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        About Bergen

        Welcome to Bergen, the picturesque city between mountains and the fjords on Norway's west coast. Bergen is known as the gateway to the fjords and offers a captivating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. When you rent a car in Bergen, you can immerse yourself in the city's charm and explore its hidden treasures. Here's why Bergen is an ideal destination for a car adventure.

        Local Culture:
        Bergen is a city that breathes culture and history. With a rental car, you have the flexibility to explore the local culture at your own pace. Drive through the cobblestone streets of Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and admire the colorful wooden houses that once housed Hanseatic merchants. Explore the city's vibrant neighborhoods, such as Nordnes and Sandviken, known for their unique architecture and bohemian atmosphere. With your car as your guide, discover the stories and traditions that make up Bergen's rich cultural heritage.

        Captivating atmosphere:
        The atmosphere of Bergen is truly captivating. As you drive through the city, you will feel the energy and liveliness emanating from the bustling markets, lively cafes, and cozy pubs. Explore the local gastronomic scene, stopping at traditional seafood restaurants, trendy eateries, and local bakeries serving delicious treats. Drive along the waterfront, breathe in the fresh sea air, and enjoy the view of the boats bobbing in the harbor. With a rental car, you can take in the unique atmosphere that is Bergen.

        Hidden Gems:
        Bergen may be known for its tourist attractions, but with a rental car, you can discover the hidden gems of the city that lie off the beaten path. Discover charming local stores, hidden galleries, and picturesque parks where you can enjoy a moment of tranquility. Drive to Mount Fløyen and enjoy panoramic views of Bergen from the top. Explore the surrounding area, for example, Fantoft Stave Church or Troldhaugen, the former home of the famous composer Edvard Grieg. With your car, you can venture beyond the city center and discover Bergen's lesser-known treasures.

        Seamless Exploration:
        Bergen is a compact city that is easy to explore with a rental car. The well-developed road network allows for a seamless exploration of the city and its surroundings. With a car, you have the freedom to create your own itinerary and drive beyond the city limits to experience the breathtaking nature that surrounds Bergen. Drive along scenic routes and winding roads and visit nearby fjords, lakes, and mountains for unforgettable outdoor adventures.

        Renting a car in Bergen provides the perfect opportunity to experience the city's culture, atmosphere, and hidden treasures. Explore the city at your own pace, discover the local charms, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your car rental now and embark on an extraordinary journey through the vibrant city of Bergen and enjoy the freedom and comfort of your own vehicle.

        Basic info and car hire in Bergen

        • Location: On the peninsula of Bergenshalvøye, west Norway
        • Population: 272.000
        • Official language: Norwegian
        • Currency: Norwegian krone (NOK)
        • Weather: Oceanic climate, with plentiful rainfall in all seasons, and intermittent snowfall during winter.
        • Internet coverage: Hotels, bars, restaurants, and cafes offer Wi-Fi.
        • Road conditions:  Across most of Norway, the roads are in excellent condition.
        • Car hire in Bergen:  Hiring a car at Bergen Airport and Bergen Downtown at Orbit Car Hire gives you a lot of freedom to travel throughout Norway at your own pace. With a wide selection of vehicles, you can be sure to find the vehicle that suits your needs and will benefit you the most on your trip. 

         Driving in Bergen

        Discover the comfort and freedom of driving in Bergen, Norway. With a rental car, you can effortlessly navigate the city's streets for a world of discovery and adventure. Drive through Bergen's charming neighborhoods, from the iconic Bryggen waterfront to the bustling streets of the Fisketorget fish market. With a rental car, you can effortlessly reach attractions like Fløyen Mountain and Troldhaugen, where you can immerse yourself in nature and culture.

        Bergen is known for its unpredictable weather, but with a rental car, you can adapt to the changing conditions and explore the city at your own pace. Do not let rain or snow dampen your spirits - just hop in your car and continue your journey knowing that you have the flexibility to adjust your plans.

        Parking in Bergen is convenient, as there are numerous parking garages and lots throughout the city. You can easily find a parking spot near popular attractions and landmarks, so you can explore the city on foot once you have parked your car.

