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There are 7 ways to get from Ålesund to Kristiansand by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly from Alesund  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Alesund (AES) to Kristiansand (KRS) AES - KRS

$75 - $390

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Bus to Molde, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Molde lufthavn Årø
  2. Fly from Molde (MOL) to Kristiansand (KRS) MOL - KRS

$70 - $370

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Bus, train via Lillehammer stasjon  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Åndalsnes stasjon 681
  2. Take the train from Åndalsnes stasjon to Lillehammer stasjon 22
  3. Take the train from Lillehammer stasjon to Oslo S R10
  4. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon 50

$90 - $133

Bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Skei
  2. Take the bus from Skei to Drammen Bangeløkka
  3. Take the bus from Drammen Bangeløkka to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon 17

$143 - $207

Bus, train  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Bergen busstasjon
  2. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger
  3. Take the train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon 50

$143 - $194

Ferry, bus, train  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ålesund Hurtigrutekai to Bergen Nøstet Hurtigrutekai
  2. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger
  3. Take the train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon 50

$199 - $277

Drive  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Ålesund to Kristiansand 542 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Ålesund to Kristiansand is to bus and train which costs kr 700 - kr 1100 and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ålesund to Kristiansand is to fly which costs kr 600 - kr 3200 and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ålesund to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Ålesund rutebilstasjon and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Skei and Drammen Bangeløkka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ålesund and Kristiansand is 491 km. The road distance is 867.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ålesund to Kristiansand without a car is to bus and train which takes 14 h 45 min and costs kr 700 - kr 1100.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Ålesund to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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Ålesund to Kristiansand bus services, operated by Nettbuss Travel AS, depart from Ålesund rutebilstasjon station.

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The best way to get from Ålesund to Kristiansand is to fly which takes 5 h and costs kr 600 - kr 3200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 1100 - kr 1700 and takes 17 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alesund Airport to Kristiansand Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Ålesund to Kristiansand bus services, operated by Nettbuss Travel AS, arrive at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon station.

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Map of how to get from Ålesund to Kristiansand.
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  • Distance: 307.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Ålesund, Norway and Kristiansand, Norway?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and two other airlines fly from Ålesund to Kristiansand every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ålesund to Kristiansand via Skei and Drammen Bangeløkka in around 17 h 40 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Trondheim
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Trondheim, Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Oslo, Trondheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Bergen, Trondheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Molde to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Molde to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Bergen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Molde to Kristiansand via Bergen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alesund to Kristiansand via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Åndalsnes stasjon to Lillehammer stasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nsb.no
Train from Lillehammer stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
nsb.no
Train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
Trafikanten Møre og Romsdal
Website
frammr.no
Bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Molde lufthavn Årø
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
frammr.no
Bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Åndalsnes stasjon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
frammr.no
Nettbuss Travel AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Skei
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Bus from Skei to Drammen Bangeløkka
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Bus from Drammen Bangeløkka to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Bus from Ålesund rutebilstasjon to Bergen busstasjon
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Bangeløkka to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Drammen Bangeløkka to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Ferry operators
Hurtigruten
Phone
+442031 317 799
Website
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Ålesund Hurtigrutekai to Bergen Nøstet Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hurtigruten.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ålesund to Kristiansand is 867 km. It takes approximately 11 h 36 min to drive from Ålesund to Kristiansand.

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KLM, Widerøe, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Alesund Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ålesund to Alesund Airport is to line 651 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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