Rallarvegen is Norway’s most famous cycle route. The whole trip is 81 km in total and it starts from Haugastøl. You can easily get here by train – Bergensbanen – which stops at Haugastøl station. It is also possible to park your car at the Haugastøl Tourist Centre. Bicycles can be rented at Haugastøl, Finse, Myrdal and Flåm – see more here.
Day 1: Haugastøl to Finse
Day 2: Finse to Vatnahalsen
Day 3: Vatnahalsen to Flåm
Highlight: The fantastic Nature
Safety: Challenging slopes and surfaces, some oncoming car traffic in Flåmsdalen
Grading: Demanding, you should have some cycling experience and be prepared for changing weather
Equipment: Good gravel bike
Bike season: July – September. May vary – see current status here
Train tickets can be booked at vy.no. On this journey you will need the following train tickets from Oslo or Bergen:
- Train from Oslo or Bergen with Bergensbanen to Haugastøl station, remember to book a space for a bicycle if you want to bring your own bike. The station is 800 meters from the Haugastøl Tourist Center where Rallarvegen starts.
- Train from Flåm to Myrdal with Flåmsbana, remember to book a space for your bicycle.
- Train from Myrdal to Oslo or Bergen with the Bergen Railway.