Travel Budget for Oslo

Oslo Fylke, Norway

How much does it cost to travel to Oslo?

How much money will you need for your trip to Oslo? You should plan to spend around kr1,141 ($118) per day on your vacation in Oslo, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, kr250 ($26) on meals for one day and kr204 ($21) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Oslo for a couple is kr1,355 ($140). So, a trip to Oslo for two people for one week costs on average kr15,972 ($1,647). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    kr1,141
  • One Week Per person
    kr7,986
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    kr15,972
  • One Month Per person
    kr34,226
  • One Week For a couple
    kr15,972
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    kr31,944
  • One Month For a couple
    kr68,452
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A vacation to Oslo for one week usually costs around kr7,986 for one person. So, a trip to Oslo for two people costs around kr15,972 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs kr31,944 in Oslo. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Oslo can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.



How expensive is Oslo?

How much does a trip to Oslo cost? Is Oslo expensive? The average Oslo trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Oslo prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

While meal prices in Oslo can vary, the average cost of food in Oslo is kr250 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Oslo should cost around kr100 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Oslo is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

The cost of a taxi ride in Oslo is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent kr204 per person, per day, on local transportation in Oslo.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    kr678
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    kr1,355
  • Food2 Meals for one day
    kr250
  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    kr32
  • Local Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    kr204
  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    kr133
  • Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1
    kr40
  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    kr96
Flights to Oslo

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How much money do I need for Oslo?

Typical travel prices in Oslo are listed below. These actual costs can give you an idea of the price of travel in Oslo. Please keep in mind that the cost of travel in Oslo can vary depending on your specific style of travel.


  • Tram Ticket
    kr72
Typical tour prices for Oslo

How much do tours to Oslo cost? Multi-day tours can often be an effecient way to see the highlights of a country or region.

  • Contiki Tours for 18-35 year olds
    10 days
    $ 2035
    ($204/day)
  • Baltic Tours Regional experts, low prices
    10 days
    $ 2200
    ($220/day)
  • Intrepid Small group tours for everyone
    7 days
    $ 1800
    ($257/day)
  • G Adventures Adventure and cultural tours
    7 days
    $ 1900
    ($271/day)
  • Trafalgar Award-winning tours
    12 days
    $ 2025
    ($169/day)
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Oslo is not only the largest city in Norway, and also its capital. It also holds the title as the most expensive city in the world. Oslo is a unique capital city in that its boundaries include much forest and wildlife. The city itself is nestled in an amphitheater type setting. The city's core is in the bottom by the fjord, and the residential areas stretch uphill away from the downtown area.

Oslo's population is quite diverse with more than a quarter of the city's population having nationalities outside of Norway. Some of the most heavily represented nationalities include Pakistani, Somali, Polish, Moroccan, and Turkish among many others. In addition to an international population, many people choose to move into Oslo from elsewhere in Norway, giving the city the feel of a "melting pot" for the country. You'll find a great diversity of food, entertainment, and shopping options that heavily reflect the cosmopolitan nature of the population.

Although it's located in the far north, the warm air coming off the Atlantic from the Gulf Stream keeps Oslo's temperature relatively moderate. Summer temperatures are mild and comfortable, and daylight lasts well into the night. Although precipitation is spread throughout the year, August is usually the wettest month. The winter temperatures average around freezing and there are occasionally cold spells. Snow is common and the nearby forested areas make this city popular for winter sports.
Sights
Popular sights in Oslo include the Royal Palace, the University of Oslo, the Opera House, Oslo Cathedral, Kirkeristen, City Hall, Akershus Festning, Holmenkollen and Stortinget. There are a good number of museums around town and some favorites are Henrik Ibsen Museum, Munch Museum, the Nobel Peace Centre, and Emanuel Vigeland Museum and the National Gallery.
Neighborhoods
Central Oslo is spread between the Central Station in the east and the Royal Palace in the west. Karl Johans Gate is the main street that connects these two points. Most visitors prefer to stay in central Oslo because it is the most convenient and interesting part of the city. It's also where you'll find most of the city's hotels and restaurants. There is an Old Town area, Gamlebyen, that is south of the Parliament Building and Karl Johans Gate. Here you'll find some historic restaurants, the Norwegian Resistance Museum and the Old Town Hall. The newest neighborhood in Oslo is Aker Brygge. It's a great place to eat out and there is an interesting walk along the waterfront. It also has a good number of shops, theaters, restaurants and attractions. The West End is a trendy residential section that has some upscale hotels and restaurants. It can be reached with public transit in 15 minutes, and it has a more relaxed atmosphere than central Oslo. Farther west is the Bydgoy peninsula, which has some interesting sights including the Norwegian Folk Museum, the Viking ships, the polar ship Fram and the Kon-Tiki Museum.

Activities
Oslo has many festivals throughout the year, but most of them are during the warmer summer months. Oya is a popular music festival in August. Norwegian Wood is also a music festival held yearly and Ekebergsletta is called the world's biggest football tournament with about 25,000 participants.
Food and Dining
Food can be expensive in Oslo, but there are enough budget options to keep all travelers satisfied. The cheapest restaurants are usually the ethnic ones. In particular the Asian restaurants have good food for a low price. Menus are available at the door. Street snacks are also available throughout the city but may be more expensive than you'd expect. A local favorite is hot dogs. Torggata has a high concentration of budget restaurants including Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese options. There are also some pizzerias and kebab places.

Aker Brygge is on the waterfront just south of the city hall. It's a popular place to hang out during the warm summer months and there are a good number of outdoor restaurants and bars. It's a great place to try local seafood with a cold beer, but it is an expensive place to eat. If you're planning to eat inside, you'll lose the atmosphere and you can save money by eating somewhere else.

Transportation
A great way to explore the city center of Oslo is to walk. It's a very pedestrian friendly city and quite compact in nature. The most pedestrian friendly main street is Karl Johan, which connects Oslo S and the Palace. Also head into the nearby residential areas where you'll be pleasantly surprised by some wonderful architecture, as well as attractions and entertainment. Alternatively, there's a great public bike program you can learn about in the tourist office. For about 80 NOK you'll have one day's access to the bikes available around town. You may use any bike for up to three hours before you must return it. After you return it, you can choose a different bike which you can have for another three hours. Walking and biking are obviously most enjoyable in the summer months when the weather is warm. If you find yourself in Oslo in the winter, the public transportation system with a metro, buses and boats, is quite convenient and definitely the way to go.


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2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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Travel Tips

Bike Service

By backpackguru in Local Transportation
Sticking with it's progressive nature, Oslo has a good public bike service you can use while you're in town. The service isn't available during the winter, but during all other months you can get keycard for one day at the tourist office for a small charge. With the keycard you can access bikes that are all around the city. You have access to the bike for three hours, but then it must be taken back to the bike stall. You have immediate access to a new bike, but each individual bike can only be taken out for three hours. It's a nifty service, and very convenient for getting around town and getting a true feel for Oslo.

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