The old departure hall food court at Oslo S station

Oslo to Kristiansand by train



From Oslo S to Kristiansand

Journey Summary

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Travel Time
4hr 28min - 4hr 38 min
Travel Information

Final Destination: Stavanger or Kristiansand

These trains are now operated by Go Ahead Nordic

Type of Scenery: Lake, hills, forest

Star Rating: *

If you are new to travelling by train in Norway, our NorwegianTrain Travel Guide is packed with info and useful links to help ensure you’ll have a stress-free trip.

Mon - Fri = 7 x trains per day
Sat/Sunday = 6 x trains per day


Book early and save: Yes

Online bookings open: 90 days ahead of the travel date.

Discounted 'Minipris' tickets can still be be available if you're booking only a few days ahead, but the very cheapest tickets generally sell out weeks in advance.

The cheapest/discounted tickets will sell out first on the most popular trains, so prices can vary between trains on your travel date.

Reservations are particularly recommended for this journey - rail pass users take note!

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
Vy from 249 NOK

On this journey

Good to Know

The train which usually departs Olso at 09:25 connects in Kristiansand for the ferry which typically departs at 16:30 for Hirtshals in Denmark.
The boat is due to arrive in Hirtshals at 19:45 and connections by train will be available on towards Skagen and Aalborg.

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