Stavanger
Kristiansand
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Stavanger to Kristiansand Ferry

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

Stavanger Kristiansand Ferry Times

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

Stavanger to Kristiansand Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Stavanger to Kristiansand typically range between $363* and $1494*. On average the Stavanger Kristiansand ferry is $809*. The cheapest Stavanger Kristiansand ferry prices start from $180*. The average price for a foot passenger is $585*. The average price for a Stavanger Kristiansand car ferry is $1126*.

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 Stavanger?

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

Is there a car ferry from Stavanger to Kristiansand?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Stavanger Kristiansand ferry?

Yes, Stavanger Kristiansand ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger 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 A$798*
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 typical crossing time for ferries from Stavanger to Kristiansand is approximately 17h 25m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Stavanger to Kristiansand?

The average price of a ferry from Stavanger to Kristiansand is approximately 489 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Stavanger to Kristiansand?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Stavanger to Kristiansand?

Ferries from Stavanger 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 Stavanger to Kristiansand?

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

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

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

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

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

How far is Kristiansand from Stavanger?

The distance between Stavanger to Kristiansand is approximately 151 nautical miles.

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 17/6/2024 and 23/6/2024


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