The city centre is 1x1 square kilometers, making everything in walking distance. With a distance of only 3 kilometers between the city center and the campus, you can either walk, take the bus or a taxi between the locations. Travelling with our fully electric busses is very easy. With the AKT travel planner and mobile app, you can travel easy both in and outside of Kristiansand. The 24-hour ticket allows unlimited travel in Kristiansand, and may be purchased on the bus, at the customer service center or in the online shop.
Kristiansand airport is called Kjevik (KRS/ENCN). There are direct flights to Kjevik from Oslo, Copenhagen, and Amsterdam, and several days a week from London. There are also frequent domestic flights to Kjevik from Bergen, Stavanger, and Trondheim. From Kjevik, the bus to the city centre takes approx. 25 minutes.
The local bus (line 35 Tveit) is the local bus service between the city of Kristiansand and Kjevik. As any local route, line 35 follows a scheduled route/time plan, and will not customize its departure times due to for example delayed flight arrivals. Line 35 departs from bus stop A at the terminal, at 5 minutes to each hour. It takes approximately 33 minutes from the airport to the city center. We advise you to download the AKT travel planner and mobile app.
Approx. 400 NOK one way for up to four persons. Please note that there are fixed rates from/to the airport.
Travelling with our fully electric buses are very easy. We advise you to download the AKT travel planner and mobile app. Note that single tickets pre-paid through the app are cheaper than single tickets purchased using cash or a credit/debit card on board the bus. Buying a ticket in advance saves time and money – the bus gets to its destination quicker and it makes travelling more reasonable! The bus takes approximately 10 minutes and runs every 5 or so minutes.
From the city center you can take the following lines:
12, 19, 36, 40E, 46, 51, 136, M1, M2, M3, and M4.
You will find the bus stops at Henrik Wergelands gate, Festningsgata and Tollbodgata.
From the campus you can take the following lines to the city center:
12, 19, 35, M1, M2, M3, and M4.
The train station in Kristiansand has several daily arrivals/departures from/to Oslo (about 4.5 hours) and Stavanger (about 3 hours). Tickets can be bought online and more information can be found on the website of Go-Ahead.
Kristiansand lies right beside the sea and is therefore also accessible by boat. Ferries go between Kristiansand and Hirtshals (Denmark) several times daily and various cruise ships call on Kristiansand harbour every year. From Hirtshals (Denmark), the ferry trip is approx. 3 hours and 15 minutes and some of the ferries are faster taking approx. 2 hours and 25 minutes. There is also a ferry between Kristiansand and Eemshaven (The Netherlands), which operate three times a week taking 18 hours.