The main airport, Oslo Airport Gardermoen, is located 45 kilometres north of Oslo. 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 bus or train from both airports.
Ferries, cruise boats, buses and trains
Ferries arrive daily to Oslo from Kiel, Copenhagen and Frederikshavn.
Oslo is also a popular cruise destination, especially in the summer season. All cruise boats dock at the quayside in the centre of Oslo with walking distance to many of the city's attractions, such as Akershus Fortress, the Opera House, the Nobel Peace Center and the Royal Palace.
All trains arrive at Oslo Central Station (Oslo S), while regional bus routes and international bus routes stop at Oslo Bus Terminal. The stations are conveniently located at the main public transportation junction in the city centre.
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The public transportation system in Oslo gives you several options for travelling within the city. The underground, buses, trams and ferries share a ticket system, which makes it easy to get around. For more information and timetables, please contact Trafikanten.
The compact city centre allows for sightseeing at your own pace on foot or by bike. You can rent cards for the city bikes at Oslo’s tourist information centres.
Discovering Oslo by car
The main roads towards Oslo are E6 from the south (on the east side of the Oslofjord) and north, E18 from the east (from Stockholm) and the south (on the west side of the Oslofjord), in addition to E16 from the west (from Bergen) to Sandvika just outside of Oslo.
Inside the city, the main routes are the three "ring roads":
Ring 1 (around the inner city centre)
Ring 2 (Majorstua – Sagene – Tøyen – Gamlebyen)
Ring 3 (Lysaker – Smestad – Ullevål stadion – Storo – Sinsen – Økern – Bryn – Manglerud)
The Oslo toll roads
When driving into Oslo you will pass a toll plaza. 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.
Find toll prices here.
Studded tyre fee
From 1 November to 30 March you have to pay a fee if you are driving with studded tyres inside the city of Oslo. From April to October studded tyres are not allowed in Oslo.
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