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There are 6 ways to get from Bergen to Arendal by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger
  2. Take the train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon 50
  3. Take the bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Arendal bussterminal 100

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bergen stasjon to Drammen stasjon 41
  2. Take the train from Drammen stasjon to Nelaug stasjon 50

$81 - $116

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger
  2. Take the bus from Byterminalen to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
  3. Take the bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Arendal bussterminal 100

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bergen to Arendal 329 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Kristiansand, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Bergen (BGO) to Kristiansand (KRS) BGO - KRS
  2. Take the bus from Kjevik lufthavn to Arendal bussterminal

Fly to Oslo Sandefjord, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Bergen (BGO) to Oslo Sandefjord (TRF) BGO - TRF
  2. Take the bus from Ringdalskrysset to Arendal

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The cheapest way to get from Bergen to Arendal is to train which costs kr 650 - kr 950 and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bergen to Arendal is to drive which costs kr 700 - kr 1100 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bergen to Arendal. However, there are services departing from Bergen busstasjon and arriving at Arendal bussterminal via Byterminalen and Kristiansand rutebilstasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bergen to Arendal. However, there are services departing from Bergen stasjon and arriving at Arendal stasjon via Drammen stasjon and Nelaug stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bergen and Arendal is 290 km. The road distance is 526.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bergen to Arendal without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 15 min to get from Bergen to Arendal, including transfers.

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Bergen to Arendal bus services, operated by Nor-Way Bussekspress, depart from Bergen busstasjon station.

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Bergen to Arendal train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (NSB), depart from Bergen stasjon station.

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The best way to get from Bergen to Arendal is to train which takes 11 h 25 min and costs kr 650 - kr 950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Bergen to Arendal.
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  • Distance: 181.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 15 min

What companies run services between Bergen, Norway and Arendal, Norway?

You can take a train from Bergen to Arendal via Drammen stasjon and Nelaug stasjon in around 11 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bergen to Arendal via Stavanger, Byterminalen, and Kristiansand rutebilstasjon in around 12 h 7 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Bergen to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Bergen to Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bergen to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Bergen to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Phone
61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nsb.no
Train from Bergen stasjon to Drammen stasjon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
nsb.no
Train from Drammen stasjon to Nelaug stasjon
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Bus from Byterminalen to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Phone
815 00 194
Email
post@akt.no
Website
akt.no
Bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Arendal bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Agder flyekspress
Website
flyekspress.no
Bus from Kjevik lufthavn to Arendal bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
flyekspress.no
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Ringdalskrysset to Arendal
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no

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The quickest flight from Bergen Airport to Kristiansand Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bergen to Arendal bus services, operated by Agder Kollektivtrafikk as, arrive at Arendal bussterminal station.

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Bergen to Arendal train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (NSB), arrive at Nelaug stasjon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bergen to Arendal is 526 km. It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to drive from Bergen to Arendal.

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Arendal. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bergen to Bergen Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs kr 35 - kr 50.

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