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There are 5 ways to get from Bergen to Kristiansand by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger Nw400
  2. Take the train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon 50

$85 - $119

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Train  •  10h 48m

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

$75 - $112

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger Nw400
  2. Take the bus from Byterminalen to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Nw192

$92 - $134

Drive  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Bergen to Kristiansand 332.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Bergen (BGO) to Kristiansand (KRS) BGO - KRS

$85 - $286

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The cheapest way to get from Bergen to Kristiansand is to train which costs kr 600 - kr 950 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Bergen to Kristiansand is to fly which costs kr 700 - kr 2400 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bergen to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Bergen busstasjon and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Byterminalen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bergen to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Bergen stasjon and arriving at Kristiansand stasjon via Drammen stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 48m.

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The distance between Bergen and Kristiansand is 292 km. The road distance is 532.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bergen to Kristiansand without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 38m and costs kr 700 - kr 1000.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Bergen to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bergen to Kristiansand is to bus which takes 10h 40m and costs kr 750 - kr 1100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs kr 600 - kr 950 and takes 10h 48m, you could also fly, which costs kr 700 - kr 2400 and takes 3h 34m.

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  • Distance: 182.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 38m

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

You can take a bus from Bergen to Kristiansand via Stavanger and Byterminalen in around 10h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bergen to Kristiansand via Drammen stasjon in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Bergen to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bergen to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Phone
61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nsb.no
Train from Bergen stasjon to Drammen stasjon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
nsb.no
Train from Drammen stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
5h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Bus from Byterminalen to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bergen to Kristiansand is 532 km. It takes approximately 8h 7m to drive from Bergen to Kristiansand.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe offer flights from Bergen Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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