6th Norwegian Cancer Symposium, Oslo, 4 to 6 December, 2017


Public transport

The conference venue at Scandic Holmenkollen Park hotel, is situated close to the Holmenkollen subway stop.

Subway (T-bane) line 1 serves Homenkollen station. The subway runs every 15 minutes on all lines during the week. Trains run from the earlymorning until just after midnight.

Ruter is the local transport authority and provides a route planner, maps and timetables.


Parking is available at the hotel for an additional cost. However, due to the excellent public transport system in Oslo, we strongly encourage people to arrive via public transportation.

Around Oslo

Ruter is the public transport system in Oslo and the surrounding county. City buses, regional buses, trams, subway/metro, ferries and local trains are included in Ruter's ticket system.


Getting to Oslo


Oslo has 2 international airports:

Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL) is an international airport with direct connections to Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia. The airport has excellent public transport to downtown Oslo by train, bus, or taxi. Trains include the Airport Express Train (Flytoget), and the Norwegian State Railways (NSB).

Sandefjord Airport Torp (TRF) offers direct connections to Amsterdam, Copenhagen, multiple cities in the United Kingdom and Poland, and throughout Europe, and indirect connections all over the world. Sandefjord is served by several carriers, including KLM and Ryanair. Sandefjord Airport Torp is located in Vestfold County, about 110 kilometer south of Oslo. You can easily get here by car, bus or train. If you arrive by train, a shuttle bus will transport you to the terminal building (approx 4 minutes).


You can also reach Oslo by ferry from Kiel, Germany, and Frederikshavn and Copenhagen, Denmark.

Norsk Hydro's Fund for Cancer Research