Oslo is is the cultural, scientific, economic and governmental centre of Norway. Driving in Oslo is uncomplicated, however parking in the streets could be difficult. The streets are relatively small and there is a complicated one-way driving system.
What to see in Oslo
Interesting places tot visit are Holmenkollen with its ski jump arena and ski museum, the Historical Museum, the Museum of Modern Arts, the Viking Ship museum, the Botanic Garden, the Vigeland Park in the Frogner Park, TusenFryd Amusement Park, Slottsparken with the Royal Palace.
On-street parking in Oslo
Chargeable parking applies in the centre :
Monday-Friday between 09.00-18.00 hours
• Saturday between 09.00-15.00 hours
• Maximum parking duration : 2 hour
• Parking rate Red Zone: 1st hour NOK 29, 2nd hour NOK 44
• Parking rate Yellow Zone: 1st hour NOK 16, 2nd hour NOK 17
Free-parking zones as well as pay-zones are outside the city centre.
Holders of Oslo pass may park for free on controlled city centre street parking spots. The pass can also be used for municipal car parks. Mind the maximum duration for parking because time limits often apply. The pass is not valid in private car parks.
Car parks in Oslo
Oslo has many car parks, operated and controlled by Q-Park and Europark. The parking rates vary from NKR 30-60 for one hour to NKR 150-300 for one day parking. The major hotels in Oslo have their own car parks for guests. Read more