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

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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Fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Kristiansand (KRS) CPH - KRS

$87 - $360

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Bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Oslo 613 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Nx190 / ...

$69 - $126

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Train, ferry  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Aalborg St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hjørring St. 75
  3. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Train  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 394 / ...
  3. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon 50

Drive  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Kristiansand 563 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Kristiansand is to bus which costs 450 kr - 850 kr and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Kristiansand is to fly which costs 550 kr - 2400 kr and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Oslo bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Kristiansand stasjon via Göteborg Centralstation and Oslo S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 58 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Kristiansand is 390 km. The road distance is 900.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Kristiansand without a car is to train and ferry which takes 11 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Copenhagen to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Kristiansand bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Kristiansand train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Kristiansand is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 550 kr - 2400 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 450 kr - 850 kr and takes 13 h 31 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Kristiansand.
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  • Distance: 243.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Kristiansand, Norway?

Widerøe and Norwegian Air Shuttle fly from Copenhagen to Kristiansand 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Kristiansand via Oslo and Oslo bussterminal in around 13 h 31 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Copenhagen to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
dsb.dk
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Hjørring St.
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nsb
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Travel AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
colorline.no

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Kristiansand Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Copenhagen to Kristiansand bus services, operated by Nettbuss Travel AS, arrive at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Kristiansand is 901 km. It takes approximately 10 h 8 min to drive from Copenhagen to Kristiansand.

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

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There are 83+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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