In this museum you can learn all about life during the Hanseatic League and what made it such an incredible cooperation.

Hanseatic Museum

Hanseatic Museum, Bergen

Fantoft Stave Church

There are only a handful of stave churches left in Norway. These typical churches from the 11th and 12th century mark a very unusual and intriguing time in history for Norway. Just outside of Bergen there is replica of a stave church you can visit. Simply take the light rail/tram from the city centre and go the outskirts of town to visit. We have marked the tram stop for you in the Bergen Cruise port guide. Ask for directions though, it is still about 1/2 mile walk from the tram stop and there are no signs.

Fantoft Stave Church

Fantoft Stave Church, Bergen

Fløibanen funicular

One of Bergen’s main attractions is the Fløibanen funicular. Find the lower station right in the center of town. Buy a ticket and hop on the funicular. It will take you up Mt. Floien where you will have an incredible view over the city of Bergen. It is also a great starting point for a hike. There are several recommended hikes on Mt. Floien. We do highly recommend you to buy your tickets in advance through the Floyen.no website. The queue for the Floibanen can be long, especially during summer time with a lot of ships in port. You can buy your ticket on the website and pass the line when you get there. It is only a 10 to 15 minute walk from the Skjolden en Bonelabo cruise dock.

Fløibanen funicular

Fløibanen AS, Vetrlidsallmenningen 23A, 5014 Bergen, Norway

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Bergen Norway Cruise Port Guide, Things to Do, Excursions

Bergen - Bryggen Wharf

Nestled on the southwestern coast of Norway, Bergen cruise port is the country’s second-largest city and second-largest port. The city is the starting point for exploring the legendary fjords of Norway and the gateway to one of the country’s most picturesque and historically rich cities. Travelers are captivated by Bergen’s UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf, the city’s maritime history, and the captivating natural beauty that surrounds it.

In this article, I’m excited to guide you through everything you need to know about the Bergen cruise terminal and getting around the city. Additionally, I’ll reveal the 10 best things to do in Bergen cruise port!

Bergen Cruise Port

The port of Bergen consists of two docking locations: Skolten cruise terminal (aka Vågen Harbour), which consists of three berths (Skolten, Bontelabo, and Festningskaien); and Dokken cruise terminal , which has two berths (Dokken and Jekteviken).

Skolten berths are located within 600-900 m from the iconic Bryggen Wharf, the city’s historic harbour and main landmark, while Dokken berths are situated in the city’s industrial area, around a 5-8 minute drive from Bryggen. If your ship docks at one of Dokken’s piers, complimentary shuttle buses are provided to transfer passengers to the city center.

Bergen cruise port - Skolten cruise port

Bergen port (Skolten cruise terminal) is also a turnaround port, meaning that cruises start and end in Bergen. With great international flight connections and a wide range of pre- and post-cruise activities, Bergen is a perfect starting point for your Scandinavian cruise adventure!

Major cruise lines sailing from Bergen cruise port include Viking Ocean Cruises, Hurtigruten, Ponant, and Silversea Cruises.

Useful info :

  • The currency in Norway is the Norwegian krone, aka kroner (NOK). 1 NOK equals 0.08 EUR/0.09 USD. See the currency converter
  • Bergen has a reliable and efficient public transportation network, which consists of buses, Bergen light rail (aka Bybanen), ferries and trains. Public transport is operated by Skyss and you can check timetables at Skyss’ official webpage .
  • You can easily explore downtown Bergen on foot, but if you decide to use public transport, consider getting a Bergen Card which provides free bus rides in the city and its surroundings. In addition, the Bergen Card will give you discounts for numerous museums, attractions, tours, and more. You can purchase a Bergen Card at the Tourist Information Center , located at the Fish Market downtown.
  • The high season is between May and September. For useful cruise packing tips, have a look at my article What to Pack for a Cruise – Top 55 Cruise Essentials
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10 Best Things to Do in Bergen Cruise Port

Located amid Norway’s magnificent fjords, Bergen invites you to discover its wonders. With its rich cultural heritage, breathtaking scenery, and vibrant culture, this city has something for everyone.

1. Bryggen Wharf

Embark on a captivating journey through time as you step into the rich history of Bergen, a city that effortlessly blends its maritime and architectural heritage. Begin your exploration with a stroll from the port to the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf, a historic harbour district and one of the oldest ports in this part of Europe.

Walk through charming cobblestone streets and discover the picturesque Hanseatic buildings which stand as a testament to Bergen’s role as a medieval trading hub. Wandering through Bryggen, you’ll find yourself captivated by the charm of the small passageways and the wonderful leaning facades that seem to invite you deeper into the heart of this historic wharf.

Bryggen boasts several landmarks that you can visit, such as Bryggens Museum , Bergenhus Festningsmuseum (history museum), and St. Mary’s Church , as well as several shops, restaurants, cafes, and pubs.

Explore Bryggen tours and activities

Bryggen Wharf, Bergen

2. Mount Fløyen and Fløibanen Funicular

Embark on a thrilling journey just a 15-minute walk from the port as you set your sights on the iconic Mount Fløyen and the renowned Fløibanen Funicular, a must-try adventure in the heart of Bergen. Upon reaching the base of Mount Fløyen, you will board the Fløibanen funicular that will take you to the mountain top in just a few minutes.

