Practical information


By Air

The main airport Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL) is located 45 km north of Oslo, and is the most frequently used gateway to Norway. There are direct flights to Oslo from all major European cities, as well as many overseas destinations. This web page from provides an overview of airlines that fly directly to the Oslo area.

Getting from the airport

Airport Express train takes around 20 minutes to reach Oslo central station (Oslo S) and costs NOK 190. The regional Vy trains also travel from the airport to the central station in about 25 minutes, and cost NOK 105. They do not run as frequently as the Airport Express Train. There is also an Airport Express Coach, which takes appr. 45 minutes depending on traffic, and costs NOK 189 one way/ NOK 269 round trip.  

By train

You can also travel to Oslo by train, arriving at the Oslo Central Station which is right in the city centre. The web site of the Norwegian railway company, Vy, can be found here.

By bus

Buses to Oslo arrive at the Oslo Bus Terminal, which is in the city centre, right next to the Oslo Central Station.

By ferry

You can travel by ferry to Oslo from Kiel, Fredrikshavn and Copenhagen.

By car

The main roads towards Oslo are E6 from the south (east side of the Oslo Fjord) and north, and E18 from the east (Stockholm) and the south (west side of the Oslo Fjord).

For more information on travelling to Oslo, please consult this page at

Out and about in Oslo

Stortinget subway station
Getting to the University Campus is easy - just hop on the subway (or the tram!).

Options for local transportation in Oslo include buses, trams and the underground (T-bane). To plan your travel in Oslo, visit the web site of Ruter.

For a general overview of restaurants in Oslo, visit this page from

Getting to know Oslo: Use-it Oslo provides tourist information and advice "for young travellers".

Accommodation in various price ranges

Scandic Holberg Hotel

Hotel Bristol

Anker Hotel

Budget accommodation advice

Published Sep. 30, 2019 11:02 AM - Last modified Nov. 5, 2019 8:59 AM