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There are 4 ways to get from Gothenburg to Oslo by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal Bus4You / ...

kr 160 - kr 200

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Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Halden Tåg
  2. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S R20 / ...

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Oslo 291.1 km

kr 400 - kr 600

Fly, train  •  3h 52m

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

kr 729 - kr 2938

Gothenburg to Oslo by bus

The bus journey time between Gothenburg and Oslo is around 3h 28m and covers a distance of around 294 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Bus4You, Vy bus4you and FlixBus, the Gothenburg to Oslo bus service departs from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and arrives in Oslo Bussterminal. Typically 13 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 28m
Fastest bus time:
3h 25m
Buses per week:
13
Cheapest price:
kr 160
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:10
Last bus departs at:
18:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gothenburg to Oslo bus schedules

Sweden → Norway
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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 Iceland and Norway

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • 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

1.5m

Mandatory

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 1.5 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, returning to Sweden from Norway is currently allowed.

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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 cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Oslo is to bus which costs 160 kr - 200 kr and takes 3h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Gothenburg to Oslo is to drive. Taking this option will cost 400 kr - 600 kr and takes 3h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and arriving at Oslo Bussterminal. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Central and arriving at Oslo S via Halden stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Oslo is 255 km. The road distance is 291.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Oslo without a car is to bus which takes 3h 25m and costs 160 kr - 200 kr.

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The bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal takes 3h 25m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Gothenburg to Oslo bus services, operated by Bus4You, depart from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal station.

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Gothenburg to Oslo train services, operated by Vygruppen AS, depart from Göteborg Central station.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Oslo is to bus which takes 3h 25m and costs 160 kr - 200 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Oslo.
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  • Distance: 255.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Bus4You operates a bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal 3 times a day. Tickets cost kr 180 - kr 250 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Oslo via Halden stasjon in around 4h 24m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3000
Flights from Gothenburg to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3000
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Gothenburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2700
Train operators
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
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
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 Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
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
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 180 - kr 250
Website
Bus4You
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Gothenburg Central Bus Station to Oslo Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 600
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 200
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Gothenburg to Oslo bus services, operated by Bus4You, arrive at Oslo Bussterminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Oslo is 291 km. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Gothenburg to Oslo.

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Widerøe and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Oslo Airport.

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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 Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 45 kr - 60 kr.

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