As the capital of Norway, Oslo is known for its green spaces and museums. The city also offers a range of contemporary services to suit the most discerning business traveller.
Oslo’s international airport, Gardermoen, is served by regular British Airways and SAS services from Heathrow, with a flight time of roughly two hours. Gardermoen offers two hours’ free Wi-Fi, and the Flytoget Airport Express runs from the airport to the city centre every ten minutes at peak times, taking around 20 minutes.
Where to stay
Thon Hotel Ullevaal Stadion is located next to Ullevaal Stadion, home of Norway’s national football team. This contemporary hotel offers conference facilities and is a 5-minute walk from the metro station, taking you all over the city. It offers bright, modern rooms with full access to free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and refreshments.
A bite to eat
Maaeno Restaurant is perfect for a seasonal Norwegian feast. The award-winning restaurant offers hearty, creative food in a modern space, with striking views of Oslo’s skyline.
If you’re looking to indulge in gourmet Norwegian cuisine, Statholdergaarden is the place for you. This world-famous restaurant is housed in a 17th century building, with stunning architecture transporting you back in time.
The Vigeland Park is an open air exhibition of more than 200 sculptures by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. It is open 24 hours a day, and is closest to Majorstuen metro station. Definitely worth a visit if you have time between meetings!