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There are 9 ways to get from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main by train, plane, bus, ferry or car

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Train, fly to Frankfurt  •  4h 50m

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

46€ - 302€

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Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) OSL - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

99€ - 306€

Train, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) OSL - CGN
  3. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

60€ - 224€

Bus  •  24h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Würzburg Main Station N05
  3. Take the bus from Würzburg, Busbahnhof to Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof 931

Ferry, train via Göttingen  •  26h

  1. Take the ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

Ferry, train  •  26h 29m

  1. Take the ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

Train  •  26h 32m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Halden stasjon R20
  2. Take the train from Halden to Trollhättan station Tåg
  3. Take the train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Södertälje Syd station
  4. Take the train from Södertälje Syd station to Hamburg Hbf
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

Bus, train  •  30h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Szczecin
  2. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Angermuende R
  3. Take the train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof Re3
  4. Take the train from Berlin central station to Frankfurt

81€ - 113€

Drive  •  14h 48m

  1. Drive from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main 1556.6 km

210€ - 310€

Oslo to Frankfurt am Main by train

The train journey time between Oslo and Frankfurt am Main is around 41h 17m and covers a distance of around 2097 km. The fastest train normally takes 40h 32m. Operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), Vygruppen AS, SJ and others, the Oslo to Frankfurt am Main train service departs from Oslo S and arrives in Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
41h 17m
Fastest train time:
40h 32m
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
110 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:02
Last train departs at:
17:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oslo to Frankfurt am Main train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Germany from Norway

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Norway

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Innlandet in Norway
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Mayotte, French Guiana, Guadeloupe
Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Norway

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Germany from Norway is currently restricted.

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt am Main is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt am Main is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt am Main is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main is to bus and train which costs kr 800 - kr 1200 and takes 30h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main is to train and fly which costs kr 470 - kr 3100 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Oslo Bussterminal and arriving at Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof via Københavns Lufthavn, Copenhagen central train station and Würzburg, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Halden, Trollhättan Centralstation, Södertälje Syd station, Hamburg Hbf and Goettingen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 32m.

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The distance between Oslo and Frankfurt am Main is 1097 km. The road distance is 1556.6 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to bus which takes 24h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Oslo to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Bus4You, depart from Oslo Bussterminal station.

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Oslo to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), depart from Oslo S station.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which takes 24h 23m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 26h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 1097.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a bus from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main via Copenhagen Airport, Københavns Lufthavn, Hovedbanegården, Tivoli, Copenhagen central train station, Würzburg Main Station, and Würzburg, Busbahnhof in around 24h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oslo to Frankfurt am Main via Halden, Trollhättan Centralstation, Södertälje Syd station, Hamburg Hbf, and Goettingen in around 26h 32m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 600€
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 700€
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 700€
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 600€
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 600€
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 400€
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Flights from Oslo to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Oslo to Cologne Bonn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Oslo to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Oslo to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Train operators
Flytoget
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
Flytoget AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Halden stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
vy.no
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
HVV
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 Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Halden to Trollhättan station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Halden to Trollhättan station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
SJ
MTRX
Phone
+46 8 580 971 66
Email
kundservice@mtrexpress.travel
Website
mtrx.travel
Train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Södertälje Syd station
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Unknown
mtrx.travel
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Södertälje Syd station to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Snälltåget
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Angermuende
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Polregio
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Bus4You
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 Würzburg Main Station
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vrn
Phone
+49 621 - 1077 077
Website
vrn.de
Bus from Würzburg, Busbahnhof to Frankfurt, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Vrn
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Color Line AS

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