Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.
20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Taxis in Oslo
Oslo is the financial and governmental centre of Norway. The city is a also a hub of Norwegian trade and industry and is known for its architectural wonders. If you are here for a few days and would rather visit the Viking museum twice than spend your entire day trying to figure out how to get around by metro, then opt for an Oslo taxi. It is by far the best method to explore this stunning destination, without compromising your budget or comfort.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
How much does a taxi cost?
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Cost of an Oslo Taxi
Unfortunately, Oslo taxi prices are a bit high in this Norwegian capital. Fortunately, they are regulated by the local government.
All taxis in Oslo use taximeters. The taximetre starts at 30 NOK if you hail a taxi from the street, or 50 NOK if you book one by phone or online. After this you pay about 20 NOK per kilometre, and 7 NOK per minute. The base fare is about 80 NOK during the day, and 160 NOK at night.
Oslo Taxis accept major credit cards. In some taxis, the driver will ask you to swipe your card at the beginning of the journey, to check whether or not it is valid. The card is then swiped again when you arrive, for payment. For tips, you can round up to the nearest figure.
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How to get a Taxi in Oslo
Taxis are usually available around the clock. You can wave at the driver, walk to the closest taxi stop or even call a local company and book in advance. Taxis can be stopped anywhere, but there are also taxi stands, marked “taxi” or “drosje”. They don’t have specific colours, and are recognisable by the white signs on the roof, which are lit when the driver is available.
Oslo taxis can typically be seen outside major city landmarks, in popular districts or five-star hotels. It is highly recommended to ask the price before hopping on the taxi. Drivers are usually polite and keep their vehicles very clean.
During rush hours or bank holidays, booking a taxi in advance via an app or phone would be your best bet. Oslo Taxi is the largest and most reliable company for the Norwegian capital.
Benefits of Booking an Oslo Transfer in Advance
Finding a taxi in Oslo may not be the easiest task during cold months or after midnight. If you want to see this architectural wonderland in all its glory, then don’t put your transportation on the back burner. Our friendly and knowledgeable driver will show you around the city and take you from point A to B conveniently and effortlessly. Travel like royalty with Welcome and book a taxi in advance today.
Oslo Taxi Tips
- Taxi stands are available at Oslo S, shopping centres and city squares, but only a taxi with a lit sign is available for hire.
- Trains in the city run from 05:35 to 00:35 every 10 minutes. After that time, taxis and night buses are the only possible means of transfer.
- Make sure to ask the driver for an approximate price for your destination before entering the vehicle.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Oslo
Wheelchair accessible taxis are available in Oslo. These wheelchair accessible vehicles allow a passenger to enter the taxi via an extended ramp and remain seated in their wheelchair for the entire journey. Each accessible taxi has securement space for one manual or powered wheelchair with safety tie downs/straps. A relatively affordable option is Oslo taxi, which also offers wheelchair taxi services.
Safety and Complaints for Oslo Taxis
Norwegian taxi drivers speak English as a rule, and usually won’t try to scam tourists. However, if you think that a driver may attempt to overcharge you or take a longer route than anticipated, feel free to stop the car and contact the local police station.