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Hotels near Oslo airport

I'm flying out of Oslo to Amsterdam about 10 am in the morning in September. Would it be easier to catch a shuttle to the airport from a hotel closer to the Oslo airport or stay in Oslo? Thank you.

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I have a 7:55 flight out of Oslo in 2 weeks and I’m choosing to stay in town rather than change a 2 night stay in Oslo into 2 one nighters. There are quite a few trains the earliest of which leaves at 5:54 or such and gets to the airport in under 25 minutes

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You might consider staying right in the Oslo airport at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The flight departures area is a quick walk from the hotel. We have stayed there twice for early morning departures.

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Thank you. That hotel is exactly the one I booked before reading your post. We think alike!! Will they serve a breakfast?

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We stayed at the Scandic and did a non-refundable rate as it was quite a bit less. Beautiful hotel, only one year old. Good restaurant. They start serving breakfast either at 4 or 4:30 am. We had a 6:30 am flight and had a nice breakfast and they have a complimentary shuttle service. You can walk to the terminal but wouldn’t recommend with luggage. My husband walked back after returning the car the night before.

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It is so incredibly easy to take the train from downtown to the airport that I would never consider it.
It is more reliable and probably faster than a taxi or any hotel shuttle would be.
Oslo to Amsterdam is the same as a domestic flight in the US ; you only need be there at 9 AM ; that is not that early.

Stay somewhere close to the train station downtown on your last night and enjoy yourself rather than stay by the airport.

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I arrived at the Oslo airport late Saturday afternoon on a flight from Ålesund, stayed at the Radisson Blu Saturday night, and then caught an early morning flight to Amsterdam Sunday morning.

I really liked the convenience of the Radisson Blu. If you exit the airport on the far right side, you just cross a couple of traffic lanes for cars picking up arriving passengers and then immediately come upon a very short walkway to the hotel. It's maybe a 3-5 minute walk from airport door to hotel door. No shuttle needed.

Breakfast is served beginning at 4:45.`