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

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

Train, ferry  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Fredericia st Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia st to Hjoerring st Icl
  4. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal 820 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon 17

$74 - $185

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB to Aalborg
  2. Take the bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Hjørring St. 71
  3. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Kristiansand ferjekai

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 49 min

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

$171 - $231

Fly to Kristiansand  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Kristiansand (KRS) HAM - KRS

$83 - $294

Fly to Oslo Sandefjord, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Oslo Sandefjord (TRF) HAM - TRF
  2. Take the bus from Ringdal E18 to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon

$129 - $440

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

You can take a bus from Hamburg to Kristiansand via Gothenburg, Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal, and Oslo Bussterminal in around 20 h 13 min. Alternatively, Norwegian Air Shuttle, KLM and six other airlines fly from Hamburg to Kristiansand hourly.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Kristiansand via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Kristiansand via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Kristiansand via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo Sandefjord via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Kristiansand via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia st
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia st to Hjoerring st
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Hjørring St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
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 - $75
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Bus from Ringdal E18 to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
$38
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Ringdalskrysset to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
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
$21
Schedules at
nor-way.no
Bus from Ringdal E18 to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
nor-way.no
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
$63
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$63
Small Car
$63

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamburg and Kristiansand is 524 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Kristiansand is to bus which costs 60€ - 160€ and takes 20 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Kristiansand is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs 65€ - 250€.

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and Oslo Bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 56 min to get from Hamburg to Kristiansand, including transfers.