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Important information about the airports and how to travel to Fredrikstad and Hvaler:
Travelling To Fredrikstad Hvaler
THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO TRAVEL TO HVALER. DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN GET ON THE BUS IN OSLO AND NOT HAVE TO GET OFF UNTIL YOU ARRIVE AT HVALER? IF YOU ARRIVE AT OSLO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AT GARDERMOEN YOU CAN WALK FROM THE TERMINAL AND EMBARK ON A BUS THAT BRINGS YOU STRAIGHT TO FREDRIKSTAD. FROM FREDRIKSTAD ANOTHER BUS TAKES YOU TO HVALER.
IF YOU PREFER TO ENJOY THE NATURE WHILE TRAVELLING, AND HAVE THE TRIP ITSELF BE A PART OF THE DESTINATION, WE RECOMMEND LETTING THE NSB (THE NORWEGIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY) TAKE YOU ON A GREAT TRIP TROUGH ØSTFOLD'S BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE. THE TRIP ENDS IN FREDRIKSTAD AND FROM HERE YOU GO BY BUS TO THE HVALER ISLANDS.
PLEASE FIND ALL RELEVANT TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION BELOW. THE INFORMATION CONTAINS EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR TRAVELLING TO AND FROM HVALER, NO MATTER WHERE YOUR JOURNEY COMMENCES FROM. PLEACE REMEMBER THE IMPORTANCE OF A TIMETABLE IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO GO ISLAND HOPPING BY THE HVALER FERRIES. HAVE A NICE TRIP TO HVALER!
Oslo has two airports with varying degrees of accessibility to Fredrikstad and Hvaler; Oslo Gardemoen (OSL) and Sandefjord Torp (TRF).
The largest airport in Norwayto fly is Oslo Gardemoen. All major airlines fly into Gardemoen. Upon arrival
at Gardemoen follow the orange signs to the airport train (Flytoget). Buy your ticket at the automatic
kiosk and proceed down the escalators to the train. The train goes every 10 mins, on weekdays, to
Oslo Central Station and takes 19 mins. From here there is easy access to all forms of public transit.
Airport website: http://www.osl.no/
Airport train website: http://flytoget.no
Oslo’s second airport is in Sandefjord and is serviced by Ryan Air, Wizz Air, KLM, Norwegian and
Widerøe. There is a bus service from Sandfjord Torp to Oslo city centre. The bus takes about an hour
and 45 mins and leaves 35 mins after international arrivals. The bus arrives at the Oslo Bus Depot.
From here there is easy access to public transport.
Airport website: http://www.torp.no
Airport bus website: http://torpekspressen.no/
It is also very easy to arrive in Oslo by train. For more information visit www.nsb.no.
Oslo has very good public transit. It is possible to buy tickets at most convenience stores, metro
stations and on public transport. It is cheaper to buy your ticket before hand than on the bus or tram.
You can buy single trip, 24 hour or mulit trip tickets. For more information visit www.ruter.no. This
website has very good trip planning and maps.