By air

The main international airports in Norway include Gardemoen – Oslo International Airport (OSL), Bergen Airport Flesland (BGO) and Trondheim Airport Værnes (TRD).

The national carrier Norwegian Air offers regular flights to: Austria (Salzburg), Bulgaria (Burgas), Croatia (Rijeka, Split), Czech Republic (Prague), Denmark (Copenhagen), France (Bordeaux, Nice, Paris), Germany (Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich), Greece (Athens, Rhodes), Hungary (Budapest), Italy (Rome), Latvia (Riga), Poland (Gdansk, Krakow), Russia (Moscow), Serbia (Belgrade), Spain (Alicante, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Madrid, Malaga, Mallorca, San Javier), Switzerland (Geneve), Turkey (Antalya), United Kigdom (Edinburgh, London).

Other airlines that offer flights from Europe to Norway include: Air France, British Airways, Germanwings, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, Ryanair, SAS, Sterling.

Oslo International Airport: www.osl.no
Norwegian airports: www.avinor.no
Norwegian Air schedules: www.norwegian.no

By sea

The main international seaports in Norway include Port of Bergen, Port of Oslo, Port of Kristiansand and Great Stavanger Port. Several ferry carriers offer routes to Norway from Denmark (Color Line, Fjord Line, DFDS), Germany (Color Line), Iceland (Smyril Line) and United Kingdom (DFDS).

Port of Bergen: www.bergenhavn.no
Port of Oslo: www.oslohavn.no
Port of Kristiansand: www.kristiansandhavn.no
Great Stavanger Port: www.stavanger-havn.no

Color Line schedules: www.colorline.com
DFDS schedules: www.dfdsseaways.co.uk
Fjord Line schedules: www.fjordline.no
Smyril Line: www.smyril-line.no

By bus

Some European carriers connect European countries and Norway. Some international bus lines offer routes to Norway from Sweden and Denmark (Eurolines, Swebus Express and Säfflebussen).
Eurolines: www.eurolines.com
Swebus Express: www.swebusexpress.se
Säfflebussen: www.safflebussen.se

By train

If one want to travel to Norway by rail, the best idea is to get to Sweden, Germany or Denmark and there take a train to Norway. These international services are offered by Norwegian State Railways.
Norwegian State Railways: www.nsb.no

By car

One can get to Norway by car from Sweden, Finland or Russia. However, it may be necessary to take a ferry.


By bus/tram

Public transport in Norway is punctual and reliable. In Oslo tourists can use metro (T-bane), trams (trikk) or buses (buss). All three means of transport are run by Oslo Sporveien with common system of fares. Passes can be bought at kiosks, train station or from a driver (on bus). Tickets bought in advance are cheaper.

By taxi

Taxis (drosje) can be found at taxi ranks, ordered by the phone or hailed in the street. Taxi drivers accept credit cards and cash.

By car

Driving is on the right side of the road. International and foreign (European, US, Canadian, Australian) driving licenses are accepted. Driver must also have insurance documents and ownership/rental documents. It is forbidden to drive with alcohol level higher than 0.1 milligrams per milliliter of blood. There are severe penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol. Headlights must be on at all times. Driver and passengers must wear seat belts. Children under age of 4 must sit in child car seats. Speed limits: residential areas – 30 km/h, urban areas – 50 km/h, open roads – 80 km/h, motorways – 90 km/h. Radar traps are very frequent in Norway. It is recommended to have a fire extinguisher, first-aid kit, replacement bulb kit and snow chains (in winter). Visibility vests and warning triangle are mandatory.