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Airports in Norway

Oslo Airport (OSL)

Overview

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.

Location

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, Nationaltheatret, Oslo S, and Lillestrøm. Buses and shuttles travel to and from the surrounding areas and back to the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: (064) 81 20 00

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Bergen Flesland Airport (BGO)

Overview

Bergen Airport (BGO) is for some travellers the preferred entry-point into Norway, a land of outstanding natural beauty characterised by fjords, snow, glaciers, and awe-inspiring landscapes. Also referred to as the Flesland Air Station, the airport sits about seven and a half miles (12km) from Bergen on the coast of Norway.

Bergen Airport is the second-biggest airport in Norway, after Oslo International, which is much busier. It provides good links to other European destinations. The city of Bergen itself is a picturesque place filled with quaint wooden houses and a beautiful harbour. You can, in fact, take a boat directly from the airport into the city. This is a highly recommended activity and the perfect introduction to the significant beauty of the city and its natural surrounds.

Location

The airport is situated 12 miles (19km) southwest of Bergen.

Getting to the city

The Bergen Light Rail and an airport bus service the city centre. There are also boats to a number of locations from Flesland Pier, connected to the airport by a shuttle bus.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: (067) 03 11 00

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Ålesund Airport, Vigra (AES)

Location

The airport is located on the island of Vigra, 15 miles (23km) northeast of Alesund.

Getting to the city

The airport bus travels to Alesund city centre throughout the day and the journey takes roughly 25 minutes.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

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Stavanger Airport, Sola (SVG)

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (11km) from Stavanger City.

Getting to the city

There are bus services available to and from both Stavanger and Sandnes, with tickets costing NOK 130 and NOK 105 respectively. A Kolumbus airport bus also travels to and from the airport to surrounding areas for NOK 35. Taxis also operate out of the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: (067) 03 10 00

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Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS)

Location

Kristiansand Airport is located nearly nine miles (16km) northeast of the city Kristiansand, in southern Norway.

Getting to the city

Local buses are available to central Kristiansand. The airport express, Agder Flyekspress, also offers a shuttle to Arendal and Grimstad.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

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Sandefjord Airport, Torp (TRF)

Location

The airport is located nearly five miles (7km) northeast of Sandefjord.

Getting to the city

Bus services run from Torp to Oslo, Telemark, Stavern, Larvik, Sandefjord, Stavanger, and Kristiansand. Train connections are also available, as well as a shuttle service to the station which is included in the ticket price.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March the last Sunday in October).

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Trondheim Airport, Værnes (TRD)

Location

The airport is located in Værnes, 12 miles (19km) east of Trondheim.

Getting to the city

The airport is located in the immediate vicinity of Værnes Station and trains depart regularly. The journey to Trondheim takes about 35 minutes. Nettbuss/Flybussen buses depart the terminal regularly on weekdays, and Værnes Ekspressen also offers regular service.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

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Tromso Airport, Langnes (TOS)

Overview

Tromso Airport is a very short distance from the city of Tromso, situated on the western part of the island of Tromsoya. This international airport is the fifth-busiest in Norway.

The airport is simply navigated with two terminals a reasonable distance apart. Facilities are basic but travellers should find everything they need, including some restaurants, kiosks and shops. Travellers on a budget should be wary, however, as prices tend to be high.

Location

The airport is situated three miles (5km) northwest of Tromso.

Getting to the city

The Flybussen (Airport Express Coach) runs between the airport and Tromso city centre and takes approximately 15 minutes. The city bus routes 40 and 42 also provide this service. For those interested in taking a taxi, there is also a taxi rank outside of the airport terminal.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

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Oslo Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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