Transportation to and from Oslo Airport

Car

What is the distance from Oslo Airport to the centre of Oslo?

The distance between the airport and centre of Oslo (Rådhusplassen) is 50 kilometres / 31.1 miles, with a travel time by car of 40 to 45 minutes.

From OSL Airport to Oslo City centre by Car
50 km
45 min

Public transport

Flytoget train to Oslo and Drammen

The most comfortable way of travelling to and from Oslo Airport is high-speed rail link Flytoget, also known as Airport Express Train. Every 10 minutes a train departs from platform 3 to the main railway station Oslo S, three times per hour direct and three times per hour with a short stop at Lillestrøm Station and onwards to Drammen Station. On Saturdays and Sundays there is a train every 20 minutes to and from Oslo Airport via Lillestrøm Station.

Depending on which train you will take, travel time to Oslo Central Station (Oslo Sentralstasjon) is 19 or 22 minutes. Flytoget departs every 20 minutes on Saturday and every 10 to 20 minutes on Sunday. If you have to be in the west of Oslo you better choose an indirect train, after 28 minutes you can get off at Nationaltheatret Station.

Flytoget tickets
A ticket can be purchased in advance through the website and app of Flytoget, and from ticket machines at Oslo Airport Gardermoen (Flytoget tickets and fares). Contactless payment with your credit card is another possibility. Children under 16 years can travel for free when accompanied by an adult. The prices for a train ride to Oslo can be found below. Drammen is three times per hour the terminus of the train, the price for adults is 226 NOK. The journey time to the fifth largest city in Norway is 60 minutes, i.e. not faster than the regular train service of NSB. Please consult website and timetable Flytoget for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 196 NOK 392 NOK
Youth, students and seniors 98 NOK 196 NOK

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Train to Oslo

The cheapest way to get into the city centre is the regular train of NSB Norwegian State Railways. Every 10 to 20 minutes a train departs from the airport (Oslo Lufthavn) to the main railway station (Oslo S). Tickets cost 105 NOK for a single trip and are available from the ticket vending machines and ticket desks, another possibility is purchasing it online.

Travel time from Oslo Airport to the city and vice versa is 23 minutes, the regional trains R10, R11 and local train L12 leave from platform 4 at the train station of Oslo Airport and always stop at Lillestrøm Station. You can reach this place in 12 minutes, a ticket from the airport costs 82 NOK.

Train tickets
Children from 6 up to 17 years and seniors from 67 years pay less, the price is 53 NOK. Children up to 5 years can travel free at any time by train in Norway. A train ticket entitles you to change means of public transport in Oslo in order to get to your final destination. Please consult website NSB Norwegian State Railways for more information.

“If you opt for Flytoget, you can buy a ticket at the orange ticket machines, trains leave from platform 3. If you prefer to travel with the cheaper regional or local train of NSB, you can buy a ticket at the red ticket machines, trains depart from platform 4.”

TIP: If you want to use public transport during your stay in Oslo and get free admission to more than 30 sights and museums, you can purchase the conveniently Oslo Pass for 24, 48 or 72 hours.

Bus services

Flybussen to Oslo

It is also possible to travel by bus between the airport and Oslo, travel time from Oslo Airport to Oslo Bus Terminal in the centre of the city is 45 to 50 minutes. This travel option is available two times per hour, in the direction of the city and the airport. This service is offered by Flybussen, Linje FB2.

Flybussen tickets
For every paying adult a child up to 17 years of age can travel for free, children up to 5 years of age always travel for free. Children from 6 up to 17 years, students and seniors pay a reduced rate, namely NOK 95 per single journey. In comparison to the trains, Flybussen is relatively expensive for a single journey and relatively cheap for a return trip. Please consult website and timetable Flybussen for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 179 NOK 260 NOK
Children, students and seniors 95 NOK 190 NOK

Tickets

3-Hour Private Oslo & Viking Ship Museum Walking Tour

NOK 315

The Viking Ship Museum is not to be missed nor Oslo's city center. During this Private Oslo & Viking Ship Museum Walking Tour, you'll pillage and plunder your way through the history of Norway just like the Vikings.

Set Sail in Oslo: 3-Hour Jazz and Buffet Cruise

NOK 519

Set sail on Oslo's Fjord for a 3 hour buffet and jazz cruise. Snap pictures of lovely scenery, feast on a shrimp buffet, and enjoy the traditional wooden sailing ship through the calm waters.

Oslo Discovery Tour

NOK 500

Discover the must-see attractions of Oslo city center on an all-inclusive sightseeing tour. Take photos of the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, walk through the Vigeland Sculpture Park, visit the Viking Ship Museum and the Fram Museum.

Activities

Oslo: Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing Tour

NOK 436

Enjoy panoramic views of the city of Oslo on board an open-top double-decker tour bus. The 24-hour pass offers you the opportunity to discover the attractive city at your own pace, jumping off at any of 18 different stops to explore further.

Oslo Fjord 2-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

NOK 339

Explore the hidden waterways and towering escarpments of Oslo's Fjords on a 2-hour boat tour, and discover a dramatic landscape carved out of living rock by huge glaciers over the millennia. Cruise in comfort as you snap pictures of superb scenery.

Medieval Oslo Walk: From Ashes To Rebirth

NOK 200

Looking for an adventure that could bring you off the beaten track, away from the large crowds at the main tourist attractions and show you colorful, lively neighborhoods only known by locals? Stop searching! This Medieval Oslo Walk tour is made for you!

Tours and transport

Oslo: 2-Hour Walking Tour

NOK 200

See the main sights of Oslo on a 2-hour walking tour, and discover the city through a local guide’s eyes. Pass historic monuments, such as the Opera House, Royal Palace, and the medieval Akershus Fortress.

Oslo Highlights 3-Hour Bike Tour

NOK 380

Cycle the flat city center streets of Oslo exploring all the major highlights. Bike in a leisurely fashion past the castle of Akershus Festning, City Hall, Royal Palace, Oslo Fjord, and much more.

Oslo 3–Hour Walking Tour

NOK 2400

Discover the most important sights of this vibrant city. Feel inspired by the contrast of the city and its unique atmosphere by walking through the streets of Oslo's city centre.

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