Flights to Oslo, Norway
Oslo is the capital of Norway. The city has several art museums, a Central Business District affectionately known as Barcode and is beautifully fringed by forests, hills and lakes.
It is a transit point for visitors heading to Norway’s fantastic natural phenomena such as the fjords and the amazing northern lights.
The main international airport in Oslo is Oslo Gardermoen Airport.
- 49 km to central Oslo
- A taxi ride to central Oslo costs around RM408 (NOK830) and takes about 45 minutes
- A faster and more affordable to get to downtown Oslo is by the shuttle train Flytoget, which costs RM79 (NOK160) per ticket and takes 20 minutes
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Best Time to Visit Oslo
The best time to visit Oslo is from May to August when the daylight hours are longer and the temperatures are warmer for sightseeing.
Things to do in Oslo
What to see in Oslo
To know more about Oslo’s history, visit the 700-year-old Akershus Castle, an important fortress for Norway in the medieval ages. It has been modernised and converted into a Renaissance castle and royal residence since.
For museum-goers, check out Oslo’s fantastic maritime museums. At the Viking Ship museum, you can see the world’s best-preserved Viking ships and finds from Viking tombs around the Oslo Fjord.
The Fram museum features the strongest wooden ship ever built.
Other museums that are worth a visit include the Zoological Museum, Geological Museum, the Norwegian Folk Museum and the National Gallery.
The Oslo Opera House not only offers ballet and opera shows, but also a great vantage point with panoramic views of Oslo and the fjord.
What to eat in Oslo
Salmon is a staple in Norway due to the abundant supply. It is commonly served smoked and known as Røkt Laks. Another way to eat it is in the style of gravlaks, which is done by dry curing it with a blend of salt, dill and sugar.
The Norwegians also enjoy meatballs called kjøttboller which are served with either mashed or boiled potatoes with a drizzle of cream sauce or savoury gravy.
Day trips from Oslo
Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, is a popular day-trip from Oslo as it is only 50 minutes away by flight. It has world-class art museums, an ancient fortress and a vibrant atmosphere.
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Airports near Oslo
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