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Bergen Airport Flesland (BGO)

Scandic Hotel Bergen City is located less than 20 kilometers from Bergen Airport Flesland (BGO). Bergen Airport Flesland serves all national and many international airlines.

Getting to Scandic Hotel Bergen City

There are many options available to get from the airport to the hotel. Please click here to view a few suggestions and click here to see the route from Bergen Airport Flesland to Scandic Hotel Bergen City.

The cheapest way of getting from the airport to the city center is the Light Rail (Bybanen). It leaves from outside the Arrivals Hall in Terminal 1 (take the elevator to level -1) and takes you to the city center (stop: Byparken) in 45 minutes. From Byparken, it’s an 8 minutes walk to the hotel.

Alternatively, you can take the Bergen Airport Bus (Flybussen) that takes you to the city center (stop: Festplassen) in about 25 minutes. The bus leaves from outside the Arrivals Hall in Terminal 1. From Festplassen, it’s an 8 minutes walk to the hotel.

Taxis also leave from outside the Arrivals Hall in Terminal 1.

Weather

Bergen is the rainiest city in Europe. Midsummer months (July-August) generally yield an average temperature of 19C (66F), but hot summer days can get up to 25C (77F). Average rainfall in Bergen for the month of July is approximately 160 mm / 6.3 inches, and the average relative humidity is 77 percent. Please bring a waterproof rain jacket since it will likely be raining some days. Plan on layering your clothes as the weather can vary from warm to chilly on a given day.

Visa Requirements

For further information please contact the American Embassy or Consulate in your country of residence. Please make requests for required letters of invitation to the System Dynamics Society office as soon as possible.

The Society will issue invitations only under one or more of the following conditions. The requester:

  • Has a submission accepted for presentation in the 2020 Conference.
  • Is a current member of the System Dynamics Society in good standing.
  • Has completed a conference registration form and paid the registration fee in full.