Oslo Emergency room - Legevakt

Call the emergency room (Legevakten) 116 117 (+47 23 01 34 34)
In the event of emergency medical assistance, you should call 113.

There are two emergency rooms in Oslo

  • The emergency room in Storgata 40 is open 24 hours a day and treats both injuries and illness.
  • Aker emergency room in Trondheimsveien 235 treats illness only, not injuries. Weekday opening hours are 16:00-22:30, weekends and bank holiday opening hours are 10:00-22:30

Your assigned General Practitioner (GP) is your main contact for health related issues. If you need assistance during the daytime, contact your GPs office.

Call 116 117 to reach legevakten.

Waiting time

The emergency room treats acute illness first. The degree of urgency is assessed by a nurse. The waiting time in Storgata usually increases during the afternoon and evening. If the waiting time is long, you may be asked to visit Legevakt Aker when it is open.

At Aker, there is usually a somewhat shorter waiting time between 17:00 and 20:00. On weekends between 11:00 and 20:00.