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

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Train  •  2h 54m

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

$28 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon to Byterminalen Nw192

$35 - $55

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Kristiansand to Stavanger 145.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  2h 33m

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

$140 - $484

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The cheapest way to get from Kristiansand to Stavanger is to train which costs kr 230 - kr 320 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Kristiansand to Stavanger is to fly which costs kr 1100 - kr 4000 and takes 2h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kristiansand rutebilstasjon and arriving at Byterminalen. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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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 2h 54m.

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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 2h 54m and costs kr 230 - kr 320.

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The train from Kristiansand stasjon to Stavanger stasjon takes 2h 54m 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 2h 54m and costs kr 230 - kr 320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 300 - kr 420 and takes 4h, you could also fly, which costs kr 1100 - kr 4000 and takes 2h 33m.

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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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 2h 54m. Alternatively, Nor-Way Bussekspress operates a bus from Kristiansand to Stavanger 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Kristiansand to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Phone
61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Kristiansand stasjon to Stavanger stasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
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 Byterminalen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress

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

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

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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 3h 32m 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 156+ hotels available in Stavanger. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kristiansand to Kristiansand Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 26m and costs .

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