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30 - 216 GBP
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Ryanair
Ryanair
STN
08 Jan
London Stansted airport
1h 55m
TRF
Oslo Sandefjord airport
Ryanair
TRF
10 Jan
Oslo Sandefjord airport
2h 00m
STN
London Stansted airport
10 GBP
Ryanair
Ryanair
STN
31 Jan
London Stansted airport
2h 05m
OSL
Oslo & other airports airport
Ryanair
OSL
04 Feb
Oslo & other airports airport
2h 10m
STN
London Stansted airport
10 GBP
Ryanair
Ryanair
STN
07 Feb
London Stansted airport
1h 55m
OSL
Oslo & other airports airport
Ryanair
OSL
12 Feb
Oslo & other airports airport
2h 00m
STN
London Stansted airport
10 GBP

Which airlines operate flights to Oslo?

From the UK, direct international flights to Oslo are operated by SAS, Norwegian, Ryanair, British Airways and BMI Regional. Other airlines offering a layover option include KLM, Finnair, Icelandair, Lufthansa, Aeroflot, eurowings, Air France, Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and many more.


How to get from the airport to Oslo city centre?

Below you will find all the airports in Oslo along with the distance from the city centre
Oslo & other airports
22 mi from city centre
Oslo Moss
36 mi from city centre
Oslo Sandefjord
53 mi from city centre

Oslo Airport (OSL)

Oslo Airport at Gardermoen is located 47 kilometres northeast of Oslo. You can travel from the airport to the city centre by bus, train or taxi.

Trains

The Flytoget Airport Express Train departs every 10 – 20 minutes from the airport and arrives at Oslo S – Oslo Central Station in 19 – 22 minutes. The fare is 180 NOK for adults 21 years and above, and 90 NOK for youth aged 16 to 20. Children under the age of 16 travel free when accompanying an adult. NSB regional trains from Oslo Airport to Oslo S cover the journey in 23 minutes and cost 93 NOK for a single ride.

Buses

Flybussen busses depart every 20 minutes from Oslo Airport and take approximately 40 – 45 minutes to reach Oslo Bussterminal. The fare is 160 NOK per adult. The Norgessbuss AS-operated Flybussekspressen FB2 bus from the airport to Oslo Bussterminal will take the same time and cost 150 NOK per adult. Flybussekspressen has over 120 stops in and around Oslo, so choose your ticket based on your destination.

Taxis

Oslo Taxi, Norgestaxi, and many other companies have special Airport Taxi offers with fixed prices from the airport to Oslo. Prices depend on the time of day, number of passengers and where in Oslo you are travelling to. An indicative fare with Oslo Taxi from the airport to Oslo Bussterminal is 759 NOK. You may want to visit the taxi information desk in the airport arrival halls to get more information about fixed rates of different companies.

Torp Sandefjord Airport (TRF)

Torp Sandefjord Airport is over 100 kilometres southwest of Oslo in Vestfold county. Some low-cost carriers continue to land at this airport, though most of the international airlines land at Oslo Airport. You can take an NSB train from Torp Sandefjord Lufthavn to Oslo with a journey time of approximately 1 hour 45 minutes. The use of a shuttle bus service between the airport and the train station is included in the train ticket which costs 273 NOK per ride. Trains usually depart once every hour. Another alternative is the Torp Express bus service which takes approximately 2 hours to reach Oslo Bussterminal and costs 270 NOK per adult or 140 NOK per child for a single ride. You can also find great bargains for car rentals with momondo.


How to get around in Oslo?

Oslo can be explored on foot as many attractions are within walking distance of each other. However, if you are visiting in the cooler months, you will probably want to look into the public transit systems.

Buses, Trams, Subways

Public transport in Oslo and the surrounding area of Akershus is operated by Ruter for buses, trams, subways, ferries, and local trains. It applies the same ticket and price system across all modes and if you have an Oslo Pass, public transport within zone 1 (Oslo) and zone 2 is free. Without an Oslo Pass, a single ticket for zone 1 costs 33 NOK while an all zone single ticket costs 113 NOK.

Bikes

In warmer weather, using the bike rental system is also a very scenic way to explore the city. Daily bike rental rates through Viking Bikes are around 160 NOK for a city bike and 225 NOK for a sports hybrid. City Bikes: Oslo Bysykkel which has over 100 stations in and around the city centre allows you to unlock a bike for short rides of up to 45 minutes at a time. If you pick up the Day Pass for 49 NOK, you can ride as much as you want from 6 a.m. to midnight.

Ferries

The ferry to the Bygdøy peninsula operates between March – October at 20 – 30 minute intervals from Pier 3 near the City Hall. Tickets are priced between 40 NOK – 60 NOK for adults and 20 NOK – 30 NOK for children under 16 years. Oslo Pass gives you free travel on the ferry.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Oslo?

UK Nationals

UK citizens must have a passport, but no visa is required for up to 90 days. Passport endorsed British Citizens, European Communities, British Dependent Territories Citizens or British Subjects only need a passport.

Other Nationalities

For foreign nationals, please check the Schengen Visa Info website.


Quick facts about Oslo

Time, currency, and the basics — see the local time and get an idea of how much money you will spend on the basics in Oslo
Local time
Currency
Norwegian Krone
Beer
Pint of beer
3.14 GBP
Food
Inexpensive restaurant
15 GBP
Public transport
One-way ticket
3.23 GBP

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Additional info and tips about visiting Oslo

Things to do and places of interest in Oslo

  • Visit the Bygdøy peninsula where there are several noteworthy museums such as the Kon-Tiki Museum, Fram Museum, Viking Ship Museum and Norwegian Folk Museum to name a few. All of these are within a 15-minute walk of each other.
  • Visit the Operahuset – Opera House, a city landmark situated in the head of the Oslo Fjords, to learn about Scandinavian architecture and modern design.
  • Wander around the beautiful Froggner Park and the Vigeland Sculpture Park within, to see over 200 sculptures by artist Gustav Vigeland.
  • At the city centre, you cannot miss the Royal Palace, the official centre of the reigning Norwegian Monarch. Guided tours are available in summer months if you wish to see the insides of the palace and stroll through the beautiful State Rooms.
  • Discover a bohemian urban vibe in the Grunerlokka neighbourhood which is full of vintage stores, design shops, cafés, and restaurants.
  • Activity enthusiasts must not miss a trip to the Oslo Summer Park (one of Scandinavia’s largest climbing parks) or Oslo Winter Park (Oslo’s largest ski resort) depending on the time of the year that you choose to visit Oslo.

Tips and tricks for visiting Oslo

An Oslo Pass for 24, 48 or 72 hours ranging between 395 – 745 NOK will give you free access to all public transport, over 30 museums and attractions, as well as several deals and discounts on other activities, walking tours, restaurants, entertainment and leisure venues. Taxis in Oslo are notoriously expensive, so try to use public transport as much as possible. To enjoy a long walk and get a holistic view of the city, visit the St. Hanshaugen Park in the north of the city centre. Enjoy some Norwegian delicacies and a coffee on top of the hill at the open air café.

For a variety of upscale restaurants and cafés serving local fare, like meat and fish or Norway’s renowned breads and pastries, visit the Aker Brygge neighbourhood. If you do not wish to spend too much on the expensive restaurants, just enjoy a leisurely stroll around this cool and trendy waterfront area.