The slow climb offers glimpses of Bergen’s scenic landscapes, gradually building anticipation for the breathtaking panoramic views waiting for you at the top! Once you reach the peak of Mount Fløyen, a breathtaking view unfolds before you. The panoramic views of Bergen and its surrounding fjords are nothing short of spectacular, offering a bird’s-eye perspective that will undoubtedly leave you speechless.

Besides magnificent views, Fløyen features a large hiking area where you can spend hours if you wish so, a playground for kids, a shop, a couple of cafes, and a restaurant. The funicular is open every day all year round and you can purchase the tickets on Fløyen’s official website or on-site.

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Bergen - View from Mount Floyen

3. Bergenhus Fortress

This stone-built, 13th-century fortress proudly lies on the eastern shore of the Vågen harbor, only a 5-minute walk from Bergen cruise port (Skolten and Bontelabo berths). Built around the 1240s, the fortress served various purposes throughout its history, including a royal residence, a military stronghold, and a symbol of royal power.

Today, Bergenhus Fortress is a popular tourist attraction, offering visitors a glimpse into Norway’s medieval and military history. The site provides guided tours, and visitors can explore the historic structures and learn about the fortress’s significance. The entrance is free.

Check out Bergenhus Fortress tours and activities

4. Fish Market

Embark on a delightful sensory journey within a 15-minute walk from the port as you explore Bergen’s lively and vibrant Fish Market. Located close to Bryggen, this open-air, waterfront market invites you to immerse yourself in the rich flavors and freshness that define Bergen’s renowned fish culture.

Upon arrival, the vibrant array of stalls showcases an abundance of fresh seafood, ranging from delicious salmon to delicate shrimp, all sourced from the waters that surround Norway. While you’re here, take time to engage with local vendors and discover the stories behind each delectable offering. The market area provides outdoor seating where visitors can enjoy their freshly prepared seafood dishes while taking in the picturesque surroundings of Bergen’s waterfront.

Explore Bergen culinary tours and experiences

5. Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

The Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene are two interconnected museums located in the Bryggen area that provide insight into the city’s Hanseatic history. These delicately preserved merchant buildings, standing proudly as living testaments to the city’s past, invite you to step back in time and explore the fascinating legacy of Bergen’s maritime trade.

Inside the Hanseatic Museum and Schtstuene, you’ll find carefully preserved rooms portraying the lives of the Hanseatic merchants who once prospered in this actively maritime city. Each area offers a story, providing insight into these great personalities’ everyday lives, challenges, and achievements. The ambiance in these buildings is packed with echoes of ages gone by, allowing you to connect directly with Bergen’s medieval tradition.

Check out the Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene tours

6. Torgallmenningen (Main Square)

Located in the heart of Bergen, Torgallmenningen serves as the main square in the city and is one of the largest squares in Norway, known for its open and spacious design. The square, often used for various events, festivals, and gatherings, is a pedestrianized area, making it a central gathering place for locals and tourists.

The square is surrounded by numerous shops and department stores, making it a prime shopping destination in Bergen. Torgallmenningen is also adorned with various landmarks and monuments, including the iconic fountain known as “Sailor’s Monument”, a 7-meter-high memorial to the Norwegian sailors.

Explore Torgallmenningen tours and activities

Torgallmenningen and Sailor's Monument Bergen

7. Old Bergen Museum

At just 3 km from the port lies the Old Bergen Museum (Gamle Bergen Museum – Bymuseet i Bergen), an enchanting open-air museum that invites you to step back in time and experience life in Bergen during the 18th and 19th centuries. Wander through cobblestone streets, explore historic wooden buildings, and encounter costumed interpreters bringing the past to life.

For cruise enthusiasts seeking a nostalgic trip, the Old Bergen Museum is a captivating destination that bridges the gap between modern-day Bergen and its charming historical roots. To get to the museum, you can either take a taxi or public buses #3, 4, 12, 19, and 16E from the city center to the bus stop: Gamle Bergen.

Check out Old Bergen Museum tours and activities

8. Troldhaugen – Edvard Grieg’s Home

Troldhaugen, located a 20-minute drive south of Bergen cruise port, is a cultural gem and the former home of the famed Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Nestled on the shores of Lake Nordås, the estate boasts Grieg’s charming villa where he lived for 22 years with his wife Nina Grieg. The villa, surrounded by beautiful gardens, and the lakeside landscape served as a muse for Grieg, influencing the melodies that have become part of Norway’s musical legacy.

This delightful journey enables you to explore Grieg’s life, providing a glimpse into the daily life of the composer. Wander through the Composer’s Hut, an intimate space where Grieg crafted some of his most famous compositions, and explore the grounds at your own pace, taking in the picturesque surroundings that inspired Grieg’s creative genius.

Explore Troldhaugen tours and activities

9. Bergen Fjord Cruise

While exploring fjords on a half-day trip from Bergen is challenging due to the distance and time constraints, there are shorter fjord experiences that you can consider. The most famous fjord near Bergen is the Nærøyfjord , a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is part of the larger Sognefjord system. While the complete round trip from Bergen usually takes a full day, you can opt for a partial tour that focuses on the Nærøyfjord section.

Alternatively, you can opt for a shorter fjord experience which includes taking an express boat tour to Mostraumen . These tours typically depart from the Fish Market in Bergen and provide a two-hour round trip to the narrow Mostraumen strait. The boat journey takes you through beautiful fjord landscapes, passing waterfalls, steep cliffs, and picturesque scenery.

