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How to get from Oslo Airport to the city centre

Oslo Airport Gardermoen - photo by Sune Eriksen, Avinor

Most travelers visiting Norway arrive at Oslo Airport Gardermoen. The international airport is located 50 km (31 mi.) from the city center of Oslo. To get from Oslo Airport to the city center you can choose from several modes of transport.

Flytoget - Airport express train

The fastest way of traveling from Oslo Airport to the city center is by taking Flytoget airport express train. The express train departs every ten minutes and the journey to Oslo Central Station is completed in only 19 minutes. To find the Airport express terminal, turn right when you have walked through customs, and you should see the Flytoget signs very soon. You can buy adult tickets easily by just swiping your payment card when entering the Flytoget terminal. Tickets are also available online, by downloading the Flytoget App or by using the ticket machines in the arrivals hall.

Vy - Public train

If you want to save a few kroner, the public trains operated by Vy are a good option. The public trains have 2-3 departures per hour, and the journey to the city center from the airport takes about 25 minutes. Tickets can be purchased online, by downloading the Vy App or by using the ticket machines at the train station.

Flybussen - Airport express bus

The journey from Oslo Airport to Oslo Bus Terminal takes roughly 50 minutes with the airport express bus. Flybussen has many stops on its route in the center of Oslo, so the bus can be a good alternative that takes you close to your hotel. Don’t hesitate to ask the driver which stop is closest to your end destination. You can buy tickets on board the bus and online.

Taxi

A trip by taxi from Oslo Airport to the city center takes about 40 minutes. The price will vary depending on the time of day and the number of people in the travel party. Note that taxi drivers in Norway are obligated to offer you a fixed fare before you start your journey. You can get help to find a taxi at the taxi information counter in the arrival hall.

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