Oslo Cycling Guide


Arguably closer to nature than any other capital city, Oslo offers easy access to stunningly beautiful rides. There’s a variety of terrain to explore, too, from scenic lakefront routes to arduous (but rewarding!) climbs.

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Top Cycling Routes in Oslo

  1. Nordmarka

    • Distance 91.9 mi
    • Elevation 8,450 ft

    Surrounding the northern border of Oslo is Nordmarka, an incredible forest and no-build zone. This route takes riders on paved roads around and through Oslo's playground. A leng...

  2. Climb to Tryvann and Sørkedalen

    • Distance 31.0 mi
    • Elevation 3,579 ft

    Ride Norway's Alpe d'Huez, Tryvann, on this popular route. This classic ride starts in the center of Oslo and passes through two scenic parks, Slottsparken (the castle park) and...

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  4. Maridalen

    • Distance 16.2 mi
    • Elevation 1,537 ft

    The main training valley for road cyclists in Oslo, Maridalen is a popular route used both for TT training and recovery rides. Short, flat, and picturesque, this out and back is...

  5. Tyrifjorden

    • Distance 86.8 mi
    • Elevation 7,165 ft

    Beginning in Sandvika, the Tyrifjorden route follows the perimeter of Norway's fifth largest lake, Tyrifjord. Riders will follow smooth roads alongside flourishing trees and flo...

  6. Hurum Rundt

    • Distance 92.7 mi
    • Elevation 7,913 ft

    A well-known route that is popular with Oslo locals, Hurum Rundt takes riders along the water and fjords for kilometers of dramatic scenery and arduous climbing. Riding through ...

  7. Raumerrittet

    • Distance 48.7 mi
    • Elevation 4,740 ft

    Starting just 20km north of Oslo, Raumerrittet is an easy to access and challenging MTB route. A popular race is held along this course every summer where cyclists ride along pa...

  8. Nordmarka MTB - Long Route to Langvann

    • Distance 46.0 mi
    • Elevation 5,764 ft

    Enjoy Oslo's enormous backyard playground on this lengthy ride through Nordmarka. Starting from Majorstuen, you'll pass through Oslo University en route to Maridalen, where ride...

  9. Oslo - Nesoddtangen - Oslo

    • Distance 44.2 mi
    • Elevation 3,910 ft

    This fun and challenging route starts out with a ferry ride to the Nesoddtangen Peninsula. Meeting at Aker Brygge, riders should take the opportunity to have a pre ride coffee b...

  10. Bærumsrunden

    • Distance 38.3 mi
    • Elevation 3,708 ft

    A classic training route in the west, Bærumsrunden will take your breath away. Surrounded by trees and riding along smooth pavement, riders can choose to go at an easy pace and ...

  11. Øyeren Rundt

    • Distance 76.3 mi
    • Elevation 5,383 ft

    Øyeren Rundt is an extremely popular annual road race. If you are unable to participate in the race, this fantastic route can be ridden anytime of year (when the weather permits...