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Bergen fjord cruise

10. Edvard Munch’s Bergen

The works of Edvard Munch, the renowned Norwegian painter, are celebrated and exhibited throughout Norway, including Bergen. While Bergen itself doesn’t hold a significant place in Munch’s biography, the city has art galleries and cultural institutions that may showcase some of his paintings as part of broader exhibitions of Norwegian art.

Tourists interested in Munch’s art can explore various museums and galleries in Bergen to experience a broader spectrum of Norwegian artistic heritage, even though the artist’s personal ties to the city are not as prominent as his connection to Oslo and Åsgårdstrand.

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Cruise ships dock at Skolten, Vagen Harbor, Bergen. Most ships dock at the Skolten cruise port from where it’s a short half-mile walk along the waterfront to the popular Bryggen wharf area. Larger ships may dock at the Dokken port, which is situated about half-a-mile west of the Fish Market. Free shuttle buses from the Dokken Port.

Bergen is the southern terminus for Hurtigruten, a week-long passenger ship route with stops along Norway's coast all the way to Kirkenes in the far north of Norway.

When sailing to and from Bergen, your ship will pass some impressive bridges and will zigzag to open waters, passing a lot of beautiful inlets and islands. 

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Sightseeing:

There's a number of attractions in Bergen and the surrounding areas. Surveys do however show that most tourists in Bergen find the atmosphere, cultural landscape, and architecture more compelling than the typical sights, so pick a few things to see and spend the rest of your time in Bergen sitting down in a park or café, strolling around the city, enjoying a concert or hiking the mountains.

Bryggen - The World Heritage Site The very first buildings in Bergen were alongside the harbor called Bryggen, dated back to the 11th century. Distance from Bergen Port: 500 m

Bryggens Museum , in a beautiful modern building, is based on the findings of the archeological excavation of Bryggen between 1955 and 1972. Take a look at the foundations of the archeological buildings from the 12th century. Distance from Bergen Port: 500 m

Old Bergen : This is an open-air museum of characteristic 18th and 19th-century wooden houses. Placed on squares, streets and narrow alleys, you will find a bakery, a dentist, a photographer, a jeweler, a shopkeeper, a tailor etc. Distance from Bergen Port: 3 km

Haakon's Hall - Rosenkrantz Tower was built during the reign of King Haakon Haakonsson between 1247 and 1261. It was the largest and most imposing building of the royal residency in the 13th century when Bergen was the political center of Norway. Today used as Royal ceremonial hall, and located in the center of Bergen. Rosenkrantz Tower was built in the 1560s by the governor of Bergen Castle, (Bergenhus) Erik Rosenkrantz, and served as a combined residence and fortified tower. Distance from Bergen Port: 500 m

Bergen Aquarium : One of Europe's largest collections of fish and invertebrates from the North Sea, as well as tropical sea and freshwater sections. Outdoor and indoor pools where you can watch up-close the antics of seals and penguins. Super video graphs film on five screens of the aquarium. Distance from Bergen Port: 2 km

Hanseatic Museum / Schøttstuene: One of the oldest and best preserved wooden buildings in Bergen, furnished in the style of the 1700s to give an intimate picture of the life of the Hanseatic merchants. Distance from Bergen Port: 500 m

Tours Excursions Transportation:

All buses which stop at the port will go to the center of town. Pay the driver directly in NOK for a ticket.

Within the city center, walking is the best way to get around. You can walk across the downtown in 20 minutes in any direction. The most central streets of the city generally has a good accessibility for the disabled.

You can also take a trip on the Floibanen (funicular) for amazing views over the whole of Bergen and the surrounding hills. About 2 km from port. At the top of Mount Floyen you can rent out a canoe for free with safety equipment at the lake at the top, or paddle board for a small price.

The Hop on/off bus stops right at the cruise terminal.

As an alternative to the funicular, there is also a cable car, the Ulricken 643 to Bergen’s highest mountain. A bus is available from the fish market & a combined bus, cable car ticket 245 NK or about 40 dollars US. A nice looking restaurant sits on top.

Norway is one of the most expensive countries in the world, so are the taxis.

It pays to compare your cruise line tours here

Nearby Places:

Troldhaugen: Built in 1885, "Troldhaugen" was the home of the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg, world famous for his Piano Concerts and Norwegian folk music. Distance from Bergen Port: 8 km

Shopping and Food

Bergen's famous outdoor Fish Market, offering a large variety of seafood specialties like salmon, cod, turbot, herring, crabs, lobster, shrimps etc. Distance from Bergen Port: 1 km. Nowadays it is a bit touristy, but still fun.

Torggaten is the main pedestrian mall and square surrounded by department stores, cafes and restaurants.

Bergen is your best bet for souvenir shopping. Norwegian sweaters, t-shirts, postcards, trolls, crystal, jewelry; it is all readily available. Remember that the shops at Bryggen (near the cruise ship dock) tend to be a lot more expensive than the stores in the center of town.

The Norwegian currency is the Norwegian crown (Norske krone), abbreviated kr. A 1/100th krone is called øre. 1.00 EUR = about 9 NOK. Norway is one of the most expensive countries in the world!

ATMs in Norway are called Minibank.

