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Quietly Wonderful Oslo awaits

Active, Urban and Green

The mix of a capital city vibe and stunning nature makes Oslo a cosmopolitan seaside city. Visitors can enjoy the unique experience of a brisk forest walk, the relaxing fjord breeze and the vibrant atmosphere of the city - all in one day. Numerous museums and actvities, exciting boroughs, historical sites, world-renowned attractions and a thriving culinary scene offer plenty of options for things to see and do. Whether you want to learn about vikings or Norwegian history and explorers at Bygdøy, zip-line down the Holmekollen ski jump, chase ghosts at Akerhus Fortress, have dinner by the fjord or walk in the footsteps of Munch and Ibsen, Oslo is the scene to explore! The newly opened National Museum has become an iconic land mark and awaits you discovery.

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What you need to know



Distance from pier to city center

Downtown = Karl Johans Street or City Hall (5 minutes by taxi, 10 minutes’ walk).
Akershus Fortress is just next to the Akershus Pier.

Transportation to/from airport

50 km (19 minutes by train and 30 minutes by taxi)


Norwegian krone NOK

Transport to/from city center

Taxis on pier

City Card

Downloadable map

Oslo Guide

Important Port Matters

The cruise ships dock close to the city center and you are in walking distance to many of the attractions!

Berthing policy: First come, first served.

Revier Pier

Max LOA: 300 m Max depth: 8,4 mType of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Cruise pax Fenders available (brand and type): Rubber fenders Bollard strength: 50 tons Learn more
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Filipstad Pier

Max LOA: 340 m Max depth: 10,3 mType of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Cruise pax Fenders available (brand and type): Rubber fenders Bollard strength: 27 by 50 tons Learn more

Covid-19 Information

There are currently no COVID-19 restrictions in any of the 31 Cruise Baltic destinations. If the situation changes, this section will be updated with the necessary information regarding each port and destination.

Port Fees

Harbour dues (Currency/GT)

1,10 NOK/GT

Passenger dues (Currency/PAX)


Services available for guests

Always available
Available in some cases
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Personal welcome

On request

Musical welcome and/or farewell

Water arch and crest ceremony.

Free local food samples
Cruise guest national flags
Shops open on Sundays

Shops in the cruise terminal are open – not all in the city, but some.

Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests

Yes, most are flexible on request.

Independent guest reception and help

Can be arranged.

Local life and events with locals

Can be arranged.

Mailbox available
Signed walking route from pier to city centre and/or public transport

Port promenade

Tourist information

Mobile tourist information

Free Wi-Fi in port

Free wifi in all city center.

Destination collaboration/shore excursions
Local cruise network

Oslo Cruise Partners More than 50 companies have joined forces to develope and promote Oslo as an attractive cruise destination.

Authorized guides
Free shuttle available

On request

City centre within 1 km from pier

Town center 200 meters away from quay.

Publicly regulated taxis

If ordered. Taxi pad in port for order of taxis.

Bike rental including map or GPS

Can be arranged.

Hop on/hop off services in port area
Turnaround facilities
Direct flights to USA
Airport less than one hour drive from port

Oslo Airport is 45 km from city center.

Airport less than one hour drive from city centre
Free Wi-Fi in airport

Destination Highlights

Experience older and modern art, contemporary art, architecture and design all under one roof and in completely new ways.

Waterfront Icons by the Harbour Promenade

Explore The Norwegian Opera and Ballet, Akershus Fortress, Oslo City Hall, Aker Brygge, The Astrup Fearnley museum on Tjuvholmen and the Oslo Fjord as you walk along the Harbour Promenade.

The Munch Experience

Enjoy Munch’s art at the National Museum, at MUNCH or in the University Aula. Visit the Ekeberg park where Munch was inspired to paint the Scream.

Bygdøy Museums

Walk through the history of Norway at The Viking Ship Museum, The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, The Polar Ship Museum, The Kon-Tiki Museum, The Norwegian Maritime Museum.

Vigeland Sculpture Park

Discover more than 200 sculptures in one of Oslo's most famous attractions.

Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump

Take in 4000 years of skiing history as well as the amaqzing view of Oslo from the top of Holmenkollen Ski Jump.

Karl Johan Pedestrian Street

The main street is located in the heart of Oslo. Shop, eat and enjoy the sights along the way! Walk in the footsteps of Henrik Ibsen from the Grand Café, past the National Theatre, to the Royal Palace.

The National Museum

Experience older and modern art, contemporary art, architecture and design all under one roof and in completely new ways.

Exciting extras

Tjuvholmen and Aker Brygge

Fjord waterfront, the old shipyard area has become Oslo’s coolest neighbourhood.

City Hall Square with Nobel Peace Centre

The Nobel Peace Centre and the City Hall where the Peace Prize is presented.

Akershus Fortress

Medieval castle, dark dungeons and plush upper floors. Also: Museum of Resistance and Defence, Norway’s WWII history.

Vulkan Food Market

In an old workshop, Vulkan Food Market offers produce from the best suppliers in Norway.

Oslo Area

Glassblowers at Hadeland Glassworks, Contemporary art at Henie Onstad Art Centre, The Christmas House, home of St. Claus.

What’s on right now in Oslo?

There are no upcoming events at the moment

Excursions – on and off the beaten path


Must see’s in Oslo
Don’t miss the Opera, Vigeland Sculpture Park, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, National Museum and Edvard Munch on your first visit to Oslo.
Art, Architecture & Design
MUNCH, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Opera, National Museum Vigeland Museum and Park, Henie Onstad Art Centre and International Museum of Children’s Art.
Visit the Nobel Peace Center and Oslo City Hall, where the Peace Prize ceremony is held. Also: HL Centre for Studies of Holocaust and Religious Minorities.
Maritime Oslo
The Norwegians are seafaring people: Viking Ships, Polar Vessel Fram, KonTiki and Norwegian Maritime Museum, all on the shores of the Oslo Fjord at Bygdøy Peninsula.


Hiking, biking, kayaking or running?
A walk in the footsteps of detective Harry Hole, crime novelist Jo Nesbø’s famed detective? A stroll in Ekeberg Sculpture Park with fantastic view over Oslo.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch

Port of Oslo
Ingvar M. Mathisen
Port Director / CEO Mobile +47 99 74 00 50
Akershusstranda 19
N - 0102 Oslo, Norway
Eva Britt Kornfeldt
Manager Cruise Mobile +47 90 95 19 10
Jernbanetorget 1
N-0154 Oslo, Norway