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There are 5 ways to get from Oslo to Arendal by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Konkurrenten  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Arendal 17

$37

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Bus Nettbuss Travel AS  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Harebakken bussterminal Nx190 / ...

$35 - $65

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Nelaug stasjon 50

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Arendal 163.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Kristiansand (KRS) OSL - KRS
  3. Take the bus from Kjevik lufthavn to Arendal bussterminal

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Arendal is to bus which costs kr 300 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Arendal is to drive which costs kr 350 - kr 550 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oslo and arriving at Arendal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Arendal. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Arendal stasjon via Nelaug stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Oslo and Arendal is 197 km. The road distance is 262 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Arendal without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs kr 300.

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The bus from Oslo to Arendal takes 3 h 54 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Oslo to Arendal bus services, operated by Konkurrenten, depart from Oslo station.

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

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The best way to get from Oslo to Arendal is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs kr 300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs kr 320 - kr 460 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Arendal.
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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

Konkurrenten operates a bus from Oslo to Arendal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, Norwegian Railways (NSB) operates a train from Oslo to Arendal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Phone
61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Nelaug stasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nsb.no
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
Flytoget AS
Bus operators
Konkurrenten
Phone
+47 37 93 15 15
Email
post@konkurrenten.no
Website
konkurrenten.no
Bus from Oslo to Arendal
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
konkurrenten.no
Nettbuss Travel AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Harebakken bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Nettbuss Travel AS
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Harebakken bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Agder flyekspress
Website
flyekspress.no
Bus from Kjevik lufthavn to Arendal bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
flyekspress.no

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Kristiansand Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Oslo to Arendal bus services, operated by Konkurrenten, arrive at Arendal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Arendal is 262 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Oslo to Arendal.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Kristiansand Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Arendal. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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