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There are 8 ways to get from Arendal to Hovden by bus, plane, car ferry, car, train or 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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Bus, fly to Stokmarknes  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Arendal bussterminal to Rona E18
  2. Fly from Kristiansand (KRS) to Stokmarknes (SKN) KRS - SKN

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Bus, train, ferry  •  37h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Harebakken bussterminal to Lysaker stasjon Lp1
  2. Take the train from Lysaker stasjon to Hamar stasjon R10
  3. Take the train from Hamar to Trondheim S
  4. Take the train from Trondheim S to Bodø 475
  5. Take the ferry from Bodø Hurtigrutekai to Stokmarknes Hurtigrutekai

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Bus, fly to Svolvaer, car ferry, drive  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Arendal bussterminal to Rona E18
  2. Fly from Kristiansand (KRS) to Svolvaer (SVJ) KRS - SVJ
  3. Take the car ferry from Fiskebøl ferjekai to Melbu ferjekai
  4. Drive from Melbu ferjekai to Hovden

Bus, fly to Leknes, drive, car ferry  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Arendal bussterminal to Rona E18
  2. Fly from Kristiansand (KRS) to Leknes (LKN) KRS - LKN
  3. Drive from Haugen to Fiskebøl ferjekai
  4. Take the car ferry from Fiskebøl ferjekai to Melbu ferjekai
  5. Drive from Melbu ferjekai to Hovden

Train, bus, drive  •  36h 9m

  1. Take the train from Nelaug to Oslo S
  2. Take the train from Oslo S to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Narvik station
  4. Take the bus from Bromsgård to Harstad/Narvik lufthavn 300 / ...
  5. Drive from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Hovden

Bus, car ferry, drive  •  40h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Harebakken bussterminal to Oslo bussterminal Lp1
  2. Take the bus from Oslo to Stockholm 600
  3. Take the bus from Stockholm to Narvik
  4. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Fiskebøl ferjekai 300
  5. Take the car ferry from Fiskebøl ferjekai to Melbu ferjekai
  6. Drive from Melbu ferjekai to Hovden

Train, bus, ferry  •  3 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Nelaug to Stavanger
  2. Take the bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Nesttun terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Bergen Nøstet Hurtigrutekai to Stokmarknes Hurtigrutekai

Drive  •  26h 59m

  1. Drive from Arendal to Hovden 2121.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Arendal to Hovden is to bus and train and ferry which costs kr 2700 - kr 4100 and takes 37h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Arendal to Hovden is to drive which costs kr 3300 - kr 4800 and takes 26h 59m.

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The distance between Arendal and Hovden is 1185 km. The road distance is 2121.6 km.

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It takes approximately 9h 2m to get from Arendal to Hovden, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kristiansand Airport to Stokmarknes Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arendal to Hovden is 2122 km. It takes approximately 26h 59m to drive from Arendal to Hovden.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe offer flights from Kristiansand Airport to Stokmarknes Airport.

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  • Distance: 1185 km
  • Duration: 9h 2m

What companies run services between Arendal, Norway and Hovden, Nordland, Norway?

There is no direct connection from Arendal to Hovden. However, you can take the bus to Rona E18, take the line 35 bus to Kjevik lufthavn, take the walk to Kristiansand airport, fly to Stokmarknes, then take the drive to Hovden. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Rona E18, take the line 35 bus to Kjevik lufthavn, take the walk to Kristiansand airport, fly to Svolvaer, take the drive to Fiskebøl ferjekai, take the car ferry to Melbu ferjekai, then take the drive to Hovden.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Kristiansand to Stokmarknes via Bodo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4400
Flights from Kristiansand to Stokmarknes via Bergen, Bodo
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 4700
Flights from Kristiansand to Stokmarknes via Bergen, Tromso
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 5500
Flights from Kristiansand to Stokmarknes via Trondheim, Bodo
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4400
Flights from Kristiansand to Stokmarknes via Oslo, Bodo
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 3000
Flights from Kristiansand to Svolvaer via Bodo
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 5500
Flights from Kristiansand to Svolvaer via Bergen, Bodo
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1500 - kr 6000
Flights from Kristiansand to Svolvaer via Trondheim, Bodo
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 5500
Flights from Kristiansand to Svolvaer via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 5500
Flights from Kristiansand to Svolvaer via Oslo, Bodo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 3100
Flights from Kristiansand to Leknes via Bodo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 6000
Flights from Kristiansand to Leknes via Bergen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1500 - kr 6000
Flights from Kristiansand to Leknes via Bergen, Bodo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1500 - kr 6000
Flights from Kristiansand to Leknes via Evenes, Bodo
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
kr 1700 - kr 6500
Flights from Kristiansand to Leknes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 6000
Flights from Kristiansand to Leknes via Oslo, Bodo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3200
Train operators
Go-Ahead Nordic
Phone
+47 61 25 80 00
Email
kundeservice@go-aheadnordic.no
Website
go-aheadnordic.no
Train from Nelaug to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 330 - kr 500
Schedules at
go-aheadnordic.no
Train from Nelaug to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 390 - kr 600
Schedules at
go-aheadnordic.no
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Narvik station
Ave. Duration
18h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
SJ Norge AS
Phone
61 25 22 00
Email
kundeservice@sj.no
Website
sj.no
Train from Hamar to Trondheim S
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 800
Schedules at
sj.no
Train from Trondheim S to Bodø
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 1200
Schedules at
sj.no
Bus operators
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Phone
815 00 194
Email
post@akt.no
Website
akt.no
Bus from Arendal bussterminal to Rona E18
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Nordland fylkeskommune
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
reisnordland.no
Bus from Bromsgård to Harstad/Narvik lufthavn
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 120
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Fiskebøl ferjekai
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 200 - kr 280
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Harebakken bussterminal to Lysaker stasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 460
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 380 - kr 460
Bus from Harebakken bussterminal to Oslo bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 390 - kr 470
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 390 - kr 470
Bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Nesttun terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 340 - kr 420
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 340 - kr 420
Nettbuss AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
vybuss.no
Bus from Harebakken bussterminal to Lysaker stasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 430 - kr 550
Website
Nettbuss AS
Vaernes Ekspressen
Phone
+47 905 74 475
Email
post@vaernesekspressen.no
Website
vaernesekspressen.no
Bus from Harebakken bussterminal to Lysaker stasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
Bus from Harebakken bussterminal to Oslo bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oslo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 260 - kr 320
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Stockholm to Narvik
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Ferry operators
Nordland fylkeskommune
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
reisnordland.no
Car ferry from Fiskebøl ferjekai to Melbu ferjekai
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 90 - kr 120
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Hurtigruten
Phone
+442031 317 799
Website
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Bodø Hurtigrutekai to Stokmarknes Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 1100
Website
Hurtigruten
Ferry from Bergen Nøstet Hurtigrutekai to Stokmarknes Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
3 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 5000 - kr 7000
Website
Hurtigruten

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