There are 4 ways to get from Kristiansand to Arendal by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Tinghuset to Arendal bussterminal 100 / ...

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Train, line 53 train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kristiansand stasjon to Nelaug stasjon 50
  2. Take the line 53 train from Nelaug stasjon to Arendal stasjon 53

$25 - $34

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Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kristiansand to Arendal 41.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Kristiansand to Arendal 41.9 miles

$11 - $17

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tinghuset and arriving at Arendal bussterminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kristiansand to Arendal. However, there are services departing from Kristiansand stasjon and arriving at Arendal stasjon via Nelaug stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Kristiansand and Arendal is 57 km. The road distance is 67.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kristiansand to Arendal without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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The bus from Tinghuset to Arendal bussterminal takes 1 h 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kristiansand to Arendal bus services, operated by Agder Kollektivtrafikk as, depart from Tinghuset station.

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Kristiansand to Arendal train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (NSB), depart from Kristiansand stasjon station.

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The best way to get from Kristiansand to Arendal is to bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train and line 53 train, which costs and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Kristiansand to Arendal bus services, operated by Agder Kollektivtrafikk as, arrive at Arendal bussterminal station.

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

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Map of how to get from Kristiansand to Arendal.
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  • Distance: 35.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Kristiansand, Norway and Arendal, Norway?

Agder Kollektivtrafikk as operates a bus from Kristiansand to Arendal hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Konkurrenten also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kristiansand to Arendal via Nelaug stasjon in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Kristiansand stasjon to Nelaug stasjon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
nsb.no
Train from Nelaug stasjon to Arendal stasjon
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Phone
815 00 194
Email
post@akt.no
Website
akt.no
Bus from Tinghuset to Arendal bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Agder Kollektivtrafikk as
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Kristiansand to Arendal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Other operators
Taxi from Kristiansand to Arendal
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Agder Taxi
Phone
+47 38 00 20 00
Website
agdertaxi.no
Kristiansand Taxi Sa
Phone
+47 900 30 760

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Yes, the driving distance between Kristiansand to Arendal is 67 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Kristiansand to Arendal.

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