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In the west, board the ferry at Kvanndal; in the east, at Kinsarvik. From Monday to Friday, ferries leave every hour, and on Saturday and Sunday, they leave every 2 hours. Train connections are possible from Voss 38km (24 miles) to the east, on the main Bergen-Oslo line. Bus connections are made via Odda in the south and from Bergen in the west. By car, head east from Bergen along the E16. At Kvanndal, board the ferry for Utne.

Your Pass to the Fjords -- Some 170 hotels and upmarket B&Bs offer discounted overnight rates to holders of the Fjord Pass. The card costs NOK120 ($24/£12) and is valid for two adults and all children 14 and under. The pass is available from Fjord Tours, Stromgate 4, N-5015 Bergen (tel. 55-55-76-60; www.fjord-tours.com).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.