Oslo (Norway)

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Oslo cruise port

Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
03:42 21 Jul 2018

Address
Akershusstranda 13, Skur 38, Vippetangen, Postal address: P.O. Box 230, Sentrum, N – 0103 OSLO

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Oslo is Norway's largest seaport, located on Aker River (at Oslo Fjord’s head). Oslo is also the country's capital city, with population around 670,000 (metro around 1,59 million).

Port Oslo (Norway) cruise port

  • The city is the governmental and economic centre of Norway. It serves as a hub of country's industry, shipping, trade, banking. It is a major centre for European maritime industries and shipping trade. Here are headquartered nearly 2000 companies (over 8,500 employees) within the maritime sector. Some of these are the world's largest shipbrokers, insurance brokers, passenger and cargo shipping companies. 
  • The city houses numerous cultural attractions, cultural facilities, festivals, historical buildings, museums and art galleries, recreational parks (Frogner, Bygdoy, Ekebergparken, St Hanshaugen, Toyen).
  • City's economy benefits from the operations of Norway's largest general cargo and containership port, as well as the country's main passenger shipping (ferry) gateway. The port handles annually around 6000 vessels, with total cargo volume around 6 million tons and passenger shiping volume of over 5 million. The metro area contributes around 1/4 % of Norway's GDP and generates over 1/4 of the country's tax revenues.
  • The city is one of the world's top 5 most expensive (in 2015 ranked 3rd).

Oslo cruise port

Oslo is one of the Hurtigruten ports along the "Express Route" (Norwegian Coastal Express). This is a regularly scheduled ferry and cruise itinerary in Norway, between the turnaround ports Bergen (southmost) and Kirkenes (northmost).

  • In 2011 (port's record year) were handled 170 ship calls and 312,000 passengers.
  • In 2013, the cruise port handled over 300,000 passengers from 146 different nations. Cruises to Oslo are divided in two main types of itineraries - Baltic Sea and Norwegian Fjords.
  • In 2017, the port had scheduled a total of 102 ship calls (compared to 81 calls in 2016) and handled around 155,000 passengers.
  • In 2017, most of the berthings were booked by AIDA Cruises (22 calls) and TUI Cruises (8 calls).

Highlights: City shops, Viking Ship Museum, Akershus Castle, Munch Museum

Oslo cruise terminal

In Port Oslo cruise ships dock on Akershus Fortress sides. There are 4 piers – Sondre Akershus (length 235 m), Vippetangen (230 m), Revierkaia (300 m) and Filipstad (350 m). In the cruise terminal area passenger amenities include coffee shop, tourist info office (city tours, free maps), souvenir shops, currency exchange, free Wi-Fi, Internet, taxi ranks.

Port Oslo cruise terminal

Downtown is within easy walking distance. The airport is 50 km (30 ml) from the terminal. Most tourist attractions are close to the terminal. Public transportation system offers bus service. Buses depart from the terminal every 30 min.

Oslo port map

To reach Bygdoy peninsula (home to Kon-Tiki, Fram museums and Viking Ships) take the ferry (at Pier 3) - travel time is 10-15 min.

Oslo tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Opera House: it was inaugurated in 2008. it is an architectural masterpiece. It is made of white marble and looks like a massive ice sheet. It has angular slabs resembling giant ski slopes. The construction cost was $700 millions. It is the home of the Norwegian Ballet and Norwegian National Opera.
  • Holmenkollen: famous ski jump area. It dates from the end of 19 century. The area was renovated for the Winter Olympic Games in 1952. It is 357 meter above sea level. The ski jump tower is 60 meter higher. Also you can visit the ski museum, which is the world’s oldest. Holmokollen is located in the Marka region. It is open for visitors through all the year.
  • Vigeland Sculpture Park: it is in the western part of Oslo, in the Fronger Park. Discover over 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland.
  • Oseberg Viking Ship Museum: on display are three of the world’s famous Viking ships. They are over 1,100 -year old.
  • National Museum of Art: collections of Norwegian and International art and 1893 paintings. It is located on Universtetsgaten, in adjacent to the Oslo University on Universtetsgaten.
  • Munch Museum: museum devoted to Edvard Munch, famous painter and pioneer of Expressionism.
  • Akershus Fortress: or Akershus Castle, built by King Hakon V in the 14th century to serve as a royal residence. It was rebuilt by King Christian IV in the 17th century.

Oslo cruise port videos

Port Oslo cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Oslo, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 July, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
1 July, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
2 July, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
2 July, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
3 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
4 July, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
4 July, 2018
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise linemv Aegean Odyssey07:0016:00
5 July, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
5 July, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol
5 July, 2018
Thursday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineRegal Princess10:0023:00
5 July, 2018
Thursday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Discovery11:0020:00
6 July, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
6 July, 2018
Friday
Regent Seven Seas Cruises cruise lineSeven Seas Explorer07:0020:00
7 July, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
9 July, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
9 July, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
10 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
10 July, 2018
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sun
10 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
11 July, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
12 July, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
13 July, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
14 July, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
15 July, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
16 July, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
16 July, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol
16 July, 2018
Monday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineRegal Princess10:0023:00
17 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
17 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
18 July, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
18 July, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
18 July, 2018
Wednesday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Nautica08:0017:00
19 July, 2018
Thursday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineArcadia
20 July, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
21 July, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
21 July, 2018
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAlbatros10:0020:00
22 July, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
22 July, 2018
Sunday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Marina12:0021:00
22 July, 2018
Sunday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Deutschland14:0022:00
23 July, 2018
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
24 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
24 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise linems Europa08:00
25 July, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
26 July, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
27 July, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
27 July, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol
27 July, 2018
Friday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Koningsdam08:0018:00
27 July, 2018
Friday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAlbatros08:0015:00
27 July, 2018
Friday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineRegal Princess10:0023:00
28 July, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
28 July, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
29 July, 2018
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
30 July, 2018
Monday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Discovery08:0017:00
31 July, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys

The Oslo cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Oslo, Norway.

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