Stavanger

STAVANGER
BY TRAIN
There are regular train departures to Stavanger from Oslo via Kristiansand, and the journey takes about eight hours.

The local train between Stavanger and Egersund departs at least once every hour, providing easy access to the Jæren area.

BY PLANE
Stavanger has Norway’s second largest airport when it comes to international air traffic. To/from Stavanger International Airport Sola, there are direct flights from more than 60 destinations in Norway and abroad.

An airport shuttle bus links the airport and the city centre of Stavanger. It departs every 20 minutes, and travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Ship location in Stavanger

Bergen

BERGEN
Bergen is easily accessible from all over the world and when travelling to Bergen you have several options.

Fly direct to the city’s cultural events and combine them with the most beautiful scenery Norway has to offer – the Norwegian fjords. The airport bus runs every 15 minutes and you can buy tickets online in advance. Read more about how to get from Bergen Airport to the city center here.

Bergen has a ferry connection to and from the Continent. Fjord Line sails to Denmark and the ferry docks within easy walking distance of the city center. You can also travel from Stavanger and Bergen with Fjord Line. You can buy your Fjord Line tickets online here.

Norway is ideal for round trips and tours with most of them including Bergen. If you are travelling to Bergen with your own car, all the roads leading to Bergen run through a fantastic landscape of fjords, mountains and waterfalls.

The Bergen Railway between Bergen and Oslo has been ranked as one of the greatest train journeys in the world. Many people take this train ride as part of Norway in a nutshell®, Norway’s most popular round trip.

Modern express boats with panoramic views take you up and down the coast and up the famous fjords – which are included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List of nature attractions. Express bus services also operate in virtually all directions. Enjoy the varied scenery on your way to Bergen.

Bergen is a turnaround port for the world famous Hurtigruten also called “The World’s Most Beautiful Sea Voyage”, which sails all the way up to the Russian border in the north. Spending a few days in Bergen either before or after your trip is a must.

From Stavanger to Bergen you can travel by express bus Kystbussen. The journey takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes and the bus leaves almost once an hour. Buy the ticket online before boarding and your ticket is valid on any departure on the selected day of departure.

For more information, check out:Travel information

Ship location in Bergen

June 25- 28 2022

Join this trip to experience a voyage in the beautiful Hardanger- are and which includes a stopover in beautiful Rosendal.

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DEPARTURE Stavanger

25 06. 2022 16:00

25. 06. 2022 18:00

ARRIVAL Bergen 28.06. 2022 09:00
INCLUDED
Meals
NOT INCLUDED Flights and transfers to and from the ship, drinks on board (available for local prices). Field trips, other personal expenses.

After one day, we make a stop in Rosendal, where you can visit the Baronyt, read more about it here: https://www.baroniet.no/en/

On Sea Norway trainees live together on the banjer deck, you sleep either on a the bunk or in a hammock.
You can choose to join a watch team or not. We recommend everyone to join in on a team, it makes the voyage more interesting and you get to know your fellow trainees better.
The daily routines goes like this: Trainees, will be assigned to one of three watch teams who work for 4 hours and then have 8 hours off, both day and night.

You can read more about the watch posts here.

While at sea, meals are served at the following times:

0730: Breakfast

1200: Lunch

1730: Dinner

Further food in the late evening is available as required for the night shifts.

You must bring hardwearing, warm clothes that are water- and windproof, and good shoes. Even if you sail in summer, it can be cold at sea, especially on night watch.

Other items:

  • Passport, this also applies to Norwegians sailing between Norwegian ports
  • Sleeping bag, not too warm
  • Cap
  • Gloves
  • Toiletries
  • Suntan lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shoes with rubber soles, or rubber boots
  • Towel
  • Personal medicines
  • Mobil phone charger
  • Small backpack for going ashore
  • Pack your belongings in a soft bag without wheels. (it must be stored in your locker, which only takes 120 liters).
  • Bring a small padlock to lock your locker with, or buy one on board.

 

The on board shop
Our shop carries snacks, chocolate, soft drinks, toiletries and souvenirs.

Mobile phones and power
There is no mobile phone coverage when we are in open sea. If you require contact with people ashore, the ship and the office will assist you. The power supply onboard is 220V AC.

Washing clothes
Normally, it’s not possible to wash your clothes on board. However, if your voyage is longer than one week, you may contact the sergeant about using the ships washing machine.

Luggage
The ship has limited space for luggage. Your luggage allowance is a bag of 120 litres.

Seasickness and drugs
Remember to notify the sergeant and watch leader on board if you use seasick medication or seasick bandage. When using seasickness medication you are not allowed to enter the rig within a certain time after use, 6 hours after the last pill taken and 12 hours after the seasick bandage is removed. When at sea/sailing the ship is “dry,” i.e. totally alcohol restricted.

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