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When do I have to be at Startup Extreme at Voss?

You have to be in Voss by 13:00 on June 24th—when Startup Extreme kicks off! WARNING: Schedule your travel to arrive in Voss by 12:30 (preferably earlier) on June 24th.


How do I get to Voss?

Pick Bergen or Oslo as your city of departure to Startup Extreme in Voss, Norway. Both Bergen and Oslo are easily accessible by plane. See below for more details.

  • Bergen—Voss Train (approx 1 - 1.5 hours)

  • Oslo—Voss Train (approx 5.5 - 6.5 hours)

Recommendation: BOOK your travel to Startup Extreme right after you have secured your festival pass! June is the high season for travel in Norway. The Oslo—Voss route by train will sell out fast.


When do I have to be in Bergen?

In order to get to Voss in time, we recommend arriving in Bergen by 09:00 on June 24th. If you are travelling from abroad, you should arrive in Bergen by June 23rd. Don’t worry—there will be plenty of meetups for you to enjoy while waiting for Startup Extreme to begin.

Getting around in Bergen

Airport: The Bergen Airport Flesland is located 18km from the Bergen city center, which takes 27-32 minutes by bus.

  • Plan your transportation from the airport here.

  • Airport bus or Bybanen: Airport busses depart every 10—15 min from 06:00—20:00 Monday—Friday. The last departure from the airport coincides with the last scheduled flight. Choose the route: "Bergen sentrum—Bergen lufthavn" bybanen.

Train: Good news—you are already in the city center—now, buy your train ticket to Voss!
Taxi: You can call +47(0)5501 (Taxi 1) or +47(0)7000 (Bergen Taxi) for transportation to all districts or access them directly at shopping centres, bus terminals, and the airport.
Car: The closest and most convenient parking options in the city center are here.

Getting from Bergen to Voss

Train: The train from Bergen's city center to the city center in Voss is our recommend option. The ride is less than 1.5 hours and is just a few minutes walk from where Startup Extreme is located. See timetables and book your journey here.
Car: From Bergen (110 km / 1.5 hours): Follow E16 east.
Bus: See timetables at NOR-WAY bussekspress.



When do I have to be in Oslo?

You have to arrive in Oslo by 07:00 on June 24th

If you are travelling from abroad you should arrive in Oslo by June 23rd. Don’t worry—there will be plenty of meetups for you to enjoy while waiting for Startup Extreme to start.  


Getting around in Oslo

Airport: The Airport Express Train (Flytoget) takes about 20 minutes from the airport to the city centre. Plan your trip here.
Public transport: Plan your local travel here.
Taxi: Call + 47 22 38 80 90 (Oslo Taxi) or you can use Uber. Taxi stations are located in all districts by shopping centres, bus terminals, and at the airport.


Getting from Oslo to Voss

Car: From Oslo (400 km / 5-6 hours): You have 4 options from Oslo to Voss:

  • Oslo—Hemsedal—Voss

  • Oslo—Hol—Aurland—Voss

  • Oslo—Hardangervidda—Voss (ferry)

  • Oslo—Filefjell—Voss

Train: The train from Oslo's city center to the city center in Voss is  5.5—6.5 hours. Book your train early as this beautiful route will fill up fast! See timetables and book your journey here.
Bus:
See timetables at NOR-WAY bussekspress


How do I get home after Startup Extreme?

You can get home the same way you got to Voss so see the tips above. But definitely—plan ahead!