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

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Bus, train  •  9h 11m

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

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Bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger bussterminal Nw400
  2. Take the bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Vy190 / ...

Bus via Rosseland fv.439  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger bussterminal Nw400
  2. Take the bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Rosseland fv.439 Lp1

Train  •  10h 52m

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

Drive  •  7h 59m

  1. Drive from Bergen to Kristiansand 524.8 km

Fly  •  3h 53m

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

Bergen to Kristiansand by bus and train

The journey time between Bergen and Kristiansand is around 9h 11m and covers a distance of around 445 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Nor-Way Bussekspress and Go-Ahead Nordic, the Bergen to Kristiansand service departs from Bergen busstasjon and arrives in Kristiansand stasjon. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

42 Weekly Services
9h 11m Average Duration
kr 659 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bergen to Kristiansand is to bus and train which costs kr 650 - kr 900 and takes 9h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Bergen to Kristiansand is to fly which costs kr 650 - kr 1500 and takes 3h 53m.

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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 Stavanger bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 59m.

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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 Hokksund stasjon and Kongsberg stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 52m.

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The distance between Bergen and Kristiansand is 292 km. The road distance is 524.8 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 11m and costs kr 650 - kr 900.

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It takes approximately 9h 11m 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 (VY), depart from Bergen stasjon station.

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The best way to get from Bergen to Kristiansand is to bus which takes 9h 59m and costs kr 700 - kr 1000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs kr 800 - kr 1200 and takes 10h 52m, you could also fly, which costs kr 650 - kr 1500 and takes 3h 53m.

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  • Distance: 292.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Bergen to Kristiansand via Stavanger bussterminal in around 9h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bergen to Kristiansand via Hokksund stasjon and Kongsberg stasjon in around 10h 52m.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Bergen to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 2100
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Bergen to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 2600
Train operators
Go-Ahead Nordic
Phone
+47 61 25 80 00
Email
kundeservice@go-aheadnordic.no
Website
go-aheadnordic.no
Train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 300 - kr 460
Website
Go-Ahead Nordic
Train from Kongsberg stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 490
Website
Go-Ahead Nordic
Bus operators
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Bergen busstasjon to Stavanger bussterminal
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 350 - kr 430
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 350 - kr 430
Bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 360 - kr 450
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 360 - kr 450
Vy Buss
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Email
buss@vy.no
Website
vybuss.no
Bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 410 - kr 550
Website
Vy Buss
Vaernes Ekspressen
Phone
+47 905 74 475
Email
post@vaernesekspressen.no
Website
vaernesekspressen.no
Bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
Bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Rosseland fv.439
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen

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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 Kristiansand bus services, operated by Vy Buss, arrive at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon station.

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Bergen to Kristiansand train services, operated by Go-Ahead Nordic, arrive at Kristiansand stasjon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bergen to Kristiansand is 525 km. It takes approximately 7h 59m to drive from Bergen to Kristiansand.

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

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There are 44+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Bergen to Bergen Airport is to line 1 tram which takes 43 min and costs kr 35 - kr 60.

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