Nearly all stores accept major credit cards such as Mastercard and Visa (Bring your passport/driver's license, as you are required to identify yourself when using a credit card).

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Communication:

Norwegian is the official language of Norway. The language is very close and mutually intelligible with the two other Scandinavian languages, English is widely spoken.

McDonalds and other cafes will offer free WiFi.

Opening Hours and Holidays:

Opening hours in Norway are better than they used to be but many smaller stores still close early on Saturday (1 PM or 3 PM is typical) and nearly everything is closed on Sundays. You'll often see opening hours written as "9-21 (9-18)" on doors, meaning 9 AM to 9 PM weekdays, 9 AM to 6 PM Saturday.

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Get to know The Port of Bergen

Port of Bergen seen from a birds view

About Port of Bergen

The Port of Bergen has for many hundred years been one of Norway’s most important cities for trade, fishing, petroleum activities, ship technology, cruise tourism, and aquaculture. Today, Bergen is Norway’s second largest port, and it is one of the most popular cruise destinations in Northern Europe. Its key areas of focus are to promote sea transport and to manage, operate, and develop port facilities. The Port of Bergen is committed to the development of innovative and sustainable solutions for a more eco-friendly port. The company has about 50 employees, and its offices can be found at the Jekteviken Terminal in Bergen.

The Port of Bergen has a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages. It dates back to the founding of the city, in the 12th century. At that time, Bergen was an important trading city and a center for maritime activities in the region. In the 14th century, Bergen became a crucial base for the German Hanseatic League, a trading alliance that dominated trade in Northern Europe. Bergen Harbor became a hub for the trade of stockfish, grain, and other goods, leading to a significant need for port infrastructure to serve the growing commercial activities. Bryggen, an iconic part of Bergen, was established in the 14th century. It consisted of wooden buildings that served as trading houses and warehouses. Bryggen is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The port continued to grow and evolve throughout the centuries. In the 18th and 19th centuries, significant modernization efforts took place, including the construction of quays and dock facilities to accommodate the increasing ship traffic and cargo volume. Today, the Port of Bergen is a bustling port that serves both national and international shipping. The port plays a vital role as a hub for trade, passenger transport, the fishing industry, and offshore activities. The Port of Bergen also focuses on sustainability and environmentally friendly initiatives. There is a growing awareness of reducing the environmental impact and implementing green and energy-efficient solutions in port operations. Throughout history, the port has maintained its significance as an important port in Norway and a strategic hub for trade and maritime activities in the region.

Our mission

Port of Bergen’s social responsibility is to contribute to increased transport by sea, and to facilitate efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly port operations. As a designated port in the national pandemic preparedness and response plan, the Port of Bergen is tasked with specific duties during events that may have severe implications for international public health. Furthermore, the port infrastructure and its operation form part of the emergency preparedness and response system of the Norwegian Armed Forces. The cargo terminal in Bergen is a core network port and is one of seven designated Norwegian facilities with a special function in the comprehensive network.

We aim to be clear and aligned in all our internal and external communications.

We strive to be proactive in the work we do.

Solution-oriented

We will always seek to find the best solutions, go the extra mile, and maintain a positive attitude toward challenges.

The Port of Bergen Management group

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Michal Forland

Port Director

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Communications Manager

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Marketing Director

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Bryggen - the Wharf and Tall Ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Photo: Lars Korvald

A Cruiser’s Guide to Bergen, Norway

As a UNESCO World Heritage City, Bergen, Norway offers attractions both ancient and modern. With colorful architecture, ancient cobblestone streets, and a medieval fortress, this charming city is a favorite of cruisers visiting the Norwegian fjords.

Plan Your Bergen Excursion

You can easily explore this maritime marvel on your own on foot or using Bergen’s reliable transportation system. However, there are great options if you prefer a guided tour.

The Bergen Card

If you plan on visiting museums, save money by buying a Bergen Card. To purchase, stop by the tourist station by the Fish Market or buy one online at the Visit Bergen website. 

Tip: while you’re at the tourist station, pick up a bus and rail schedule if you’re planning to use public transportation, which is both convenient and affordable.

What to See and Do

There are so many things to do and see in Bergen that it’s hard to condense them down into one article. These are some of the most popular activities.

Fløibanen Funicular Station

Your first stop needs to be the Fløibanen funicular station because queues tend to build up. At the top of Mount Fløyen, you have a spectacular of the surrounding islands, bays, and the city below.

Take the Fløibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen | Photo: Visit Bergen/website

  • Bryggen Wharf

A UNESCO’s World Heritage List attraction, Bergen’s ancient wharf hails from the year 1360. This is where you’ll find all the best artists, jewelers, and textile designers.

Fisketorget (Fish Market)

Near the Bryggen Wharf, you can stop in at the Fish Market (Fisketorget) for snacks, fish samples, and shops. The market has been a central meeting place for the townsfolk for hundreds of years as Norwegian diets are heavy in fish. The most authentic thing you can eat in Bergen is smoked salmon baguettes, whale burgers, and prawn. If you’re looking for a gift to bring back, a package of smoked fish is your best bet here! 

You’ll find plenty of locals at the fish market | Photo: Visit Bergen/website

Bergenhus Fortress

Don’t miss the chance to wander around the Bergenhus medieval fortress. It’s one of the oldest buildings in Norway and its right at the entrance of Bergen Harbour. Over the years it’s been used to house royalty, hold church services and as a military fortress. 

