Bergen Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Dec 2023

In between the fjords on Norway’s stunning west coast, Bergen is the country’s top draw for tourists. If you are only going to make one stop in Norway, this should be it, although Oslo and Trondheim are both worth a look if you have more time.

Bergen City Featured Image

Travel Costs to Bergen

Population 270,000
Area 400,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Norwegian kroner
Airports Bergen Airport Flesland (BGO)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$120.15
1 USD = 10.6200 NOK
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

Accommodation Costs in Bergen

Bergen Hotel Seasons

Bergen Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
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starstarstarstarstar81.17 - 118.93
starstarstarstarstar109.70 - 155.37
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Bergen Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed27.78 - 27.78

Bergen Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Bergen Art MuseumHere you'll see some Norwegian artists, including Munch, but not his most famous works.
Adults
Students
14.12
9.42
Fløibanen funicularThis funicular leaves from just behind the harbor, and has excellent views up top. Prices are for round trip ventures.
Adults
Children
11.30
7.53
Hanseatic MuseumThis modest museum is in front of the funicular, and is worth a look.
Adults
14.12
Ulriksbanen cable carA bus goes from the city center to the base of this cable car, with stunning views on clear days.
one-way
19.77

Bergen Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastYour hotel or hostel should include a filling breakfast. If not, look for bakeries or mini-markets7.06 - 10.36
Budget lunchPre-made sandwiches or hot dogs are some of the cheaper lunch choices here.9.42 - 13.18
Budget dinnerA sit-down dinner will cost a small fortune, even for something basic like pasta or pizza.14.12 - 22.60
Beer .5LA drink at the harbor-front bars will be at the top end of this range, while some cheaper options are inland a bit.7.06 - 10.36
Beer (.33L retail)Even a small can of beer in a market is pricey here.2.82 - 4.24
Bottle of wine (retail)If you can find the state-run alcohol shops, wine isn't a horrible deal.11.30 - 23.54

Bergen Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center30.13 - 34.37
Public bus from airport to city center9.42
3km taxi ride in Bergen9.60 - 11.30
Public bus ride in Bergen3.11
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When to visit Bergen

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January37304.4
February37303.4
March43322.7
April43373.4
May57452
June61503.1
July66543.5
August66544.1
September59505.6
October52435.7
November46375.1
December41395

Bergen Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:41am6:53pm
21 Jun4:10am11:11pm
21 Sep7:20am7:42pm
21 Dec9:44am3:29pm

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