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Norway, a north European country, which together with Finland, Sweden, and Denmark, forms Scandinavia.

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How can you buy train tickets at Oslo Airport?

In June I will have to travel from Oslo Gardermoen airport to Oslo Central Station to catch the train to Finse. I already booked a ticket from Oslo central station to Finse (with NSB), but didn't want ...
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Required financial support for a Schengen visa to visit Norway

I am travelling to Norway in January, along with four friends. It will be a 9-day trip. I have confirmed return tickets and booked all the necessary accommodation. I am aware that I have to submit ...
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Are the roads in Norway in good condition?

My family is planning to go on a trip to Norway. We are going by plane and some friends said that when you go to Norway, you have to drive a lot with your car. That's why we're going to use a rental ...
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Schengen visa for Indian in the USA

I am currently working in the US. My H1B has been approved but it has not been stamped yet. (I do have the approval papers. I will be getting it stamped by the end of November when I visit India.) My ...
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Currency restrictions on entry/exit to Norway

I am traveling from the US to France, but my flight has a short lay-over in Oslo; can someone explain the currency restriction for entry/exit and whether it applies to travelers passing through. Edit ...
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I am looking for a place in Scandinavia

I am looking for a place in Scandinavia, most likely in Norway. Problem is, I have image of it in my head, but I completely forgot it's whereabouts. I have seen once a picture of it on 9gag, but it ...
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I want to know my chance of getting a visa to Norway to visit my wife [duplicate]

this is the third time I'm considering applying for a visa to Norway and I have been rejected twice. Firstly, I was rejected because the consider my relationship with my girlfriend that I was to visit ...
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Public transit in Stord and Bømlo in Norway

Three of us travelers will be in Bergen, Norway without car, relying entirely on public transit. We would like to make it to Stord and/or Bømlo (ideally Svortland) in the Sunnhordland islands, for a ...
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I want to travel to the Schengen area in 13 days, but it takes 15 days to issue a visa. Can I still apply?

My parents are visiting Europe for 2 weeks (more details below). I currently live in the US but I'm hoping to join them on this trip. My parents made some changes to their itinerary due to ...
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Is 'individually' booking internationally connecting flights a good idea, in schengen area? [duplicate]

Let's say that I'm planning to visit Schengen country-A with an approved Schengen visa. I then find out that Booking my-country --flight to--> country-A is way more expensive then Booking ...
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Do train prices in Norway increase close to date of travel?

Some travel companions and I are planning to take a train from Oslo to Bergen Norway in the first week of August. Now (1½ months in advance) prices are around 500 NOK per person for a daytime train ...
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How to see the Norwegian fjords [closed]

I am currently working in The Hague area of the Netherlands. This summer is too cold to spend weekends on the beach, so I've decided to spend 3-4 days seeing the Norwegian fjords instead. I ...
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Is frozen chicken widely available in and around Oslo, Norway? Is the price higher than other capitals like Stockholm?

I will be travelling to Norway next month. I was wondering about what is available to cook and eat in the supermarkets there. So specifically: are frozen chicken legs/breasts cheaper than other kinds ...
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Where to buy camping stove canisters by Oslo airport in Norway?

I'm traveling to Norway in a few weeks, arriving to Oslo airport. I'm planning on camping in a tent most of the trip and would like to use my gas stove to make tea/food. Since I can't take the gas ...
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What will be open during Christmas in Bergen?

I am thinking to go to Bergen during Christmas holiday on 25, 26, 27, 28 December. I have already checked that train and hostel are available, however I am worried if everything will be closed since ...
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Is it possible to drive from Bergen to Folgefonna?

I'm trying to plan a day trip from Bergen to Hardangerfjorden. I found in another site someone saying Other options, like mentioned before, is to travel to Hardangerfjorden on day excursion from ...
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Driving in Norway with a US driving license

Can I rent and drive a car in Norway with a valid US (California) driving license?
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Travelling to Norway for a month [closed]

I will be travelling to Norway for a month. I have never been to Europe before. I have a few questions: Will my Visa branded cards work in Norway? How difficult will it be to take a 2-3 day trip to ...
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Public transport to Jotunheimen National Park

What are entry points to the Jotunheimen National Park in Norway that I can easily get to with public transport. I plan to land in Oslo in the beginning of September and do some trekking, watching ...
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Is it really necessary to have at least 60 minutes for a train connection?

I'm trying to book a train from Trondheim via Oslo to Kristiansand. The route contains a transfer in Oslo. I have 21 minutes to catch the connection. On the NSB site a warning is issued (Google ...
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How to get to Jotunheimen National Park? [closed]

We're planning to visit Jotuenheimen National Park, Norway in September and we're looking for an advice how to get there and do not spend much money. Choosing between Bergen and Oslo airports it ...
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Bergen and Voss by bike in the end of March

I have a few days off to work at the end of March and I would visit Bergen and Voss. Someone know if is possible rent bike also in this period? ( usually rent a bike and cycling season starts in ...
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Can I get to Germany from Norway with a single entry Schengen visa while having a flight transit in UK?

I have a single entry visa to Schengen countries(type c). I will be traveling to Norway from Toronto, Canada. I will stay for a week, then I will travel to Germany. My flight from Norway to Germany ...
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Schengen visa rules [duplicate]

I have been issued Schengen visa from Norway embassy. I had plans to visit my brother who is living in Norway. Is it compulsory for me to enter Norway first or can I enter any Schengen country on ...
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Can I receive a parcel in Norway without an address?

