Stay close to OSL
If you are flying into Oslo Gardermoen Airport then you will probably also be in need of a place to stay in the nearby area. When travelling on a budget, hostels can be a smart choice in accommodations, as can cheap hotels.
Oslo Gardermoen Lufthavn, opened in 1998, is currently the largest of the three airports that serve this Norwegian capital city. The airport is located 50 kilometers north of Oslo city centre accommodation.
There are no hostels located really close to the airport, but instead book a room in one of the cheap hotels nearby such as the Gardermoen Hotel Bed & Breakfast (see below). Nearest hostels are located in Oslo city centre, which are easy to reach by public transport.
Best hotels near Oslo Airport
Distance to Airport: 12 minutes walk to terminal
Walking Distance, Top Hotel, Restaurant
Distance to Airport: 3 minutes walk
Walking Distance, Popular Hotel
Distance to Airport: 8 minutes by shuttle
Budget Friendly (Affordable), Breakfast included
4. Anker Hostel
Distance to Airport: 37 minutes by public transport
Cheap Hostel, Oslo City Centre
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Accommodation in Norway near International Airport in Oslo
Some properties offer shuttle service
One of the services offered to travelers at Oslo Gardermoen Airport is a staffed information desk in the arrivals hall. Here you are able to learn more about the area itself and tourist attractions in the nearby area, as well.
While there are two hotels located right there at the Oslo Gardermoen Airport, there are also many other accommodations options to be found in the surrounding Gardermoen area. Some of the area’s hotels are even served by shuttle buses.
These buses depart at least twice an hour right from the terminal, allowing you convenient access to your hotel. Book your hotel accommodations in the arrivals hall and then skip the rental car or taxi by simply taking advantage of these hotel shuttles.
You will enjoy visiting the Oslo area when you stay in a cheap hotel or hostels right near the airport. Staying in a hostel gives you the opportunity to meet new people as well because when you make a reservation in a hostel you are typically reserving a bed in a room with a bunch of other travelers, rather than your own private room.
There really is no better way to meet new and different individuals that when you stay in hostels. Get to know the locals and those other visitors who are up for a new experience just like you!
On the other hand, if you are traveling with a large group, hostels are a good choice because your whole group can save money by sharing a room. Most hostels and some cheap hotels also offer free breakfast in the mornings – just another way to save some cash.
And of course, if you are looking to travel on a small budget, cheap accommodations are the way to go. This is an easy place to save money when you travel.
Book the best and more affordable accommodations ahead of time upon arriving in Oslo. Save money on a cheap OSL hotel reservation that you can then use to enjoy visiting the city. See the sights, enjoy the local food and explore all that the Oslo area has to offer when you save money on your accommodations by staying in a hotel or budget friendly hostel.
Book early for great availability for the best hotels and hostels near Oslo Airport Gardermoen. You could save up to 10%, 20%, 50% or more on room rates.
Oslo International Airport Gardermoen
Oslo Airport — Oslo Airport is a very modern airport (opened in 1998) and is the most important airport in Norway. The other Oslo airport is Sandefjord Airport, especially used by budget airlines.
Airlines serving the Lufthavn include Air France, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Qatar Airways, SAS Scandinavian Airlines and United Airlines.
Location — The Oslo Airport Gardermoen is 50 kilometers north of Oslo, the capital of Norway.
Time zone — GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : Oslo Gardermoen Airport is accessible by the motorway E6. Follow the signs to ‘Gardermoen’. Take the E6 to the 174 directly to the airport.
Address — Oslo Lufthavn, PO Box 100 (Edvard Munchs veg), NO-2061 Gardermoen, Norway
Airport Code — OSL
Country Code — 47
Car Hire — In the Oslo Airport Arrivals Hall, close to the train station, you can find counters for the car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Statoil.
Public Transport — #Rail : An express train – Gardermobanen – leaves Oslo airport six times per hour to the Oslo city centre (travel time: 20 minutes, tel: +47(0)815 00 777). Furthermore, all regular trains (tel: +47(0)815 00 888) on the Skien-Oslo-Lillehammer-Trondheim line also stop at the Oslo airport.
— #Bus : The special SAS Airport Bus goes from the airport to the Central Station in Oslo and further on to the Radisson Scandinavia Hotel (travel time about 40 minutes).
At night a bus goes to the bus terminal in Oslo. Express busses from NOR-WAY Bussekspress maintain a connection between the airport and Oslo, Bærum, Fredrikstad, Skien and Gjøvik. The terminal for other regional busses is next to the train station.
— #Taxi: Taxis are outside the Arrivals Hall. There are several taxi companies which all use a fixed price.