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Cruises from Oslo 2023

Oslo, NorwayTake a memorable cruise adventure from Oslo, Norway in 2023. For cruise ships, Oslo serves as both a port of call and an embarkation port. The city of Oslo is home to a large number of interesting sights and cultural attractions that are sure to spark the attention of tourists.

Cruise ships dock on the sides of Akershus Fortress, directly on Oslo's doorstep. Step off the ship, and you’re already in the city center. There are four piers: Sondre Akershus, Vippetangen, Revierkaia, and Filipstad.

Oslo, Norway

Oslo is one of the fastest-developing capitals in all of Europe, with incredible developments going on in everything from local cuisine to architecture. The tiny city center is easy to explore on foot, by bike, or by public transport, and the city is rich with cultural and culinary treasures. Start your exploration of the city in the east with the Munch Museum and the Norwegian Opera and Ballet. After that, proceed westwards to the new National Museum, the Nordic region's largest art museum, at Aker Brygge, a gorgeous and vibrant waterfront. You will also discover intriguing sights on the Bygdoy Peninsula, marked by its environment, museums, urban organic farming, and ordinary life in the residential area. The Viking Ship Museum features three of the world's best-preserved Viking ships from the 9th century, which are among Norway's most beloved cultural treasures.

What cruise lines depart from Oslo?

The port of Oslo is served by a variety of different cruise lines in 2023. These range from those oriented toward families to those that are more elegant and traditional. Oslo port includes itineraries with Azamara Club Cruises, MSC Cruises, Oceania Cruises, and other cruise lines.

Destinations from Oslo

Cruises that leave from Oslo in 2023 can take you to a wide variety of destinations that are located all around Europe and even further beyond. Most commonly, cruises from Oslo go to exciting destinations such as the Iceland, North Cape, Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia, and countless more Northern European sites.

The best time to take cruises from Oslo

Due to the region's moderately cold climate and short summers, there is a short window of opportunity for cruises to depart from Oslo. The months of May to September, which are considered to be the peack seasons, are the best times to go on a cruise. However, if you want to see the Northern Lights, the best months are from December through March because during this time there are more hours of darkness and the night skies are cleaner. Explore cruises from Oslo that depart in the months of July 2023, August 2023, and May 2024.

Duration of cruises from Oslo

Cruise Lines offer itineraries from Oslo that range from 2 to 18 days. You can choose cruises lasting from 2-day, 10-day, 13-day, and 18-day, depending on the length of your holiday.

Pick the perfect Oslo cruise

There are several cruise lines that offer and one-way sailings from Oslo.

Oslo Cruise Schedule 2023

Oslo is an excellent departure point for cruises along Norway’s west coast to the North Cape and the Midnight Sun. The ship schedule 2023 from Oslo can include Norway and Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia, the Baltic Sea, the British Isles, Iceland, and the Arctic.

Azamara Club Cruises Iceland 13-day route

13-day Iceland cruise from Oslo

Azamara Pursuit, Azamara Club Cruises

Date: July 30, 2023

Ports of Call: Oslo, Lerwick, Torshavn, Seydisfjordur, Akureyri, Skagafjordur, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Heimaey Island, Skagen, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

Oceania Cruises North Cape 18-day route

18-day North Cape cruise from Oslo

Riviera, Oceania Cruises

Date: August 5, 2023

Ports of Call: Oslo, Kristiansand, Haugesund, Alesund, Hammerfest, Honningsvag, Alta, Tromso, Harstad, Leknes, Narvik, Svolvaer, Torshavn, Kirkwall, Edinburgh, London Portsmouth; View Itinerary

Cruises to Oslo

Oslo is also a very common stop for cruise ships sailing throughout Europe. Oslo can be part of cruises that sail to Norway and the Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia, the Baltic Sea, the British Isles, Iceland, and the Arctic.

Holland America Line North Cape 21-day route

21-day North Cape cruise from Copenhagen

Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line

Date: May 18, 2024

Ports of Call: Copenhagen, Alesund, Trondheim, Honningsvag, Tromso, Leknes, Lerwick, Isle of Skye, Inverness, Edinburgh, Copenhagen, Oslo, Nordfjordeid, Akureyri, Isafjordur, Reykjavik; View Itinerary

Azamara Club Cruises Iceland 13-day route

13-day Iceland cruise from Oslo

Azamara Pursuit, Azamara Club Cruises

Date: July 30, 2023

Ports of Call: Oslo, Lerwick, Torshavn, Seydisfjordur, Akureyri, Skagafjordur, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Heimaey Island, Skagen, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

Oceania Cruises North Cape 18-day route

18-day North Cape cruise from Oslo

Riviera, Oceania Cruises

Date: August 5, 2023

Ports of Call: Oslo, Kristiansand, Haugesund, Alesund, Hammerfest, Honningsvag, Alta, Tromso, Harstad, Leknes, Narvik, Svolvaer, Torshavn, Kirkwall, Edinburgh, London Portsmouth; View Itinerary