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

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

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

$28 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stavanger to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Nw300 / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Stavanger to Kristiansand 145.6 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  3 h 19 min

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

$134 - $474

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The cheapest way to get from Stavanger to Kristiansand is to train which costs kr 230 - kr 320 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stavanger to Kristiansand is to train which costs kr 230 - kr 320 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Stavanger and Kristiansand is 160 km. The road distance is 233 km.

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The train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon takes 2 h 58 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stavanger and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stavanger stasjon and arriving at Kristiansand stasjon. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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

Norwegian Railways (NSB) operates a train from Stavanger to Kristiansand 4 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, Nor-Way Bussekspress operates a bus from Stavanger to Kristiansand twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Norwegian Railways (NSB) also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Stavanger to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nsb.no
Bus operators
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Stavanger to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Bus from Stavanger stasjon to Kristiansand stasjon
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nsb.no

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