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 over 18 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, such as the Ad Astra piece by Carin Wessel, which uses over 100,000 feet (30,000 metres) of thread to give the impression of clouds and webs.
The airport is situated 29 miles (47km) northeast of Oslo.
Getting to the city
An Airport Express train and a variety of taxis go to the city centre. An airport bus travels between the Oslo Bus Terminal downtown and the airport, with night services connecting to every arrival.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +47 64 81 20 00
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.
Facilities at the airport include banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, a post office, left luggage, duty-free, tourist information and hotel reservation kiosk. Business facilities are available including fax and Internet access. There is a selection of bars, shops and restaurants. Disabled Facilities are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
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, SAS, SunExpress, Swiss Air and Thai Airways as well as many, many more.
Passengers can collect a wifi access code from one of the airport restaurants. This enables an hour of free wifi on the AIRPORT network. Internet stations are also available throughout the terminal.
Oslo Airport has a number of airline lounges. Business facilities are also available at the service desk. The Park Inn Oslo Airport provides meeting and conference facilities.
Oslo Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.