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Norway is a large and beautiful country with rugged mountains, deep valleys, and dramatic fjords. Norway has something to offer for everyone: from its Arctic North, happy South, wild West, and diverse East, you will find something for you. Norway is also one of the best countries to observe the world-renowned Northern Lights, one of the most spectacular natural shows on the planet.
Traveling by bus through this country is truly a unique experience as you can enjoy incredible landscapes that vary greatly from one region to another. Numerous bus routes will bring you close to everything you need, from cozy small wooden towns to pristine wilderness to lively cities. Taking the bus in Norway is usually cheaper than taking the train, plane, or going by car.
A trip to Norway does not necessarily mean that you'll have to spend a fortune. If you plan accordingly and travel by bus, you'll be able to visit this magical place without breaking the bank. Let's start with some practical information:
🇳🇴 Currency: Norwegian krone
⏱️ Timezone: Central European Standard Time
🏨 Average price for a hotel night: $100 / €90
🍽️ Average price for a main meal: $15 to $30 / €13.50 to €27
Norway is a vast country and planning what to do and see can be an intimidating task. The country has four distinct regions: the diverse East, where the capital of Oslo sits, the wild West, where most of their world-renowned fjords are located, the Arctic North, where you can see the Northern Lights, and the diverse South. To make it easier for you, we handpicked the top things you cannot miss during your Norway trip.
Oslo is Norway’s capital city and third-largest city in Scandinavia. It is also one of Europe’s greenest cities. The city is surrounded by lush nature and green spaces, and you’re never far away from magnificent fjords, mountains with amazing walking trails, and deep valleys. Visiting Oslo also means refined cultural attractions such as one of Scandinavia’s most iconic modern buildings, the Oslo Opera House.
Norway is the undisputed fjord capital of the world. Norway’s fjords were created thousands of years ago during the ice ages by retreating glaciers, dramatically carving the earth. Its rugged coastline is dotted with over 1,100 of the most beautiful fjords in the world. The Norwegian fjords are now included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List so if you’re planning a trip to Norway, visiting at least one of these nature’s wonders should be on your bucket list.
Bergen is located on Norway's west coast. Sitting between two of the countries most famous fjords, this city is the perfect base for many hiking trips, fjord cruises, glacier visits, and skiing. Bergen is also a UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture. Don't miss its famous fish market to taste some of the finest delicacies the sea has to offer.
The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, can be seen in Norway's Arctic North between September and April. The region of Lapland is the best place to see the Northern Lights in Norway. You can travel to Tromso, the Lofoten Islands, Svalbard, and Alta to see this magical show. Norway's northern areas are also offer some of the best fishing, glacier hiking, mountain trails and wildlife in the whole country.
The first step when planning a trip to Norway is to figure out how to get there. You can take the plane, train, or ferry into the country. However, the cheapest travel option to get to Norway is to take the bus. Norway's capital of Oslo has many daily departures and arrivals from neighboring countries such as Denmark and Sweden. If you'll be arriving from Denmark, you can easily take the bus from Copenhagen to Oslo. If you're arriving from Sweden, Oslo can be easily and cheaply reached by bus from Stockholm or from cities such as Malmo and Gothenburg.
You'll also be able to easily get around Scandinavia from Norway, with many bus routes to Sweden and Denmark. From Oslo, you have many cheap getaway options. You can go discover Denmark capital and take the bus to Copenhagen or visit Sweden by traveling by bus from Oslo to Stockholm and Gothenburg.
Although Norway is a very fast country, it is possible to reach its four corners by bus. You will be able to take the bus from Oslo to Kristiansand and explore this animated and charming Southern city. If you're more into an action and adventure-packed vacation, head to Bergen in the West and explore the region's many glaciers and fjords. You can take the bus from Bergen to Alesund, where you'll be able to see Norway's most spectacular nature, including Geiranger Fjord and Trollstigen.
When traveling by bus in Norway, you will be able to enjoy some of the most comfortable buses in Europe. Buses in Norway all have free WiFi, toilets, AC, and comfortable reclining seats. Most buses will also have electrical power outlets at every row or every second row.
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