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Transport systems in the Kristiansand area


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Road system

The main roads are the E39 running down from Trondheim, Bergen and Stavanger to Kristiansand (and then over to Denmark) and the E18 from Kristiansand up to Oslo.  RV 9 runs north through Evje and Setesdal, RV 41 runs north-north-east inland into Telemark.

Car ferries

International ferries link Kristiansand with Denmark, Sweden and England.

Fast boats

There are no fast boat services in this area.


There is a line from Stavanger to Kristiansand that calls at Egersund along the way.
The line then continues up to Oslo to the north east.

Bus and coach services

Buses and longer-distance coach services link within and beyond the area.


Kristiansand (Kjevik) airport is about 12 kilometers east of Kristiansand.
Sandefjord (Torp) airport is 200 kilometers to the north east.

Stavanger (Sola) airport is about 250 kilometers to the north west.

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