There are 7 ways to get from Gothenburg to Kristiansand by bus, train, car ferry, ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 6 min

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

$52 - $98

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Train  •  9 h 20 min

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

$35 - $55

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Carferry, ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the carferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  2. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai Hirtshals-Kristiansand

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Kristiansand 368.3 miles

$95 - $150

Fly from Gothenburg  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Kristiansand (KRS) GOT - KRS

$88 - $409

Train, train to Oslo, fly  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
  2. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  3. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Kristiansand (KRS) OSL - KRS

$65 - $191

Train to Copenhagen, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Kristiansand (KRS) CPH - KRS

$121 - $406

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Oslo bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Kristiansand stasjon via Oslo S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Kristiansand is 239 km. The road distance is 589.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Kristiansand without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to get from Gothenburg to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to Kristiansand train services, operated by Nsb, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Kristiansand is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Kristiansand.
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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 6 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Kristiansand, Norway?

You can take a bus from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Oslo and Oslo bussterminal in around 9 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Oslo S in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Copenhagen to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Gothenburg to Kristiansand via Bergen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Train operators
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
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
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 Gothenburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
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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Gothenburg to Kristiansand train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (NSB), arrive at Kristiansand stasjon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Kristiansand is 589 km. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from Gothenburg to Kristiansand.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, KLM, Widerøe and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Kristiansand. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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