Car Rental Bergen Airport - Bergen Airport (BGO) Information


Bergen Airport roughly 8 miles from Bergen itself, is the second busiest airport in Norway after Oslo. It handles around 4.7 million passengers a year and it operates flights to over 40 destinations. The airport acts as a hub for Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and Bergen Air Transport.  Bergen Airport offers up to 35 daily flights to Oslo.

The airport has one terminal with 11 gates with gates that allow the terminal to provide services for both domestic and international flights. Wideroe fly to Aberdeen and Edinburgh from Bergen Airport. Norwegian Airlines and SAS fly direct to Gatwick.  The airport has a small number of shops and a duty free outlet as well as places to eat a pub and coffee shop. You can add optional extras to your Bergen hire car such as unlimited mielage. The airport offers a bank and free internet access, you can pick up your Bergen car rental from the airport.

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Bergen has a long history of trade through its association with the sea going back to medieval times.  The site of the old wharf features on UNESCO’s World Heritage list and its remains are one of the best known in Norway.  The whole area where the city’s merchants used to live is still visible through its alleyways and through exhibits in the Hanseatic Museum. Visitors can look around the Royal Residence and banqueting hall was built during the 13th century and is opposite another architectural gem the Rosenkrantz Tower.

Bergen is full of cultural interest and has some great museums and art galleries including the Edvard Grieg Museum and the Bergen Contemporary art Centre an the Bergen Art Museum where you can view a collection of Edvard Munch’s paintings. The Old Bergen Museum is open air and has a collection of more than 40 eighteen and nineteenth century wooden houses.

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