There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arendal by plane, bus, train, ferry, night train, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Kristiansand, bus  •  7 h 43 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen N98
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Oslo 613
  3. Take the bus from Oslo to Arendal 17

$128 - $197

6 alternative options

Fly to Oslo Sandefjord, bus  •  9 h 50 min

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

Train, ferry, bus  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H Ic
  4. Take the train from Aarhus H to Sindal St. Icl / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai
  6. Take the bus from Kristiansand to Arendal 17

Train, bus  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Oslo 613
  4. Take the bus from Oslo to Arendal 17

$216 - $312

Train, night train, bus  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
  4. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Oslo 613
  5. Take the train from Oslo S to Nelaug stasjon 50

$234 - $361

Train, drive, carferry  •  27 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg-Altona Ice
  3. Drive from Hamburg-Altona to Kiel
  4. Take the carferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
  5. Drive from Gothenburg to Arendal

$235 - $365

Drive  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Arendal 1118.6 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Arendal. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Arendal via Copenhagen and Oslo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 49 min.

More details

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Arendal is 928 km. The road distance is 1789.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arendal without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 20 h 26 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arendal, including transfers.

More details

Frankfurt am Main to Arendal bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

More details

There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Kristiansand Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Frankfurt am Main to Arendal bus services, operated by Konkurrenten, arrive at Arendal station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Arendal is 1790 km. It takes approximately 18 h 6 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Arendal.

Get driving directions

Widerøe, Lufthansa, KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

Search flights

There are 44+ hotels available in Arendal. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arendal.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 580 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Arendal, Norway?

You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Arendal via Copenhagen and Oslo in around 28 h 49 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Kristiansand via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Kristiansand via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo Sandefjord via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Kristiansand via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo Sandefjord via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo Sandefjord via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo Sandefjord via Krakow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Sindal St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
dsb.dk
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Nelaug stasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nsb.no
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Kristiansand to Arendal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Oslo to Arendal
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
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
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
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$60
Small Car
$60

Want to know more about travelling around Norway

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

More details