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Getting there

For more information about Norway, visit the official tourism site.


The nearest airport to Arendal is Kristiansand (KRS) in Kjevik. Bus from Kjevik to Arendal takes 1 hour and 10 minutes. The ticket price is about 30 EUR one way. NOTE: Do not confuse Kristiansand (KRS) with Kristiansund (KSU)!

Sandefjord Torp (TRF) airport is 3 hours by bus from Arendal.

If you want to combine this trip with sightseeing in our beautiful capital Oslo, Oslo airport Gardermoen (OSL) would be your destination. From Oslo you can travel by bus (4 hours) or train (4.5 hours) to Arendal, costs approx. 15-25 EUR.

Trains and buses

You can plan your trip with public transport in Google maps. Google gives itinerary suggestions and also gives the links to the relevant bus or train companies to buy tickets online.
In English: Train and long-distance bus tickets
Bus tickets in Norwegian: Norway Konkurrenten and lavprisekspressen.

Currency conversion per September 2018 but may be subject to change.


The butterfly image is a monoprint by artist Lisbeth Skranes.