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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 Taxi
50 km
45 min
NOK 900.-

Public transport

Train Flytoget to Oslo and Drammen

The most comfortable way of travelling to and from Oslo Airport is high-speed rail 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. Flytoget departs every 20 minutes on Saturday and every 10 to 20 minutes on Sunday. Depending on which train you will take, travel time to Oslo Central Station (Oslo Sentralstasjon) is 19 or 22 minutes. 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.

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 256 NOK. The journey time to the fifth largest city in Norway is 60 minutes, thus not faster than the regular train service of Vy. Flytoget trains depart from platform 3 at Oslo Airport. Please consult website and timetable Flytoget for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 210 NOK 420 NOK
Youth, students and seniors 105 NOK 210 NOK

Top 5 sights in Oslo

1. Akershus, buy the Oslo Pass including sights and public transport
2. Munchmuseum, buy the Oslo Pass including sights and public transport
3. Bygdøy Peninsula: Norsk Folkemuseum, Vikingskipshuset, Frammuseum, Huk & Paradisbukta Beach
4. Vigeland Sculpture Park, located in Frogner Park
5. Oslofjord sightseeing cruise
– You can also explore the hilly Oslo by bike, the shared bicycles of Oslo Bysykkel are highly recommended!

Train to Oslo and Drammen

The cheapest way to get into the city centre is the regular train of Vy 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 114 NOK for a single trip and are available from the ticket vending machines and ticket desks, another possibility is purchasing it online. Children from 6 up to 17 years and seniors from 67 years pay less, the price is 57 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. A ticket is valid in 4 zones for a period of 2.5 hours. 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 1 and 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 89 NOK. Please consult website Vy Norwegian State Railways for more information.

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 one time per hour, in the direction of the city and the airport. This service is operated by Flybussen, Linje FB2. For every paying adult four children 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 119 NOK per single journey. In comparison to the trains, Flybussen is relatively expensive. Tickets are valid for all departures on the selected day. If you buy a ticket on board the bus, it will be more expensive. Please consult website and timetable Flybussen for more information. You can also take bus line FB1 to Majorstuen in Oslo and bus line FB5 to the centre of Oslo (final stop: Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel) via Bislett.

Prices Single Return
Adults 199 NOK 299 NOK
Children, students and seniors 119 NOK 199 NOK

Vy Flybussen to Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad is Norway’s sixth largest city, located southeast of Oslo. Bus line FB11 connects Oslo Airport with the centre of Fredrikstad. The journey time from the airport to Fredrikstad is 2 hours. Tickets are available online for 339 NOK, next to this it is possible to buy tickets at the airport. In Fredrikstad you can change to the bus or train to Sarpsborg. Tickets are valid for all departures on the selected day. If you buy a ticket on board the bus, it will be more expensive. Please consult website and timetable Flybussen for more information.

Discover and book tickets, activities and tours:

Tickets

Ticket

Oslo Pass Including Public Transport

Save time and money during your visit to Oslo with the Oslo Pass. Choose between a 24, 48, or 72-hour card and enjoy admission to over 30 attractions and museums, access to a suite of great tours, and unlimited travel on the city's public transportation.

Ticket

Oslo: Paradox Museum Entry Ticket

Trick your mind with 70 paradox-based exhibits with this ticket to the family-friendly Paradox Museum Oslo. Engage yours senses with interactive exhibits and reality-defying optical illusions.

Ticket

Oslo: Best of Oslo Walking Tour

Discover the historic city of Oslo at your own pace with a guided walking tour. Explore charming streets to find landmarks, museums, restaurants, and bars before walking in the parks.

Activities

Activity

Oslo: Sightseeing Cruise through Oslo's Fjords

Explore the diverse and unique islands and colorful houses of the Oslo Fjord on a boat tour, discovering charming landscapes, amazing city views, and the beautiful hills surrounding Oslo. Cruise in comfort as you snap pictures of superb scenery.

Activity

Oslo: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

Access one of the most convenient forms of transportation around Oslo with a 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Choose your duration and travel to the most iconic landmarks in the city.

Activity

Oslo: Fjords Evening Buffet Cruise

Climb aboard a wooden sailing ship for a 3-hour cruise of the Oslo fjords. Pass a maze of green islands, and sit back to enjoy the cinematic scenery. Savor the fresh flavor of fjord shrimps at a dinner buffet, with hot and cold drinks from the bar.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Oslo Highlights 3-Hour Bike Tour

Cycle through the city center streets of Oslo while exploring all the major highlights, including City Hall, Royal Palace, Oslo Fjord, and more.

Tour & transport

Oslo: Grand City Tour and Fjord Cruise

Discover Oslo's must-see attractions with this combo tour. Visit Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Fram Museum, the Norwegian Folk Museum, and enjoy a 2-hour cruise on Oslofjord.

Tour & transport

Self-Guided Norway Tour: Oslo to Bergen

This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjords and mountains scenery, including Europe’s top scenic rail journeys.

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