There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Birkeland 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, line 36 bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kristiansand (KRS) AMS - KRS
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Topdalsveien/Hånesveien to Birkeland Tomta

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Bus  •  28h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo
  3. Take the bus from Oslo to Lillesand 17

kr 928 - kr 1157

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Train, bus  •  29h 6m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Ic
  3. Take the bus from Lübeck to Oslo
  4. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon 50

kr 1884 - kr 2874

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  26h 30m

  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

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 29m

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

kr 2186 - kr 2986

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Birkeland is to bus which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 28h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Birkeland is to drive and car ferry which costs 200€ - 290€ and takes 26h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Birkeland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Birkeland Tomta via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB, Oslo and Lillesand sentrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 38m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Birkeland is 695 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Birkeland without a car is to bus which takes 28h 38m and costs 85€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Amsterdam to Birkeland, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Birkeland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 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 Birkeland bus services, operated by Konkurrenten, arrive at Lillesand station.

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Widerøe, 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 Birkeland.
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  • Distance: 695 km
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Birkeland, Aust-Agder, Norway?

You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Birkeland via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB, Oslo, and Lillesand sentrum in around 28h 38m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 2000 - kr 7500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kristiansand via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 2000 - kr 7500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 4900
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 210 - kr 490
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 210 - kr 300
1st Class
kr 350 - kr 490
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 600
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 390 - kr 550
Website
vy.no
Bus operators
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Phone
815 00 194
Email
post@akt.no
Website
akt.no
Bus from Topdalsveien/Hånesveien to Birkeland Tomta
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 250 - kr 310
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lübeck to Oslo
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 430 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Hirtshals, Hirtshals Busterminal
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
kr 250 - kr 310
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 210
Website
Blablabus
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 220 - kr 310
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Oslo to Lillesand
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 300
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
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 549
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
kr 549
Small Car
kr 549

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There are 76+ hotels available in Birkeland. Prices start at kr 600 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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