Oslo is Norway's largest city and its capital. Despite being the commercial and political heart of the country, and the third-largest city in Scandinavia, Oslo is a surprisingly compact and laid back city. This is a town that perfectly balances cultural treasures with excellent access to Norway's spectacular nature. Home to world-class museums, lush parks, and elegant architecture, Oslo is well worth a visit.
Oslo Gardermoen is the city's main international airport and has flights to city's throughout the world. Skyscanner can help you find the cheapest time to find a flight to Oslo Gardermoen with the Whole Month search tool.
Best Time to Book a Flight to Oslo
Anytime of the year is a good time to visit Oslo. Summers are warm, but not too hot to be uncomfortable, making them ideal for enjoying the city's many green spaces. Winter, meanwhile, is surprisingly mild despite Oslo's northern latitude, with temperatures usually hovering around freezing. That makes Oslo a great city for exploring the Christmas markets or as a base for enjoying the outdoor winter activities outside of the city. Spring and autumn are also pleasant, although you will need a jacket. Thanks to Price Alerts you can get notified whenever airfare comes down on flights to Oslo Gardermoen.
Airlines that Fly to Oslo Gardermoen
Oslo Gardermoen is the second-busiest airport in Scandinavia and it is served by many airlines from across Europe and the world. Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle, which both use the airport as a hub, offer the most flights here. Other major airlines include Air France, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Icelandair, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Qatar Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, and Turkish Airlines.
What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport
Oslo Gardermoen is quite far from Oslo itself, about 47 km, but it has excellent transportation options. Gardermoen Station is located underneath the airport terminal and an express train, which leaves frequently throughout the day, will get you to Oslo Central Station in 19 to 22 minutes. There are also shuttle buses and trains that run to Oslo and other destinations throughout Norway. There is a taxi rank outside the arrivals hall or you can rent a car, which is great if you want to see Norway outside of Oslo.
This being Scandinavia, it should come as no surprise that Oslo Gardermoen is a stylish, modern, and beautiful facility showcasing the best in Scandinavian architecture and design. The duty-free shopping is excellent and there are many great restaurants. There is free WiFi and usually plenty of space to sit back and relax while you wait for your flight. While this is an efficient airport, be advised that lineups at passport control for non-EU citizens can sometimes be long.
What to See and Do in Oslo
Oslo isn't a huge city, but it has plenty for visitors to see and do. Some of the biggest sights include the Royal Palace, the Opera House, and the City Hall, where the Nobel Peace Prize is presented each year. Among the city's world-class museums are the Munch Museum, National Gallery, the Viking Ship Museum, and the Henrik Ibsen Museum. Frogner Park, which is home to the Vigeland Sculpture Park, is one of the most impressive attractions in Oslo featuring spectacular sculptures. Skyscanner can help you find a hotel in Oslo that meets your budget and all your expectations.
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