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Fly to Kristiansand  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Kristiansand (KRS) BER - KRS

kr 829 - kr 3476

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Fly to Stavanger, train  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stavanger (SVG) BER - SVG
  2. Take the train from Sandnes to Kristiansand

kr 996 - kr 3253

Train, ferry via Hamburg  •  16h 23m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Fredericia Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Svenstrup St. Ic
  4. Take the train from Svenstrup St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  5. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Bus, train, ferry  •  20h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Copenhagen central train station 032
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Aalborg 621
  3. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  4. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Train, ferry  •  21h 31m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Korsør
  2. Take the train from Korsør St. to Aalborg St. Icl / ...
  3. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  4. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Bus  •  21h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Helsingborg Main Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Helsingborg to Oslo Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Lp1

kr 1445 - kr 2096

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 42m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Kiel
  2. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
  3. Drive from Gothenburg to Kristiansand

Berlin to Kristiansand by bus

The bus journey time between Berlin and Kristiansand is around 29h 45m and covers a distance of around 1516 km. The fastest bus normally takes 29h 45m. Operated by Comati PSG, Vy bus4you, Nor-Way Bussekspress and others, the Berlin to Kristiansand bus service departs from Berlin Central Bus Station and arrives in Kristiansand rutebilstasjon. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
29h 45m
Fastest bus time:
29h 45m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
kr 1445
Carbon emissions:
189 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:30
Last bus departs at:
06:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Kristiansand bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into Norway from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kristiansand is 815 55 015.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kristiansand is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kristiansand is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

Yes, entry into Germany from Norway is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Kristiansand is to fly which costs €80 - €340 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Kristiansand is to fly which costs €80 - €340 and takes 8h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Berlin Central Bus Station and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Helsingborg and Oslo bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 50m.

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The distance between Berlin and Kristiansand is 712 km.

The best way to get from Berlin to Kristiansand without a car is to train and ferry via Hamburg which takes 16h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from Berlin to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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Berlin to Kristiansand bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Berlin Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Kristiansand is to fly which takes 8h 3m and costs €80 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €140 - €210 and takes 21h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kristiansand Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Kristiansand.
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  • Distance: 712.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 3m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Kristiansand, Norway?

KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Berlin to Kristiansand hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Kristiansand via Helsingborg Main Train Station, Helsingborg, and Oslo bussterminal in around 21h 50m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 6000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kristiansand via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 6000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kristiansand via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 6500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Oslo, Bergen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4900
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 5000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Copenhagen, Bergen
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kristiansand via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kristiansand via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 3400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 2700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 2700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 2700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kristiansand via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1900 - kr 5500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stavanger via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1500 - kr 4300
Train operators
Go-Ahead Nordic
Phone
+47 61 25 80 00
Email
kundeservice@go-aheadnordic.no
Website
go-aheadnordic.no
Train from Sandnes to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 280 - kr 440
Schedules at
go-aheadnordic.no
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 800
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 130 - kr 230
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
kr 130 - kr 170
Business
kr 190 - kr 230
1st Class
kr 190 - kr 230
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 950
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Fredericia
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 950
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 310 - kr 430
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 700
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 280 - kr 390
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Svenstrup St.
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 240 - kr 340
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Korsør St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 340 - kr 470
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Svenstrup St. to Hirtshals St.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St.
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Korsør
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 380
Website
Snälltåget
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 220 - kr 280
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 220 - kr 270
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Helsingborg Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 1100
Website
Comati PSG
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Helsingborg to Oslo Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 430
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 550
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 450 - kr 550
Nettbuss AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
vybuss.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 650
Website
Nettbuss AS
Vaernes Ekspressen
Phone
+47 905 74 475
Email
post@vaernesekspressen.no
Website
vaernesekspressen.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Color Line AS

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KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €8.

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