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Getting to Oslo and Around

Oslo is only a 7 hour flight away from New York. Once you are here, public transportation makes it simple to get around.

By plane

The main airport, Oslo Airport Gardermoen, is located 28 miles 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 (68 miles southwest of Oslo) and Moss Airport Rygge (41 miles southeast of Oslo). You can get to Oslo by express bus or train from both airports.

By ferry

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 center.

Find the best ways to travel to Oslo and Norway.

Getting around

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 center, which is quite compact, cycling or walking is often the most convenient solution. You can rent city bike cards at Oslo’s tourist information center.

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 center)
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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Last updated:  2014-11-18
Oslo Airport has connections to many destinations and hubs world-wide - Photo: ©Oslo Lufthavn/Espen Solli (CC BY 3.0)
Oslo Airport has connections to many destinations and hubs world-wide
The Metro can take you around Oslo to many of the city’s attractions - Photo: ©VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud
The Metro can take you around Oslo to many of the city’s attractions
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Take the tram to Grünerløkka and discover the numerous little cafés, restaurants and bars - Photo: ©VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen

Getting to Oslo and Around

Oslo is only a 7 hour flight away from New York. Once you are here, public transportation makes it simple to get around.

Getting to Oslo and Around

Source: Visitnorway

About Oslo

Key facts about Oslo

The capital of Norway is also its largest city. Oslo has over 600,000 inhabitants and covers 454 square kilometers, 242 of which are forests.

Tourist information in Oslo

Oslo Tourist Information can help with accommodation, the Oslo Pass, currency exchange and tickets for public transport, sightseeing and fjord tours.

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