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Ticket overview

When you travel by bus or express boat there are several types of tickets you can buy. Here you can find information.

FRAM tickets are valid on the public transport services in Møre and Romsdal county. They do not apply on airport express buses, other commercial bus lines or alternative transport services that are not part of the public transport system. Period tickets and discounts also apply to FRAM’s night buses.

Single ticket

A single ticket applies to one trip for a defined distance. The ticket is valid until the arrival zone, and within the arrival zone for up to one hour. This means that if you only travel within a zone, you can travel back and forth during the time the ticket is valid.

Note! The ticket is not valid for the return trip on a trip that is longer than one zone, even if the duration of the ticket has not expired. You can find more information about transfer further down.

Period ticket zone (30 days, 7 days or 24 hours)

Period ticket zone is a distance-based period ticket that is valid for unlimited travel in the period the ticket has been purchased for, within the zones that the ticket covers. You can purchase a zone-based period ticket for 30 days, 7 days or 24 hours and the ticket is available for adults, children and persons eligible for a concessionary ticket.

When purchasing a zone-based period ticket you select the stop you want to travel from and the stop you want to travel to, and the system will calculate the ticket price for you. The ticket is valid for trips between the zone that the “from” stop is located in and the zone that the “to” stop is located in. You can travel to and from other stops than the ones you selected during your purchase as long as the stops are located within the zones you have bought a ticket for.

On the map in the travel planner online, you can tick the box at the bottom of the map when you search to show the zones for the route.

Period ticket area (30 days)

For some areas in there are period tickets available for a defined geographical area (“area tickets”). This type of period ticket is only available for 30 days for adults and children.

Area tickets are available for the following areas:

  • Periodebillett Ålesund, Giske, Sula*
  • Periodebillett Kristiansund
  • Periodebillett Kristiansund/Frei
  • Periodebillett Molde
  • Periodebillett Hjelset/Kleive
  • Periodebillett Elnesvågen-Molde
  • Periodebillett Ørsta/Volda
  • Periodebillett Sykkylven
  • Periodebillett Ulsteinvik sentrum

* In Ålesund, the ticket is valid from Hessa and Skarbøvik to the west, to Magerholm and Glomset to the east, to Fremmerholen and Brusdalen, and to Taftesund at Ellingsøya.

Combined period tickets for express boat and bus

Period tickets that combine express boat and bus is available for several combined distances. In principle, this is the same as a zone-based period ticket, only that it includes both bus and express boat.

With the period ticket Nordøyane-Ålesund you can travel freely by bus between Nordøyane and Hamnsund, in addition to the express boat between Hamnsund and Ålesund, for 30 days. The ticket will also include a bus between Ålesund city center and Moa.

FRAM Ung

FRAM Ung is a period ticket for youths and young adults up to and including 24 years of age (i.e. until the day you turn 25). Young people can use this ticket for unlimited travel by public buses, express boats and ferries in the county of Møre and Romsdal. The ticket is valid for 30 days from the date the ticket is purchased or the date you choose to have the ticket activated.

From 1 January 2022, you can also use FRAM Ung on the night buses.

Note! Unlike ordinary period tickets (zone/area), this ticket does not start the first time you validate it on a ticket reader on board a bus or boat, but is valid for 30 days from the purchase date or the date you choose to have the ticket activated.

Note! FRAM Ung is not valid on transport services in Møre and Romsdal that are not part of the public transport scheme. FRAM Ung is not valid on airport express buses in Ålesund.

Note! If you are traveling out of or into the county of Møre and Romsdal you need to buy an extra ticket from the driver that cover the distance out of or into the county. Here you can find information about the FRAM Ekspress lines. In Halsa, you can use FRAM Ung when you travel with FRAM Ekspress in the zones 870 Betna and 871 Halsa.

Note! On the express boat between Kristiansund and Trondheim (Kystekspressen), FRAM Ung is valid between Kristiansund and Kjørsvigbugen. On this boat, it is not possible to validate the FRAM Ung ticket on a ticket reader. Therefore, if you plan to travel with this express boat you must keep the receipt for the purchase of FRAM Ung with the start date. On board, show the receipt together with your FRAM Ung ticket.

FRAM Student

FRAM Student a period ticket for students up to 29 years old, i.e. until the day you turn 30. The ticket allows for free travel on public buses, express boats and ferries in Møre and Romsdal for the period that the ticket is valid. FRAM Student is only available during the school year and is valid for 30 days from the date the ticket is purchased or the date you choose to have the ticket activated.

From 1 January 2022, you can also use FRAM Student on the night buses.

Note! Unlike ordinary period tickets (zone/area), this ticket does not start the first time you validate it on a ticket reader on board a bus or boat, but is valid for 30 days from the purchase date or the date you choose to have the ticket activated.

The conditions for being able to purchase FRAM Student are the same as for student discount in general. The traveller must have a valid student ID and a receipt for paid semester fee (semesteravgift).

Note! This ticket is only available for use during the academic year. When it is less than 30 days left of the academic year, the ticket will not be available for purchase. Tickets that have already been purchased can be used until they expire.

