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Norway in September

Old Jul 8, 22, 8:32 am
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Norway in September

Is mid September a bad time to go to Bergen and do Norway in a Nutshell?
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Old Jul 8, 22, 3:44 pm
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I don't think so. The temperatures in Bergen and Flm are not to bad, and the mountains might have gotten the fall colors. And with less crowds.

I had a perfect bike on the Rallarvegen between Finse and Flm one year in September, warm and sunny. Of course we could have gotten rain and fog instead, but that is also true for the summer.
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Old Jul 16, 22, 3:54 am
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Weather can be hit or miss, but so can it be in July. Do note that this is definitely not high season in Norway. Many attractions could be closed, or have restricted opening hours, so do check. The general rule, is that anything that also caters to locals (hotels, restaurants, transportation, museums in towns/larer villages) will be open, but sometimes with shorter opening hours/ fewer departures.

I do quite a lot of year-round business travel in some of the most touristed areas in Norway, including Aurland (the municipality to which Flm belongs) and the neighbouring municipalities of Vik, rdal and Sogndal). Obviously, I don't do many museums or stave churchs, but there is no problem getting necessary travel and services. Oh: and do note that hotels especially in smaller places might be fully booked by workers.
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Old Jul 18, 22, 1:16 pm
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I am flying into BGO from London. Would it be better to fly via OSL or SVG on SAS or via AMS on KLM? OSL and AMS have more frequency from LHR and to BGO, but SVG is a smaller airport that is easier to navigate it seems. Norwegian seems to risky even though it is direct from LGW.
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Old Jul 18, 22, 4:35 pm
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Why do you think Norwegian is too risky? I would be more worried with SAS right now
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Old Jul 18, 22, 4:59 pm
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Originally Posted by mooncity View Post
Why do you think Norwegian is too risky? I would be more worried with SAS right now
all the horror stories
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Old Jul 19, 22, 10:38 am
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Originally Posted by slickvik View Post
I am flying into BGO from London. Would it be better to fly via OSL or SVG on SAS or via AMS on KLM? OSL and AMS have more frequency from LHR and to BGO, but SVG is a smaller airport that is easier to navigate it seems. Norwegian seems to risky even though it is direct from LGW.
WF has a direct flight LHR-BGO, but they are not too reliable (but good at handling iregularities). KLM is a mess at Schiphol this year. SAS will probably run as normal again in September. I'd still go for the direct DY if the timing suits. The current DY (i.e. without intercontinental routes) is reasonably well run, and that on some very demanding routes operationally (as SK and WF): all-year domestic routes in Norway.
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Old Jul 22, 22, 9:47 am
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WF has a direct flight LHR-BGO, but they are not too reliable (but good at handling iregularities). KLM is a mess at Schiphol this year. SAS will probably run as normal again in September. I'd still go for the direct DY if the timing suits. The current DY (i.e. without intercontinental routes) is reasonably well run, and that on some very demanding routes operationally (as SK and WF): all-year domestic routes in Norway.
I booked WF. Good timing and same price as DY (google flights doesn't show same price as WF website). Let's see what happens.
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Old Sep 19, 22, 8:06 am
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WF has a direct flight LHR-BGO, but they are not too reliable (but good at handling iregularities). KLM is a mess at Schiphol this year. SAS will probably run as normal again in September. I'd still go for the direct DY if the timing suits. The current DY (i.e. without intercontinental routes) is reasonably well run, and that on some very demanding routes operationally (as SK and WF): all-year domestic routes in Norway.
took WF, it was fine. In retrospect shouldve booked DY to not lose a day to travel as WF was an evening flight.
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