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OSLO AIRPORT - GARDERMOEN - SANDEFJORD AIRPORT

Oslo AirportOslo Airport – Oslo is served by two Airports - Gardermoen and Sandefjord Airports. Oslo Airport Gardermoen is the main international airport in the country of Norway. Opened in 1998 it is a state of the art building and you'll find it spacious and gleaming and of course it is a very well sign-posted building which makes all the services easy for visitors to find. The location of the Oslo Airport is about 50 kms to the north of the city. Getting from the airport to Oslo centre is simple with an Express Train and Bus service ready to speed you in.

The throughput of passengers at Gardermoen Oslo Airport is over twenty million a year and the airport, so recently built, has the capacity for more passengers and so you passage through the airport will be smooth.

 

The second airport for Oslo Norway is also located 110kms to the south and and it is called Sandefjord Airport or Torp Airport. The low airfare airlines, Ryanair and Wizz also operate to this airport and this has introduced much traffic to Oslo and the surrounding areas.

There are various ways to travel to and from the airports in Oslo, and we outline some below:

Airport Express Train
This is the simplist and quickest option - take the Express Train from Oslo Airport (Gardermoen) to the city centre to Central Station - Oslo S - and it leaves the airport every 20 mins or so. The trip takes only about 20 minutes so this is an easy option. You can purchase tickets at the airport station.

Torp Airport to Oslo is a longer journey and there is no rail service to the city. However there is a bus and it goes pretty well based on flight arrivals that will transport you. The journey to the centre of Oslo is about one and three quarter hours and the cost is around 150 NOK. The service is run by Torpexpressenfrom and you get the bus right outside the easy to navigate terminal building.

Airport Express Bus (SAS transport service) (Gardermoen)
This service goes every 20 minutes on all days of the week. It goes via the following route to/from the airport - Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel via the Oslo Bus Terminal, Clarion Royal Christiania Hotel, Helsfyr and Furuset.
This trip will take around forty minutes. You can get further info by calling Trafikanten 177 or +47 815 00 176 from outside o Oslo.

NSB – Norwegian State Railways (Gardermoen)
All NSB Regional trains operating Skien-Oslo-Lillehammer-Trondheim go via Oslo Airport Gardermoen so this is an option also with NSB Local trains Kongsberg-Eidsvoll - depending on where you are going. For timetables and more info go to www.nsb.no.

Airport Express Bus (Norway Bus express) (Gardermoen)
This bus leaves two times every hour - Sørkedalsveien by Majorstua skole via Sinsen and Grorud. Another bus goes about three times an hour from Bekkestua via Smestad and Østre Aker vei. Another route is Ski, Oppegård, Mortensrud on to Jessheim.


Airport Taxi (Gardermoen)
The prices for Oslo Taxis you'll find quite attractive compared to some other cities and they are all priced the same. Coming from the airport you'll notice that the Oslo Airport Taxis have a logo "Airport Taxi" on the side of the cab.

For other travel you'll find this useful. Riptrax Travel Resource