A step-by-step travel guide. Take the train from London to Oslo

Trip duration
3 days
Travel time
22h

Traveling by train from London to Oslo is an unforgettable journey. You'll pass through Brussels, Cologne, Hamburg, Copenhagen and Gothenburg. It's a 3 days long train ride with beautiful scenery.

Day 1

London United Kingdom
Brussels Belgium
Brussels

Spend 1 night in Brussels

Day 2

Brussels Belgium
Cologne Germany
Cologne

Grab a quick bite and switch trains in Cologne.

Cologne Germany
Hamburg Germany
Hamburg

Get some snacks and hop on the next train in Hamburg.

Hamburg Germany
Copenhagen Denmark
Copenhagen

Spend 1 night in Copenhagen

Day 3

Copenhagen Denmark
Gothenburg Sweden
Gothenburg

Grab a quick bite and switch trains in Gothenburg.

Gothenburg Sweden
Oslo Norway
Oslo

Arrive at your final destination, Oslo.

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Good to know when traveling from London to Oslo

First and second class

Wouldn’t it be great if there were only a few, standardized, alternatives when choosing class? We agree. However, the train operators themselves choose what they call their different class options, which means they tend to be called things like "Sparpreis", "Super Flex Premium" and sometimes just "Seat". This is not ideal and we are working actively to standardize how ticket options are listed in our service.

Which option you choose to travel with is entirely up to you. The more expensive options usually mean better comfort. If you feel unsure about what applies to each class option, you can check it out on the train operators' websites, or in their terms and conditions.

Onboard catering & food

Most of the trains in Europe have restaurant cars open to all passengers, regardless of the fare. What is offered depends on the operator but also during what time you travel. They usually serve hot food, drinks and snacks available for all customers. Always bring a water bottle and some snacks in case of emergency.

Onboard catering during covid-19

Many train operators don't have onboard catering due to the current situation. All Aboard advise you not to consume any food and drinks that are not necessary. If possible - eat and drink when changing trains.

Special luggage allowance

A great thing with traveling by train is that there are no extra fees for bringing all you luggage. But a rule to have in mind is that the bags you bring on board should be able to be carried by one single person.

Usually there are luggage racks above the seats and more storage in dedicated places on the train. The standard dimensions of the luggage racks are 70 x 50 cm.

You can bring things like

  • Pushchairs and strollers
  • Folding bikes, scooters
  • Sports equipment (e.g. skis, surfboards)

Can I bring my bike?

There are some operators that allow you to bring your regular bike. Some trains do allow this off peak hours and you might need a separate reservation. Unfortunately we're not able to sell these at All Aboard, yet.