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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Arendal by plane, bus, train, night bus, ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Kristiansand, bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kristiansand (KRS) AMS - KRS
  2. Take the bus from Kjevik lufthavn to Arendal bussterminal

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Bus  •  28h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 075
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Oslo Bussterminal
  3. Take the bus from Oslo to Arendal 17

kr 998 - kr 1487

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Fly to Oslo Sandefjord, bus  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Oslo Sandefjord (TRF) AMS - TRF
  2. Take the bus from Ringdalskrysset to Arendal

Train, bus  •  26h 32m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Oslo Bussterminal
  4. Take the bus from Oslo to Arendal 17

kr 1410 - kr 2214

Train, bus via Copenhagen Airport (CPH)  •  29h 51m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to CPH Lufthavn Ic
  4. Take the bus from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg
  5. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 394 / ...
  6. Take the train from Oslo S to Nelaug stasjon 50

kr 3020 - kr 4504

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  26h 12m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hirtshals, Hirtshals Busterminal 621
  3. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai
  4. Take the bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Arendal bussterminal 100

Drive, car ferry  •  25h 56m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Kiel
  2. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
  3. Drive from Gothenburg to Arendal

kr 1874 - kr 2580

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Arendal is to bus which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 28h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Arendal is to drive and car ferry which costs 190€ - 280€ and takes 25h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam station to Arendal. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Busstation Elandsgracht and arriving at Arendal via Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port and Oslo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 54m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Arendal is 720 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Arendal without a car is to train and bus which takes 26h 32m and costs 140€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Amsterdam to Arendal, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Arendal bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Kristiansand Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Amsterdam to Arendal bus services, operated by Konkurrenten, arrive at Arendal station.

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Scandinavian Airlines and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Arendal.
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  • Distance: 449.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Arendal, Norway?

You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Arendal via Schiphol, Airport, Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB, Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port, Oslo Bussterminal, and Oslo in around 28h 54m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1700 - kr 6500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 5500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4300
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 250 - kr 600
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
kr 250 - kr 350
1st Class
kr 410 - kr 600
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 600
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to CPH Lufthavn
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 1200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 1100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 400 - kr 600
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Nelaug stasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 310 - kr 450
Website
vy.no
Bus operators
Agder flyekspress
Phone
+47 962 22 200
Email
FLYBUSS@FLYEKSPRESS.NO
Website
flyekspress.no
Bus from Kjevik lufthavn to Arendal bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Agder flyekspress
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Ringdalskrysset to Arendal
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Oslo to Arendal
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 300
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 440 - kr 750
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 230 - kr 390
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 140 - kr 240
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 430 - kr 750
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Hirtshals, Hirtshals Busterminal
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 220 - kr 380
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Phone
815 00 194
Email
post@akt.no
Website
akt.no
Bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Arendal bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Color Line AS
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 483
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
kr 483
Small Car
kr 483

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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