Note! FRAM Student is not valid on transport services in Møre and Romsdal that are not part of the public transport scheme. FRAM Student is not valid on airport express buses in Ålesund.

Note! If you are traveling out of or into the county of Møre and Romsdal you need to buy an extra ticket from the driver that cover the distance out of or into the county. Here you can find information about the FRAM Ekspress lines. In Halsa, you can use FRAM Student when you travel with FRAM Ekspress in the zones 870 Betna and 871 Halsa.

Note! On the express boat between Kristiansund and Trondheim (Kystekspressen), FRAM Student is valid between Kristiansund and Kjørsvigbugen. On this boat, it is not possible to validate the FRAM Student ticket on a ticket reader. Therefore, if you plan to travel with this express boat you must keep the receipt for the purchase of FRAM Student with the start date. On board, show the receipt together with your FRAM Student ticket.

Night buses

Single tickets for the departures on 21 Nattbuss Ålesund, the night departures on 701 Årølia-Molde-Djupdalen, 702 Hatlelia-Bergmo-Nordbyen and 532 Elnesvågen-Molde cost the same as the price for the ticket during day time. Note! You can also use the period ticket on the night bus.

Prams, wheelchairs, bicycles, luggage and animals

You do not have to buy a separate ticket for a pram, wheelchair or bicycle. You can also bring hand luggage and up to two pieces of luggage (max weight 30 kilos).

For a dog you pay a children’s ticket. Service dogs in active duty do not have to hold a separate ticket.

There are certain conditions that apply for bringing equipment on board. Here you can find more information about the conditions that apply for bringing prams, wheelchairs, bicycles, animals, etc. on board.

Company account with one or more travel cards

It is possible for a company (including public institutions, kindergartens, schools, etc.) to open a company account and have one or more travel cards connected to the account.

Employees of the company can travel using these cards and do not have to pay for their individual trip. The cost of the trip is charged to the company account, and the company is invoiced every second month.

A company account travel card can be used on all public buses and express boats in Møre and Romsdal. It is not possible to use a company account travel card on the express boat between Kristiansund and Trondheim (Kystekspressen).

A company account travel card can be used by multiple persons in the same company/unit.

If you have questions or want to set up a company account you can contact FRAM Customer Centre via our online contact from or by calling 71 28 01 00. Here you can find the contact form for FRAM Customer Centre.

Transit ticket and transfer

Transit ticket

When you use public transport in Møre and Romsdal, you should whenever possible be able to buy one ticket for your whole journey, even if you will switch buses or between bus and boat during your trip. This means that you pay for the whole trip beforehand or on the first bus/boat you use. This is called a transit ticket (gjennomgåande billett).

Transfer

To switch from one bus to another or from a bus to an express boat – or the other way around – is called a transfer (overgang). When you have a transit ticket you can transfer «for free», i.e. you do not have to buy a ticket on each bus/express boat.

When you have a transfer ticket as described above, you can also use this ticket to continue your trip in the last zone that your ticket apply to, as long as the duration of the ticket has not expired (normally within 60 minutes after your arrival time).

Example: If you have bought a ticket from Ålesund to Molde you can continue your trip on the city buses in Molde using the same ticket.

Note! The ticket is not valid for the return trip on a trip that is longer than one zone, even if the duration of the ticket has not expired.

Transfer with period ticket

If you have a period ticket for a defined area the ticket is valid for transfers on all lines and zones in this area. When switching buses or between bus and express boat you must validate your travel card or FRAM app ticket on the ticket reader on board the bus/express boat.

Separate rules for Kystekspressen (the express boat between Kristiansund and Trondheim)

FRAM’s rules for transfer does not apply on board the express boat between Kristiansund and Trondheim (Kystekspressen), as this express boat is operated by AtB in Trøndelag county. Here you can find the website for AtB.

Travel like the locals

Travelling with public transport gives a genuine experience of the landscape you travel through. From the bus, express boat or ferry you can enjoy the view towards the varied and extremely beautiful landscape in Møre and Romsdal county.

Travel like the locals offers tourist experiences with public transport! If you are a visitor to our county and not familiar with how public transport works here, this is a great possibility. It is of course equally nice for locals who wish to explore our area in a relaxing way using public transport.

We have packaged the most popular itineraries from various starting points and made it easy for you to book the trip online. In Møre and Romsdal there are more than 50 different trips to choose from.

You get one ticket that covers the entire trip, even when the trip involves one or more changes to a different bus, ferry or express boat. You also get a tour description that provides information about the trip, the destination and practical details.

The ticket you receive is valid on a specific date, and you must travel according to the schedule provided.

Note that the trips take place on ordinary public buses, ferries and express boats. There may be multiple stops during the trip, as we serve the local communities along the route.

For many of our trips you can download a Voice of Norway guide. Voice of Norway uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links.

Travel like the locals trips are available in Møre og Romsdal and Vestland counties.

Here you can read more about the trips and make a booking.

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