Car hire in Oslo

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Car hire in Oslo

On this page you’ll find tips and advice on hiring a car in the capital of Norway, Oslo, and the cheapest rental cars at guaranteed lowest price. If this is your first time renting a car in Norway, please read out general tips on car hire in the country via the link below.

Car hire at Oslo airport

Oslo Airport Gardemoen (airport code: OSL) is the second busiest airport in the Nordic countries. The airport is situated just over 30 miles north of Oslo.

Hiring a car at Gardemoen is very easy. You’ll find five of the biggest and most well-known car rental companies in the Arrivals hall on the west side. Getting to and from the airport is also no problem at all as several major highways pass through.

There are also many places to pick up your rental car in central Oslo, if this suits you better.

Where to go around Oslo

There is much to see and do in Oslo’s vicinity. It’s unique location gets you close to both ocean, mountains and beautiful nature. You’ll also find cosy little towns and ski resorts within comfortable driving distance from Oslo. In other words, there is something for everyone! Below we’ll mention some of our favourite places.

Lillehammer
Lillehammer is just over two hours north of Oslo. This city is known for its picturesque city centre and you will also find many cosy streets with old wooden houses to stroll around. If you are a sports fan, you won’t want to miss the world’s only museum dedicated to the Olympics. During winter, skiing is possible in any of the countless nearby ski resorts.

Mølen
Two hours south of Oslo is the largest beach of rolling stones in Norway – Mølen. The famous stones of Mølens were left there after the ice age, approximately 10 000 years ago. Along with stunning views, here you’ll find a total of 230 burial sites covered with the special stones. The oldest tombs date back to the Iron Age.

Porsgrunn
About 100 miles south of Oslo lies the region of Telemark, in which Porsgrunn is located. The city of Porsgrunn has a long tradition of seafaring and was believed to be the most culturally important city during the 1700’s. Because of this, there are many beautiful buildings to discover in Porsgrunn.