How to get from London to Oslo

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from London to Oslo

You can get from London to Oslo by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Oslo on 12 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:20London Heathrow Airport8h55 20:15Oslo Airport Gardermoen
1 change
£5021One-way
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10:20London Heathrow Airport8h55 20:15Oslo Airport Gardermoen
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£5021One-way
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13:15London Gatwick Airport6h15 20:30Oslo Airport Gardermoen
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£6631One-way
07:35London City Airport6h40 15:15Oslo Airport Gardermoen
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£6851One-way
11:05London Heathrow Airport5h05 17:10Oslo Airport Gardermoen
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£7041One-way

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Travel Information from London to Oslo

distanceDistance715 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £182
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £5 • 39 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £182 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSas Airways

Travel 715 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between London and Oslo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Sas Airways among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Oslo.

General Information about the Journey from London to Oslo

The Norwegian capital Oslo lies some 1153 kilometres northeast of London and a variety of travel options link the two cities. Flying is by far the quickest mode of transport with several carriers offering frequent daily departures for the 2-hour flight. Passengers can also travel by bus and train. The journey is long and several changes are needed along the route.

Buses from London to Oslo

Eurolines coaches leave London Victoria every evening. for the 35 hour trip to Oslo. The journey requires two changes, one in Amsterdam, the other in Copenhagen. Several stops are made including Hamburg in Germany and Gothenburg in Sweden. The coach arrives at Oslo Bus Station Gallerie in the early hours of the morning of the 3rd day. Another option is to take a Eurolines coach to Lille in northern France and then another on to Oslo via Hamburg. Coaches depart Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings from London.

Trains to Oslo from London

Oslo can be reached by train from London by taking the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Paris or Brussels followed by onwards trains to Hamburg, Copenhagen and finally Oslo. Passengers need to carefully plan their schedule or overnight stops in cities such as Hamburg may be required. Daily departures are available for this route which involves a ferry crossing into Denmark.

Flights from London to Oslo

The London-Oslo route is well served with direct flights. Norwegian Air offers frequent daily flights from Gatwick to Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) or Oslo Torp (TRF). British Airways and SAS also run daily flights from Heathrow to Gardermoen (OSL). Budget carrier RyanAir provides direct flights from Stansted to Oslo Rygge (RYG) Airport which is located about 66 kilometres south-east of Oslo.

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FAQs

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Oslo, Norway is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Oslo from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Oslo, Norway from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Oslo, Norway?

The government of Norway has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Oslo from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Norway is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to London from Oslo restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Norway.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Oslo?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 08/08/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Oslo closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from London to Oslo: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Oslo. Tickets for a train cost on average £5.

This is compared to other travel options to Oslo:

A train is £3 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from London to Oslo costing on average £9.

A train is about £177 less than a flight, which costs on average £182 for this trip.

A train is about £34 less than a ferry, which costs on average £39 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from London to Oslo is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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In comparison, getting to Oslo by train can take on average 39 h 12 min.

The distance from London to Oslo is approximately 715 miles.

The average frequency per day from London to Oslo is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to Oslo as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Oslo:

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from London to Oslo depart from London Heathrow Airport to Oslo Airport Gardermoen.
  • Most travellers take a train from London Victoria to Oslo Bussterminal.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Oslo:

  • You can travel between London and Oslo by flight with Sas Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £182 with Sas Airways from London to Oslo.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Oslo with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Oslo with Norwegian Air Shuttle, British Airways or Sas Airways.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Oslo tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers travelling from London to Oslo don't make Oslo their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Stockholm, Copenhagen or Gothenburg, either of which you could add to your London and Oslo trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Oslo to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from London to Oslo, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £9 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £182 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is on average £39 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £5 one way.

But we recommend booking London to Oslo tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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