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Old Bergen Museum

At this open-air museum, you can experience the atmosphere of 1800s Bergen. The houses are only open for guided tours, so be sure to join one. It’s an interesting look at how people in Norway lived hundreds of years ago. 

KODE Art Complex

Stroll through the state of the art four-building KODE museum and view works by Picasso, Edvard Munch, and more. There are multiple galleries so you can spend as much time as you’d like viewing the art. 

Don’t miss all of the KODE Art Complex exhibits | Photo: KODE/Facebook

Shopping in Bergen 

At the main shopping malls, buy premium-quality jumpers made from the wool of nearby mountain sheep. Here are some specific shops you can check out.

  • Norden og Verden: Scandinavian-made wooding cutting boards, leather bags, wallpaper
  • Juhls Silver Gallery: Handmade earrings and necklaces
  • Museum of Norwegian Knitting Industry: Gloves, scarves, and sweaters made on-premises

Where to Eat in Bergen

You’ll be hungry after all of that sight-seeing, or you may want to dive into Bergen’s delicious foods straight off the boat.

Bergen Food Tours

We want to point you in the direction of a Bergen Food Tour. These fabulous tours may fulfill all of your Norwegian food fantasies.

Bryggeloftet & Stuene

The food at Bryggeloftet is pricey, but most customers consider it to be Bergen’s finest classic Norwegian cuisine. Favorites include the mussels and duck with beets.

It’s pricey, but the cuisine at Bryggeloftet & Stuene is worth it | Photo: Bryggeloftet & Stuene/website

As the main pedestrian mall, Torggaten is surrounded by restaurants, cafes, and shops. Here are some of our favorite Torggaten restaurants and their specialties.

  • Pingvinen: Norwegian beers and plukkfisk
  • Naboen Pub & Restaurant: Nabo planken (a beer-flight with four select beers)
  • Spisekroken: Cloudberry cheesecake
  • Zupperia: Rudolph Soup (reindeer with mushrooms)
  • Godt Brød: Almond buns and cinnamon buns

Henrik Øl & Vinstove

Fancy a drink in Bergen? Henrik Øl & Vinstove, located in Bergen’s downtown area, has more than 50 Scandinavian beers on tap and is a great spot to relax after a few hours of exploring. 

How to Get Around

Your ship will probably dock at the main cruise terminal, which is a 10-minute walk from the start of the city center and the main harbor. Larger vessels may dock at Dokken quay, a 20-minute walk from town.

These attractions are within walking distance of the cruise terminal.

  • Fløibanen funicular station
  • Fish Market
  • City center
  • Bergenhus fortress
  • KODE Museum

Bus, light rail, and taxi

If a walk doesn’t appeal to you, you can hop aboard the shuttle bus that runs from the main cruise terminal. Also, a visit to any of these places necessitates transportation. Try the free light railway, bus, or taxi.

  • Old Bergen Museum, which is open-air
  • Trips into the countryside

Yes, you really can tour Bergen by segway. Join the tour by the cruise terminal, and you’ll experience this ancient city in a uniquely modern way.

You’re going to love your port call in Bergen, and you’ll hear the word “Velkommen!” (Welcome!) a lot in this charming maritime treasure. Enjoy your visit to Bergen!

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Located in the western part of Norway, Bergen is a city filled with life. The city itself is surrounded by mountains, fjords and glaciers. Exploring these towering natural structures is the most popular of attractions in the city. However, historically Bergen has held a special place in Norway’s history as the first capital and a trading post for Hanseatic merchants. The remnants and history of these periods are preserved and represented in museums throughout the city.Featured below are a few of our favorite experiences for the cruise port of Bergen, Norway:

  • Visit the Bergenhus Fortress which is comprised of several buildings, the oldest of which were built in the 13 th century.
  • Take a funicular ride up Mount Floyen, the city’s most central peak, for an incredible birds-eye view of the city and its fjords.
  • Head to Bryggen, a town with colorful wooden houses that are meant to be replicas of what this area looked like during medieval times up until 1750.
  • Experience the city’s fjords, which are narrow inlets of water between cliffs that were formed by glacial erosion.

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Fishing

Fishing is another popular activity for cruise passengers visiting Bergen, Norway. With its abundance of rivers, lakes, and fjords, Bergen is a great place to cast a line. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced angler, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a variety of fish, including salmon, trout, and cod. You can also take a boat out to the open sea for a chance to catch bigger fish.

Hiking

Hiking is a popular activity for cruise passengers visiting Bergen, Norway. With its stunning views of the fjords, mountains, and coastline, Bergen is a great place to explore on foot. There are a variety of trails to choose from, ranging from easy strolls to more challenging hikes. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely walk or a more strenuous trek, there’s something for everyone in Bergen.

Sightseeing

Sightseeing

Sightseeing is a must-do activity for cruise passengers visiting Bergen, Norway. With its colorful buildings, cobblestone streets, and picturesque harbor, Bergen is a beautiful city to explore. Take a stroll through the city center to admire the architecture, or take a ride on the funicular to get a bird’s eye view of the city. There are also plenty of museums, galleries, and other attractions to explore.

