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There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Oslo by plane, train, bus, car ferry, ferry or car

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Fly from Copenhagen, train  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Oslo (OSL) CPH - OSL
  2. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

kr 645 - kr 2269

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Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Oslo 613

kr 290 - kr 360

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Train to Aalborg, fly, train  •  7h

  1. Take the train from København H to Lindholm St.
  2. Fly from Aalborg (AAL) to Oslo (OSL) AAL - OSL
  3. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

kr 1136 - kr 2187

Train  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Halden Tåg
  3. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S R20

Car ferry  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the car ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo

kr 750 - kr 1400

Ferry  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the ferry from København Kvæsthusbroen to Oslo Vippetangen Oslo-København

Drive  •  6h 23m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Oslo 600.5 km

kr 800 - kr 1300

Copenhagen to Oslo by bus

The bus journey time between Copenhagen and Oslo is around 8h 5m and covers a distance of around 603 km. The fastest bus normally takes 8h 5m. Operated by FlixBus, the Copenhagen to Oslo bus service departs from Copenhagen central train station and arrives in Oslo. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
8h 5m
Fastest bus time:
8h 5m
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
kr 290
Carbon emissions:
75 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:45
Last bus departs at:
12:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Oslo bus schedules

Denmark → Norway
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International entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Iceland and Norway

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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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 Iceland and Greenland
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Norway

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Denmark

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway from Denmark.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Norway.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 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 Copenhagen to Oslo is to bus, which costs 210 kr - 260 kr and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Oslo is to fly and train which costs 460 kr - 1700 kr and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen central train station station and arriving at Oslo. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Oslo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Oslo. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Oslo S via Göteborg Central and Halden stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 17m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Oslo is 483 km. The road distance is 600.5 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Oslo without a car is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs 210 kr - 260 kr.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Copenhagen to Oslo, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Oslo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Oslo.
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  • Distance: 483.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Oslo, Norway?

FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen central train station to Oslo 4 times a week. Tickets cost kr 290 - kr 360 and the journey takes 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Oslo via Göteborg Centralstation, Göteborg Central, and Halden stasjon in around 9h 17m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 2900
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 2900
Flights from Aalborg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 2100
Flights from Aalborg to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 2100
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2100
Flights from Aalborg to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 2600
Train operators
Flytoget
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 180
Website
Flytoget AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Lindholm St.
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 600
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 550
Website
Öresundståg
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Göteborg Central to Halden
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
kr 290 - kr 360
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
2-bed inside cabin
kr 777
2-bed sea view cabin
kr 1339
2-bed Commodore De Luxe
kr 3179
Ferry from København Kvæsthusbroen to Oslo Vippetangen
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
dfds.co.uk

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Copenhagen to Oslo train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Oslo is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs 210 kr - 260 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Oslo is 601 km. It takes approximately 6h 23m to drive from Copenhagen to Oslo.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Oslo Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Oslo bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Oslo. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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