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Travel to Ålesund by bus

Ålesund are well known for its beautiful architecture. The city also offers a rich cultural life with festivals and activites.The traditional Norwegian Food Festival and Jugendfest are some of cultural features this city can offer! Many tourists find their way here.


In addition to exploring the city whilst admiring the architecture, shopping and visit a few of the many cafees, there are some places and events worth experiencing when visiting Ålesund.

Atlanterhavsparken Ålesund
Real experiences in real surroundings are the slogan used by Atlanterhavsparken - The Norwegain Aquarium. This is one of Europe`s most unique sea water aquariums. It it a showcase for life along the Norwegian coastline. It allows visitors to observe, experience and learn about sea life close to their natural habitat. In 2013 and 2015, Atlanterhavsparken was elected as the best aquarium in the Nordic countries by www.barnsemester.se.

Go the 418 steps up the mountain village Aksla to Fjellstua and enjoy the best views of the city! Fjellstua is one of the country's most visited viewpoints. The stairs were recently renovated and provide a comfortable and great experience all the way up. 

Concerts and festivals 
In recent years, the selection of concerts and festivals has grown in Ålesund and surroundings. Byscenen Terminalen offers concerts all year round, while the summer months have festivals like jugendfest, the summer party at Giske and Ålesund Live to name a few.

VY430 Bergen - Ålesund 

Travel from Bergen to Ålesund with VY430 Vy express. 

Travel time: 9h 45m. 
Departure: 08:00am from Bergen bus station.

VY146 Oslo - Ørsta - Ålesund

Travel from Oslo to Ørsta with VY146 Vy express. In Ørsta there is a transition to our partner FRAM Ekspress.

Travel time: Roughly 11h.
Departure: 09:30am from Oslo Bus terminal. 

See our timetables and line map here.