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The capital and largest city of Norway.

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Which Norwegian language to learn?

I'm taking a short trip to Norway next year and while doing a bit of research I've been thoroughly confused by which language to learn. Wikipedia goes into great depth about 3-4 different languages, ...
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Train tickets for tourists in Norway from Oslo to Bergen

We are a group of Chinese friends traveling to Schengen countries in March and April. Our last stop is Bergen, Norway and from there we will fly to London Gatwick. We understand that Oslo to Bergen ...
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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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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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Senior aged travelers

My wife and I are 75 years old and modestly fit. We fly into Oslo and plan to board the rail to the city center station. We understand the scenic train to Burgin leaves from this station. My concern ...
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Can I pay with cash for the train from Oslo airport to the central station?

Next week I am travelling to Norway. To get from the airport to my hotel I will need to catch the train to Oslo Central Station. Can you pay by cash at the ticket machines or is it card only? If not, ...
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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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Short trekking close to Oslo

I plan to spend 5 days in Norway, landing in Oslo. Most trekking trips I found are at least 300 km from Oslo, which means 4-5 hours of travelling before getting there. So getting there and back would ...
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What fare zones are the islands visited by the Oslo ferries in?

Looking at the Island ferries map and the zones map of the Oslo public transport system, it isn't entirely clear which zone the islands are in because they aren't shown on the simplified zones map. I ...
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Required to check-in in person at international layover airport

So my wife and I will be traveling to the UK this month, and we booked the flight from Los Angeles to London through Kiwi.com. Our itinerary is LAX to OSL via Norwegian Air, and then OSL to LHR via ...
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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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Is it possible to get a reasonably priced and safe taxi from Oslo Airport after 11:00 p.m?

I'll be having lot of luggage with me and will be arriving in Oslo around 11:00 p.m. Is it possible to get a taxi during late hours? If so, How do I book the taxi (I will have NOK in cash and ...
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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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Newark to Oslo to Bergen: Where do I go through Customs & Immigration?

I've got an itinerary coming up where I'll be flying SAS from Newark, New Jersey to Oslo, Norway, followed by a connecting flight to Bergen. Both flights are part of the same booking. It's only just ...
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bus travel from Oslo airport to oslo bus station

I will be travelling from Oslo Gardemoen airport to oslo , as I probably won't clear customs until about midnight I will have missed the last train. Is it possible to use a credit card to pay for the ...
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Transfer time at Oslo OSL Airport

TL;DR: Is a 1h20m transfer time enough for a EU citizen at Oslo (OSL) airport? I'm looking into buying plane tickets to Norway with a transfer in Oslo. The flight will be Munich(MUC) ➡ Oslo(OSL) ➡ ...
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Train from Oslo airport to Drammen

I'm flying into Oslo airport on Monday 4th August, landing around 3 pm. I need to get to Drammen by train. Where do I buy a ticket and is it easy? Also any advice on platforms etc is greatly ...
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Can two people from two different locations fly on the same plane? [closed]

My girlfriend and I live apart, I'm in Toronto and she lives in Oslo. On Oct 20 I'm planning to fly to Oslo via Reykjavik, while my return flight to Toronto will be on Oct 26 via the same stopover in ...
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When changing airlines on different tickets, do I have to go through customs in Oslo?

I'm taking a flight (Delta Airlines) from the United States, landing in OSL (Oslo, Norway), getting on a flight with a different airline (British Airways), which will take me to my final destination ...
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How to effectively find flights from Oslo, Norway?

I encountered a problem that it is hard to find cheap flights from Oslo, both Oslo(OSL) and Sandefjord(TRR). There are many low-costs such as Wizzair, Norwegian, Ryanair but always when I want to ...
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Oslo Sandefjord train to Oslo Gardemoen [closed]

What is the best connection between these two Oslo airports? Distance and time needed?
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Is a transit visa required in Stockholm for a resident permit holder of Norway? [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Oslo, Norway on a resident permit. I have a transit at Stockholm, Sweden. Do I need a transit visa for the same travel?
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Best route to travel among: Cologne, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm [closed]

I am planning to make a trip to Scandinavian countries from Cologne, Germany. But I am confused which route(Cologne-Norway-Sweden-Denmark-Cologne or any other order) will be most cost efficient. My ...
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How many days do you need (minimum) to visit Oslo and others? [closed]

I will be visiting Norway the next August and due my route (I will be travelling around the country) I have doubts about visiting Oslo half and a day or just half day (about 5-6 hours). I have read ...
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Transferring between airports in Oslo (Norway) [closed]

What is the quickest, cheapest and safest way to transfer from Moss Airport Rygge in Norway to Oslo Gardermoen airport and how long would it take?