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Fly, train  •  4h 23m

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

kr 341 - kr 1816

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Bus  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Gothenburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Gothenburg Central Bus Station to Oslo Central Bus Station Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade - Oslo Central Bus Station / ...

kr 493 - kr 595

Train  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H Ic
  2. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Halden Tåg
  4. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S R20

Train, ferry  •  22h 26m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien Oslo-Kiel

Night bus  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the night bus from Hamburg central bus station to Oslo N613

kr 440 - kr 550

Drive  •  10h 29m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Oslo 1062.2 km

kr 1400 - kr 2200

Germany → Norway
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International entry into Norway from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Germany

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway from Germany.

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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
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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, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Norway.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Oslo is to night bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 14h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Hamburg to Oslo is to fly and train which takes 4h 23m and costs €30 - €180.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Hamburg central bus station station and arriving at Oslo. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Jungfernstieg and arriving at Oslo S via Hamburg-Altona, København H, Göteborg Central and Halden stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 35m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Oslo is 709 km. The road distance is 1062.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Oslo without a car is to bus which takes 15h 35m and costs €45 - €60.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Hamburg to Oslo, including transfers.

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

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Hamburg to Oslo train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Hamburg-Altona station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Oslo is to bus which takes 15h 35m and costs €45 - €60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Oslo.
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  • Distance: 708.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Oslo, Norway?

You can take a bus from Hamburg to Oslo via Gothenburg Central Bus Station in around 15h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Oslo via Altona, Hamburg-Altona, Koebenhavn H, København H, Göteborg Centralstation, Göteborg Central, and Halden stasjon in around 15h 35m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 2800
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 2800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 440 - kr 1300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 1600
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 15 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
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 900 - kr 1300
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 440 - kr 650
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 440 - kr 650
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
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 180 - kr 260
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 200 - kr 280
Website
HVV
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 Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 270 - kr 380
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
Flixtrain
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 230
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 Hamburg central bus station to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 390
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gothenburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 210
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Hamburg central bus station to Oslo
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
kr 440 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Gothenburg Central Bus Station to Oslo Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 650
Schedules at
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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 260
Website
Bus4You
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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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Hamburg to Oslo bus services, operated by Vy bus4you, arrive at Oslo Central Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Oslo is 1062 km. It takes approximately 10h 29m to drive from Hamburg to Oslo.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Eurowings and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Oslo Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Oslo. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs €3 - €4.

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