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Oslo – visit the heart of Norway

With about 660,000 inhabitants, Oslo is not only the largest city in Norway but also an engaging destination. An up-and-coming artists’ scene, vibrant nightlife, cultural diversity and numerous shopping opportunities make the city an attractive destination for tourists. In Oslo, visitors on business will also find everything necessary for a comfortable and productive trip: exclusive business hotels and a good infrastructure in the economic centre of the country. The Norwegian city is nestled in a breathtaking landscape of rugged mountains, quiet lakes and vast forests. In Oslo, there are also distinct and unmistakable seasons. While the summers in Oslo are as warm and sunny as in Germany, the winters offer many cold days and lots of snow. SunExpress offers cheap flights to Oslo, whether for leisure or for business. In addition, the terminals offer plenty of possibilities for shopping and a diversified range of eating options is provided, to the delight of the passengers. Book your flight with SunExpress and travel to Oslo easily and cheaply!

Short facts

Local time 13:06
Country : Norway
Language : Norwegian
Currency : Norwegian krone

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Oslo Airport, Gardermoen

In 1998, the airport Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) was put into operation and is considered the largest airport in the country. In addition, the air force of Norway is stationed here. About 25 million passengers travel by plane from Oslo or arrive here every year. The centre of the Norwegian metropolis is 47km away and it takes only about 20 minutes to get to the city centre by express train. Alternatively, visitors can take advantage of the buses, which also make several stops within the city centre.

After the flight to Oslo: the sights of the city

One of the most beautiful buildings in the Old Town of Oslo is the Royal Castle. This imposing building is a landmark of the city and the starting point of many city tours. From here, they lead through the Old Town, for example, to the town hall, where each year, media representatives from all over the world arrive to see to the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. The Oslo Cathedral, the National Theater and the New Opera also fit into the array of buildings in the Old Town. The Karl Johans gate not only connects many of the mentioned sights but is also the main shopping street of the city. Away from the tourist trails, tourists enter the real life of Oslo when they visit one of the wooden houses in Kampen.

Holiday with the family in Norway's capital

On sunny days, a trip with the family to Holmenkollbakken is rewarded with a magnificent view over Oslo. This ski-jumping hill is a popular excursion destination for locals and visitors in the winter. Its own museum shows the history of skiing and its importance to Norway’s culture. Another attraction during the summer months for families with children is the TusenFryd leisure park. It is located 20km from Oslo and features many rides. A much quieter alternative for families is a visit to the Vigelandspark. In it are more than 200 statues made by the sculptor Gustav Vigeland. To learn more about the history of Oslo, a visit to the Viking ship museum, which features three Viking ships, is worth mentioning.

Business trips: flights to Oslo in the economic centre

The importance of Oslo as a business location is indisputable and growing steadily. For business trips to the Norwegian metropolis, there are other reasons to visit besides corporate meetings, including international trade fairs and congresses. In order to get from the airport to your desired destination as comfortably as possible after an outbound flight in economy class, business travellers can, for example, use the on-site car rental services. There are many international car rentals in the airport, the vehicles of which can be picked up at P10 on the U2 level. Alternatively, visitors can reach the cities of Lillehammer, Skien and Trondheim by public transportation.

Need to do some work? No problem!

Working at Oslo Airport while waiting for the return flight is possible thanks to free Wi-Fi, which is available throughout the airport and can be used for a period of two hours, free of cost. In addition, the airport in Oslo offers the possibility to purchase credit for a faster internet connection or longer usage times. Mobile and wireless devices can be used particularly well in the airport lounges. Here, passengers find outlets for operating laptops, and other amenities.

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