DEAR MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES!

Welcome back to Holmenkollen! Please see this map for areas of interest (such as Accreditation Office) and opening hours: Arena Map 2022.

ACCREDITATION

Everyone working for the IBU World Cup Biathlon in Holmenkollen, need to apply for accreditation. 

It is the International Biathlon Union (IBU) and their accreditation partner, PLARAS BIATHLON, who are responsible for the accreditation process for media. After you have applied, you will receive a confirmation once its approved.

Apply Here

ACCREDITATION OFFICE

You will need your accrediation to access the media center and the rest of the Holmenkollen arena. The accreditation office is in the Ski Jumping Hill, and you can see the location on the Arena Map 2022.

The accreditation office will be open from Monday 14th of March until Sunday 20th of March.

ACCOMMODATION

We have reserved a few rooms at Scandic Oslo City for media representatives.

Address: Scandic Oslo City, Europarådets Plass 1, 0154 Oslo – +47 23 10 42 00

Scandic Oslo City is a first class business hotel centrally located in the heart of Oslo, only a two-minute walk from Oslo Central Station and the Gardermoen AirportExpress Train (Flytoget).

The main street Karl Johans gate and the Opera House are just around the corner. The hotel is also located close to many of Oslo’s main attractions. The hotel’s restaurant Bjørvigen Mat & Vinhus and the cozy lobby bar are perfect settings for enjoying a buffet lunch or a dinner from the à la carte menu. The hotel offers complementary access to the gym and sauna. As a guest you will also have access to free WiFi.

The booking code that gives you a fixed price of 1390 NOK per night for a double room (same for single) is BHSF140322

The code is valid until the 1st of March and you can use this link: https://www.scandichotels.no/hotelreservation/select-rate?hotel=336&fromDate=2022-03-14&toDate=2022-03-20&room%5b0%5d.adults=2&bookingCode=BHSF140322

 The booking can be changed and cancelled until the 10th of March.

MEDIA CENTER

Head of Media is Lene Moen Tønnesen. She can be reached on the phone +47 918 24 049 or lene.moen.tonnesen@gmail.com

TRANSPORT AND PARKING

Arrival / departure – Oslo Airport Gardermoen OSL

Travelling with the Airport Express Train (Flytoget) takes about 20 minutes from the Airport to the Oslo Central Station (located next to the media hotel). The Airport Express Train departs every 10 minutes between 06:15 and 22:35 (Monday-Friday). Outside these times, the train departs every 20 or 30 minutes starting at 04:45 and ending at 00:05. See Flytoget

Local Public Transport in Oslo
The media hotel is located very close to the subway with direct connection to Holmenkollen arena. Timetable and route information for public transport in Oslo can be found at Ruter.

Subway line 1 “Frognerseteren” will take you to Holmenkollen from all downtown stations, including the station “Jernbanetorget” located next to the media hotel. The media center is located a 10 minute walk from Holmenkollen station.

Media transport to Holmenkollen
The LOC offers free shuttle transportation to and from the media hotel to the venue in Holmenkollen. The transportation time to Holmenkollen is approximately 25 minutes. Information regarding shuttle bus schedules will be available in the Media Guide which will be sent out in the beginning of March.

Parking in Holmenkollen
Media personnel are encouraged to use public transportation or the shuttle buses provided. The parking capacity is very limited during the event, as most parking spaces available are used for temporary installations.