Flights to Norway

Always included in your flight ticket to Norway: 50 lbs of baggage, free seat selection and much more…

Flying direct to Norway from the US takes between 7 and 9 hours and we want you to feel comfortable while you are up in the air. Thus, we serve coffee or tea onboard and you can read the daily newspaper – all is free of charge, of course.

In fact everything is included in your flight ticket before, during and after your flight:

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There are several flights available between the US and Norway

SAS offer direct flights between New York and the capital city of Oslo and between Houston and Stavanger. As well as New York and Houston, we also have departures from Washington, Chicago and San Fransisco. And with connecting flights in New York, Copenhagen in Denmark or Stockholm in Sweden, you can access more than 45 destinations in Norway such as Tromsø, Alta, Kirkenes, Bodø or Harstad/Norvik in the North, Trondheim, Molde, Ålesund and Kristiansund in Central Norway and Bergen, Oslo, Haugesund, Stavanger and Kristiansand in the South as well as the town of Longyearbyen on a small island North of mainland Norway.

Child discount – get up to 90% to Norway

When flying to Norway with us you can always find great discounts on your children’s flight tickets. For infants and children under 2 years of age you can enjoy up to 90% discount on the price of their ticket and it is free of charge to carry a pram/stroller with you. For children 2-11 years of age you can enjoy a discount of up to 25%.

Feel free to contact our crew in the airport if it is your first time flying with kids. They know how to take extra good care of you as first time traveler with children.

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More leg room and wider seats to Norway? Choose a SAS Plus ticket

It is no secret that the flight to Norway is a long one. With a SAS Plus ticket you can get even more comfort during a long trip. The SAS Plus ticket does not only include more leg room and wider seats but among many other benefits it also gives you access to our Fast Track (your fastest way through the gate) and our lounge areas in New York, Chicago, Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm.

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Travel to Norway

Whether it’s your first time or not, traveling to Norway is always a wonderful experience, that you will be sure to enjoy. Norway holds something for just about everyone.

For the cosmopolitan, the buzzing modern city of Oslo, with its modern shopping districts and trendy shops should be more than enough to keep you busy - but to many, the real attraction in Norway is much simpler:

Norway is home to one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the world. 
From incredibly steep-sided fjords, to the mesmerizing northern lights, Norway is renowned for its beautiful nature. This astonishing visual landscape is one of the key reasons tourists from all over the world travel to Norway.

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Norwegian culture

Norway has an interesting and unique farm culture, which has resulted from both harsh climates and scarce resources, as well as from old property laws. This is cultural aspect is sustained to this day.
Of course, this is but one aspect, and these days Norwegian culture is so much more than this. These days, modern Norway is a melting pot of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds - With a focus on equal rights, fairness, and open-mindedness. Equality for women, respect for different cultures, high taxes (which the Norwegian people happily pay), are all but a few of the key points.

While Norway has some of the highest taxes in the world, they get quite a lot in return: paid maternity leave for up to a year, free education, health care, unemployment benefits and much more.

Cities of Norway

Cities in Norway are a unique combination of modern metropolis and small town charm. Like the landscape that surrounds them, Norway's cities are beautiful, blending cosmopolitan elements with well-preserved architecture, attractions and culture from the past. Oslo, the capital of Norway, is the perfect example—a modern city that brings together history, tradition and outdoor adventure with world-class museums, fine dining, café culture and a dynamic nightlife.

In cities such as Bergen, Kristiansand and Stavanger, you can find collections of restored, colorful wooden buildings and residences representative of historical architecture in the region. Bergen is also home to Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Remnants from World War II can be found in Harstad and Kristiansand, and old cathedrals with elaborate altars and stained glass still stand in cities such as Trondheim and Stavanger. Unique to the area, the town of Ålesund is built in the Art Nouveau style with turrets, towers and stone carvings adorning the buildings.

Attractions in Norway

Norway is a country of festivals, and every city has its share of annual events. One of the most popular is the Bergen International Festival, the largest arts festival in the Nordic countries. Moldejazz, one of Europe’s oldest jazz festivals, is held in the city of Molde every July. In the north, Harstad hosts the Festival of Northern Norway, one of the most important arts festivals in the country. In addition, Norway has some of the best museums in northern Europe, including many open-air folk museums representing life in the country from the past century.

But of course, most people that travel Norway do so for its gorgeous natural beauty. From the arctic wilderness of Svalbard, the mountains, fjords, forests, glaciers, lakes, rivers and islands all combine to create a breathtaking landscape. In the summer, the “midnight sun” never quite sets over northern Norway, giving you more daylight for exploring. In addition, the country's northern location makes it an ideal spot to see the spectacular aurora borealis (Northern Lights).

Norway's varied environment offers a multitude of outdoor activities to enjoy. The Arctic climate, mountains and snow mean skiing, snowboarding, dog-sledding and other snow-related activities are available almost year-round. There are also water activities like fishing, kayaking, diving and whale watching. You can hike mountains and glaciers—or just play a few rounds of golf. In the Arctic wilderness, there is plenty of wildlife to see, including polar bears, walruses, Arctic foxes and many types of sea birds.

Brief history of Norway

When traveling to Norway, it’s hard not to think about the countries long history. In 872 AD, the various Viking kingdoms of Norway were unified by Harald Fairhair. Soon after, Norwegians found new places to settle all over Europe, including Scotland and Ireland, where they founded Dublin. In the 14th century, Norway and Sweden were unified when the Norwegian king also became the king of Sweden.

By the end of the century, Norway and Sweden joined Denmark in union, in the so-called Kalmar Union. 
While Sweden broke out of this union soon after, in 1521, Norway remained for several centuries, finally leaving the union in 1814. Only mere months later, however, Norway entered into a union with Sweden – this lasted until 1905, finally marking the beginning of the modern Norway we know and love today.


Quick facts about Norway

  • Location: Scandinavia
  • Size: 385,155 square kilometers
  • Government: Constitutional monarchy
  • Capital: Oslo
  • Population: 4.5 million
  • Religion: Evangelical Lutheran 86%
  • Currency: Krone (NOK)
  • Time zone: CET (UTC+1)


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