Trondheim is Norway’s 3rd largest city with just over 200 000 inhabitants.
People have travelled to Trondheim since long before the viking age, but today, the city is a destination for sports enthusiasts, food-lovers and those who love the outdoors. The list over Trondheim’s attractions is as varied as the city.
Trondheim was a proud host of the EHF EURO for men in 2020 and has a reputation as an excellent host for sport events. The trademark of these events is a combination of great athletic performances and public celebration. Trondheim’s small city center makes for an ideal place for a championship.
The west coast of Norway is known for its grand nature, and the area surrounding Trondheim, with deep fjords and tall mountains, is just another reason the city is loved by its visitors.
How to get to Trondheim?
Trondheim Airport (TRD) has direct flights to and from most airports in Norway and several international cities. There are plenty of possibilities to get to Trondheim with only one stopover connection from most places, and the direct route from Oslo to Trondheim has 30 daily departures. The airport is located just 30 minutes away from the city centre, and it’s easy to get to and from the airport by train or bus.
It is possible to access Trondheim by train. Direct trains run every day from Oslo, as well as several other Norwegian cities and towns. From Trondheim Station, you are in walking distance to several hotels. Overnight trains and sleeping cabins are available for booking at Vy. The journey time is between 7 and 8 hours from Oslo.
Trondheim is also accessible from several Norwegian towns by boat. The ferry Hurtigruten is known all over the world as one of the most scening trips by boat. Hurtigruten follows the Norwegian Coast from Bergen to Kirkenes, a journey that takes 5-6 days in total. It is also possible to travel from port to port, so you can travel to Trondheim from any of the other cities.
The European highway route E6 passes through Trondheim, making it easy to arrive by car. The journey from Oslo City Centre takes 6,5-7 hours. Norwegian roads have tolls that is applicable to all cars, rental cars included. There are plenty of parking spaces in Trondheim.