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Norway - the ultimate nature-based cruise destination


Photo:Sverre Hjørnevik/ Fjord Norge

Flåm Cruise Port

The ultimate all year cruise destination

The charming village of Flam with its 350 inhabitants is situated at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, a tributary of the Sognefjord. Centrally located in the fjord region, Flåm is surrounded by wild and dramatic nature with cascading waterfalls and picturesque landscape. Flam offers some of the most popular attractions in Norway. Flamsbana – the Flam Railway - is widely recognized as one of the steepest and most beautiful railways in the world. Flam is also home of the spectacular Nærøyfjord, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Attractions & Excursions

Gondola – Voss Resort
Photo: Jon Hunnålvatn

Gondola – Voss Resort

The new state of the art gondola in Voss (opening summer 19) will start at Voss Train Station (56 masl) and end at Hangurstoppen (820 masl). The gondola will have a capacity of 1069 passengers per hour. A brand-new restaurant with panoramic view and capacity of 450 guests is located at the end station. Snow guaranteed until end of May. For more information please contact us!
Future of the Fjords
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik www.visitflam.com

Future of the Fjords

Flåm – Gudvangen – Flåm Duration 2,5 hrs (including one leg by bus) The design of this award winning fully electric vessel is spectacular and invites the guests to enjoy a magnificent and silent fjord experience through the UNESCO World Heritage area Nærøyfjord.
Norway in a Nutshell
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik www.visitflam.com

Norway in a Nutshell

Flam – Myrdal – Voss – Tvinde – Stalheim – Flam Duration: 6 hrs Highlights include the Flam Railway, Kjosfossen waterfall, Bergen Railway, the beautiful town of Voss, Tvindefossen waterfall, Stalheim viewpoint and Stalheimskleiva road. This road is one of the steepest stretches of road in Northern Europe, winding its way through 13 hairpin curves.
The Flåm Railway & Vatnahalsen
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik www.visitflam.com

The Flåm Railway & Vatnahalsen

Flam – Vatnahalsen – Flam Duration: 3.5 hrs Highlights include the Flam Railway, Kjosfossen waterfall and home-made waffles at Vatnahalsen Mountain Lodge. The Flam Railway is a masterpiece of engineering. With a height difference of 865 m, it is one of the world’s steepest adhesion-type railways on normal tracks. The journey provides a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most dramatic mountain scenery in Norway, including photo-stop at the mighty Kjosfossen waterfall.
Viking Village “Njardarheimr”
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik - www.visitflam.com

Viking Village “Njardarheimr”

The Viking Experience presented in Gudvangen, is a living village as it could have been during the Viking era. A whole year attraction.
Flåm Zip Line
Photo: Lisa Wiik

Flåm Zip Line

The longest (and maybe also the most scenic) Zipline in Scandinavia. With a span of 1381 m and a top speed of 100 km/h. The Zip Line starts at Vatnahalsen and ends up in Kårdal by ‘Rallarosa Cheese Farm’. Flåm Zipline can be perfectly combined with the Flåm Railway and other existing excursions.

Port Facilities

Open 24h
ISPS approved Yes
Designated quays for cruise ships Yes
Pilot VHF Channel 12
Tidal movement 1.5 m
Ship tenders allowed Yes
Ships stay minimum/maximum No limitations
Maximum number of ships per day in port 2 – 1 alongside, 1 on anchor (totalt 5000 pax.)
Maximum number of passengers per day in port 5000 if more than 1 ship
Environmental limitations/restrictions No unnecessary use of ship’s horn and PA system. No loud work on Sundays and Holydays
Other Part of the world heritage fjords. Regulations set by the Norwegian Maritime Authority

Maximum Ship Dimensions

Length No limitations
Draft 12 m
Air draft No limitation
Beam 90 cm


Available Yes
Pontoons 100 tons

Port Services

Bunkers Upon request
Supplies Upon request
Waste handling Yes
Fresh water Yes
Waste water method By Truck
Other Crew facilities: Free Wifi
Are the port facilities according to Cruise Norway's quality guidelines? Yes


Port of Flåm

Phone +47 57 63 33 12
Contact person Mr. Jon Olav Stedje
Phone +47 97 62 73 82
Mailing Address POB. 42, NO-5742 Flåm
Visiting Address Port of Flåm
Port control
Phone +47 90 11 29 42
VHF 16
Charts n/a
Emergency channel (VHF) VHF Channel 16
Medical Emergency Phone 113
Pilot channel (VHF) VHF Channel 12 and 16
Distance to nearest pilot station

Buses No
Taxi Yes
Shopping 200 m
Tax refund es, in cruise terminal when last port in norway
Emergency 113
Distances - airport 70 km - Sogndal Haukåsen /165 km - Bergen Flesland
Distance to city centre 200 m

Visit Flåm

Mailing Address
Visiting Address Flåm Railway Station
Phone +47 57 63 21 06
Contact person Jon Olav Stedje
Phone +47 97 62 73 82
E-mail Jonolav@aurlandhavn.no
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