I am in Norway (Trondheim region) for a few weeks and wanted to order some items from Sweden. Is there a way to have goods shipped to a post office for pickup? The value of the goods is SEK900/NOK890, ...
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Safe route from Bergen Airport to Vik

I'll be travelling from Bergen Aiport to Vik i Sogne over the New Year Period and I've never really had to drive in snow before, and I can't imagine the normal problems faced on a transport level for ...
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Do seasonal flights from Trondheim to Edinburgh, London, or any other part of the UK exist?

Planning a trip with my in-laws to the UK next year, and the Swedes around me keep insisting that we can fly from Trondheim instead of Arlanda, which would be a lot more convenient. I'm not finding ...
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Locating outdoor / hiking shops which sell gas cans in Oslo?

In a while I will be traveling to Norway for a hiking trip. In between getting from the Oslo Gardermoen airport to Finse, I'll have to get gas cans with a that are UNEF 7/16" threaded, which means ...
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Can I import honey to Norway?

My mother has a few beehives and she is producing honey for home use. I am traveling to Norway in a few days and I'd like to bring one jar (1 kg) of honey to my friend there. I am a resident of Bosnia ...
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How big are the luggage lockers at Oslo's central railway station?

All being well, I'm going to be having an 8 hour layover in Oslo next week. I'll be changing between airlines and between tickets, and I won't be able to check my luggage through. Given the length of ...
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Is there anywhere to learn about the Oil industry in Stavanger?

Stavanger, on Norway's west coast, is one of its main Oil cities, and home to organisations like Statoil and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. As a tourist visiting the city, is there anywhere you ...
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Do I need a transit visa? (Schengen)

I am an Algerian national and I have been granted a Norway Schengen entry visa (single entry) valid for one month only because I will be getting a student residence permit once I'm in Norway. The ...
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Mobile Phone Plan for Norway and Europe

I currently live in Canada. In a few months, my friends and I will be going to Norway for 9 months for a program at a school in Norway. The trip will be mostly in Norway but would extend to a large ...
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DNT cabins near the Trondheim-Bergen bus road

I am planning to do some hiking in West Norway where I've never been before. The car rental being a bit too expensive for my budget, I was planning on taking the bus from Trondheim to Bergen (bus #431 ...
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Is it possible to hire a car in Norway with a debit card?

We have been told that it is impossible to hire a car in Europe without a credit card. We only have a debit card (with the Visa logo). Is there anyway around this? We are in Norway where you seriously ...
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Travelling between the UK and Norway as an Australian citizen on a standard holiday visa

I used to be a British citizen, so was accustomed to travelling pretty freely within the EU. Later this year I'll be taking my first trip back to the UK since becoming an Australian citizen - I ...
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ARP or LBO in Norway with Telenor

I'm a foreigner and can't speak Norwegian. That's why I thought I'd ask you guys. Someone has to have experience with this? This summer I'll fly in from the Netherlands or Germany, depending on where ...
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Can I enter Norway before the date stated on visa?

I have the visa from 4 Feb till 4 march but i wish to go there on 1st Feb. Is it possible to enter Norway before the 4 February?
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Transiting Amsterdam with single entry Schengen visa for Norway? [duplicate]

I hold a Fiji Passport and I have obtained a Schengen Visa for Norway. It is a short stay visa and is for single entry only. I will be transiting Amsterdam while going to Norway; will my Schengen ...
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City in which Norwegian Santa lives [duplicate]

I'm no expert in Scandinavian languages (Norwegian and such) but I've been wondering where actually does their Santa (Julenissen) live (city)? I've been able to find ambiguous answers on this matter ...
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Motorcycle tour of Sweden and Norway [closed]

A friend and I are in the early stage of planning a two week motorcycle tour of Sweden and Norway next summer. Our main consideration is the availability and cost of renting two motorcycles for the ...
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What historic sights can I see in Oslo on a 4 hour train layover?

During my journey through Norway at the end of August I'll have a 4 hour layover in Oslo. My train arrives on 07:04 at Oslo sentralstasjon and the train departs on 11:01 from the same station. This is ...
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Is it possible to get to the bus within one hour after landing on Værnes airport (TRD)

I'm flying from Germany (DUS) to Trondheim (TRD). My flight will land at 22:40, and the last bus to the city of Trondheim will depart at 23:40. Is one hour enough to walk from the gate, collect ...
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Tromsø Aurora Borealis tours

I'll spend a few days ( a weekend ) in Tromsø ( Norway ) at the beginning of March 2014. I know from this question that public transport will not help me to watch Aurora Borealis ( Northern Lights ) ...
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Cellular internet coverage in Norway

I am travelling to Norway for few days and need cellular data access during my stay. I am planning to buy '3' network's pay as you go card so that i can take advantage of their 'Feel at Home' facility ...
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Is it possible to reduce the long-distance train fare in Norway?

I want to travel from Kristiansand to Trondheim and back in the end of August. Looking up the itinerary for a random date in August shows that this will cost me around €60 for a two way ticket. Is ...
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How to obtain multiple entry Schengen visa while in Schengen area

I'm currently traveling around Scandinavia (main cointry is Norway) on a single entry Schengen C visa, but would like to travel to Croatia for a short holiday before returning to Norway, then back to ...
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Is the youth price applicable to foreigners for air travel in Scandinavia?

I'm Brazilian and I'm planning to visit Norway and Sweden. I'm planning on making the internal trips through Wideroe and I noticed the prices for youths (12-25 years old) are cheaper. Since I will ...
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How to find sightseeing places around the driving road Stockholm-Trondheim with a car? Any iPhone application to investigate the area?

We are going to drive a cultural exchange trip with BEST Helsinki organisation from Finland and this is our road: We are trying to find out some sightseeing around the area. We are new on this area ...