Where You Can Fly From Oslo in 2024

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From connections all over the Nordic region to some exciting long-haul getaways, here are the destinations you can reach from Norway's biggest airport in 2024.

This year, the skies are wide open for travellers embarking from Norway’s vibrant capital. With flights to almost 160 destinations, the international horizons from Gardermoen Airport have never been broader.

Family walking through an airport in Norway.

Following recent expansions to the terminal at Oslo Airport, the gateway to Norway's charming landscapes and rich cultural heritage has seen an influx of new routes.

These additions enhance the capital's connectivity, bridging distances to a diverse array of destinations ranging from bustling metropolises and serene beaches to hidden gems waiting to be discovered.

Whether you're looking for inspiration for your next holiday, planning a business trip, or simply daydreaming about your future travels, our curated selection aims to inform and ignite your wanderlust.

So, pack your bags and let us take you on a journey to discover what the world has in store for you from Oslo in 2024. Happy travels!

Domestic Flights in Norway

Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian serve many of Norway's main cities from Oslo. Such destinations include Alta, Bergen, Bodø, Harstad/Narvik (Evenes), Haugesund, Kirkenes, Kristiansand, Trondheim, Stavanger, Tromsø, Trondheim, and Ålesund.

Destinations only served by SAS include Kristiansund, while Norwegian serves Bardufoss, Lakselv, and Molde.

Although Widerøe is known as an airline operating flights mainly in the west and north of Norway, it does operate some direct flights from Oslo.

Widerøe propellor plane at Leknes airport.
Widerøe propellor plane at Leknes airport. Photo Widerøe.

These include Bergen, Førde, Sandane, Sogndal, Trondheim, and Ørsta-Volda. Seasonal destinations include Brønnøysund, Leknes, Sandnessjøen, and Svolvær. Meanwhile, DAT operate flights from Oslo to Florø, Røros, Stord, and Ørland.

Finally, both Norwegian and SAS operate a route to Longyearbyen airport on the magnificent Svalbard archipelago. Explore ice-covered fjords, remote settlements, and rare wildlife including polar bears. Flights typically go via Tromsø.

Scandinavia and the Nordics

Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian both operate direct flights from Oslo to various destinations in the Nordic countries.

This includes all the capital cities: Copenhagen, Helsinki, Reykjavik, and Stockholm. In addition, Icelandair operate a direct flight to Reykjavik.

Smaller destinations across the Nordic region with direct flights from Oslo include Aalborg, Aarhus, and Billund in Denmark. Loganair operates flights to Aberdeen, Newcastle, and Southampton.

Fly from Oslo to the United Kingdom

Those heading to the British capital have several options from Oslo. British Airways serves London Heathrow, as does Scandinavian Airlines. Norwegian flies to London Gatwick, while Ryanair flies to London Stansted.

Norwegian and Scandinavian Airlines operate direct flights to Manchester, while Norwegian also flies to Edinburgh.

European destinations

Many important destinations across Europe facilitate connections to other destinations elsewhere in Europe or worldwide.

KLM fly from Norway to the Netherlands. Photo: David Nikel.
KLM fly from Norway to the Netherlands. Photo: David Nikel.

These include Amsterdam (KLM), Copenhagen (Scandinavian Airlines), Frankfurt (Lufthansa), Lisbon (TAP), Munich (Lufthansa), Paris (Air France), Vienna (Austrian), and Zurich (Swiss).

Turkish Airlines to Istanbul is another important connection service. Pegasus also serves Istanbul.

Outside the Nordic region, the country with the most direct destinations from Oslo is Spain. You can fly to Alicante, Barcelona, Madrid, and Malaga. There's also seasonal services to Palma de Mallorca and Ibiza. But that's not all!

There are also direct flights from the capital to four of the seven principal Canary Islands: Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, and Fuerteventura. The location off the coast of north-west Africa makes the islands a great choice for a winter break.

Game of Thrones fan? The stunning old town of Dubrovnik is the setting for King's Landing in the hit show. For centuries, Dubrovnik rivalled Venice as a trading port but now is a thriving tourist destination.

There are many other European destinations available from Oslo. This is just an overview of some of the highlights.

Fly from Oslo to North America

Experience the true New York life with several direct options from Oslo. Catch a broadway show, eat at some of the world’s most famous restaurants, take a romantic stroll through Central Park or choose one of the thousands of other activities.

From Oslo, travellers wanting to visit the city that never sleeps can choose between direct flights to Newark or JFK. Scandinavian Airlines serves Newark, while Norse Atlantic serves JFK, although the latter flight is seasonal at present.

New York cityscape at night.
New York cityscape at night.

Miami dazzles with its vibrant culture, stunning beaches, and lively nightlife. A melting pot of influences, it's a sun-soaked paradise teeming with artistic flair and culinary delights. Fly directly to Miami with Norse Atlantic year-round.

Norse also offers seasonal service to Los Angeles. From Universal Studios and Disney World for families, to Santa Monica and Venice Beach for sun-seekers, Los Angeles offers something for everyone.

To reach other airports all across Canada and the United States, there are many connections available. Some of the most common are with SAS to Copenhagen, KLM to Amsterdam, or Lufthansa to a German airport.

Rest of the World

The biggest destination in the rest of the world from Oslo is Bangkok, which has long been a popular destination among Scandinavian tourists. Direct flights are operated by Norse Atlantic, and, back from this summer, Thai Airways.

The Middle East is an important destination from Oslo given the number of connections available from Middle East airports. Emirates fly to Dubai, while Qatar Airways fly to Doha.

A trip to stimulate the senses, Morocco offers sun, sand, and spice. In Marrakesh, wander through vibrant markets, meet snake charmers and dine outdoors in this city full of surprises. Norwegian fly direct to Marrakesh.

Another African destination, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital, is a vibrant city blending modernity with traditional cultures, renowned for its historical sites and dynamic markets. Ethiopian Airlines fly there direct from Oslo.

Charter destinations

Charter flights are non-scheduled flights organised by operators for specific trips not part of regular airline routes. They cater to private groups, tourists, or companies, offering flexibility in scheduling and destinations.

Popular charter destinations from Oslo include mainland Spain (especially Alicante and Barcelona), the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, the Greek Islands, and Turkey.

Such charter trips usually include flights, hotels, and transfers, all in one price. They can offer great value, especially if you fancy an all-inclusive week of relaxation on a beach or by a pool.

About David Nikel

Originally from the UK, David now lives in Trondheim and was the original founder of Life in Norway back in 2011. He now works as a professional writer on all things Scandinavia.

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