The main airport, Oslo Airport Gardermoen, is located 45 kilometres north of the city. The airport serves over 100 domestic and international destinations. From Oslo Airport Gardermoen you can reach Oslo's city centre by express train, express bus, local train, hire car or taxi.
There are also direct flights from dozens of European cities to Sandefjord Airport Torp (110 kilometres southwest of Oslo) and Moss Airport Rygge (66 kilometres southeast of Oslo). You can get to Oslo by express bus or train from both airports.
Ferries arrive daily to Oslo from Kiel in Germany and Copenhagen and Frederikshavn in Denmark.
By bus or train
All trains arrive at Oslo Central Station (Oslo S), while regional bus routes and international bus routes stop at Oslo Bus Terminal. Both stations are conveniently located at the main public transportation junction in the city centre.
Find the best ways to travel to Oslo and Norway.
The underground, buses, trams and ferries in Oslo share a ticket system, which makes it easy to get around. For more information and timetables, please contact Ruter.
To get around in the city centre, which is quite compact, cycling or walking is often the most convenient solution. You can rent city bike cards at Oslo’s tourist information centre.
Getting to Oslo by car
The main roads towards Oslo are E6 from the southeast and the north, E18 from the east and the southwest, and E16 from the west (Bergen).
Inside the city, there are three practical "ring roads":
Ring 1 (around the inner city centre)
Ring 2 (Majorstua – Sagene – Tøyen – Gamlebyen)
Ring 3 (Lysaker – Smestad – Ullevaal stadion – Storo – Sinsen – Økern – Bryn – Manglerud)
Oslo toll roads
Wherever you are driving from, you will pass a toll plaza when you enter Oslo. You are charged every time you drive into the city. Oslo's toll plazas are automatic, and all vehicles must drive through without stopping. Read more about toll roads and AutoPASS.
Check toll prices online.
Studded tyre fee
Between 1 November and the first Sunday after Easter Sunday, studded tyres are allowed in Oslo, but you have to pay a fee if you are driving with studded tyres inside the city of Oslo .
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