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

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Fly from Edinburgh, train  •  4h 50m

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

kr 700 - kr 1770

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Train to Aberdeen, fly, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Oslo (OSL) ABZ - OSL
  3. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

kr 1401 - kr 7073

Train, bus  •  32h 17m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 396 / ...

Train, ferry  •  37h 32m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien

Train, ferry via Amsterdam  •  38h 13m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  6. Take the ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien

Bus  •  47h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund 080
  3. Take the bus from Dortmund to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 073 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo

kr 1195 - kr 1500

Train, bus via Legnica  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Legnica
  3. Take the bus from Legnica to Oslo

kr 2880 - kr 7560

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Oslo is to fly and train which costs £60 - £160 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Oslo is to fly and train which costs £60 - £160 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Oslo via London, London Victoria Coach Station, Dortmund and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 8m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Oslo is 931 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Oslo without a car is to train and bus which takes 32h 17m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Edinburgh to Oslo, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Oslo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Oslo is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 9:43 PM in Edinburgh and 10:43 PM in Oslo.

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Oslo.
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  • Distance: 931 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Oslo, Norway?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Oslo via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Dortmund, and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 47h 8m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3300
Flights from Edinburgh to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 3700
Flights from Edinburgh to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 3600
Flights from Aberdeen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4800
Flights from Aberdeen to Oslo via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4800
Flights from Aberdeen to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 5500
Flights from Aberdeen to Oslo via Bergen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 1500 - kr 5500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Oslo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 2700
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 2700
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 950
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
kr 320 - kr 460
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
kr 750 - kr 950
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 190 - kr 1800
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
kr 190 - kr 280
Anytime Day Single
kr 750 - kr 1100
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
kr 1200 - kr 1800
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 4500
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
kr 600 - kr 850
Anytime Day Single
kr 2000 - kr 2900
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
kr 3200 - kr 4500
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 3800
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
kr 3300 - kr 3800
Standard
kr 1400 - kr 1800
Standard Premier
kr 1900 - kr 2500
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 3600
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
kr 3200 - kr 3600
Standard
kr 1100 - kr 1400
Standard Premier
kr 1500 - kr 2000
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
Kiruna Lokaltrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kiruna Lokaltrafik
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 650
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 1200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 270 - kr 370
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 490 - kr 700
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 280 - kr 390
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 1400
Website
Thalys
Standard
kr 650 - kr 950
Comfort
kr 800 - kr 1100
Premium
kr 950 - kr 1400
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 1300
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 650
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 850
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 650
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 2400
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 1300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 35 - kr 50
Website
HVV
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 40 - kr 50
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 250
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 180 - kr 260
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 250 - kr 600
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 250 - kr 350
1st Class
kr 420 - kr 600
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 140 - kr 180
Website
Flixtrain
Hkx
Website
hkx.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
hkx.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 1200
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 240
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 350 - kr 430
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 200 - kr 240
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 600
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 180 - kr 230
Website
National Express
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Legnica
Ave. Duration
19h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 750
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Color Line AS

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Oslo Airport.

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There are 252+ hotels available in Oslo. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 29 min and costs £1 - £6.

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