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Spectacular journey

This is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular rail journeys in the world on a par in many ways... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DavidNAustralia
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Australia
spectacular ride !

we arranged our trip so that we would get the chance to ride the Raumabanen and we are glad we did... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
JKD
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Scotts Valley CA
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The Rauma Railway running between Andalsnes and Dombas is known as one of Norway’s wildest and most beautiful train journeys. The tour takes you through the beautiful Romsdalen to famous natural attractions like the Trollveggen cliff face and the...more
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NSB Raumabanen, Andalsnes 6300, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular rail journeys in the world on a par in many ways with the Glacier Express in Switzerland. As is snakes its way up and down, and even in, the mountains it provides spectacular views of mountains, gorges...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

we arranged our trip so that we would get the chance to ride the Raumabanen and we are glad we did ! It was through beautiful scenery ! if you have a eurail pass, the #681 bus ride Andalsnes/Alesund is half price, so I'd recommend...More

Thank JKD
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Is a small town mostly based on local industry and tourism. If you arrived by boat you are best off taking the train to the Romsdal Region. The train runs along the Rauma river ending up at the Bjorli station. The trains is comfortable but...More

1  Thank elib_travels
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly a beautiful railway, but we felt that the train journey was too quick and there were little or no opportunities to take photos! A great deal of the foliage and trees could be cut away from the trackside to improve the viewing possibilities.

1  Thank Markeverett
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We travelled on the train as part of a ships tour in March. The train was comfortable (and warm), commentary was good and there was plenty to see through the large windows. My only criticism is we travelled on the train from top to bottom...More

5  Thank Russell F
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We booked this through our cruise ship and it was very enjoyable. It was a train ride to Bjorli station and a bus ride back. Having a guide talk about the area was helpful.

Thank Lee K
Reviewed March 2, 2018

This was a fantastic tour with the Norwegian State Railway - Museum Train, restored and with a perfect day, but -22 degrees C at Bjorli station. I will be back !! A must for Norway views.

Thank Neil03091947
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful train trip on the Rauma line. The train was very comfortable and clean. The waterfalls and landscape were so beautiful. Once we got to the town of Åndalsnes, we rented a car so that we could drive the famous Trollstigen road.

2  Thank donandnoel
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We did a there-and-back from Andalsnes to Dombas and while the views were indeed very beautiful, I'm not sure I would pay to do this train ride again. There is not much to do in Dombas while you kill time before heading back to Andalsnes,...More

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Yesterday my wife and I took the Rauma Railway trip from Andalsnes to Dombas and back. It's 1h 20m each way. The first half of the trip from Andalsnes was very scenic, with great views of Trollveggen, Romsdalshorn, the river, waterfalls, etc. But the latter...More

3  Thank Rod H
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Response from Neil03091947 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can book the trip from the Train Station in Åndalsnes. But, make sure that you make the connection back in time. Just Enjoy what ever you choose. Best regards Neil
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Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
It can be smart to by the ticket asap. Go to Nsb.no , if you are lucky you can get it super cheep (in Norway the ticket get more and more expensive the closer the traveling day you get and often they get sold out.
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