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Flam, Sogn og Fjordane Fylke, Norway

How much does it cost to travel to Flam?

You should plan to spend around $112 (kr1,213) per day on your vacation in Flam. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $36 (kr390) on meals
  • $17 (kr181) on local transportation
  • $117 (kr1,264) on hotels

A one week trip to Flam for two people costs, on average, $1,573 (kr16,980). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Flam cost?

A one week trip to Flam usually costs around $787 (kr8,490) for one person and $1,573 (kr16,980) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Flam on average costs around $1,573 (kr16,980) for one person and $3,146 (kr33,961) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Flam will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Flam on average costs around $3,371 (kr36,386) for one person and $6,742 (kr72,773) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Flam has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Flam expensive to visit?

Prices in Flam are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Flam is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Tartu or Nuremberg.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Flam Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Flam?

The average Flam trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Flam travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) kr1,264 ($117)
Local Transportation 1 kr181 ($17)
Food 2 kr390 ($36)
Entertainment 1 kr186 ($17)
Alcohol 2 kr20 - 60 ($2 - 6)
Accommodation Budget in Flam
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Flam is $59 (kr632). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Flam is $117 (kr1,264). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Flam

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Transportation Budget in Flam
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Flam is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $17 (kr181) per person, per day, on local transportation in Flam.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Flam
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Rental Cars in Flam
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Food Budget in Flam
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Flam can vary, the average cost of food in Flam is $36 (kr390) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Flam should cost around $14 (kr156) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Flam is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Flam
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Flam typically cost an average of $17 (kr186) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

Alcohol Budget in Flam
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $3.72 (kr40) on alcoholic beverages in Flam per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Water Budget in Flam
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  • On average, people spend $4.98 (kr54) on bottled water in Flam per day. The public water in Flam is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Flam On a Budget
Flam Flam, Norway
Flam is a village in Norway. The fjord village of Flam is located on the scenic inner Aurlandsfjord branch of the world's deepest and second-longest fjord, Sognefjord. Flam is surrounded by steep mountains, thundering waterfalls and narrow valleys, and during the spring and summer months you will see large cruise ships gliding in through the narrow fjord with their course set for Flam Harbor. The main attraction here is the stunning mountain railway that creeps up into the surrounding peaks and offers truly eye-popping panoramas. Unfortunately, it's far from a well-kept secret, and on the busiest summer days the tiny village can find itself swamped by several thousand visitors – it's probably best left for the quieter seasons of spring and autumn. The popular 'Norway in a Nutshell' tour also stops here.
The main sights here are those that nature has to offer, from towering, majestic mountains, to UNESCO protected, culture inspiring Fjords, the natural beauty here is stunning to say the least. Much of the incredible beauty can be seen on the popular, world-famous Flam railway, which is one of the main reasons tourists make the journey to Flam.

The Flamsbana Museum is definitely worth a look. This little museum is right by the Flamsbana Railway platform. It's not, however, just about railways: there are fascinating photos of construction gangs and life in and around Flam before cars and buses made it this far up the fjords.
Flam is a little village that occupies a remote inner area of the Aurlandsfjorden which is a branch of Sognefjorden. Located in the municipality of Aurland in SognogFjordane county, Flam contributes to the attractive villages of Norway and Norway tourism. Because it is such a small town, the only real neighborhood of interest to tourists is the city center.

The petite village has been attracting tourists since the 19th century and manages to lure about 450,000 visitors every year. About 160 cruise ships dock at the Flam harbor in an accounting year. As of now, Flam is one of the most popular cruise harbors of Norway. What makes the village stand out is that even the Flam train station makes for an attraction as it houses a museum dedicated to the Flamrailway. The Flamsbana is referred to as the world's most beautiful railroad stretch. Moreover, the village is so strategically located that it is easily accessible by bus train car or boat. Steep mountainsides, roaring waterfalls and deep valley encompass the village of Flam adding to its scenic beauty and mesmerizing views.

A simple boat and bus tour will take you through the famous Norway fjords in Flam. Most of the round trips to the fjord for example Norway in a nutshell, cross the Flam village of Norway. Flam although may not have many artificial attractions, you may enjoy your day by indulging in the many exciting activities like biking, hiking, kayaking, fjord safaris, and you may also want to go on a food spree by trying out the excellent local cuisines of the village. If you are one of those living a super hectic life amidst huge buildings and towers the village of Flam would serve as the most ideal get away.

From Flam there are fjord cruises to the UNESCO World heritage, dramatic Naeroyfjord - the narrow fjord, to the tiny fjord village of Gudvangen. In Flam you can also board the express steamer to Bergen, taking you through the magic Sognefjord, with ports of call in fjord villages such as Leikanger, Balestrand & Vik. Flam is also the start & final station of the famous, unforgettable Flam Railway.

The beautiful Flam valley with the Flam river & tiny farm houses, surrounded by spectacular mountain peaks, is an excellent area for hiking & biking trips. From Flam you can enjoy beautiful fjord cruises and adventurous activities such as kayaking trips.
Food and Dining
There are several restaurants that serve local and traditional foods, such as cured ham, game, lamb, salmon, goat cheese, fruit and berries. The local brewery is called Aegir, and is one of the most successful handcraft breweries in Norway.

In the center of Flam village there are two beautifully located hotels; the classic Fretheim hotel & the tiny Flaamsbrygga hotel with its own brewery. Both of the hotels have excellent restaurants, focusing on local products.

The nearest airport is Sogndal Airport Haukasen, around 43 miles away. From there, there are daily connections to Oslo and Bergen, both of which are less than an hour away. Flam is the seaside terminus for the famous Flamsbana Railway Line, which is one of the steepest and most scenic of its kind. Most trains between Oslo and Bergen connect to the Flamsbana Railway Line at Myrdal. The Flamsbana Railway runs between eight and ten times a day in the summer from May until October, and four times a day in the winter season. Flam is 103 miles from Bergen by car, or 219 miles from Oslo via E16 and Rv7. There are several daily bus connections between Flam and Oslo or Bergen. Walking is the easiest way to get around once in Flam, as it is a small village.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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