Norway travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Norway with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Norway.

Norway travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Norway with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Norway - quick facts
Flight time 2 to 3 hours
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Norwegian
Currency Norwegian Krone
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Norway weather

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Norway travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Norway from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Norway.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Norway travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Norway with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Norway, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Norway covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Norway with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Norway travel features

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Norway FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Norway including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Norway due to Covid-19?

Norway is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Norway.

Check out Norwegian Institute of Public Health for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Norway?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Norway. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Norway from the UK?

The flight time to Norway from the UK is typically 2 to 3 hours.

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What is the time difference between Norway and the UK?

The time difference between Norway and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Norway?

The main language spoken in Norway is Norwegian.

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What is the currency in Norway?

The currency in Norway is the Norwegian Krone (NOK).

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Which plugs are used in Norway?

Norway uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Norway?

They drive on the right side of the road in Norway.

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