There are 4 ways to get from Kristiansand to Stavanger by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Kristiansand stasjon to Stavanger stasjon 50

$28 - $40

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Stavanger Nw300

$35 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Kristiansand to Stavanger 145.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Kristiansand (KRS) to Stavanger (SVG) KRS - SVG

$140 - $484

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon and arriving at Stavanger. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kristiansand stasjon and arriving at Stavanger stasjon. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Kristiansand and Stavanger is 160 km. The road distance is 232.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kristiansand to Stavanger without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs .

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The train from Kristiansand stasjon to Stavanger stasjon takes 2 h 54 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Kristiansand to Stavanger bus services, operated by Nor-Way Bussekspress, depart from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon station.

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

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The best way to get from Kristiansand to Stavanger is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Kristiansand Airport to Stavanger Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Kristiansand to Stavanger bus services, operated by Nor-Way Bussekspress, arrive at Stavanger station.

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Map of how to get from Kristiansand to Stavanger.
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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

Norwegian Railways (NSB) operates a train from Kristiansand to Stavanger every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, Nor-Way Bussekspress operates a bus from Kristiansand to Stavanger twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Kristiansand to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Kristiansand stasjon to Stavanger stasjon
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kristiansand to Stavanger is 233 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Kristiansand to Stavanger.

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Widerøe offers flights from Kristiansand Airport to Stavanger Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Stavanger. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kristiansand to Kristiansand Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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