Oslo Airport is a short 20-minute train ride from central Oslo, making it a great airport to use when travelling to Norway. The airport is well connected to cities across Europe and handles some 32 million passengers annually.
Oslo Airport is easy to navigate around as it has just one terminal with two tiers attached. There is a range of restaurants and shopping options at the airport, but some of them can be quite pricey for those travelling on a budget. Spending a few extra hours at the airport is easy as there are plenty of things to do. Of particular interest is the public art on display.
The airport is situated 31 miles (50km) northeast of Oslo.
Getting to the city
The Airport Express Train and a variety of taxis run between Drammen, Asker, Sandvika, Lysaker, Skøyen, the National Theatre, Oslo S, and Lillestrøm. Buses and shuttles travel to and from the surrounding areas and back to the airport.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).
Tel: (064) 81 20 00
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Sixt, and Hertz.
Taxis are available to the city centre.
Facilities at the airport include banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, left luggage, duty-free shopping, tourist information and a hotel reservation kiosk. Business facilities are available. There is a selection of bars, shops and restaurants.
Outdoor and indoor parking is available for a fee at Oslo Airport (with outdoor parking the cheaper option).
A range of airlines offer flights to Oslo Airport. Passengers can choose from Air Berlin, Air France, Air Norway, British Airways, Continental Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Swiss Air and Thai Airways, among others.
Free wifi is provided in two hour sessions.
Oslo Airport has a number of airline lounges, providing meeting and conference facilities.
Oslo Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.