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There are 8 ways to get from Scotland to Norway by plane, train, bus or ferry

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Fly Aberdeen to Stavanger  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Stavanger (SVG) ABZ - SVG

kr 711 - kr 3383

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Fly Edinburgh to Oslo, train  •  4h 56m

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

kr 700 - kr 1771

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Fly Aberdeen to Bergen  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bergen (BGO) ABZ - BGO

kr 719 - kr 3811

Fly Aberdeen to Oslo, train  •  4h 27m

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

kr 1204 - kr 4946

Fly Edinburgh to Stavanger  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stavanger (SVG) EDI - SVG

kr 857 - kr 2608

Train, bus  •  33h 39m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 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  •  40h 27m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central 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 Kiel Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien

Bus  •  44h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow 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 1179 - kr 1481

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Norway is to fly and train which costs £55 - £160 and takes 4h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Norway is to fly which costs £60 - £290 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Norway. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Oslo via London, London Victoria Coach Station, Dortmund and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 53m.

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The distance between Scotland and Norway is 867 km.

The best way to get from Scotland to Norway without a car is to train and bus which takes 33h 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Scotland to Norway, including transfers.

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Scotland to Norway bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Norway is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs £60 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £130 and takes 44h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Stavanger Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Norway.
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  • Distance: 866.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Scotland and Norway?

Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe fly from Aberdeen to Sandnes 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Oslo via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Dortmund, and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 44h 53m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 6000
Flights from Aberdeen to Bergen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 4400
Flights from Aberdeen to Bergen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 6000
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
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 3800
Flights from Edinburgh to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 3600
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Aberdeen to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 6000
Flights from Aberdeen to Bergen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 4400
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
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 2100 - kr 4600
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 3700
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
kr 3300 - kr 3700
Standard
kr 1300 - kr 1600
Standard Premier
kr 1800 - kr 2300
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
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 5000
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
kr 650 - kr 950
Anytime Day Single
kr 2200 - kr 3200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
kr 3500 - kr 5000
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
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 Osnabrueck Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 900
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Osnabrueck Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 1100
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 490 - kr 600
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 Glasgow to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 220
Website
National Express
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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Norway is 1h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 11:16 AM in Scotland and 12:16 PM in Norway.

Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Stavanger Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Norway. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Aberdeen Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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