Destination description "Kristiansand"

Kristiansand is an important industrial port and people consider that part of the country as the Norvegian "Riviera" due to its development.

To be honest, Kristiansand is not as "exceptionnal" as people say..., except a great music festival in july !!!

Travel Information "Kristiansand"

By plane: Kjevik International airport is 12Km from Kristiansand. Daily flights to Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen and Copenhague or Amsterdam as well.

By boat: Kristiansand is connected to different countries thanks to the following shipping companies :
- to Hirtshals (Danemark) by Color Line ,
- to Gothenburg (Sweden) by DFDS Seaways
- to Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Great Britain) by DFDS Seaways.

by train : Connections from and to Bergen (12h50min), to Oslo (4h45min), and Stavanger (3h).

by bus: Nor-Way Bussekspress from and to Bergen, Oslo and Stavanger.

Satellite Map

Spot quality potential Recommended level Spot characteristics
Lista Spot that doesn't produce a lot of swell