Sandefjord Airport, Torp is 8km from Sandefjord, in the far south of Norway. The airport is superbly placed for the Telemark region and the southern fjords of Norway. Wonderful scenery appeals to nature lovers and fans of outdoor activities. Winter flights allow access to terrific cross-country skiing and top Norwegian ski resorts. This is a small, quiet regional airport with a couple of shops and a snack bar restaurant. Ryanair flights account for a large proportion of the airport’s passenger traffic.
Recent years have seen economical direct flights with low-cost airline Ryanair. Do note that although the route is advertised as Oslo Torp, the airport is 118km from the Norwegian capital. Passengers on Ryanair flights are met by buses to Oslo. The journey takes about an hour and 40 minutes. Getting to Oslo by train is now possible with the construction of a railway station a mile from the terminal. Ryanair currently operate year-round flights from Edinburgh, Liverpool and London Stansted. You should also find reasonably priced flights with Norwegian from London Gatwick.
Tel: 815 00 888
Hourly trains run to Oslo. Journey time is 1 hour 40 minutes and tickets cost 199 NOK. A regular shuttle bus connects the airport with the airport railway station. The bus is included in your train ticket. For more information go to www.nsb.no/
The Torp Ekspressen bus service is timed to coincide with Ryanair flights. The bus departs about 30 minutes after flights arrive. The bus heads for Oslo bus terminal, stopping at Sjølyst, Lysaker, Høvik, Asker, Drammen and Torp Tickets to Oslo cost 180 NOK.
The Telemark Ekspressen bus service connects the airport with Seljord (Telemark), Bø, Ulefoss, Skien, Porsgrunn and Tønsberg.
All direct flights are with Ryanair and Norwegian.