There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 36 min

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

$107 - $292

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Train  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 394 / ...
  6. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon 50

Bus  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Oslo 613
  3. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon 17

$129 - $231

Bus, train  •  29 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Oldenburg - Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Oldenburg to Gothenburg 173
  3. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 394 / ...
  4. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon 50

Bus via Szczecin  •  40 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Oslo
  3. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon 17

$133 - $206

Drive  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Kristiansand 1135.2 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand is to fly which costs 90€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand is to fly which costs 90€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Leidseplein and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, Copenhagen and Oslo bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Kristiansand stasjon via Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H, Göteborg Centralstation and Oslo S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 19 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Kristiansand is 671 km. The road distance is 1816.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand without a car is to train which takes 26 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Kristiansand train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kristiansand is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs 90€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 26 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 29 h 12 min.

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  • Distance: 419.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

KLM and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Amsterdam to Kristiansand 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Kristiansand via Osnabruck Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H, Göteborg Centralstation, and Oslo S in around 26 h 19 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Nsb
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Oldenburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
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
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam to Oldenburg - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$19
High
$39
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Amsterdam to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Kristiansand is 1816 km. It takes approximately 18 h 37 min to drive from Amsterdam to Kristiansand.

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

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There are 88+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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