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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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BookNorway is offering the full range of flight options to and within Norway and Scandinavia. Start your flight search here.

Airports

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 in Norway 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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Last updated:  2013-06-26
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Flying over Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Vasiliki Varvaki

Travel to Norway

Find the best ways to travel to Norway.

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.

Air travel

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

Taxis

There are taxis available in all cities and most towns, and drivers usually speak English.

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Cruise Packages and Individual Fjord Tours

Fjord Travel Norway offers a wide range of cruise packages and individual fjord round trips.
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Hurtigruten

A journey with the iconic Hurtigruten offers the best views at a gentle pace – it is the ideal way to discover Norway’s varied coastal landscape.
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Classic and short voyages

The Classic Roundtrip Voyage with Hurtigruten is a 12 day journey, but there are also shorter options available.
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Explore authentic Norway with Hurtigruten

A Hurtigruten voyage is arguably the best way to experience Norway. Discover fjords, waterways and ports that other ships cannot reach.
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Excursions en route

Hurtigruten’s extensive program of excursions takes advantage of local guides and benefits from calling at ports that larger ships cannot reach.
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Large parts of Norway are made easily accessible by a network of bus routes, making travel comfortable and hassle-free.

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