Traveling with children

Vi ønsker at det skal være enkelt og gøy å reise med tog sammen med hele familien. At det skal være lett å bestille reise, og at du får smarte tips og spennende underholdning om bord når du reiser med SJ NORD.

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Traveling with children requires some planning ahead. Here you will find all the necessary information to make the best out of your journey.

Children discounts

  • Children under the age of 6 travel for free when accompanying an adult with a Standard ticket. You must however book a ticket for children 0-5 years so that the child gets assigned a seat. When a child is travelling with an adult with a Premium ticket, there will be an additional charge of NOK 199,- which represents the category upgrade.
  • Children between the ages of 6 and 17 years get a 50% discount on a Standard Refundable ticket and a 25% discount on a Premium Refundable ticket. Our Premium Pluss carriages do not have a children discount.
Traveling with children
Familie spiser på kafévogna

Food & drinks

We have an extensive menu consisting of cold and warm meals, as well as drinks on board our long-distance trains on the Dovrebanen and Nordlandsbanen.

There are no restrictions against bringing your own baby food on board. On our trains with a café, our staff will gladly help you warm it up.
You will also find a changing area in the toilets in the Family carriage.

Check our on-board menu!

Family carriage

Sitting still can be challenging for the small ones. For that reason we do have Family carriages suitable for families travelling with small children.
These carriages have a designated play room with books, toys, activity leaflets and entertainment suitable for children.

The toilet in this carriage is also larger and is equipped with a changing table.


  • Dovrebanen (journeys between Oslo and Trondheim)
  • Nordlandsbanen (journeys between Trondheim and Bodø)

Look for “Familie” when purchasing your tickets to book in the Family carriage.

Barn leker i Familievogna

An overnight trip with children is a like a little adventure itself – a mini-vacation in your vacation. There is something unique about falling sleep in one location and waking up at a whole new place!

Mor og sønn sitter og leser en bok på sengen i sovekupéen

Night train with the family

A sleepover trip with the night train is an exciting little adventure for children. There is something about going to bed in one place, and waking up somewhere else.
If your child is under 6 years old and traveling with an adult in a sleeping compartment, you will only need to pay for a Standard ticket for the child.
A family consisting of two adults and two children under the age of 6 may travel together in one sleeping compartment. For children older than 6 years old we recommend they sleep in their own bed.

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