Practical information

Information on accommodation in Oslo, maps and directions.

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the University of Oslo, campus BlindernHelga Engs hus, Sem Sælands vei 7.

The conference takes place at the Blindern campus. The building is just a few minutes' walk from the T-bane (metro) and tram station stops called Blindern/ Universitetet Blindern.

Accommodation in Oslo

A bulk of rooms is reserved for the conference attendees at:

  • Cochs Pensjonat, Parkveien 25, Oslo (15-17 June: price range per person: NOK 620-900). Reservation number: 162356.
    Book Cochs Booking link expires on 13 March 2020
  • Thon Hotel Gyldenløve, Bogstadveien 20, Oslo (14-15 June: NOK 1 195 for one person in a standard room, 15-18 June: NOK 1 495 for one person in a standard room
    Book Thon Booking link expires on 14 March 2020
  • Thon Hotel Europa, St. Olavsgate 31, 0166 Oslo (14-15 June: NOK 1 245 for one person in a standard room, 15-18 June: NOK 1 615for one person in a standard room
    Price is per room per night and includes accommodation, breakfast, WiFi and taxes.
    Book Thon Booking link expires on 14 March 2020
  • Hotel Bristol, Kristian IV's gate 5-7-9 (15-17 June: NOK 1795 for one person in a standard room, NOK 1995 for two people in a standard room) Reservation number: 150620UIOF 
    Price is per room per night and includes accommodation, breakfast, WiFi, access to training centre, and taxes.
    Book Bristol Booking link expires on 20 April 2020

Directions

Oslo Airport (OSL)

Oslo Airport (OSL) is roughly 50 km north of Oslo, and the Airport Express Train (Flytoget) is the fastest way of getting to the city centre. The train leaves every 10 minutes from Oslo Airport to Oslo Central Station (Oslo S), and every 20 minutes to the station Nationaltheatret (train continuing to Drammen). The ride takes 22 and 25 minutes, respectively, and the cost is NOK 195.

Tickets are available at ticket counters and vending machines at the airport, but the most convenient option is E-ticket. E-tickets are purchased by credit card at card readers in the Arrival hall (before the stairway to the platform). Electronic receipts may be printed afterwards by registering here: https://minside.flytoget.no/en#/ Note that you should register your profile/card beforehand.

For timetables and additional information on E-tickets etc., please see the Airport Express Train’s website: www.flytoget.no

From Oslo Airport (OSL) to Thon Hotel Europa, Bristol Hotel, Cochs

Take the Airport Express train to Nationaltheatret Metro Station (direction Drammen).

Note that only Drammen trains stop at the Nationaltheatret Metro Station.

Directions to your respective hotels (see on the map)

From Oslo Airport (OSL) to Thon Hotel Gyldenløve

Take the Airport Express train to Oslo Central Station. Change to the Metro station Jernbanetorget [T-bane]. Take any westbound metro line to Majorstuen.

From Thon Hotel Gyldenløve to the Conference Venue

  • Walking: it takes approximately 20-25 minutes 
    Directions from Thon Hotel Gyldenløve to the Conference venue (see on the map under)
  • Metro/T-bane: Take westbound metro lines 5 (Ringen via Storo), 5 (Sognsvann) 4 (Vestli via Storo) from Majorstuen and disembark at Blindern.
    Directions from Blindern metro station to the Conference venue ( see on the map under)

From Thon Hotel Europa/Cochs to the Conference Venue

  •  Tram: Take either tram 17 or 18 (both Rikshospitalet) from Holbergs plass, and disembark at Universitetet Blindern.
    Directions from Universitetet Blindern tram stop to the Conference venue (see on the map under)
  • Metro/T-bane: Take westbound metro lines 5 (Ringen via Storo), 5 (Sognsvann) 4 (Vestli via Storo) from Nationaltheateret and disembark at Blindern.
    Directions from Blindern metro station to the Conference venue (see on the map under)

 

Maps

The Google map shows all relevant locations for the conference and some directions. You can follow directions with your cell phone or print the maps beforehand. 

Public transportation in Oslo

NB: It is not possible to buy tickets on trams and metro carriages. It is not possible to activate the ticket on board the metro. This must be done at the station.

How to buy tickets? 

  • App: we recommend you to install Ruter app on your mobile. It is the easiest and fastest way to buy tickets. You may pay with Visa, MasterCard or Apple Pay.
  • Ticket machines: you will find ticket machines at Metro stations and in train stations
  • Kiosks and Service Points: Narvesen, 7-Eleven, Deli De Luca and Mix. Ruter's Customer Service Centre (for example at the Central Station).

More information on Ruter (external website)

Pricing and zones

The entire Metro system is in Zone 1. For travelling in Oslo Centre and to Blindern (Conference venue), choose Zone 1. 

Zone map

Prices

  • Single ticket (1 zone): 36 NOK
  • 24-hour ticket (1 zone): 108 NOK
  • 7-day tickets (1 zone): 285 NOK