Flights from Oslo
Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
Oslo Airport, Gardermoen is the main airport that serves the Oslo area. The airport is located five miles from downtown Oslo at Edvard Munchs veg, 2060 Gardermoen, where it provides flights to nearly 21 million passengers a year, making it the second busiest airport in Norway. Orbitz.com can assist travelers in locating cheap flights from Oslo on some of the twenty-three airlines that service the airport, including United, Scandinavian, British Airways and Finnair.
Parking at the Airport
There are two parking garages and six outdoor parking areas available at the Oslo Airport. The outdoor lots are conveniently located within walking distance to the main terminal while a free shuttle bus is available from the other parking areas further away. Parking in these lots can be charged by the hour, day or week. Free express parking is available for the first 30 minutes in the P-zones and short-term parking is available for up to 24 hours. A facility in parking garage P10 also offers car care services so your car can get a polish or repairs while you are away.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com can help locate the cheapest rental cars in the area for transportation to and from Oslo Airport. Rental agencies located at the airport include Hertz, Avis, Eurocar and Budget. The Airport Express Train provides transportation from the Oslo Central Station to the airport every 20 minutes for a flat fee, while Airport Express buses depart for the airport every 20 minutes from various hotels in the region including the Clarion Royal and the Furuset. Airport taxi services are also available at metered rates to and from the airport from various locations throughout the city.
Dining Options Before You Leave
For travelers who wish to grab a bite of breakfast before their flight, the Monolitten Café offers a sit-down breakfast menu with various hot and cold dishes from around the world. Several McDonald's outlets can also be found around Oslo if you would like a cup of coffee before heading to the airport. Using Orbitz.com, you can book cheap flights from Oslo and confirm all your travel plans in advance so you are sure to have a smooth and hassle-free trip.
Flights to Tromso
Tromso Airport in Langnes, Norway
Tromso is the historical capital of the Norwegian Arctic. Flights to Tromso that are available for online booking through Orbitz.com usually land at Tromso Airport. The airport, which serves 12 airlines, is located in Langnes, about 1.7 miles from downtown Tromso.
Transportation Options from Tromso Airport
Lines 40 and 42 of the Tromso municipal bus service stop at the airport. The ride takes about 25 minutes, and the price for a bus ticket is 28 kronor. The airport shuttle bus runs from 5:40 a.m. until midnight, making stops at three major hotels, as well as at other central locations. The ride takes about 15 minutes and costs 60 kronor. Taxi prices are about 120 to 150 kronor. If you book a rental car along with your flight on Orbitz.com, you can pick it up at the rental car facility near the main terminal.
Weather in Tromso
Tromso is located near the Arctic Circle, and the average winter temperature from November through February is about 30 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 20 to 25 degrees Fahrenheit at night. The warmest months in Tromso are June through September. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s and high 50s, with temperatures falling at night.
Attractions in Tromso
Tromso has 24 hours of daylight during the summer months. A series of concerts is held every summer in the Arctic Cathedral, and the cathedral itself is a popular attraction due to its original architecture and glass mosaic. The Polaria arctic aquarium features species of aquatic life native to the area, and the botanical gardens feature plants that cannot grow anywhere else, because they require Arctic climactic and lighting conditions. Tromso also offers breathtaking views and scenery of the Norwegian fjords. You can get a great view of Tromso and its surrounding area by taking the Fjellheisen cable car. When you book one of the cheap flights to Tromso available through Orbitz.com, you can enjoy everything the city has to offer.
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