Overall length of rail tracks in Norway

Overall length of Norway railway tracks: 4087 km

Train types in Norway

Train types in Norway: regular & high-speed

Number of routes we sell on RailNinja

Norway train routes sold on Rail.Ninja: 22

Fastest train speed in Norway

Fastest train speed of Norway trains: 220 km/h

 
 

The Norway train map is quite extensive, with numerous trains linking Norwegian cities and those of neighboring countries. Choosing to travel on Norwegian rail is a great opportunity to take in the views of the gorgeous countryside, fjords, rivers, and the indescribable Scandinavian nature. The trains are safe, well-equipped, run on time, and offer ample luggage space, as well as numerous departure times to choose from.

 

Popular Norway Trains

 
Flamsbana: Norway scenic train

Speaking of picturesque Norway train travel, the route from Flam to Myrdal and back on a Flamsbana train is simply unmissable.

This Norwegian train is known all around the globe for its stunning vistas of fjords, waterfalls and the charming countryside. The duration of such a ride is about 1 hour and the train has very simple seats, yet the views are what makes it so truly special.

 
Regular Norway trains

The regular NSB trains are operated by Norwegian State Railways and connect major cities, including Oslo, Bergen and Voss.

This Norway train has several coach classes to select from, offering high-comfort seats and modern onboard amenities.

 
Norway high-speed trains

The fastest train on Scandinavian rail as well as in Norway in particular is the high-speed SJ train

This quick and modern bullet train runs on international rail routes from the Norwegian capital, Oslo, to such Swedish cities as Stockholm and Gothenburg.

 
 

 
 

Map of Popular Norway Train Routes

 
 

 
 

Popular Domestic Routes in Norway

 
Route distance
Travel distance
430 km (267 mi)
226 km (140 mi)
359 km (223 mi)
321 km (200 mi)
Train trip duration
Travel time
6 hrs 40 min
5 hrs 30 min
5 hrs 20 min
4 hrs 33 min
Number of daily departures
Daily departures
4 trains per route
2 trains per route
4 trains per route
4 trains per route
 
430 km (267 mi)
122 km (76 mi)
76 km (47 mi)
134 km (83 mi)
6 hrs 40 min
3 hrs 20 min
1 hrs 09 min
1 hrs 56 min
4 trains per route
4 trains per route
10 trains per route
6 trains per route
 
226 km (140 mi)
122 km (76 mi)
13 km (8 mi)
5 hrs 45 min
3 hrs 20 min
58 min
3 trains per route
4 trains per route
6 trains per route
 
321 km (200 mi)
134 km (83 mi)
13 km (8 mi)
4 hrs 41 min
1 hrs 56 min
58 min
4 trains per route
3 trains per route
6 trains per route
 
359 km (223 mi)
76 km (47 mi)
5 hrs 24 min
1 hrs 09 min
4 trains per route
10 trains per route
 
 

 
 

Popular International Norway train routes

 
Route distance
Travel distance
416 km (258 mi)
416 km (258 mi)
Train trip duration
Travel time
5 hrs 30 min
5 hrs 30 min
Number of daily departures
Daily departures
2 trains per route
2 trains per route
 
332 km (206 mi)
332 km (206 mi)
3 hrs 52 min
3 hrs 52 min
3 trains per route
3 trains per route
 
 

 
 

Tips on Norway Train Travel

 

How large is Norway's rail transport network?

The Norway train system is not as large as in Sweden or Finland, yet provides good connections of many main cities. Train travel in Norway is a popular mode of transportation, chosen for comfort, on-schedule departures and arrivals, and, of course, for the impeccable views.

Reservations for trains in Norway: what to know?

The general rule for getting tickets for your planned Norway train trip is the earlier you do so, the better. This way you can safeguard yourself from little or no availability (especially in the high travel season), get better rates, as well as a broader choice of departure times, and seats. On Rail.Ninja, you can book Norway train tickets for departures as far as 2 years in advance.

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Rail Ninja: Tips for Norway train travel
 
 

 
 

Norway Train Review

 

The scenery out the train window alone is worth the ride! Very enjoyable way to travel around the cities when in Norway.

Joshua R. about traveling on train in Norway