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There are 11 ways to get from Oslo to Odense by train, plane, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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Train, fly to Billund  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Billund (BLL) OSL - BLL
  3. Take the train from Vejle St. to Odense St.

834 kr - 2795 kr

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Bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal 600 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn 600 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Odense Ørbækvej 620 / ...

262 kr - 425 kr

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Train, fly to Copenhagen  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Copenhagen (CPH) OSL - CPH
  3. Take the train from København H to Odense St.

625 kr - 1785 kr

Train, fly to Aalborg  •  6h 39m

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

900 kr - 2950 kr

Train, fly to Aarhus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Aarhus (AAR) OSL - AAR
  3. Take the train from Aarhus H to Odense St.

850 kr - 3120 kr

Train, fly to Hamburg  •  8h 49m

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

1072 kr - 3507 kr

Bus, train  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal 600 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Odense St. Ic / ...

532 kr - 750 kr

Train  •  11h 10m

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

Train, ferry  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the train from Nationaltheatret stasjon to Porsgrunn stasjon R11
  2. Take the ferry from Langesund ferjeterminal to Hirtshals Færgeterminal
  3. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St. 76
  4. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Odense St. Ic / ...

Car ferry, train  •  15h 13m

  1. Take the car ferry from Oslo to Frederkishavn
  2. Take the train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St. 75
  3. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Odense St. Ic / ...

Drive  •  7h 51m

  1. Drive from Oslo to Odense 762.1 km

750 kr - 1200 kr

Oslo to Odense by bus

The bus journey time between Oslo and Odense is around 11h 50m and covers a distance of around 768 km. The fastest bus normally takes 11h 50m. Operated by Vy Travel AB, Bus4You and FlixBus, the Oslo to Odense bus service departs from Oslo Bussterminal and arrives in Odense Ørbækvej. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oslo to Odense bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Odense is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Odense is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Odense is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Odense is to bus which costs kr 360 - kr 600 and takes 11h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Oslo to Odense is to train and fly which takes 5h 33m and costs kr 1100 - kr 3900.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Odense. However, there are services departing from Oslo Bussterminal and arriving at Odense Ørbækvej via Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal and Copenhagen central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Odense. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Odense St. via Halden, Göteborg Centralstation and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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The distance between Oslo and Odense is 503 km. The road distance is 762.1 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Odense without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 47m and costs kr 700 - kr 1100.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Oslo to Odense, including transfers.

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Oslo to Odense bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, depart from Oslo Bussterminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Oslo to Odense is to train which takes 11h 10m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 360 - kr 600 and takes 11h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Odense.
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  • Distance: 502.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

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

You can take a train from Oslo to Odense via Halden, Göteborg Central, Göteborg Centralstation, and København H in around 11h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oslo to Odense via Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal and Copenhagen central train station in around 11h 40m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Oslo to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Oslo to Billund via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Oslo to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Copenhagen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
440 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Copenhagen via Aalborg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Copenhagen via Bergen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Copenhagen via Aarhus
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
440 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Oslo to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Oslo to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2700 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
220 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from Oslo to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360 kr - 1500 kr
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 kr - 850 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Oslo to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
330 kr - 1700 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350 kr - 900 kr
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
120 kr - 130 kr
Website
Flytoget AS
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aalborg St. to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
210 kr - 300 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
230 kr - 320 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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.

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Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Odense
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 kr - 380 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Halden stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kr - 160 kr
Website
vy.no
Train from Nationaltheatret stasjon to Porsgrunn stasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
140 kr - 180 kr
Website
vy.no
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Halden to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Halden to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
SJ
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Bus operators
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55 kr - 130 kr
Website
Vy Travel AB
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55 kr - 150 kr
Website
Vy Travel AB
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 180 kr
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 Odense Ørbækvej
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kr - 95 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Fjordline
Phone
+47 51 46 40 99
Email
info@fjordline.com
Website
fjordline.com
Ferry from Langesund ferjeterminal to Hirtshals Færgeterminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
170 kr - 230 kr
Website
Fjordline
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Oslo to Frederkishavn
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 kr - 950 kr
Website
dfds.co.uk
2-bed inside cabin
511 kr
2-bed sea view cabin
918 kr
Commodore Class 2-berth cabin
1533 kr

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Billund Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Oslo to Odense train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Odense St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Odense is 762 km. It takes approximately 7h 51m to drive from Oslo to Odense.

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British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Billund Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Odense. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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