Arriving at NMBU-RealTek
The NMBU campus is located in Ås, which is the neighbor town of Ski, and about a 30-minute trip from Oslo. You can easily get from Oslo to Ås either by train or by bus.
Train from Oslo (Oslo S) to Ås:
To get to Ås by train, take train L21. The train departs from both Oslo S and from Ski. The end station is Moss, and you should get off at Ås. The train station in Ås is 1.1 km from the BioSpec building (TF fløy3, see the map below). During rush hour, the train leaves every half hour, otherwise it leaves every hour.
Bus from Oslo Airport (Oslo Lufthavn) to Ås (Korsegården):
The most effective way to travel directly from the Oslo Airport to NMBU is to take a direct bus to Ås from the airport (Flybussen FB11 to Fredrikstad). The bus leaves at 10 minutes past the hour, approximately every one to two hours (every two hours on Saturday). The bus takes 55 minutes. The FB11 bus station in Korsegården is 2 km from the BioSpec building (TF fløy3, see the map below). If you do not want to walk to the BioSpec building, take bus 510 Drøbak - Frogn vgs. The bus stop is close to the petrol station (bus stop "Brønnerud Skole", see map below). The bus stop in Ås is called “Åsgård skole” (see map below). The bus takes 5 minutes.
Plan your travel from the airport to Ås online:
Departure station: Oslo Lufthavn
Arrival station: Korsegården (first stop)
Arriving at BioSpec
The BioSpec group is located at NMBU campus, Ås, TF building, wing 3 (TF Fløy 3), second floor (see the map below). Enter the main entrance of TF Fløy3 (Kajaveien 11), go to the second floor, then turn left to the corridor next to the stairs, and then left to the meeting room TF201. Note that TF3 is a separate building from the main TF building (see the map below).
There is a large parking area at the TF building complex, including in front of TF3 building (see the map below). Pay attention to the marked parking spaces in order to avoid a parking fine. Send us your license plate number in advance in order to register your vehicle in the NMBU’s parking system.
Address: Kajaveien 11, 1430 Ås, Norway
Travel and Accommodation
Thon hotel in Ski
When visiting NMBU, the easiest place to stay is at Thon Hotel. Thon hotel is located in Ski, right next to the train station:
The most effective way to travel to Ski is by taking a plane to Oslo Airport, and from the airport, the fastest and easiest way to get to Ski is by train (approx. 1 h). You have to change train at Oslo central station (Oslo S).
Train from Oslo Airport (Oslo Lufthavn) to Ski:
From Oslo Lufthavn to Oslo S: take train R10, R11 or L12.
From Oslo S to Ski station: take train L2X, L2, L21, L22 or R10.
Train from Ski to Ås:
Take train L21 from Ski to Ås. The train station in Ås is 1.1 km from the BioSpec building (TF fløy3, see the map below). From Ski, the trains go every half hour (12 min past and 42 min past every full hour).
Bus from Ski to Ås:
Take bus 510 Drøbak-Seiersten. The bus departs right besides Ski train station (bus stop "Ski Stasjon", see the Ski map above) every 10th minute in the morning. The bus stop in Ås is called “Åsgård skole” (see the map below). The bus takes 21 minutes.
SiÅs offers guest accommodation to researchers, fellows, visitors and others associated to NMBU and the research institutions on Campus Ås. SiÅs’ guest accommodation is located in Utveien 6, approx. 300 m from the TF building. It consists of shared housing and studio apartments. To check for availability, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open and free WiFi can be accessed via the “NMBU-guest” net or via “Eduroam” (for members of universities).