The new Voss Gondola was opened in 2019. The lower station of the new gondola is located at the new traffic hub at Voss Railway Station (Voss Station, 56 MASL). The end station is at Hangurstoppen (820 MASL), next to the top of the Express lift.
The unique location by the traffic hub makes it easy for visitors to access and travel up to the mountain in an environmentally friendly way. You can easily access Voss by train both from Oslo and Bergen – the two largest cities in Norway.
If you travel from Bergen Station, it will take you 1.5 hours from boarding the Bergen train until you are at the top of the Hangurstoppen mountain, ready for exciting summer and winter experiences.
The gondola cabins are honoring the old Dinglo and Danglo
To further convey some of the famous elements from Dinglo and Danglo cable car, which was a landmark of Voss for over 50 years, five of the gondola cabins are painted in the same color as the red Dinglo, and four are painted in yellow which was the original color of Danglo.
Activities and Voss’ largest restaurant
At the top station Hangurstoppen (818 MASL), you will find areas for recreation and activities. During summer, one can go hiking (short and long hikes), biking and paragliding. During winter, you can immediately access the ski resort from the top station. A ski school and ski rental are also located at the top station. The ski resort is one of the largest in Western Norway.
In addition, a new restaurant is based at the top station; Hangurstoppen Restaurant. With a seating capacity of 450 people, this is Voss’ largest restaurant. Here, you can enjoy both hot and cold food and drinks, based on local ingredients and suppliers. Further, the restaurant has meeting and conference facilities for approximately 50 people. Read more about the restaurant in our Cultural guide to Voss.
From Hangurstoppen, you have a great panorama view of the mountains surrounding Voss.
The largest and most modern mountain gondola
The new gondola rail is a so-called 3S lane, which means that it runs on three rows, two berths and a pulling rope. This makes it very stable, compared to gondolas that usually hang on a cable. The track has a free span of 900 meters from the lower station to the first mast. There are only two types of lifts that can have such long spans. One is a gondola rail with many cabins on the same dragon, such as the new gondola rail at Voss, and the other is a suspension railway, which is a gondola that goes up while the other goes down, such as Ulriksbanen in Bergen.