Climate and Clothing
On the west coast of Norway the climate in June is pleasant with an average temperature of 10 °C and maximum temperatures of 20-25°C.
Light clothing with a sweater and raincoat for an occasional and rainy evening are recommended. For the excursions, you are advised to bring warm clothing and suitable walking shoes.
Hotel Alexandra has an excellent indoor and outdoor swimming pool, so don't forget to bring your swimming suit.
Travel routes to Loen
Air route via Sandane Airport
There are daily Widerøe flights between Oslo/Bergen and Sandane Airport by Dash 8 (50 seats). Sandane Airport is located about 55 km from Loen, approximately 60 minutes by coach.
Air route via Hovden Airport (Ørsta-Volda)
There are daily Widerøe flights between Oslo/Bergen and Hovden Airport by Dash 8 (50 seats). Hovden Airport is located about 85 km from Loen, approximately 70 minutes by coach.
Air route via Ålesund Airport
If you prefer to travel by a larger-sized plane (Boeing 737), you must use the Ålesund Airport, Vigra, 140 km from Loen. SAS, Norwegian and KLM operate at Ålesund Airport.
Airport transfer coach service
For the conference we are offering a transfer coach service between the airports and the hotel according to your travel arrangements. The coach service is organised by Hotel Alexandra and is paid by each participant at the hotel. The price of the hotel shuttle depends on number of passengers, please consult the price list. When you have booked your air travel, you can register for the coach service using the form on this page
Alexandra Hotel Pick-up prices (2018 prices, 2019 prices might change)
All prices, one-way, per person, NOK
Sandane Airport, Anda and Hovden Airport, Ørsta/Volda:
1 person: NOK 915,-
2 persons: NOK 735,-
3 persons: NOK 515,-
4 persons: NOK 415,-
5-8 persons: NOK 395,-
9-16 persons: NOK 365,-
Ålesund Airport, Vigra
1 person: NOK 1850,-
2 persons: NOK 1550,-
3 persons: NOK 1250,-
4 persons: NOK 1000,-
5–8 persons: NOK 935,-
9–15 persons: NOK 845,-
Nor-Way Bus departures from Oslo daily at 10:00 with arrival in Stryn at 19:00. You may also use the night bus leaving Oslo 22:30 with arrival 07:00 the next morning. Take a bus or a taxi from Stryn to Hotel Alexandra.
Nor-Way Bus departures from Bergen daily at 08:00, 11:40 and 15:10. Travel time to Stryn is approximately 6.5 hours. The bus stops at Hotel Alexandra.
From Oslo travel by rail to Otta, and from there take a bus to Loen (200 km further).
If your prefer to drive, the journey from Oslo to Loen (500 km) will take you 7-9 hours. If delegates share a car, travel costs can be reduced considerably.