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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand by plane, bus, train, night bus, ferry or car

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Fly to Kristiansand  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kristiansand (KRS) AMS - KRS

kr 716 - kr 2039

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Fly to Stavanger, bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stavanger (SVG) AMS - SVG
  2. Take the bus from Stavanger lufthavn to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon

kr 1526 - kr 5379

Train, night bus, ferry via Hamburg  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  4. Take the night bus from Flensburg to Aalborg
  5. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  6. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Train, night bus, ferry  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Flensburg Ic
  3. Take the night bus from Flensburg to Aalborg
  4. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  5. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Bus, train, ferry  •  21h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Odense, Odense Station
  2. Take the train from Odense St. to Aalborg St. Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  4. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Train, bus, ferry  •  23h 32m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
  2. Take the bus from Zwolle to Hamburg
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB to Aalborg
  4. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  5. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Bus  •  27h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Oslo 613
  3. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon

kr 1233 - kr 1492

Drive  •  18h 28m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Kristiansand 1815.7 km

kr 2800 - kr 4100

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand is to fly which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand is to fly which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Copenhagen and Oslo bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 21m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Kristiansand is 671 km. The road distance is 1815.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand without a car is to train and night bus and ferry via Hamburg which takes 19h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Kristiansand bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs 65€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 27h 21m.

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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 Kristiansand bus services, operated by Nor-Way Bussekspress, arrive at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon station.

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  • Distance: 671.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

KLM and Widerøe fly from Amsterdam to Kristiansand twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Kristiansand via Copenhagen, Oslo, and Oslo bussterminal in around 27h 21m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 22000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kristiansand via Bergen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 22000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 2000 - kr 7000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stavanger via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 2000 - kr 4200
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 Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 250 - kr 600
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 250 - kr 360
1st Class
kr 420 - kr 600
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 210 - kr 500
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 210 - kr 300
1st Class
kr 350 - kr 500
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 140 - kr 340
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 140 - kr 210
1st Class
kr 240 - kr 340
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 900
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 750
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 1500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 490 - kr 700
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 390 - kr 550
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 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 1400
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 140 - kr 180
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 1200
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 290 - kr 420
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 45 - kr 60
Website
HVV
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 200 - kr 280
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Odense St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 310 - kr 430
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 430
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Stavanger lufthavn to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 360 - kr 440
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 360 - kr 440
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 550
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 450 - kr 550
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
Night bus from Flensburg to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 220
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Odense, Odense Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 390 - kr 470
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 390
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Aalborg Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 900 - kr 1100
Website
Comati PSG
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Kristiansand is 1816 km. It takes approximately 18h 28m to drive from Amsterdam to Kristiansand.

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Widerøe and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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

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