        Driving in Bergen gives you the opportunity to discover hidden gems and destinations off the beaten path. Take a scenic drive to nearby fjords, lakes and mountains and immerse yourself in the breathtaking nature of Norway. Enjoy the freedom of driving as you venture beyond the city and discover the beauty of the Bergen area.

        A Bergen car rental offers comfort, flexibility and the joy of discovery. Book your car rental now and embark on an unforgettable journey through this vibrant Norwegian city and experience the charm of Bergen and its breathtaking surroundings.

        Car Hire in Bergen

        Compare car hire in Bergen

        At you can find cheap car hire deals in Bergen. We work hard to find the best offers from all the major car rental companies and local rent a car companies to provide you with exclusive deals and the best prices on the car hire market. We do our best to provide a service that will make your car hire in Bergen stress-free. 

        Popular Driving Routes

        Popular One-Way car hire from Bergen

        Want to rent a car for a one-way trip? No worries! Orbit Car Hire offers a variety of one-way Car Hire options in many locations outside of Bergen. One-way car rental is ideal for cross-town or cross-country travel, saving time by not returning to your original location. Start your reservation with Orbit Car Hire and find great options on one-way car hire at locations across the Norway.

        • Bergen to Aalesund (421km with approximately 7,5 hours of drive)
        • Bergen to Oslo (463km with approximately 7 hours of drive)
        • Bergen to Stavanger (207km with approximately 4,5 hours of drive)
        • Bergen to Lillehammer (438km with approximately 6,5 hours of drive)

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        Trusted Suppliers in Bergen

        Orbit Car Hire connects you with the biggest brands and best local brands for your Bergen car hire. We offer you to choose from a wide variety of different vehicle classes, so you can find a rental car that suits your needs and budget. 

        What to see in Bergen

        Welcome to Bergen, a city steeped in history and surrounded by majestic fjords and mountains. With a rental car, you can effortlessly explore the best Bergen has to offer. Here are the best attractions and activities that you should not miss during your visit.

        Bryggen: Start your Bergen adventure with a stroll through Bryggen, the World Heritage-listed waterfront ( UNESCO ). Marvel at the colorful wooden houses from the Hanseatic era and immerse yourself in the area's rich history and lively atmosphere.

        Fløibanen Funicular: Drive to the base of Mount Fløyen and board the Fløibanen Funicular for a scenic ride to the top. From the summit, enjoy panoramic views of Bergen and the surrounding landscapes. Explore the hiking trails or relax in one of the cozy cafes on the mountain.

        Fish Market (Fisketorget): Immerse yourself in the local culture and flavors at the lively fish market. Sample fresh seafood, browse the stalls selling local produce and crafts, and soak up the lively atmosphere of this popular meeting place.

        Troldhaugen: Take a short drive to Troldhaugen, the former home of the famous composer Edvard Grieg. Visit the museum dedicated to his life and work, stroll through the beautiful gardens, and attend a concert to experience Grieg's music in an intimate setting.

        Mount Ulriken: Take a scenic drive to Mount Ulriken, the highest of Bergen's seven mountains. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the summit and for the more adventurous among you, get an adrenaline rush with paragliding or zip-lining.

        Bergenhus Fortress: Discover Bergen's historic past at Bergenhus Fortress, one of Norway's oldest and best-preserved fortresses. Explore the medieval buildings, visit the Rosenkrantz Tower, and learn about the city's military history in fascinating exhibitions.

        Gamlehaugen: Head to Gamlehaugen, a majestic mansion surrounded by beautiful gardens. This residence of the Norwegian royal family offers picturesque views of the fjord and hosts various cultural events throughout the year.

        With a Bergen car rental, you can easily reach these top attractions and have unforgettable experiences. Immerse yourself in the rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking nature that make Bergen a unique and captivating destination. Book your car rental now and embark on an extraordinary journey through this enchanting Norwegian city to create memories that will last a lifetime.

        Our Goal and Our Commitment

        We want our customers to experience only the best Bergen car hire service at all times. We choose our partners carefully to ensure the best possible service. We want your trip to be unique. Orbit Car Hire deals in Bergen include all mandatory fees, taxes, extras, CDW, Theft Protection, and Unlimited Mileage so there won't be surprises when you pick up your hired vehicle.

