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Flying over Finnmark, Norway - Photo: SAS AB
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Travel to Norway

Find the best ways to travel to Norway.

Please see our local pages if you are travelling from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, France, Holland, Spain, UK,  PolandRussiaChina or Japan.

Fly to Norway

All the large cities and towns have airports catering for both international and domestic flights. In fact, there are more than 50 airports in Norway serviced through regular routes, making even remote places such as the Lofoten Islands, the North Cape and Spitsbergen (Svalbard) easily accessible by plane.

However, you must be prepared to maybe change planes once in order to reach your final destination in Norway.

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Norway's main airport is Oslo Airport where most of the international traffic arrives.

Other international airports in Norway are:

Some of the airlines that fly to Norway

Travel to Norway by ferry

There are many ferries sailing from Denmark:

From Germany (Kiel) Color Line's ships Color Fantasy and Color Magic take you to Norway. Color Line also sails from Sweden (Strömstad).

Travel to Norway by train

An extensive rail network links Norway to the other Scandinavian countries and the rest of Europe, whereas the national trains are served by the Norwegian State Railways (NSB).

From the European continent
There are express trains from Copenhagen. Most rail journeys from the continent are overnight, and you will find sleeping compartments on all of them. A variety of discount passes are available for train travel in Europe and Norway. Not all trains offer first-class service, but second-class is of a high standard.

From Copenhagen
There are regular train connections to the capital city of Oslo from Copenhagen several times a week.

Travel to Norway by car

You are most likely to arrive by car from Sweden, but Norway also borders to Russia and Finland. Read our article about driving in Norway.

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Flying over Finnmark, Norway - Photo: SAS AB

Travel to Norway

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Getting here and around

There is a wide selection of international flight and ferry connections to Norway, and there are several ways of getting around when you arrive.

Cruise Norway

Find your port of call. Visit the Opera in Oslo or plan a northern lights or midnight sun activity. Or find a kayak experience in Fjord Norway.

Ski ticket to Geilo

Visit Geilo and enjoy skiing at one of Norway’s oldest and most comprehensive ski resorts, then relax on the train back.

Air travel

There are more than 50 airports in Norway, making even the northernmost places such as Lofoten accessible by plane.

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Take a cruise on the Geirangerfjord

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Large parts of Norway are made easily accessible by a network of bus routes, making travel comfortable and hassle-free.

The Rørosbanen railway line

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Night on the Nordlandsbanen railway

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