Favourite airline: Brussels Airlines
The favourite airline for flights from Edinburgh to Oslo is Brussels Airlines.
Brussels Airlines
12 %
6 %
Direct flights are more expensive
Flights with a stopover are on average £80.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 45min
10h 05min
09h 40min
Favourite connection: via Stockholm
When booking flights from Edinburgh to Oslo 57 % of travellers prefer to fly via Stockholm.
1 stopover Stockholm-Arlanda
13h 00min, from £222
57 %
1 stopover Brussels
10h 05min, from £183
29 %
2 stopovers Gothenburg-Landvetter Gdansk
09h 40min, from £191
14 %

Oslo - The Norwegian Powerhouse

The history of Oslo can be traced back over 1,000 years. Today, it is Norway's premier business centre with one of the highest regional GDPs in Europe.


Best of Oslo's attractions

The best time to visit Oslo is between May and October. Peak travel seasons tend to fall between June and August, with late summer being particularly rainy.

Some key dates to note if planning a trip to Oslo include May 17th which is Constitution Day. This a national holiday with processions and a children's festival. Oslo also hosts a number of festivals. In mid-June Oslo holds a four-day rock festival called "Norwegian Wood". In mid-August Oslo there is a 4-day rock festival called "Øya Festival".


Important Oslo facts 

If you plan to take part in winter sports like skiing, be sure to remember to bring your own equipment as rentals can be quite expensive. Also, note that alcohol is prohibited in public areas, and that spirits are only sold in designated shops. Smoking is not allowed in restaurants and bars. The cost of living in Oslo is mostly higher than in the UK and London, while basic meals out are slightly cheaper than in London. Alcohol prices, however, are much higher. 


Local Oslo travel information

As with most major cities there are a variety of means with which to get from the airport to the city centre. The fastest method is the Airport Express train, called "Flytoget", which takes 20 minutes and costs around 180 NOK. The cheapest way to get from the airport is the regional NSB train which takes about 23 minutes and costs around 90 NOK.

There are a number of places from which to choose to rest your weary head in Oslo. Backpacker hostels range around 200 NOK for a bed in a shared room, while a 3-star hotel will cost around 1,600 NOK per night per person. Public transit is quite reliable as well, Single tickets for suburban trains cost around 30 NOK, with travel cards costing around 90 NOK/day and 240 NOK/week.