Hostels in Bergen, Norway

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Get to know Bergen (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Bergen.

Bergen is the 2nd most populous city in Norway (there are about 260,000 residents). The city dates back to the 11th century, and is very well known for its great outdoors activity possibilities and culture. The city was formerly Norway's administrative capital.

Bergen is served by its own airport (Bergen Airport Flesland, BGO). There is a railway that connects Bergen with Oslo, and there are some scenic views on the Bergen end of that trip. If you're on a tight budget, you might want to take a bus to Bergen, although it is not the most time-effective option. There are also some ferry services.

Hostels in Bergen are of good quality. Like most of Norway, the standard of living is very high and the prices are also a bit on the higher side. You'll be looking at about 25 euros for a dorm bed, and more for double / twin rooms. Bergen hostel owners and staff speak English and are a great source of information and tips when planning your trip in and around Bergen.

The Bergen city center is fairly compact so your best bet is to just walk around to see the sights. There is a public transport system (which includes buses and light rail, for example) available, should you need to utilize it.

There are plenty of sights to see when you stay at a Bergen hostel: the downtown area is great to start from. If you're interested in art and museums, you'll find plenty of those in Bergen.

Written by local enthusiast for Bergen hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Bergen hostels Miika

Bergen Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Bergen, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $35
Average private room price $137
Cheapest Hostel in Bergen City Hostel with $38
Average rating of all hostels 8.4

FAQ about Bergen Hostels

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A hostel in Bergen costs $35 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Bergen costs $137. (based on price comparison)
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Travel Tips for Bergen - from the Community

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