Practicalities

Conference venue

The conference will take place at Georg Sverdrups Hus at the University of Oslo, Norway.

 

Transportation

Transport from Gardermoen Airport to Downtown Oslo

Many of you are flying in to Gardermoen Airport. There are several options for getting to downtown Oslo and your hotel from the airport:

 

The Airport Express Train (http://www.flytoget.no/eng):

Price: NOK 170/USD 27/Euro 20 (Students below the age of 31 travel at half price with valid student card)

Departures every 10 minutes Monday-Friday between 06.10am - 10.30pm, and Sundays 12.10pm-11.10pm, Saturdays and other times every 20 minutes. The train arrives at Oslo Central Station and the National Theater in downtown Oslo in 22-28 minutes. You need to buy the ticket before you enter the train. There are easily accessible machines that take credit cards at the stations and you can issue your own ticket, which is recommended as the company charges 30 NOK for purchasing it from the personnel.

Anker Hotel: Those staying at Anker Hotel can get off at Oslo Central Station, which is within a 5 minutes walking distance. From Central Station, walk past Oslo City up Nygata to Storgata, take a right and follow Storgata for about 5 minutes. Anker Hotel is on the left side after crossing Hausmannsgate.

Bristol Hotel: The closest stop is National Theater, follow Karl Johans gate for two blocks, take a left at Rosenkrantz gate, then left again, and you will see the hotel across the street.

Cochs Pensjonat: The closest stop is National Theater. Walk up to the Royal Castle and follow the pad through the park on the right hand side. When you reach Parkveien, you can find Cochs to the right at the left hand side of the street.

Thon Hotel Gyldenløve: The closest stop is National Theater. Follow the same route as to Cochs, but continue up Hegdehaugsveien for about 5 minutes, finding the hotel on the left side of the street. Or take the subway one stop westward to Majorstua. Follow Bogstadveien for 5 minutes and find the hotel on the right side of the street.

 

The Airport Coach (Flybussen) (link http://www.flybussen.no/oslo/index.asp?lang=ENG)

Price: Adult single trip NOK 150 / Adult return ticket NOK 250 (valid for 1 month) (Student single trip NOK 80 with valid student card)

The Airport Coach leaves every 20 minutes from outside the arrival area. Tickets can be bought when entering the bus, and credit cards are accepted. The travel time is 53 minutes. This bus will stop several places on the way to downtown Oslo.

Anker Hotel: For those staying at Anker Hotel, get off at the Bus terminal. Walk up to Oslo City, then, walk past Oslo City up to Storgata, take a right and follow Storgata for about 5 minutes. Anker Hotel is on the left side after crossing Hausmannsgate.

Bristol Hotel: For those staying at Bristol, get off at Prof. Aschougs plass, the hotel is right up the street on the left side.

Cochs Pensjonat: For those staying at Cochs Pensjonat, you can get off at Radisson BLU Scandinavia, which is within a 10 minutes’ walking distance along grounds of the Royal Castle. When you reach Parkveien, you can find Cochs to the right at the left hand side of the street.

Thon Hotel Gyldenløve:Thon Hotel Gyldenløve guests can get off at Radisson BLU Scandinavia, pass Cochs Pensjonat and continue 5 minutes up Hegdehaugsveien, finding the hotel on the left side of the street.

 

Transport from the Hotels and City Centre to the Conference Venue, University of Oslo

For those staying at Bristol Hotel and Cochs Pensjonat, it is easiest to take the subway from the National Theater. For those staying at Anker Hotel the closest subway station is Oslo Central Station. For those staying at Thon Hotel Gyldenløve the closest station is Majorstua (a five minute walk up Bogstadveien, the station is by the crossroad). University Campus is by the Blindern Station westward. You can take subway number 6 (Sognsvann), 4 and 6 (Ringen), and 3 (Storo). Get off at Blindern, and walk past 7-Eleven and up Blindernveien, when you reach the hill top, the University Campus and the University Library, where the conference is held, is directly ahead. The building is called Georg Sverdrups Hus.

From Cochs Pensjonat, trams 17 and 18 leave every few minutes from the Høgskolen/Dalsbergstien stop (250 meter from Cochs Pensjonat) to the University at Blindern. From Bristol hotell and Park Inn, take tram 17 or 18 from Tullinløkka. From the tram stop at the University (Universitetet Blindern), walk two minutes down the campus and find the University Library, Georg Sverdrups Hus, with the characteristic window facade and black stone walls on the left.

 

Accommodation

Interim room reservations have been made at selected hotels located downtown Oslo. Please note that hotel reservations can be done upon registering to the conference.

Hotel Bristol

Prices: Standard room for 1 person per night including breakfast NOK 1 295,-; Standard room for 2 persons per night including breakfast NOK 1 495,-. Address: Kristian IV’s gate 7

Thon Hotel Gyldenløve

Prices: Single room NOK 1 295,-. Address: Bogstadveien 20

Anker Hotel

Prices: Standard single room per night, including breakfast NOK 790,-. Standard double room per night, including breakfast NOK 990,-. Address: Storgata 55

Cochs Pension

Price: Prices per night, not including breakfast NOK 600 – 880,-.

 


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Published Nov. 22, 2012 10:43 AM - Last modified Sep. 18, 2017 2:23 PM