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Shopping near Bergen, Norway Cruise Port

Bryggen Handelssted

Bryggen Handelssted

Bryggen Handelssted is a great place to find souvenirs near the Bergen cruise port. It is located in the historic Bryggen area of Bergen and is a great place to find traditional Norwegian souvenirs. The shops here sell a variety of items, including traditional Norwegian clothing, jewelry, and crafts. It's a great place to find unique gifts and souvenirs to take home with you.

Fisketorget

Fisketorget

Fisketorget is a great place to find souvenirs near the Bergen cruise port. It is a large outdoor market located in the heart of Bergen. Here you can find a variety of items, including fresh seafood, traditional Norwegian crafts, and souvenirs. It's a great place to find unique gifts and souvenirs to take home with you.

Galleriet Shopping Centre

Galleriet Shopping Centre

Galleriet Shopping Centre is a great place to find souvenirs near the Bergen cruise port. It has a wide variety of shops, including clothing stores, jewelry stores, and souvenir shops. The centre also has a food court with a variety of restaurants and cafes. It's a great place to find unique gifts and souvenirs to take home with you.

Beaches in Bergen, Norway

Ostre Molle

Ostre Molle

Ostre Molle is a popular beach located near Bergen, Norway. It is a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the stunning views of the nearby mountains. The beach is also a great spot for fishing, and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby for a bite to eat. The beach is easily accessible by car or public transport.

Storetveitstranda

Storetveitstranda

Storetveitstranda is a popular beach located near Bergen, Norway. It is a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the stunning views of the nearby mountains. The beach is also a great spot for fishing, and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby for a bite to eat. The beach is easily accessible by car or public transport.

Flesland Beach

Flesland Beach

Flesland Beach is a popular beach located near Bergen, Norway. It is a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the stunning views of the nearby mountains. The beach is also a great spot for fishing, and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby for a bite to eat. The beach is easily accessible by car or public transport.

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Bergen, Norway Cruise Port Terminals

Bergen Cruise Port

Bergen Cruise Port

Bergen Cruise Port is the main cruise port in Bergen, Norway. It is located in the city center, close to the Fish Market and Bryggen. The port has two terminals, one for large ships and one for smaller vessels. It is the busiest cruise port in Norway, with over 200 cruise ships visiting each year.

Skoltegrunnskaien Cruise Terminal

Skoltegrunnskaien Cruise Terminal

Skoltegrunnskaien Cruise Terminal is located in the city center of Bergen, Norway. It is a smaller terminal, mainly used for smaller vessels. The terminal is close to the Fish Market and Bryggen, and is a popular destination for cruise ships. It is also the closest port to the airport.

Vågen Cruise Terminal

Vågen Cruise Terminal

Vågen Cruise Terminal is located in the city center of Bergen, Norway. It is a large terminal, mainly used for larger vessels. The terminal is close to the Fish Market and Bryggen, and is a popular destination for cruise ships. It is also the closest port to the airport and the main train station.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Bergen, Norway is a great cruise port. It is one of the most popular cruise ports in Norway, and offers a variety of activities and attractions for visitors. Cruise ships often dock in the city's harbor, and visitors can explore the city's many museums, galleries, and shops. Bergen is also a great starting point for exploring the nearby fjords and mountains.

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Port Guide: Bergen, Norway

Currency: Norwegian krone NOK

Language: Norwegian

Visas: You can travel in the Norway for up to 90 days as part of the Schengen area rules.

Money: Credit cards are widely accepted with ATMs also available.

Time Zone: Central European Time (CET) +1

Bergen is a city located on the western coast of Norway. It is the second-largest city in the country and serves as the administrative center of Hordaland county. Bergen is known for its stunning natural surroundings, including mountains, fjords, and proximity to the North Sea.

Founded in 1070 AD Bergen quickly grew into an important trading post during the Hanseatic League era. It served as the capital of Norway until the early 13th century. The city has a rich history and was a significant center for trade and shipping in the North Atlantic region.

Bergen is surrounded by seven mountains, providing picturesque views from various points in the city. The iconic Mount Fløyen is a popular tourist attraction, offering panoramic views of the city, fjords, and the sea. The nearby fjords, including the famous Hardangerfjord, add to Bergen's natural beauty and attract visitors from around the world.

One of the most famous landmarks in Bergen is Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It consists of a row of colorful wooden buildings along the old wharf, originally used as a trading hub. Today, Bryggen houses shops, restaurants, and museums, giving visitors a glimpse into Bergen's history and cultural heritage.

Bergen has a vibrant cultural scene with numerous museums, art galleries, and music festivals. The Bergen International Festival, held annually, showcases a diverse range of performing arts, including music, theater, dance, and opera. The city is also home to the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the world's oldest orchestras.

Bergen experiences a temperate oceanic climate, characterised by mild winters and cool summers. However, rainfall is frequent throughout the year, earning Bergen the nickname "the city of rain." Visitors should come prepared with appropriate clothing to fully enjoy their time in the city.

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Things to do

The Fløibanen funicular is a funicular railway that transports passengers from the city center to the top of Mount Fløyen, offering stunning panoramic views of Bergen and its surrounding landscapes.

The Fløibanen funicular

Fløibanen has a long history dating back to 1918 when it was opened to the public. It was initially steam-powered but was later converted to electric operation in the 1950s. Since then, it has been an iconic mode of transportation for both locals and tourists.

