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Ferry from Stavanger to Kristiansand

There are around 6 weekly sailings from Stavanger to Kristiansand. The Stavanger Kristiansand ferry is operated by Fjord Line. Stavanger Kristiansand Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Stavanger to Kristiansand Ferry Times

Ferries from Stavanger to Kristiansand typically depart from Stavanger at around 20:00. The average sailing time of a Kristiansand Stavanger ferry is approximately 17h 31m.

Stavanger Kristiansand Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Stavanger Kristiansand ferries typically range between €188* and €774*. The average price is around €419*. The cheapest ferry prices from Stavanger to Kristiansand start from €93*. The average price for a foot passenger is €303*. The average price for a car ferry is €583*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Stavanger and Kristiansand?

The distance between Stavanger to Kristiansand is approximately 174.4 miles (280.6km), or 151.5 nautical miles.

Is there a Stavanger Kristiansand car ferry?

Yes, Fjord Line offer a car ferry from Stavanger to Kristiansand. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Stavanger and Kristiansand.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Stavanger Kristiansand ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Stavanger to Kristiansand with Fjord Line.

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Stavanger - Kristiansand Route summary
Departure Country Norway
Destination Country Norway
No. of Operators 1
Operators Fjord Line
Average Price 532 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 17h 31m
Fastest Sailing Duration 16h 55m
First Ferry 20:00
Distance 151 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Stavanger to Kristiansand?

The approximate duration for ferries from Stavanger to Kristiansand is 17h 25m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

Which ferry companies operate between Stavanger to Kristiansand?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Stavanger to Kristiansand and this is
  • Fjord Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Stavanger to Kristiansand?

Book Stavanger to Kristiansand tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Stavanger Guide

The Norwegian town of Stavanger is located on the Stavanger Peninsular, in the south west of the country. Dating back to the 12th century the city's centre is largely of 18th and 19th century construction with timber houses, which are protected as a result of their historical significance. The city's cathedral also dates back to the 12th century and is a popular tourist attraction. The city, which has managed quite well to retain its small town atmosphere has a number of museums that contain items that are of both local and national importance. The Norwegian Petroleum Museum in the city was opened in 1998 and is the city's most visited museum and the only petroleum museum in Europe. Established in 1864 is the Missjonmuseet which is the city's oldest museum and is located on the ground floor of the faculty building at MHS and contains around 5,000 exhibits. The city is also popular with visitors who use it as a base to visit the Norwegian fjords. As the gateway to the fjords the most popular attraction is Pulpit Rock which attracts around 200,000 each year.

Located outside Stavanger, the town's port services ferries to Hirtshals in Denmark. Local ferries go to Tau and Kvitsøy, while fast passenger boats go to many villages and islands between the main routes from Stavanger to Haugesund and Sauda.

Kristiansand Guide

The Norwegian town and port of Kristiansand is located on the Skagerrak and until the Kiel Canal opened between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, it was an important route militarily and geopolitically. This resulted in the town serving as a military stronghold for centuries which began as Harald Fairhair's royal residence, then as a Danish/Norwegian fortress and later as a garrison town. Kristiansand is the gateway for many Norwegians to and from the continent with frequent ferry services departing to Denmark. It is also the terminus of a railway line that operates along the southern edge of southern Norway.

The city takes its name from King Christian IV who founded the town in 1641. The 'sand' part of the name refers to the sandy headland upon which the city was built. Kristiansand is a popular tourist destination, especially during the summer, and popular sites include Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park which is located to the east of the town. Animals that can be seen in the zoo includes wolves, tigers, lions and lynx.

From the town's port, ferry services depart to Gothenburg (starting and ending in Newcastle, UK) and to Hirtshals in Denmark.

Stavanger to Kristiansand Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 22/04/2024 and 28/04/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Fjord Line 20:00 13:25 17 hours 25 minutes Everyday
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