There are 4 ways to get from Kristiansand to Oslo by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Kristiansand (KRS) to Oslo (OSL) KRS - OSL
  2. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn [alle tog] to Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog]

$57 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Hjortnes E18 Nx 190 / ...

$20 - $75

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kristiansand to Oslo S Express / ...

$40 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Kristiansand to Oslo 202.4 miles

$50 - $80

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

Norwegian Railways (NSB) operates a train from Kristiansand to Oslo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Ruter also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Nettbuss Travel AS operates a bus from Kristiansand to Oslo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 51 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Kristiansand to Oslo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Kristiansand to Oslo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Ruter
Phone
177
Website
ruter.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn [alle tog] to Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog]
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ruter.no
Train from Kristiansand [tog] to Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog]
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ruter.no
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Kristiansand to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
Nettbuss Travel AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Hjortnes E18
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Kristiansand to Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
nor-way.no

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kristiansand to Oslo?

The distance between Kristiansand and Oslo is 252 km. The road distance is 324 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kristiansand to Oslo?

The cheapest way to get from Kristiansand to Oslo is to bus which costs kr 160 - kr 550 and takes 4 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kristiansand to Oslo?

The quickest way to get from Kristiansand to Oslo is to fly and train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs kr 430 - kr 1500.

Is there a direct train between Kristiansand and Oslo?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kristiansand and arriving at Oslo S. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kristiansand and Oslo?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon and arriving at Hjortnes E18. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Kristiansand to Oslo?

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Kristiansand to Oslo, including transfers.