The cinema Fredrikstad Kino (Fredrikstad Municipal Cinema) is the main festival venue, has six movie theatre auditoriums with modern screening facilities, and hosts most of the festival screenings and seminars.
Nygaardsgata 16, 1606 Fredrikstad
TÆPS is the best beer bar in town and hosts several screenings and events. One of the places we will meet to mingle after dark.
Nygaardsgata 33, 1607 Fredrikstad
Wine and sake bar we are sure you will enjoy, and host for the Abstraction Programme. The other place to make new festival friends.
Nygårdsplassen 4, 1607 Fredrikstad
A local coworking space that will host exclusive industry events (you must have an all-access pass or student pass to access these events).
Nygaardsgata 33, 1606 Fredrikstad
St. Croix House is a “common room” for the city. It is a well-loved culture house for people of all ages in Fredrikstad and home to the best vegetarian buffet in town. On Friday evening FAF takes over the space with several programmes.
St. Croix gate 16, 1607 Fredrikstad
Best burger joint in town! Festival pass holders get a 10% discount on food.
Nygaardsgata 33, 1607 Fredrikstad
Oslo – Fredrikstad – Gøteborg
Oslo – Fredrikstad
The last train from Fredrikstad to Oslo is at 22:44, so it is possible to attend the whole festival and take the train back to Oslo on Friday or Saturday night.
Oslo Lufthavn Gardermoen – Fredrikstad
København/Gøteborg – Sarpsborg, and local bus/train connection to Fredrikstad.
Oslo Lufthavn Gardermoen
Scandic City Fredrikstad
FAF is taking over the hotel and until September 10th only FAF attendees can book rooms during the festival. Please call directly, mentioning the Fredrikstad Animation Festival to secure your room. +47 69 38 56 00
We are proud to offer our attendees a discounted rate at the Scandic City from Thursday- Sunday.
Single Room– 1245,-
Double Room – 1395,-
The Scandic City Fredrikstad is the main hotel venue for the 2023 edition. It is located in the center of Fredrikstad, 10 minutes walking distance to the train station and 1 min from the bus station. Less than a 5-minute walk to the cinema, this is the best option to be in the heart of the festival.
Only steps away from the Fredrikstad cinema, this hotel is a good option to be close to the cinema.
Wex is an apartment hotel in the center of Fredrikstad. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with FAF in the subject line to book your room today and receive 10% off during the festival.
Olaf M. Holwechs gate, 1607 Fredrikstad
It is a 35-minute commute from the Scandic Sarpsborg to the Fredrikstad Kino. The route 1 bus is a five-minute walk from the Scandic Sarpsborg and a five-minute walk to the Fredrikstad Kino. The bus runs every 15 minutes (starts every 30 minutes at 18:00). The last bus is at 23:20.
You can also take the R20 train one stop between Fredrikstad and Sarpsborg. The last train to Sarpsborg is at 1:27. The train is a 12-minute ride, with a little more walking than the bus option.
Magasinet på Isegran
Isegran is a small island located between the old city and the city center. There are a few lodging options, including renting a house for 6-10 people that would be a great option for a studio or school group. There is also a bed and breakfast with several rooms.
Gamlebyen Hotell is located in Norden’s oldest fortress town. The hotel has rooms available from Thursday – Saturday. Gamlebyferga/”The Old Town Ferry” (Cicignon – Gamlebyen/”Old Town”) transports you back and forth until 1.00. Time tables are available here.
Hotel Fredrikstad is a centrally located cozy hotel with good breakfast. The hotel is located at the Domkirkeparken and is a short walk to the cinema.
Rooms are available Thursday night. To get here from Fredrikstad centre you may travel by Gamlebyferga/”The Old Town Ferry” (Cicignon – Gamlebyen/”Old Town”), which transports you back and forth for free until 1.00, and walk for 11 minutes to get to Fredrikstad Motell and Camping. Time tables for the ferry are available here.