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There are 5 ways to get from Åmål to Oslo by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Åmål station to Grums station 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grums to Oslo E600 / ...

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Train, bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo Bussterminal Bus4You

Bus, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Norrtullskolan to Ed busstation 775
  2. Take the train from Ed station to Halden Tåg / ...
  3. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S R20

Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Öxnered station Tåg
  2. Take the train from Öxnered station to Halden Tåg / ...
  3. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S R20

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Åmål to Oslo 180.8 km

Åmål to Oslo by bus

The bus journey time between Åmål and Oslo is around 4h 47m and covers a distance of around 264 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 14m. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 55m. Operated by Värmlandstrafik, Swedish Railways (SJ) and FlixBus, the Åmål to Oslo bus service departs from Åmål station and arrives in Oslo. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
3h 33m
Layover time:
1h 14m
Total time:
4h 47m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
3h 55m
Bus distance:
264 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
kr 214
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
13:00
Last bus departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Åmål to Oslo bus schedules

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International entry into Norway from Sweden

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Finland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Sweden

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in Norway

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Considerations leaving from Sweden

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oslo is 815 55 015.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oslo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oslo is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

No, returning to Sweden from Norway is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Åmål to Oslo is to bus, which costs 210 kr - 290 kr and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Åmål to Oslo is to drive which costs 260 kr - 380 kr and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Åmål station to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Åmål station and arriving at Oslo via Grums. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Åmål station to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Åmål station and arriving at Oslo S via Öxnered station and Halden stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Åmål and Oslo is 146 km. The road distance is 180.8 km.

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The best way to get from Åmål to Oslo without a car is to bus which takes 4h 33m and costs 210 kr - 290 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Åmål to Oslo, including transfers.

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Åmål to Oslo bus services, operated by Värmlandstrafik, depart from Åmål station.

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Åmål to Oslo train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Åmål station.

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The best way to get from Åmål to Oslo is to bus which takes 4h 33m and costs 210 kr - 290 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 420 kr - 650 kr and takes 5h 35m.

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  • Distance: 146.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Åmål, Sweden and Oslo, Norway?

You can take a bus from Åmål to Oslo via Grums station and Grums in around 4h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Åmål to Oslo via Öxnered station and Halden stasjon in around 5h 35m.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 95 - kr 220
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 170 - kr 220
2nd Class Ticket
kr 95 - kr 120
Train from Åmål station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 90 - kr 220
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 170 - kr 220
2nd Class Ticket
kr 90 - kr 110
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 95 - kr 140
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
kr 95 - kr 140
Train from Åmål station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 95 - kr 130
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
kr 95 - kr 130
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Ed station to Halden
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Train from Öxnered station to Halden
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Ed station to Halden stasjon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
Train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 210
Website
vy.no
Train from Öxnered station to Halden stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 210
Website
vy.no
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Åmål station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Bus operators
Värmlandstrafik
Phone
0771 – 32 32 00
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Åmål station to Grums station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 90 - kr 130
Website
Värmlandstrafik
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Bus from Åmål station to Grums station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 95 - kr 130
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grums to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
kr 120 - kr 150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
Vasttrafik
Phone
+46 77 141 43 00
Email
kundservicefirst@vasttrafik.se
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Norrtullskolan to Ed busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 65 - kr 85
Website
Vasttrafik

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Åmål to Oslo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oslo station.

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Åmål to Oslo train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), arrive at Oslo S station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Åmål to Oslo is 181 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Åmål to Oslo.

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