Travel logistics

Practicalities

Maps

Hotel reservations

Once you are accepted to the workshop, please contact the Rosendal Fjordhotel  directly to arrange reservations.   Let them know you are booking for the workshop High Latitude Dynamics workshop, 23-27 March, 2015.   booking@rosendal-fjordhotel.no

Rates are

  • 1550 NOK / single per night, including full  board (all meals)
  • 1250 NOK / double per night, including full board.

We will assign same-gender shared rooms if you would like a double room but are not particular about your roommate.  You can also suggest a roommate on the logistics poll.

We are making hotel reservations for all invited speakers and those with travel grants.

Travel

Travel will be most easily arranged into Bergen, Norway.  Airport buses can take you to Bergen Sentrum.  From there, buses or a ferry will take you to Rosendal in the beautiful  Hardanger Fjord where the workshop will be held.   Note that it will take about 45 minutes from the airport to the city (including wait time).  There are limited  options for travel to Rosendal (trip takes 2-4 hrs from Bergen), outlined below.  Please book flights accordingly, or give yourself  additional days to explore Bergen and its surroundings.   Trains are also available to/from Oslo – again with limited departures, and the journey takes ~7 hours.

Flights

can be arranged  into Bergen-Flesland Airport (BGO).   Good connecting airports are Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Oslo, and London-Heathrow.

See also Norwegian Airlines (norwegian.com) for flights within Europe.

Airport bus to Bergen Sentrum  – Flybussen.no

Buses leave every 15 min.  90/160 NOK one way/roundtrip (70/120 NOK students/seniors).   Save stub for return journey.  Tickets can be purchased on bus with credit cards/cash.  Additional discount for online purchase – see website above.  Stops at Bergen busstasjon, Festplassen, Fisketorget, Bryggen.

Bergen Sentrum is quite compact, and is easily walkable from  bus  drop off points to the main tourist sites and/or the ferry terminal by the Fisketorget.

Transport to Rosendal 

22 March -See link above for details.

Suggested:

18:45 departure from Bergen Sentrum

19:00 departure from Airport

20:40 arrival at Rosendal.

Dinner will be served at 21:15  at the hotel on Sunday night.

 

Return from Rosendal

27 March – See link above for details and other timing options

Suggested:

14:25 departure from Rosendal

16:02 Arrival Bergen Airport / 16:20 Arrival Bergen sentrum

Public transport schedules: www.skyss.no

To find schedules other than outlined in posts above.

Departure From:

  • Bergen busstasjon (Bergen) (for buses)
  • Strandkaiterminalen båtkai (Bergen) (for ferries)
  • Bergen lufthavn flesland (for airport)

To:

  • Rosendal båtkai (Kvinnherad)
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