Most Norweigans also learn Swedish and English from a young age.
Exchange rate: $1 = 5 DKK
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In an Oslo bar, you'll spend between $10-12 AUD on a bottle of beer and a little more for cocktails. Coffee is around $6 a cup.
Lunch from a cheap café can be around $20, whereas a fancy sit-down dinner may set you back $80.
There are cheap options available for budget backpackers though: bread, eggs and other groceries cost around the same as they do in Australia.
A taxi ride across Oslo will cost you around $20-25.
Travel on local buses and subways will cost you up to $5 per journey.
A dorm bed in Oslo will set you back between $30-$50 per night. Outside of the capital, you might be able to save a few dollars.
A double room in a 3 star hotel can be hundreds of dollars - so jump on our cheap hostel options quick to bag the best rates!
If you're looking to fly into Oslo from a major European city such as London, you'll be able to score an even cheaper flight with budget airline carriers like KLM or Norwegian Airlines.
Southern Norway has a more 'normal' climate similar to that of the UK, France and Germany. Warm summers perfect for outdoor activities, and snowy, magical winters. Hit western Norways famous fjords between May and September for the best, clearest and most photogenic views.