There are 4 ways to get from Oslo to Kristiansand by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon 50

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Nx190 / ...

$35 - $70

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Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Kristiansand 202.5 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Kristiansand (KRS) OSL - KRS

$65 - $192

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oslo bussterminal and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oslo S and arriving at Kristiansand stasjon. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Oslo and Kristiansand is 252 km. The road distance is 324 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Kristiansand without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs .

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The train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon takes 4 h 28 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Oslo to Kristiansand bus services, operated by Nettbuss Travel AS, depart from Oslo bussterminal station.

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Oslo to Kristiansand train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (NSB), depart from Oslo S station.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Kristiansand is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Kristiansand Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Kristiansand.
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  • Distance: 157.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

Norwegian Railways (NSB) operates a train from Oslo to Kristiansand every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, Nettbuss Travel AS operates a bus from Oslo to Kristiansand every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
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
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
Bus operators
Nettbuss Travel AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 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 Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress

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Oslo to Kristiansand train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (NSB), arrive at Kristiansand stasjon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Kristiansand is 324 km. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Oslo to Kristiansand.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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