        Car Hire in Bergen, Norway

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        Where to eat, drink, and party in Bergen

        Embark on a tantalizing culinary adventure in Bergen, Norway. With a rental car, you have the freedom to explore the city's vibrant gastronomic scene and indulge in culinary delights. Bergen is known for its fresh seafood, and you can enjoy the catch of the day at the lively fish market (Fisketorget). Immerse yourself in the local culture and try traditional Norwegian dishes like fårikål (lamb stew) or raspeballer (potato dumplings). Drive around the city and discover charming cafes and restaurants that offer a wide range of international dishes. Rent a car now and treat your taste buds to an unforgettable culinary journey in Bergen.


        What you need to know about renting a car

        How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?

        You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you must choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form, there is a step where you choose the payment method, and you simply fill in your credit card information. Finally, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at pick-up time.

        What are the charges for security deposits?

        Every car rental has a security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher. 

        What if I would like to change my booking?

        If you need to change the booking you made through Orbit Car Hire. Please contact our customer support team at or by phone at +44 20 8089 0089. You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information, please read the Terms of Use. 

        How do I cancel my booking?

        You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information, please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:

        When do I pay for the rental car?

        You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency. 

        What is included in the price?

        Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.

        Are there any hidden fees?

        There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in the case of:

        • Out-of-hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle outside of office hours),
        • One-way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
        • The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
        • Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
        • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring, you need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked, which usually equals the excess amount or higher).

        We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

        What is a voucher, and why do I need it?

        A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick-up. If you do not have the voucher at the pickup, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or change the rental price.

        What is an airport or premium location fee?

        A Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.

        What is Premium Coverage, and how does it work?

        Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire that, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover refunds you if the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. You can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us for more information.

        How do I find cheap car hire online?

        Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks before your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. 

        How many countries do you compare to?

        We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, and Germany. 

        What currency should I use to pay for the car?

        You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire, you will pay the remaining balance in the currency in the pickup country. 

        Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?

        You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal. 

        What is the cheapest car to rent?

        The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda. 

        Can I add a driver to my booking?

        You can always add a driver to your booking when finding your car hire deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add a driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle. 

        What payment methods are accepted

        You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa. 

        Can I drop off my car at a different location?

        Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage, you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and see all the best deals for one-way car hire. 

        How can I add a flight number to my booking?

        You can add a flight number on our webpage when you make a booking. If you already have a booking, email us at, and our customer service will add your flight number to the booking. 

        Do I have to pay for toll roads?

        If you drive where toll roads are required, you are responsible for paying for the toll roads on which you drive the rental vehicle. 

        What does deductible mean?

        If a rental car is damaged or even stolen while on rent, there will be a limit to how much the renter has to pay for it to be repaired or fixed. Excess (also known as deductible) is a name for the amount that has to be paid. This excess is different between countries and car rental companies in each country. Depending on the car rental company, this can include fire, vandalism, theft, or loss of use while the car is being repaired. You can read more about deductibles right here.

        What is Collision Damage Waiver

        Collision Damage Waiver, or CDW, is a basic car rental insurance offered to renters by rent a car company. CDW limits your financial liability in case of damages to the body of the hired vehicle with an excess. The driver is responsible for paying for the excess, but the car rental company waives the rest of the cost. This excess can be different between rent a car company.

        What is Theft Protection

        Theft Protection is a car rental insurance that car rental companies offer. It protects the renter up to a certain amount from the risk of stealing the rental car or somebody trying to steal it. There is an excess, also known as a deductible, that comes with each Theft Protection. This excess is the limit to what the renter would have to pay if the car is stolen or if somebody tries to steal it.

        Which brands can I compare with Orbit?

        With Orbit Car Hire, you can compare car hire with all the major car rentals like Europcar, Enterprise, Alamo, Sixt and Budget. You can also compare over 100 local companies from all over the world. 

        Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Bergen

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        • Enterprise Rent a Car
        • Europcar
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