Useful information

Access to the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty is unrestricted and free of charge. Costs relating to visas, accommodation, meals and all other travel costs are at your own expense.

CONGRESS VENUE:

Opera House
Kirsten Flagstads Plass 1
0150 Oslo, Norway
GPS coordinates: 59°54'27.2"N 10°45'10.8"E

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Beware! Not all countries have a Norwegian embassy. Please consult https://www.udi.no/en/want-to-apply for updated information on visa requirements and where to apply

Oslo, the capital of Norway, has a main airport – Gardemoen, located 47 km from the city. Please make sure you select “Oslo airport” (code OSL) as your airport of arrival.

Find a list of airports offering direct flights to Oslo - Gardemoen here. There are various ways of getting to the town centre from the airport:

flytogetExpress train
Flytoget Airport Express Train

Web : http://www.flytoget.no
Departures : every 10/20 min
Travel time : 20 min
Cost : 180 NOK (+ 20 NOK of service fee per ticket)

nsbRegional train
NSB

Web : http://www.nsb.no
Departures : every 10/20 min
Travel time : 23 min
Cost : 92 NOK

nor-wayAirport express shuttle
Flybussekpressen

Web : http://www.nor-way.no
Departures : every 10/20 min
Travel time : 40 min
Cost : 180 NOK

A taxi from the airport to the town centre costs around 650 NOK. You may also choose to rent a car from Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt, located inside the arrivals terminal.

ECPM has negotiated preferential rates for you with our partner hotels. Please follow the instructions for each hotel in order to enjoy these special rates.

NB: The rates for the following hotels are subject to room availability at the time of booking. The rates include breakfast and tourist tax.

ScandicSCANDIC
Edderkoppen

  • 1190 NOK
  • 1390 NOK

booking code:BECP200616

Booking

ScandicSCANDIC
Byporten

  • 1390 NOK
  • 1590 NOK

booking code:BECP200616

Booking

ScandicSCANDIC
Oslo City

  • 1390 NOK
  • 1590 NOK

booking code:BECP200616

Booking

SmarthotelSMART HOTEL

  • 800 NOK

booking code:84429

Booking

Thon-hotelsTHON hotels

  • -14%

booking code:THC634

Booking

Radisson-bluRadisson Blu
Scandinavia

  • 1995 NOK
  • 2195 NOK

booking code:ECPM
Booking

Radisson-bluRadisson Blu
Nydalen

  • 1545 NOK
  • 1745 NOK

Booking

Radisson-bluRadisson Blu
Park Inn

  • 1595 NOK
  • 1795 NOK

Booking by email

Østbanehallen Located at the end of the main street Karl Johans gate, Østbanehallen is the ideal location to enjoy your lunch or a tea/coffee break. This peaceful food court opened in February 2015 after a total refurbishing of the former Oslo Central Station built in 1880. By ordering a delightful Sushi, pasta or burger meal at one of our friendly resto partners (see list), you will get friendly discounts upon presentation of your accreditation badge.

Yo! SushiYo! Sushi

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo yosushi.com
25% discount on the food menu Japanese food

SpuntinoSpuntino

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo www.spuntino.no
“Lunch to go” = NOK 129 (1 fresh orange juice, 1 fresh focaccia with mozzarella and Italian ham, 1 black coffee, 1 Italian cake) Italian restaurant serving pizza al taglio

Royal Gastro PubRoyal Gastro Pub

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo (Next to the escalator) www.royalgastropub.no
15% discount on the full menu Gastro pub serving classic American pub dishes such as burgers, nachos, sausages, …

Bella Bambina RistoranteBella Bambina Ristorante

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo (Next to the hotel) bellabambina.no
15% discount on the menu (food only, no beverage) Italian restaurant serving salads, pasta, bruschettas, …

FjølaFjøla

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo fjola.no
10% discount on the food menu Brasserie serving burgers, salads, soups, …

Flavours Food MarketFlavours Food Market

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo flavoursfoodmarket.no
10% on ready-made sandwiches. NOK 25 for all types of barista coffee. NOK 20 for mineral water Small market with fresh food and takeaway meals

Opland Burger and SteakOpland Burger and Steak

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo (Upstairs) burgerandsteak.com
10% discount on the lunch menu. Served until 15:00 Gastro-pub serving burgers and steaks cooked on charcoal grill. Also vegetarian dishes.

BrazzeriaBrazzeria

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo (On the right side) brazzeria.no
10% discount on lunch menu (food). Served between 11:00-15:00. Brasserie with a Mediterranean-inspired menu

Steam KaffebarSteam Kaffebar

Østbanehallen, Jernbanetorget 1, 0154 Oslo (Central) www.steamkaffebar.no
Wrap (chicken, salmon or veg) + coffee of your choice - NOK 85 Cafe

Vesper BarVesper Bar

Dronning Eufemias gate 32, 0191 Oslo vesperbar.no
20% discount on the lunch menu and 10% discount on house wine/beer Gastro pub serving burgers, salads and sandwiches

Espresso HouseEspresso House

Trelastgata 3, 0191 Oslo no.espressohouse.com
20% discount on the full menu Cafe offering sandwiches and salads

Peppes PizzaPeppes Pizza

Karl Johan og Oslo S www.peppes.no
15% on all food and non-alcoholic drinks American pizzas and variety of other dishes (salads, lasagna, burgers, …)

Time zone: UTC +1

NOK exchange rate: Banque de France exchange rate on 24/02/2016: 1 € = 9,541 NOK

For all information about the city: www.visitoslo.com

Exchange Offices

Oslo Visitor Centre
Østbanehallen (Lunch Hall) - Jernbanetorget 1
Open every day from 9:00 to 18:00

FOREX Bank Norway
Karl Johansgate 2 (Main commercial street)
Monday-Friday 08:00-20:00, Saturday 09:00-18:00

Oslo Central Station (Airport Express Terminal)
Monday-Friday 07:00-21:00, Saturday 09:00-18:00, Sunday 10:00-17:00