Accessibility in Oslo

Accessibility in Oslo

Some useful links concerning physical accessibility in Oslo.

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Accessible toilets 

Oslo has a few public restrooms that comply with the principles of universal design.   

This map from the City of Oslo on shows the location of public toilets in Oslo. The symbol with three people on it represents toilets that are universally accessible ("type: UU toalett").


Swimming spots  

Information in Norwegian only. 
Four beaches / swimming spots in Oslo comply with the principles of universal design. The links lead to the web site of the City of Oslo, with information in Norwegian, and a map showing the location of the beach: 

Information about accessibility for these and other swimming spots is found on this page from the City of Oslo (information in Norwegian).

Wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchairs on public transport: 
Passengers in wheelchairs travel for free on all public transport operated by Ruter (bus, tram, ferry and subway inside the city of Oslo). 
Read more about travelling with a wheelchair in Oslo on

Other useful links: 


Air quality 

Air quality index at (in Norwegian) 
Green dot means minimal risk, orange = moderate, red = high, purple = very high. White dot = no data.


Gluten free food 

Tip: On TripAdvisor, you can search for places with gluten free food: 
Gluten Free Restaurants in Oslo (



The Norwegian Association of Disabled - 
The Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted - (in Norwegian only) 
Norwegian Deaf Association - (in Norwegian only)
The Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association -