Airports in the Oslo-Area
- Oslo Airport Gardermoen is situated 50 kilometres from Oslo city centre.
- Sandefjord Airport Torp is situated 110 kilometres from Oslo.
- Moss Airport Rygge is situated 66 kilometres from Oslo.
Oslo Airport Gardermoen
Oslo Airport Gardermoen is connected with Oslo city centre by:
The SAS Airport Express Coach departs every 20 minutes from the airport. Tickets are available directly from the bus driver. Credit cards are accepted. A one-way ticket costs NOK 150. The journey takes around 40 minutes to Oslo City Centre. The closest bus stop to the conference venue Pilestredet 35 is the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, just across the junction. Tickets purchased on board. It is possible to pay with credit card.
The Airport Express Train(Flytoget) departs to/from Oslo Central Station every 10 minutes, and to/from the National Theatre every 20 minutes. Tickets are available at ticket counters as well as card and cash ticket vending machines. A one-way ticket costs NOK 180. The journey takes 20 minutes from the airport to Oslo Central Station. From the station to the conference venue Tram 11-Majorstuen, 17-Rikshospitalet or 18-Rikshospitalet to the Holbergs plass tram stop. The conference venue is just across the juction.
When buying a single ticket on a bus, tram or boat from zone 1, there is an on board surcharge. This creates a price difference of NOK 32 (NOK 16 for children and concessionary). On board the train the on board surcharge is NOK 52 from all stations where you can buy a ticket in advance from a ticket machine or booking office. See more about tickets on Ruter.no.
The taxi companies offer fixed prizes from the airport to Oslo city centre. The prizes vary according to the time of the day, the number of persons and where in the city centre you are going to. Taxis have a white “taxi” sign on the roof. If it is illuminated, it is disengaged. There are taxi stands by Stortinget (the Parliament) in Karl Johans gate, at Stortorget by the Cathedral, at Youngstorget and Oslo Central Station. One can also order a taxi by phone . Try one of the following reputable taxi networks: Oslo Taxi (02323), Norgestaxi (08000), or Taxi2 (800 82 942).
Sandefjord Airport Torp
Sandefjord Airport Torp is connected with Oslo city centre by:
The Torp Ekspress bus service corresponds with Ryanair's and WizzAir's routes to/from Torp. The bus takes E18 between Oslo Busterminal and Torp. This service is open to all passengers travelling to and from Sandefjord Airport Torp. Since the bus service corresponds with Ryanair's flights to and from Sandefjord Airport Torp, it will wait for Ryanair passengers in the event of any delays. The bus will leave approx. 30 minutes after arrival. Tickets cost NOK 140 each way for adults.
NSB's trains stop 42 times every day at Torp, Sandefjord Airport. The travel time is 1 hour and 50 minutes from the central station in Oslo. Corresponding shuttle bus is included in the price. The service is operated by NSB. A one-way ticket costs around NOK 240.
Moss Airport Rygge
Moss Airport Rygge is connected with Oslo city centre by:
Rygge-Ekspressen operates its own buses from Oslo for all Norwegian's departures and arrivals at Moss Airport Rygge. Rygge-Ekspressen starts from Oslo bussterminal approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes before flight departure time at Rygge airport. Rygge-Ekspressen departs form Rygge airport 30 minutes after flight arrival time. In case of flights delays, Rygge-Ekspressen will wait for Norwegian flights. Seats are guaranteed. Rygge-Ekspressen accepts only Norwegian currency (NOK) or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Diners or AmEx). A one-way ticket costs NOK 150.
TIMEkspressen offers comprehensive scheduled bus routes to/from the airport to/from Oslo. A one-way ticket costs NOK 120.
NSB’s regional train has frequent departures to/from Rygge to/from Oslo Central Train Station. Trains from Halden run every hour. Rygge Train Station is located 4 kilometres from the terminal. Buses will bring you free of charge to/from the airport during our opening hours. The service is operated by NSB. A one-way ticket costs around NOK 150.
International Boat and Train Connections to/from Oslo
It is possible to take the boat from different destinations in Europe to Oslo. Color Line offers seven international routes between eight ports in Norway, Germany, Denmark and Sweden. DFDS Seaways offers different routes between Norway, Denmark, Great Britain and Holland.
There are daily train connections between Oslo and Göteborg and Stocholm in Sweden and between Oslo and Copenhagen in Denmark. The web page “Travel by train in Europe” offers information about the different national railway companies in the European inter rail zones.
International visitors - visa
All foreign nationals who want to visit Norway must have a valid passport or other identity documents which are recognised as a travel document. Foreign nationals from a number of countries cannot enter Norway without a visa. For details regarding visa requirements please see visa information at the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.
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