Turkish Airlines offers two direct flights every day from Oslo to Istanbul. Flights in this route take off from Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (OSL) and land at Istanbul Airport (IST) within nearly four hours. Being high in demand all year round, number of flights remains quite the same throughout the year, no big changes occur on a seasonal basis. Since Istanbul serves as an important transit hub for Turkish Airlines flights, passengers travelling from Oslo to different destinations in the world also frequently prefer the flights in this route. You may see all flights from Oslo to have information about all destinations you may reach via a connecting flight over Istanbul.
Located in northern Europe, Oslo succeeds appealing to visitors all year round by its verdant nature and fresh air full of oxygen. Any kind of infrastructure problem has been resolved in the city; therefore the everyday life seems extremely facilitated. Numerous museums get credit by hundreds of exhibited works of art, whereas festivals and culture-art events held with international participation increase the city’s popularity.
Karl Johans Street starting from the Royal Palace, together with the important administrative buildings and joyful social atmosphere rank among the top popular spots in the city. In addition, Opera House, which hosts any kind of social and cultural organizations with its distinctive architecture, Akershus Fortress and Viking Ship Museum shining out by their historic values are the most crowd-pulling icons in this beautiful capital. Make sure to also visit during your stay the Oslo Cathedral and Vigeland Sculpture Park drawing interest by countless works.
There are three airports serving to the air traffic in Oslo: Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (OSL), Sandefjord Torp Airport (TRF) and Moss Rygge Airport (RYG). Flights from Oslo with Turkish Airlines take off from Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (OSL).
There are a couple of different alternatives for reaching Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (OSL) from the city center. Trains serving as express are the most preferred means of transport. These trains called Flytoget, also known as Oslo S, operate in every 10 minutes from Oslo Central Station, reach the airport within nearly 20 minutes. It is also possible to reach the airport via the suburban trains from Skien, Kongsberg or Drammen. Note that suburban trains would be a much more budget friendly option than the express trains.
Airport shuttles also serve to airport within 45 minutes in average. In addition to all these, you may always use the cabs serving 7/24 all around the city to reach the airport in a comfortable way.
Located in the northwestern Turkey, Istanbul is the largest and most populous metropolis countrywide. This enchanting city not only leads the way in commerce, industry, finance and technology, but also increases its power each passing day and grows prodigiously.
Guests getting lost in this glamorous city to get to know Istanbul better simply fill with admiration by its breathtaking charm. Numerous works of art, obelisks, palaces and museums in the Historical Peninsula, a settlement of old Istanbul, truly enthrall all visitors; whereas many magnificent artifacts at different spots in the city remaining from the Ottoman period, including but not limited to Çırağan Palace, Dolmabahçe Palace and Ihlamur Palace are extremely attention-grabbing. All these artifacts and their rich collections serve as a museum providing an insight into the history. Having a busy pace all day long by its entertaining and vibrant lifestyle, Istanbul promises a vigorous vacation to its guests, during which 24 hours will not ever suffice.
Istanbul hosts two airports to meet the high demand all year round: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Passengers holding a flight ticket to Istanbul from Oslo with Turkish Airlines land at Istanbul Airport (IST).
Istanbul Airport is located on the European side, between Tayakadın, a neighborhood on the Black Sea coast, and Akpınar villages. Istanbul Airport is 35 km from the city center.
From the airport there are many modes of transportation, such as taxi, rent-a-car and airport shuttles. There are rent-a-car companies available at Istanbul Airport (IST) that set off from the city center, ensuring you a smooth journey. If you are looking for a cheaper, quicker option then you can benefit from the Havaist and IETT bus services. Travel comfortably with the airport shuttles that run day and night; these shuttles reach many places in the city. In addition, you could pay 100-110 TL for a 30-minute taxi drive from the city center.
For more information on transportation from Istanbul Airport, check our transport information page.