Car Hire at Oslo Rygge Airport
This information is correct as of September 2015
Hire a car at Oslo Rygge Airport and discover Oslo and the Oslofjord with the freedom of four wheels. Our top tips make car hire at Oslo Rygge Airport even easier: and when you compare prices with Skyscanner, you're always guaranteed to get the best deal.
Where to hire a car at Oslo Rygge Airport
Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt all offer car hire from Oslo Rygge Airport. You can find their offices on the ground floor of the terminal building.
Petrol stations near Oslo Rygge Airport
If you select a 'full to full' car rental agreement you will need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There's a Shell petrol station just off the E6 road, a few minute's drive away from the airport. If you're coming from Oslo, take the exit for Rygge instead of for the airport. Turn right at the roundabout and right again and you'll spot the garage on your right hand side. To reach the airport you just need to head back the way you came and drive underneath the motorway.
Driving around Oslo Rygge Airport
Almost as soon as you leave the airport you'll find yourself on the E6 motorway, which runs from north to south through Norway and the west coast of Sweden. If you're not comfortable with large, busy roads, there are some smaller routes you can take. We recommend planning this in advance and choosing a car rental package that includes a sat-nav system, so you don't get lost. Cars in Norway drive on the right-hand side of the road, and your vehicle will likely be a left-hand-drive. It might take some getting used to, so keep your concentration up.
Getting to your destination
Driving in Norway is a pleasure, thanks to the great condition of the roads and the beautiful scenery. Some motorways have automatic toll systems in place. Your car rental company should provide you with a gadget that pays the tolls automatically, and you can reimburse them when you return your vehicle.
Norway's capital is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, from fjords and forests to mountains and glacial lakes. The city itself has plenty of art galleries, museums, and excellent bars and restaurants.
It takes just over 45 minutes in light traffic to drive to Oslo from Rygge Airport. On-street parking in the centre of Oslo is regulated by the municipal government, and there are four different pay zones. Remember to check the machines to check times and prices before you leave your car. There's a flat fee of NOK 32* (about £2.50) for everyone who brings their car into Oslo: this is automatic, so make sure your car hire company give you a gadget.
One of the popular cities on the beautiful Oslofjord, Fredrikstad has an atmospheric old town and lively waterfront area where you can eat, drink, be merry and admire the beauty of the fjord.
It takes about 25 minutes to drive to Fredrikstad from Oslo Rygge Airport in light traffic. Car parking is widely available throughout the city, with varying prices for on-street parking depending on which zone you're in. Q-Park also have a car park in the city. We recommend choosing a hotel with its own car park: this will save you time and money too.
This popular seaside town on the Oslofjord gets busy during the summer, but it can also be quite lively during the winter: Santa himself has a house here, don't you know.
Drobak is about half an hour's drive away from the airport. Parking is widely available: some parking lots even offer the first 2-4 hours for free. On-street meters are usually limited to two hours of parking at any one time.
Prices subject to change