The Fløibanen funicular starts its journey from the city center, specifically from the lower station located at Vetrlidsallmenningen. From there, it ascends the mountainside at speeds of up to 6 metres per second, traveling approximately 850 meters. The ride takes around 6-7 minutes to reach the upper station, located near the top of Mount Fløyen.

At the top, visitors are greeted with breathtaking views of Bergen, the surrounding mountains, the North Sea, and the nearby fjords. There are several viewing platforms and trails where visitors can explore the area and enjoy the scenery.

There are well-marked hiking trails that allow you to explore the mountain's natural beauty, with routes suitable for both beginners and experienced hikers. Additionally, there are picnic areas, a souvenir shop, a restaurant, and a children's playground, making it a great destination for families.

The Fløibanen funicular is accessible to people of all ages and abilities, including wheelchair users. The lower station has elevators and ramps to facilitate easy boarding, and the upper station provides accessible facilities.

Tickets - Adult 160 NOK (£11.67) Child 80 NOK (£5.83)*

https://www.floyen.no/en

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The vibrant and instantly recognizable sight that welcomes every visitor to Bergen is the colorful frontage of Bryggen , the historic wharf that dates back to the 14th century during the Hanseatic period. It holds great importance both culturally and economically, and its picturesque wooden buildings, reconstructed after a fire in 1702, have become an integral part of Bergen's cultural heritage. Recognized globally, Bryggen is proudly designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Today, the wharf is home to a charming museum, as well as a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes, serving as a symbolic and natural gathering place for locals and tourists alike.

If you're captivated by the enchantments of the North Sea, a trip to the Bergen Aquarium is an absolute must. With an impressive array of more than 50 tanks and aquariums, featuring captivating exhibits and a diverse range of species, this aquarium offers a captivating experience. From fish and seaweed to penguins, sea lions, crocodiles, and even the occasional monkey, the collections showcase a remarkable variety of marine life. Prepare to be enthralled by live demonstrations, daily shows, screenings, and engaging events that have been an integral part of the local cultural fabric for over 50 years.

If your trip doesn't already include the Fjords, Bergen is a great place to take a day trip to explore the marvels of the renowned Norwegian landscape or offer convenient transportation to nearby towns and cities. Embarking from Bergen, you have the option to take a breathtaking journey along the entire Norwegian coast, reaching as far as its northernmost point. Alternatively, you can opt for a simpler day trip, venturing to the nearby attractions such as Sognefjorden, the longest fjord in Norway, or Baroniet Rosendal, the country's smallest castle. Another delightful option is to embark on a sightseeing excursion to the neighboring fjords and mountains, allowing you to immerse yourself in their awe-inspiring beauty.

Recommended excursions

Scenic Fjord Cruise to Mostraumen from Bergen - Book here

Bergen Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour - Book here

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Bergen, Norway

Bergen, Norway

Bergen Cruise Ship Schedule

Cruise ships docked at the port of Bergen, Norway

  • Viking Venus 930 passengers 18 Feb 2024 - 00:00
  • Mein Schiff 3 2.700 passengers 01 Mar 2024 - 18:00
  • Spirit of Discovery 1.000 passengers 06 Mar 2024 - 17:00
  • Ambition 1.428 passengers 13 Mar 2024 - 00:00
  • Viking Venus 930 passengers 13 Mar 2024 - 00:00
  • Mein Schiff 3 2.700 passengers 15 Mar 2024 - 18:00
  • Mein Schiff 3 2.700 passengers 21 Mar 2024 - 18:00
  • Spirit of Adventure 1.000 passengers 30 Mar 2024 - 17:00
  • Viking Venus 930 passengers 06 Apr 2024 - 00:00
  • AIDAprima 3.400 passengers 08 Apr 2024 - 17:30
  • Viking Saturn 930 passengers 18 Apr 2024 - 00:00
  • AIDAsol 2.686 passengers 18 Apr 2024 - 18:00
  • Arcadia 1.904 passengers 23 Apr 2024 - 00:00
  • AIDAdiva 2.500 passengers 23 Apr 2024 - 20:00
  • AIDAsol 2.686 passengers 27 Apr 2024 - 19:00
  • AIDAperla 3.400 passengers 28 Apr 2024 - 18:00
  • Balmoral 1.420 passengers 29 Apr 2024 - 00:00
  • AIDAperla 3.400 passengers 02 May 2024 - 17:00
  • Viking Venus 930 passengers 04 May 2024 - 00:00
  • Balmoral 1.420 passengers 06 May 2024 - 00:00
  • AIDAnova 6.600 passengers 06 May 2024 - 17:30
  • AIDAprima 3.400 passengers 06 May 2024 - 17:30
  • AIDAdiva 2.500 passengers 07 May 2024 - 21:00
  • AIDAsol 2.686 passengers 08 May 2024 - 19:00
  • AIDAperla 3.400 passengers 12 May 2024 - 17:00
  • Costa Diadema 4.526 passengers 13 May 2024 - 18:00
  • Anthem of the Seas 4.825 passengers 14 May 2024 - 19:00
  • Viking Saturn 930 passengers 16 May 2024 - 00:00
  • Norwegian Prima 3.950 passengers 16 May 2024 - 16:00
  • MSC Preziosa 4.378 passengers 17 May 2024 - 18:00
  • Mein Schiff 1 2.894 passengers 19 May 2024 - 16:30
  • Ambience 1.915 passengers 19 May 2024 - 18:00
  • Viking Sky 930 passengers 20 May 2024 - 00:00
  • Ambition 1.428 passengers 20 May 2024 - 16:00
  • Viking Sky 930 passengers 21 May 2024 - 00:00
  • AIDAdiva 2.500 passengers 21 May 2024 - 20:00
  • AIDAperla 3.400 passengers 22 May 2024 - 17:00
  • Norwegian Star 2.813 passengers 23 May 2024 - 20:00
  • Viking Neptune 930 passengers 24 May 2024 - 00:00
  • AIDAsol 2.686 passengers 24 May 2024 - 20:00
  • Balmoral 1.420 passengers 25 May 2024 - 00:00
  • Viking Mars 930 passengers 26 May 2024 - 00:00
  • Sky Princess 4.610 passengers 26 May 2024 - 20:00
  • Silver Dawn 691 passengers 27 May 2024 - 17:00
  • Costa Diadema 4.526 passengers 27 May 2024 - 18:00
  • Viking Star 930 passengers 28 May 2024 - 00:00
  • Spirit of Adventure 1.000 passengers 28 May 2024 - 16:00
  • Mein Schiff 4 2.700 passengers 28 May 2024 - 20:00
  • Norwegian Prima 3.950 passengers 29 May 2024 - 17:00
  • AIDAluna 2.500 passengers 29 May 2024 - 18:00

