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Accommodation and packages

Travel and accommodation

We provide simple mattress accommodation prior to FredagsBirken ski, Birkebeinerrennet, FredagsBirken cycle and Birkebeinerrittet. Bus transport is also available for these events, from Oslo and Lillehammer to Rena.

Birken Package
Book the Birken package. It includes start number, transport and accommodation both at Rena and Lillehammer.
Read more about the Birken package, and book online

Mattress accommodation

 Accommodation in Rena is available in schools and other suitable buildings. The mattress is provided, but you must bring your own sleeping bag, and sheet. In the evening, you can purchase food at, or close by, the facility. If you wish to stay in the same facility as a friend, or you team, make sure you all choose the same site. Booking is available when entering Birkebeinerrennet / FredagsBirken ski or through your My Page. Breakfast is included in the fee, which is NOK 399,- There is no refund for any reason.

Mattress accommodation Rena south (center of Rena)
In attidion to Birken's mattress accomodation Rena Utviklingsselskap AS also provides accommodation in the old paper factory. Their site is only in Norwegian, but please use their contact information for inquiry.

Other accommodation Rena and Lillehammer

Buses and trains
Buses from Oslo and Lillehammer to Rena is available for booking through your My Page from two weeks prior to the race. Booking must be made before 20.00 the evening before the race, or you can buy your ticket in Håkons Hall, Lillehammer.

If you are arriving by car, please view recommended driving pattern in Rena and Lillehammer.

Travelling by car from Oslo is not difficult. Follow the E6 north. If you are going to Rena, take the exit to Elverum, and follow the road signs from there. Rena is approximately 2,5 hours from Oslo. Travelling to Lillehammer - follow the E6 until Lillehammer is on your right, this takes about two hours.

If you have more questions, or need help booking - please contact us.

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