The airport at Trondheim is Trondheim Lufthavn Værnes (TRD), approximately 30 km from Trondheim.
There are two bus lines connecting the airport to Trondheim city centre (travel time 40 – 50 minutes). The buses leave every 5- 10 minutes and have stops close to all relevant hotels in the city. The current bus fares are 130 NOK (adult), 90 NOK (student*), when purchased online (slightly cheaper).
Taxis are also available from the airport at a fixed fare (550 NOK – 700 NOK, depending on time of travel).
For a touristic scenery, Trondheim can also be reached by car or train from Oslo and by boat, the coastal express liner from Bergen (https://www.hurtigruten.co.uk).
*Note that student tickets require a valid student ID for the autumn semester of 2018/International Student Identity Card (ISIC).
The campus Gløshaugen is located about 30 minutes walk from the city centre, 10 minutes from the Scandic Hotel Lerkendal.
A taxi from downtown Trondheim to the campus is about 10 minutes and 150 NOK.
The public transportation in Trondheim is mostly by bus (company name: AtB) where the closest bus stop to the training school is “Gløshaugen Syd”, 100 m from the main entrance and 200 m from the lecture hall. Buses connect to the city centre every 10 minutes (bus lines 5 and 22 connect).
Trondheim was founded in 997 A.D. by the Viking King Olav Trygvasson, and later became the first capital of Norway. Trondheim has now a population of approximately 190.000, of which roughly 20 % are students. It is considered both pleasant and safe, with several sites worth visiting.
Of particular note is the Nidaros Cathedral (built from 1070 – 1300) that offers entry and various tours.
Overlooking the city is Kristansten Fort (built 1681 – 1685) which is open to visitors.
If one desires an even higher viewpoint of the city, the Tyholt Tower, which has a restaurant that rotates 74 meters above the ground level.
The NTNU University Museum has exhibitions covering both natural and cultural history.
For those wanting to have a swim in Trondheim, Pirbadet is Norway’s largest indoor water park with a view overlooking Trondheim Fjord.
Normally the weather in September is pleasant in Trondheim, with temperatures varying between 10 – 20°C.
More information about Trondheim can be found here : http://visittrondheim.no/en.