How to travel from Oslo to Kristiansand

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Travel Information to Kristiansand from Oslo

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$59 - $87
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $59 (€52) • 4 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€76) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorwegian Air Shuttle

Travel 154 miles (249 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Oslo to Kristiansand. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $59 (€52). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Norwegian Air Shuttle among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Oslo to Kristiansand.

Travel Tips: Travel from Oslo to Kristiansand

Travel Tips: Travel to Kristiansand easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Oslo to Kristiansand.

You can travel between Oslo and Kristiansand 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Kristiansand from Oslo is by taking a bus with an average price of $59 (€52).

This is compared to other travel options to Kristiansand:

A bus is $28 (€24) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Oslo to Kristiansand costing on average $87 (€76).

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $65 (€57) for this route.

The fastest way from Oslo to Kristiansand is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Kristiansand that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 17 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 37 min.

The distance from Oslo to Kristiansand is approximately 154 miles (249 km).

The average frequency per day from Oslo to Kristiansand is:

  • 13 buses per day.
  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Oslo to Kristiansand as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Oslo to Kristiansand:

  • Buses most often depart from Oslo at Oslo, Schweigaards gate (Bussterminal) and arrive in Kristiansand at Kristiansand, E39 (Grauthelleren).
  • Trains from Oslo to Kristiansand most often leave from Oslo Bussterminal and arrive in Kristiansand.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Oslo to Kristiansand:

  • You can travel by plane between Oslo and Kristiansand with Norwegian Air Shuttle, and you can find Norwegian Air Shuttle Oslo to Kristiansand tickets for $87 (€76) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Oslo to Kristiansand with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 13 direct buses per day to Kristiansand with Vy Bus4You.

Direct services to Kristiansand tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Omio customers who travel from Oslo to Kristiansand often also extend their vacation to go to Sandefjord, Stavanger or Bergen. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Kristiansand and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Oslo to Kristiansand, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $59 (€52) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $87 (€76) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $65 (€57) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Oslo to Kristiansand online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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