Venue and transportation

The conference will take place in the beautiful and newly restored Fredriksten Hotel, placed in the historical Fredriksten Fortress. Placed on the mountain overseeing Halden city centre, the fortress offers a historical atmosphere alongside a great view of the city.

Conference Hotel

fredriksten_hotel_summerFredriksten Hotel
Generalveien 25-27
1769 Halden, Norway

Phone: +47 69 02 10 10


The Fortress is a large part of the city of Halden’s history, being an important part of the Norwegian defence against the Swedish attempt of invasion. Visit the preservatory’s website for historical information about the venue.

The city

With local entrepreneurs in the driving seat, Halden city has experienced an upgrade over the recent years, resulting in a restored town square. Located close to the local port, summer life rarely gets more beautiful than this.

Get more information about local eateries, activities, attractions and shopping on the official travel portal of Halden.


Transportation to and from Oslo Airport

To get to or from Oslo Airport Gardermoen you may travel by bus, train or car.

transport-2By Train
Get to and from Halden with NSB or the Airport Express train. NSB usually departs every hour during the day and evening.

busBy bus
There is no direct bus route from Oslo Airport Gardemoen to Halden. If you wish to travel by bus you can travel on the Airport Express bus to Fredrikstad (town close by) and then travel on one of the local bus routes or train to Halden.

transport-3By car
From Oslo Airport Gardemoen to Halden (approximately 160km):  drive onto highway E6 direction Oslo, then follow E6 south towards Gøteborg (Gothenburg). Take Exit 2 to get into Halden.

There is free parking at the hotel if opting to drive yourself.

Rental Companies
Several rental companies are located at the terminal. Contact the company regarding opening hrs and directions where to pick up the vehicle.

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From Halden Train Station to Fredriksten Hotel

When arriving at the train station you may opt to walk or take a taxi. The walk is somewhat uphill but is a pleasant short walk.