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Krossobanen is the oldest and most original two-cable car in the Nordic region and the only one in the world still in regular operation. The cable car consists of a blue carriage (Blueberry) and a red carriage (Cranberry) that take you from Rjukan to the base of Hardangervidda in 5 minutes.

Opening hours 

Mon –Thurs: 10.00 AM – 04.00 PM 

Friday: 10.00 AM – 08.00 PM

Sat –Sun: 10.00 AM – 06.00 PM

Krossobanen will be closed from May 21st to June 2nd due to the annual revision of the cable car and rehabilitation work at the upper station.

Reopening on Monday, June 3rd.

Gvepseborg Café

Delicious and freshly baked goods with a view of Gaustatoppen and down the valley.

Gvepseborg café is open 

May 9th - May 12th

May 18th - May 20th

From 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

June 16th - August 31st

Gvepseborg Café open every day. Times to be announced.



You can find the Krossobanen approximately 2 km west of the center of Rjukan.

At the lower station (Krosso), you will find a large, free parking area. From here, passengers are transported to 886 meters above sea level (Gvepseborg) in just five minutes.


Contact us

Phone: + 47 995 13 171

Thank you for contacting us.

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