You’ll find the brightest and longest days between May and September. You’ll struggle to find the cheapest flights to Norway around these months so make sure to book in advance if you’re planning a visit throughout the Summer. The Bergen International Festival also takes place in May and it is one of the biggest art festivals in the country so you’ll find flight tickets more expensive. Another peak time to book flights to Norway is from November to February where you’ll have a chance to see the spectacular Northern Lights in the North of the country. Although different months provide different benefits to viewing them, you’ll need to secure your flight tickets well in advance for the best chance of saving money.
If you’re not interested in viewing the Northern Lights then avoid November to March as the average temperatures are below freezing. If you like to ski then you’ll enjoy this time of year as the country is home to some great ski resorts. You’ll find the cheapest flights to Norway throughout this Wintery period but it’s still wise to secure your flight tickets in advance.
Flights from London to Oslo, Norway: 2 hours 05 minutes.
Flights from Manchester to Oslo, Norway: 2 hours 00 minutes.
Flights from Birmingham to Oslo, Norway: 3 hours 40 minutes.
Flights from Glasgow to Oslo, Norway: 4 hours 45 minutes.
There are several different airlines that offer cheap flights to Norway with the main ones being Norwegian Air, British Airways and SAS. There are different pros with each airline so when you’re booking your flights to Norway it’s worth seeing what would benefit you most. For example, Norwegian Air offer free WiFi onboard all of their flights to Norway which means you can stay up-to date with everything even when in the air. British Airways on the other hand offer complimentary food and drink. Once you’ve decided on an area of Norway simply compare the prices of flight tickets around different dates and see what suits you best.
One of the cheapest ways to get to the city from the airport is via the train service. There are two departures per hour and it takes roughly half an hour give or take 10 minutes. Once you’ve booked your flights to Norway it’s worth booking your hotel in the city and not around the airport area. If you do opt for a hotel airport then you’ll need to get a shuttle from the airport, and then another back to it if you want to get a bus into the city centre. Failing that you can opt for a taxi however you’ll find the price is steeper than the train. That said, if you can split the fare with a friend of two then you’ll find it a quick and easy way to travel, especially if you have a lot of luggage with you.
(prices quoted are from London)