Venue, accomodation and travel
Hotels near Jernbanetorget (Oslo S) and the Nationaltheatret is the most convenient location for both arrving by train from the airport, and for traveling with subway to Blindern campus.
Near Jernbanetorget (Oslo S)
Scandic Oslo City, Thon Hotel Opera, Comfort hotel Karl Johan
Scandic Victoria, Hotel Bondeheimen, Scandic Grensen, Hotel Karl Johan, Scandic St.Olavs plass, Scandic Holberg, Smart hotel (NB. Necessary to book breakfast), Coch's pensjonat, Scandic Solli, Thon Hotel Slottsparken
For apartments we recommend:
Frogner House Apartments, Forenom serviced apartments or Airbnb.
The main airport Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL) is located 45 km north of Oslo, and is the most frequently used gateway to Norway. There are direct flights to Oslo from all major European cities, as well as many overseas destinations. From the airport, the Airport Express train takes around 20 minutes to reach Oslo central station (Oslo S) and costs NOK 190. The regional NSB trains also travel from the airport to the central station in about 25 minutes, and cost NOK 101. They do not run as frequently as the Airport Express Train. Ask the NSB employees in red for assistance in buying a regional train ticket. There is also an Airport Express Coach, which takes appr. 45 minutes depending on traffic.
This web page from VisitOslo.com provides an overview of airlines that fly directly to the Oslo area.
You can also travel to Oslo by train, arriving at the Oslo Central Station which is right in the city centre. The web site of the Norwegian State Railways can be found here.
Buses to Oslo arrive at the Oslo Bus Terminal, which is in the city centre, right next to the Oslo Central Station.
You can travel by ferry to Oslo from Kiel (Germany), Fredrikshavn (Denmark), and Copenhagen (Denmark).
The main roads towards Oslo are E6 from the south (east side of the Oslo Fjord) and north, and E18 from the east (Stockholm) and the south (west side of the Oslo Fjord).
For more information on travelling to Oslo, please consult this page at VisitOslo.com