Directions to Lillehammer

Overview campus Lillehammer

Bus 1, 2 and 4 run between the city centre and the rural campus at Storhove. The price for a monthly bus pass is 320 NOK (34 EUR/39 USD)

Arrival by plane

Norway’s national airport, Gardemoen, Oslo airport, is situated between Lillehammer and Oslo. Gardemoen has good connections to all main cities in Norway, and the rest of the World.

Direct train connection Oslo Airport Gardemoen - Lillehammer

The Norwegian State Railways (NSB) has a direct train connection between Gardemoen, Oslo airport, and Lillehammer, which departs every hour. The railway tracks run alongside lake Mjøsa for a fair amount of the journey. Total travelling time is about 1 hour and 40 minutes. You can book the train ticket in advance (online), or buy it at the airport. Buying tickets in advance might save you some money. 

Information about tickets, timtables, destinations and booking

Arrival by train

If you arrive to Norway by train, you will arrive at the central station in Oslo. From there you can continue by train to Lillehammer. The trip takes approximately 2 hours.

Information about tickets, timtables, destinations and booking

Train station pickup

All international exchange students are assigned a Buddy who will contact them before arrival. The Buddies will pick up the students at the Train Station in Lillehammer and show them to their accommodation.  

Buss connection from the train station to the campus

From the train station (nor. Skystasjon) in the city center, there are a number of busses (nr. 1, 2, and 4 - nr. 4 beeing the fastest) going to INN University in Lillehammer (bus stop: Høgskolen i Innlandet/Storhove).

Once you get off a bus, please follow «the Red Tower» which is located at the main entrance to the University's premises. 

Information about tickets, timtables, and destinations.

Guide for visiting staff

This guide is aimed at academic and administrative staff from partner institutions who would like to visit INN University, campus Lillehammer.

Who do I contact?

Send your request by e-mail to Please state the nature of your visit, including the preferred date.

Letter of Invitation and program for your stay

The International Office will contact the relevant Faculty on your behalf. If the Faculty is able to host your visit, we will send you a letter of invitation and work out a program for your stay, based on your qualifications and professional interests.

Accomodation in Lillehammer

For information on accomodation in Lillehammer, please check out  the offical web-page for Lillehammer