Student life is a lot more than lectures and auditoriums. It can be the best, most challenging, stressful, and rewarding period of your life. You will meet new people, find new interests, and develop yourself both socially and academically.
These are the ordinary opening hours. At times (E.g. Exam periods and holidays), the opening hours will differ from the ordinary opening hours. Students can read more about this in the student portal.
Extraordinary opening hours - Autumn 2020
|Wednesday 23 December||07:30-21:30||10:00-15:00||07:30-15:30|
|24 December - 1 January||Closed||Closed||Closed|
BI has a basic agreement with Nordic Choice Hotels which has several hotels in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Stavanger. We also have an agreement with Radisson Blu in Oslo.
Nordic Choice Hotels
Nordic Choice Hotels has several hotels in the city center. The metro will take you to Nydalen in approximately 11-14 minutes.
The following hotels are listed according to distance to the closest metro station:
Close to Jernbanetorget (Oslo Central Station)
(11 minutes with Metro to/from Nydalen):
Close to Nationaltheatret Metro Station
(11 minutes with Metro to/from Nydalen):
For all Nordic Choice Hotels please see: http://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/
BI's customer number at NCH is 60230943.
BI's customer number at Radisson BLU is 78485.
How to get here
The BI campus is situated in Nydalen in Oslo. It is easily reached by public transport from the city centre.
From Oslo Central Station (OSLO S)
Metro ("T-bane"): from Jernbanetorget T, you have three options:
- 4 Vestli via Majorstuen (Westbound line)
- 5 Ringen via Majorstuen (Westbound line)
- 5 Ringen via Tøyen (Eastbound line)
Get off at the metro station 'Nydalen'. The metro will take you to Nydalen from the city centre in 10-15 minutes.
Bus: from Jernbanetorget, you have two options:
- 37 Nydalen T - get off at the last stop (outside the BI main entrance)
- 30 Nydalen - get off at Gullhaugveien (outside the BI side entrance)
To/from Gardermoen (Oslo Airport)
As taxis are expensive in Norway, we recommend using public transport from the airport.
The Airport Shuttle Bus (Nor-Way Bussekspress) has a boarding stop at Ring 3, a five minute walk from the BI building. The bus takes about 40 minutes to get to Gardermoen from there. Read more about the airport shuttle bus.
You can also take the metro to the National Theatre (Nationaltheatret) or Jernbanetorget and then take the Airport Express Train to Gardermoen. Read more about the Airport Express Train.
Arrival in Oslo by other means of transportation
Arrival by train
Oslo can be reached by train from Copenhagen (Denmark) through Sweden (Malmø/Gothenburg) or from Stockholm (Sweden). You will arrive at the Oslo Central Station.
Arrival by bus
Oslo can be reached by bus from Denmark, Sweden and Germany. Busses stop at Oslo Bus Terminal, located next to the Central Station.
Arrival by ferry
You can reach Oslo by ferry from Denmark (Copenhagen – DFDS Seaways, and Frederikshavn – Stena Line) and Germany (Kiel – Color Line). The DFDS Seaways and Stena Line terminal is located at Vippetangen, close to the Central Station. The Color Line terminal is located at Hjortneskaia. A shuttle bus will take you to the Central Station (Oslo S/Jernbanetorget) in 10 minutes.
Employees with ID cards can enter the building via the lifts/stairs in buildings A, B and C. If you do not have an ID card, you must enter via buildings A or D. The exit from the parking garage is via the entrance or exit marked Nydalen Allé.
Students/visitors must exit the parking facilities via U1, 1 or 2. Guests may also use the parking (for a fee) and enter/exit BI via buildings A and D. There is no dedicated visitors' parking area at BI. Visitors may use the pay-and-display parking and access by foot via buildings A and D
The parking facility is open to the public and is additionally used by visitors and tenants in the A and D blocks.
Handicap parking spaces are available in the parking lot and they are located near the lifts. To use the handicap parking, you must have issued a municipal parking license that must be visible in the car.
Electric car parking
There are 18 electric car spaces with charging stations, six located in P3 and 12 located in P2, between B and C blocks. These are reserved for electric cars and electricity consumption is free of charge.
Apcoa Parking is responsible for the operation of the parking facility. In addition to the parking lot, there are payment options in the area around the building and in Nydalen in general. See Apcoa https://www.apcoa.no/en/ for updated information for prices and opening hours.
In case of access to parking or other questions, contact Apcoa in Nydalen:
Apcoa Parkering Norway AS – Nydalen P-hus
Tel: 22 05 75 00
Mobile: 954 03 317