Travel information

Travel information

Travel by air:

Oslo Airport Gardermoen is a two-hour drive and a one and a half hour train ride from Lillehammer with 22 trains per day directly from the airport.

Travel by train:

The regional train service between Oslo and Lillehammer offers 12 –18 daily departures, and 2 – 6 daily departures northbound in Gudbrandsdalen – towards Åndalsnes and Trondheim.

Lillehammer is the final stop on the stretch “R10” Drammen/Oslo/Oslo Airport/Lillehammer from Oslo, and is an intermediate stop on the “Region” Dovrebanen line direction north in Gudbrandsdalen with stop at Lillehammer before continuing north towards Åndalsnes or Trondheim.

See train timetables


Participants who need a visa in order to enter the Schengen area (Schengen short stay visa) are recommended to apply for a visa as early as possible. Participants who travel to Norway via a third country are reminded that they should also check with the authorities of that country whether they might need, additionally, a transit visa. Kindly note that it is your responsibility to apply for and obtain a visa in advance of your journey to Norway.

Information on visa requirements for Norway can be found on the website of the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI). To facilitate the application process, please consult the nearest Norwegian embassy’s website for accurate information about the specific procedures and documents needed in your country. For an overview of Norwegian representations in the world and links to their contact information, please visit this website.

In order to request an invitation letter for a visa, please contact
Please note that you must register for the congress and buy your ticket before we can send an invitation letter.

Travel insurance:

By registering for the IPA World Congress, you agree that neither the organization nor the congress agency Gyro Conference AS is responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. All visitors are requested to arrange their own travel and health insurance.

Please note that the organizers cannot be responsible for participants lacking appropriate insurance coverage in case of need.
All services are booked on the condition that the organizers shall not be responsible for, and shall be exempt from, any and all liability in respect of any damage, injury or accident for participants and participant’s luggage. The organizers cannot assume liability for changes in the program due to external circumstances.

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