Car Hire at Oslo Rygge Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want ski jump in Lillehammer, enjoy Oslo’s festival culture or get out to the beaches of Oslofjord, you can find the best car hire at Oslo Rygge Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Oslo Rygge Airport
There are four car hire companies with desks at Oslo Rygge Airport: EuropeCar, Avis, Hertz and Sixt. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Oslo Rygge Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a Shell garage located just 4 minutes drive from the airport. Head northwest from the terminal building and take the second roundabout exit onto the Rv118. The garage will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Oslo Rygge Airport
Oslo Rygge Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. International highways the E6 (from Malmö and Gothenburg) and the E18 (from Saint Petersburg, Helsinki and Stockholm) meet in Oslo. The E6 is the main north-south road in Norway and continues north to Trondheim, Alta and Kirkenes, with smaller roads leading to most Norwegian cities. The E16 runs west to Bergen, the E134 to Haugesund and the E18 run south-west to Drammen, Grenland (Skien/Porsgrunn) and Kristiansand. Other notable roads into Oslo include Rv4 from Gjøvik, Rv2 from Charlottenberg (Sweden) and Kongsvinger and Rv7, an alternative road to Bergen passing Gol and Geilo.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Oslo Rygge Airport.
Oslofjord is a 120km long archipelago of islands, beaches and cities. Its summers are packed with clubbers and sun worshippers while winters are quiet and cosy with roaring fires and endlessly white landscapes. From Viking burial grounds to boating and bathing, Oslofjord offers plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure.
It takes an hour and a half to reach Oslofjord from Oslo Rygge Airport. This includes a ferry transfer. Drive towards Moss, then take the Horten Moss Rv19 ferry to Horten. Follow the Rv19 to Kirkebakken and the Rv325 continuing to Tonsberg and Oslofjord.
Lovely Lillehammer was once the home of the Winter Olympics which meant millions spent on sporting facilities – now the best in the country. Whether it’s ski jumping or night skiing,hockey or bobsleigh, here you can do it all! Alternatives to snow fun include a wonderful adventure park called Hunderfossen complete with fairy grotto and high ropes, a family fun park with fairground rides, the Norwegian Olympic Museum and At Museum and a whole host of fabulous festivals. From Peer Gynt to farming and literature, everything is celebrated. Don’t forget to walk the 954 steps up the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena for the most breath-taking views.
Lillehammer is less than three hours by car from Oslo Rygge Airport. Take Follotunnelen, Mosseveien, Trondheimsvegen, Svartelva Bru and Lillehammervegen to Mesnadalsvegen in Lillehammer. Take the exit toward Sjusjøen/Lillehammer/Rv216 from Lillehammervegen and follow signs for the centre.
Norway is extraordinarily beautiful; its landscapes unrivalled for their sheer majesty and spectacular natural beauty. This is visible everywhere, even in the capital, Oslo. With world class museums and galleries, these are set to a backdrop of forests, mountains, fjords and lakes making it a stunning city for culture vultures and outdoor enthusiasts. Hike, kayak, cycle, ski or sail by day before enjoying and evening of fine dining, fabulous cafes, fashionable bars and live music venues from opera to rock.
It takes just 50 minutes to reach Oslo from Rygge Airport. From the airport, take Follotunnelen, Mossevein, Nordbytunnelen, Nostvettunnelen then the third roundabout exit to the Rv162 following signs to Oslo.
On-street parking in Oslo is charged on Monday to Friday from 9am to 6m and on Saturday’s from 9am to 3pm. The maximum parking time is 2 hours. The cost of the first hour if 29 NKR and the second hour is 40 NKR. There are also many car parks, operated and controlled by Q-Park and Europark. The parking rates vary from 30-60 NKR for one hour to 150-300 NKR for one day. Some hotels in Oslo also offer free parking. Note there is a road tax of 32 NKR to enter Oslo with a car. The toll booths are non-stop, and will take a photo of your number plate and send you the bill.
Prices subject to change