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  11. How To Spend 24 Hours In Bergen Before Norway's Coastal Cruise

    Fløibanen funicular in Bergen takes passengers up to Mount Fløyen in just a few minutes. David Nikel. Behind the gift store and cafe, you'll find several trails beloved by locals. There's ...

  12. Bergen

    Bergen - Cruise Norway The vibrating heart of the fjords Bryggen - the Wharf and Tall Ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Photo: Lars Korvald Bergen Cruise Norway Manual Itinerary Planner Bergen - Google Map

  13. A Cruiser's Guide to Bergen, Norway

    A Cruiser's Guide to Bergen, Norway. As a UNESCO World Heritage City, Bergen, Norway offers attractions both ancient and modern. With colorful architecture, ancient cobblestone streets, and a medieval fortress, this charming city is a favorite of cruisers visiting the Norwegian fjords.

  14. Bergen, Norway Cruise Port

    Bergen, Norway Cruise Port Located in the western part of Norway, Bergen is a city filled with life. The city itself is surrounded by mountains, fjords and glaciers. Exploring these towering natural structures is the most popular of attractions in the city.

  15. Bergen, Norway Cruise Port

    Bergen Cruise Port. Bergen Cruise Port is the main cruise port in Bergen, Norway. It is located in the city center, close to the Fish Market and Bryggen. The port has two terminals, one for large ships and one for smaller vessels. It is the busiest cruise port in Norway, with over 200 cruise ships visiting each year.

  16. THE 25 BEST Cruises to Bergen 2024 (with Prices)

    Get the latest deals for Bergen cruises on Cruise Critic. Find and plan your next cruise to Bergen with cabin price comparison, variety of departure ports and dates to choose from.

  17. Bergen, Norway Cruise Port

    Check out the Bergen, Norway cruise port viewing 295 reviews and 327 photos from real travelers. Learn the best things to do at the port of Bergen, Norway.

  18. Bergen · Norway · Port Schedule

    Bergen, Norway cruise ship port calendar shows all scheduled arrival and departure dates in a timetable format. The cruise calendar displays the ship's estimated time of arrival including related information such as how crowded is the port, as well as the ship's next port-of-call.

  19. Port Guide: Bergen, Norway

    Unlock the Wonders of Bergen, Norway with Our Essential Port Guide! Immerse yourself in breathtaking fjords, historic sites, and Nordic culture. Plan your dream shore excursion in Bergen with our expert insights and top recommendations. Explore our Bergen Port Guide now!

  20. Bergen, Norway Cruise Port Reviews

    5 by LT1023 Bergen was an awesome port. Very walkable and easy to get around on your own. We did not book an excursion. Bergen is a very rainy city. They get rain most days of the year so we brought umbrellas and light layers.

  21. Port of Bergen, Norway

    Cruise ship arrivals for the port of Bergen, Norway. Advanced filtering options, crowds info, and more. Skip to main content Main navigation. Find a Cruise; Ports; Ships ... Norwegian Prima. 3.950 passengers. 16 May 2024 - 07:00. MSC Preziosa. 4.378 passengers. 17 May 2024 - 08:00. Viking Sky. 930 passengers. 18 May 2024 - 00:00.

  22. Bergen Cruise Ship Schedule

    Helping cruise passengers and shore excursion organisers find the number and identities of cruise ships docked in Bergen on any given day. ... Bergen, Norway Where do cruise ships dock in Bergen (or tender) @ googlemaps Skolten Cruise Port Dokken Cruise Pier Timezone CET/CEST Cruise ships in Bergen today N/A Cruise ships in Bergen tomorrow N/A

  23. THE 25 BEST Cruises from Bergen 2024 (with Prices) on Cruise Critic

    Looking for cruises from Bergen? Find and plan your next cruise out of Bergen on Cruise Critic through our Find a Cruise tool, offering sailings into 2026. Compare the latest and lowest prices for ...

  24. Port of Bergen, Norway

    Viking Venus. Cruise ship departures for the port of Bergen, Norway. Advanced filtering options, crowds info, and more.