The ferry between Kaupanger and Gudvangen used to pe a part of the national road system in Norway. It started in 1875. After the tunnel from Lærdal to Aurland opened in year 2000 the ferry was discontinued, and started up as a tourist route in the summer time. The tourist ferry was operated from the company Fjord1 from 2000 until 2014. In 2015 Fjord2 took over the operation with great sucsess.