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Module 05:
How do I get around in Norway?

If you have seen Norway on a map, you know that it has a very special shape with long distances between the cities. To make it easy to get around, we have invested in an extensive transport network.

In this module you will learn how to best get around the country by train, bus, car, boat or plane.

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An express bus driving in Northwest.
Photo: Samuel Taipale /

Make the journey the goal

The best way to travel through big countries is to see the journey as a goal in itself – and with natural attractions and stunning viewpoints around practically every corner, this is definitely not very hard in Norway!

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Et tog kjører på Flåmsbana gjennom en grønn og frodig dal
Photo: Morten Rakke
A bus driving next to a lake on a sunny day in Northwest
An express coach in the Northwest.
Photo: Samuel Taipale /
Photo: Øyvind Heen /
Hurtigruten sailing under a bridge in Tromsø
Hurtigruten in Tromsø.
Photo: Bård Løken / / Tromsø
Et fly på vei over de høye fjellene i Lofoten
Fly over Lofoten.
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Widerøe
En mann i rullestol får hjelp til å komme seg inn på en buss
Photo: Aptum / Jan Peter Lehne

eLearning - How do I get around in Norway?
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Test your knowledge

Finished the module? Check your knowledge by taking the test below.

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One of your clients loves to travel by train and she asks you to suggest some scenic rail lines. Most train journeys in Norway are stunning, but some have received more attention than others. Which two train lines were picked as particularly beautiful by Lonely Planet in 2014?

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You are helping a client plan a family road trip through Norway, and you point out some Norwegian Scenic Routes along the way. How do you explain the concept? Select the correct alternative.

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You are helping a client plan a family road trip through Norway in the summer. In order to get to some of their destinations, they have to take a couple of car ferries. What advice can you give her? Select all the alternatives you think are correct.

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Flåmsbana railway
Photo: Morten Rakke