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Lysøen is a small island in Os municipality, approximately 25 km south of Bergen.

You can get to the island by boat from Buena quay at Lysekloster. The ride takes approximately 6 minutes. See timetable for boat shuttle from Buena Quay here You can get to Buena quay by car or public bus.

Every Sunday in July and August we offer an exclusive round-trip to Lysøen directly from Bergen city centre, with guided tour and concert. Read more about our Sunday-offer here

By car
From Bergen city: Go south on E16 and E39.Then Follow Fana (RV553 and 580). You will pass the Fana church, and make a drive over the small mountain Fanafjell. Follow the signs Buena kai and Lysøen and you will reach the quay.

By bus
Take 'Bybanen' (Bergen Light Rail) to the bus stop at 'Lagunen', take further the bus No. 62 to 'Buena kai' at Lysekloster. You may also take bus No. 600 from Bergen city centre to 'Os/Tøsdalskiftet', and further bus No. 601 to 'Buena kai' at Lysekloster.

You can find the timetables or make a timesearch for the bus here, or call +47 177

Download timetable: How to get to Lysøen by bus - autumn 2018






Eldre kart over Lysøen - Ole Bulls egen eventyrøy.