Travel to NMBU, Ås
Taxies in Norway are expensive, so keep to public transport if you can. Tickets are cheaper if you buy them at the ticket machines before you get on the train, bus or tram. Alternatively, you can download the “RuterBillett” public transport app.
Oslo – Aas/Ås
Trains run once an hour between Oslo and Ås and take 30 minutes. They leave at 18 past every hour from track 9 toward Moss, and the stop is Ås. You can buy tickets on the train, but they are cheaper if you get them from the ticket machines. Get return tickets if you can. Alternatively, you can download the “RuterBillett” public transport app.
Airport – Oslo or Airport – Ås
Between Oslo Centre and the airport there are fast trains (20 minutes) every 10 minutes. This is called Flytoget.
There is also an airport bus, Flybussekspressen, number F11 that goes directly between Oslo Airport Gardermoen and Ås (Korsegården) and takes approximately 50 minutes. You can ask the driver to call a taxi for you from Korsegården, which is only a 15 minute walk from the campus.
If you are travelling to or from Rygge Airport, the same airport bus in the opposite direction also goes from Korsegården.
Ås station – campus NMBU
There is a bus (“510 Drøbak”) in Ås which goes to the university, and it is only 3 stops from the station. (Get off at “Universitet i Ås”). Your train ticket gives you a free transfer on the bus, which takes a couple of minutes, but you might have to wait 10 minutes for it. The bus leaves from the other side of the train station when you arrive from Oslo, opposite a school building. Cross the train track to get there, and then cross the street. (The stop is next to the REMA 1000 supermarket).
If you are claiming your expenses, you must also give us the following:
- A filled in and signed travel expenses form. Remember to fill in your name, address, date of birth (under ‘national identity no.’ if you are not Norwegian) and signature. If there is not enough space, fill it in under Remarks on the back of the form.
- Original receipts for air fare
- Boarding passes
- Ticket stubs for trains etc.
- A copy of your passport
- Name and address of your bank
- Bank account number
- SWIFT code