Romsdalseggen is one of the world's most beautiful mountain hikes. The walk over Romsdalseggen starts at Venjedalssetra and ends in Åndalsnes after having crossed the ridge. The most conveniant way to start the hike is taking the Romsdalseggen bus from Åndalsnes to Venjedalssetra.
The bus has weekend departures from 4th June and daily departures from 18th June.
By catching the bus, the trip starts and ends in Åndalsnes. The Romsdalseggen bus has daily departures from mid-June to end of September.
The bus has 8 departures each day at the most, varying by the season. You will find all departures by making a search in the journey planner at the top of the page. If the demand is high, the capacity will be increased. By making you booking early, you will help us offer the capacity needed.
Circular route to overnight accommodation
The Romsdalseggen bus is part of a circular route that both collects you at and brings you back to accommodation in the Åndalsnes area. There is also a departure from the bus station in Åndalsnes sentrum (skysstasjonen - hub for train, bus and gondola).
The bus ride from centre of Åndalsnes to Venjedalssetra takes approximately 20 minutes.
By catching the bus to the start of your walk, you will save both time, money and the impace on nature. Over the 2021 season, most departures will be served by electrical buses. A part of the profit goes to maintenance of the path over Romsdalseggen.
Welcome onboard to a green trip!
- The walk over Romsdalseggen starts and ends in different places (Venjedalssetra and Åndalsnes). The bus gives you the opportunity to make a round travel.
- Venjedalsveien is a private road where you must pay a fee to enter by car. The fee is however included in the ticket price if you choose to travel by bus.
- The number of parking spots at Venjedalssetra (start of walk) are limited. The Romsdalsegggenbus is there to avoid traffic issues along the way.
The Romsdalseggenbus starts its season as soon as the weather (snow) conditions allow for a safe walk. The season lenght depends on the weather, but at optimal conditions, the bus goes from June to September. The bus may be cancelled if weather conditions are unsafe (snow etc.).
Some stops on the route are only served by some departures. If you make a search in the journey planner, you may choose to search from and to your preferred stop. Only the active departures with then appear in the results list.
For an overview of the stops, please see the route illustration at the bottom of the page, or have a look at the route plan.
Traveltime between Øran Øst and Venjesdalssetra (Romsdalseggen): 1 hour
Route line depending on which departure you choose