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There are 6 ways to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand by bus, train, ferry or car

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Bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Uddevalla Torp to Oslo Central Bus Station Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade - Oslo Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Nw192 / ...

kr 617 - kr 867

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Uddevalla Torp to Oslo Central Bus Station Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade - Oslo Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand

kr 587 - kr 868

4 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Uddevalla östra to Strömstad station Tåg
  2. Take the ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai
  3. Take the bus from Skjelsvik terminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon Lp1

Train, ferry, bus via Porsgrunn  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Uddevalla Centralstation to Strömstad station Tåg
  2. Take the ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai
  3. Take the bus from Telemarksporten to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon

Train  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Öxnered station to Halden Tåg
  2. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S R20
  3. Take the train from Oslo S to Kristiansand

Drive, ferry  •  6h 9m

  1. Drive from Uddevalla to Strömstad
  2. Take the ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai
  3. Drive from Sandefjord to Kristiansand

kr 592 - kr 852

Uddevalla to Kristiansand by bus

The bus journey time between Uddevalla and Kristiansand is around 9h 5m and covers a distance of around 566 km. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 26m. Operated by Vasttrafik, Vy bus4you, Bus4You and others, the Uddevalla to Kristiansand bus service departs from Agnebergsskolan and arrives in Kristiansand rutebilstasjon. Typically 36 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h 5m
Fastest bus time:
7h 26m
Bus distance:
566 km
Buses per week:
36
Cheapest price:
kr 577
Carbon emissions:
70 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:32
Last bus departs at:
21:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Uddevalla to Kristiansand bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Norway from Sweden

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Sweden

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kristiansand is 815 55 015.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kristiansand is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kristiansand is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

No, returning to Sweden from Norway is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand is to drive and ferry which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand is to drive and ferry which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Uddevalla to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Agnebergsskolan and arriving at Kristiansand rutebilstasjon via Uddevalla Torp and Oslo bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Uddevalla station to Kristiansand. However, there are services departing from Uddevalla Centralstation and arriving at Kristiansand via Öxnered station, Halden stasjon and Oslo S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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It is approximately 232 km to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand.

The best way to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand without a car is to bus which takes 8h 43m and costs 600 kr - 850 kr.

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It takes approximately 8h 43m to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand, including transfers.

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Uddevalla to Kristiansand bus services, operated by Vy bus4you, depart from Uddevalla Torp station.

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Uddevalla to Kristiansand train services, operated by Vygruppen AS, depart from Öxnered station.

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The best way to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand is to bus which takes 8h 43m and costs 600 kr - 850 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Uddevalla to Kristiansand.
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  • Distance: 232 km
  • Duration: 8h 43m

What companies run services between Uddevalla, Sweden and Kristiansand, Norway?

You can take a bus from Uddevalla to Kristiansand via Torp Terminalen, Uddevalla Torp, and Oslo bussterminal in around 8h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Uddevalla to Kristiansand via Öxnered station, Halden stasjon, and Oslo S in around 10h 47m.

Train operators
Go-Ahead Nordic
Phone
+47 61 25 80 00
Email
kundeservice@go-aheadnordic.no
Website
go-aheadnordic.no
Train from Oslo S to Kristiansand
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 650
Schedules at
go-aheadnordic.no
Vasttrafik
Phone
+46 77 141 43 00
Email
kundservicefirst@vasttrafik.se
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Uddevalla östra to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 160
Website
Vasttrafik
Train from Uddevalla Centralstation to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 160
Website
Vasttrafik
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Uddevalla Centralstation to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 230
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 180 - kr 230
2nd Class Ticket
kr 100 - kr 120
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Uddevalla central to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SJ
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Öxnered station to Halden
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Bus operators
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Uddevalla Torp to Oslo Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 90 - kr 550
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Torp Terminalen Uddevalla to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 150 - kr 220
Website
Bus4You
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Uddevalla to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 130 - kr 170
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 550
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 450 - kr 550
Bus from Skjelsvik knutepunkt to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 300 - kr 370
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 300 - kr 370
Bus from Telemarksporten to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 300 - kr 370
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 300 - kr 370
Nettbuss AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
vybuss.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 650
Website
Nettbuss AS
Bus from Skjelsvik terminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 330 - kr 420
Website
Nettbuss AS
Vaernes Ekspressen
Phone
+47 905 74 475
Email
post@vaernesekspressen.no
Website
vaernesekspressen.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
Bus from Skjelsvik knutepunkt to Kristiansand rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Color Line AS
Fjordline
Phone
+47 51 46 40 99
Email
info@fjordline.com
Website
fjordline.com
Ferry from Strömstad to Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 190 - kr 260
Website
Fjordline

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

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Uddevalla to Kristiansand train services, operated by Go-Ahead Nordic, arrive at Kristiansand station.

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