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Kristiansand
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Bergen to Kristiansand Ferry

Typically ferries from Bergen to Kristiansand run 6 times a week. The Bergen to Kristiansand ferry is operated by Fjord Line. Bergen Kristiansand Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Bergen Kristiansand Ferry Times

Bergen Kristiansand ferries typically depart from Bergen at around 13:30. The average sailing time of the ferry from Kristiansand to Bergen is approximately 24h 3m.

Bergen to Kristiansand Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand typically range between $297* and $1264*. On average the Bergen Kristiansand ferry is $757*. The cheapest Bergen Kristiansand ferry prices start from $164*. The average price for a foot passenger is $561*. The average price for a Bergen Kristiansand car ferry is $979*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Kristiansand from Bergen?

The distance between Bergen and Kristiansand is approximately 240.2 miles (386.6km), or 208.7 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand provided by Fjord Line. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Bergen and Kristiansand.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Bergen Kristiansand ferry?

Yes, Bergen Kristiansand ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Bergen to Kristiansand with Fjord Line.

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Bergen - Kristiansand Route summary
Departure Country Norway
Destination Country Norway
No. of Operators 1
Operators Fjord Line
Average Price A$759*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 24h 3m
Fastest Sailing Duration 23h 55m
First Ferry 13:30
Distance 208 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Bergen to Kristiansand is approximately 23h 55m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand?

The average price of a ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand is approximately 486 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Bergen to Kristiansand?

There is 1 ferry operator for Bergen to Kristiansand and this is
  • Fjord Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Bergen to Kristiansand?

Ferries from Bergen to Kristiansand are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Bergen to Kristiansand with
  • Fjord Line

Can you take your car on the ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Bergen to Kristiansand with
  • Fjord Line

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Bergen to Kristiansand?

No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

How far is Kristiansand from Bergen?

The distance between Bergen to Kristiansand is approximately 208 nautical miles.

Bergen Guide

Located on the west coast of Norway, the city of Bergen lies on the peninsular of Bergenhalvoyen and is often referred to as the City of The Seven Mountains. The city, which mainly lies on the shore of Byfjorden, is an internationally renowned centre for shipping, petroleum and for higher education.

The Norwegian Fjords which surround the city have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the world's most spectacular natural tourist attractions. The Fjords are characterised by high, snow topped, steep mountains which surround them and are themselves deep and narrow. There is evidence that the area has been inhabited for centuries and today the area has a number of farms which some are by the fjords and some higher in the mountains.

Bergen is Norway's busiest and largest port. There are regular ferry services departing from the port to Hirtshals in Denmark. Passenger catamarans also run from Bergen south to Haugesund and Stavanger and north to Sognefjord and Nordfjord. Bergen is also the southern terminus of Hurtigruten, the Coastal Express, which operates with daily services along the coast to Kirkenes.


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.


Bergen to Kristiansand Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 22/7/2024 and 28/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Fjord Line 13:30 13:25 23 hours 55 minutes Everyday
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