Kristiansand is located at most southern tip of Norway (Do not mix the city name with Kristiansund in central-west Norway!). The city can be reached by train, bus, airplane, and even by ferry from Hirtshals in Denmark.

The Kristiansand airport called Kjevik - the Kristiansand Airport abbreviation is KRS - is about 10 km NE of the Kristiansand center which corresponds a 15 to 20 minute drive from the airport to Kristiansand downtown along the Country Road E18. Kjevik is a very small airport. Nevertheless, it serves beside national flights also direct international connections to and from Denmark and Netherlands (airlines SAS, Norwegian, Wideroe and KLM).

There is an hourly bus (Haga Buss) departing in front of the airport to downtown. Bus service corresponds with flight arrivals and departures. The bus stops at the university and major hotels in Kristiansand. The last stop is Kristiansand bus terminal.

Two taxi companies operate at Kjevik airport: Taxi Sør (phone: +47 38028000) and Agder Taxi (phone: +47 38002000). The taxi stand is in front of the terminal. Both companies offer special fixed prices of 335 NOK and 345 NOK, respectively, (state October 2016) for up to 4 persons to Kristiansand city center when the Flytaxi/Airport Express service is booked in advance.

It is also possible to hire cars at the airport (Avis, Sixt).

Published Oct. 11, 2016 5:42 PM - Last modified Aug. 14, 2020 10:32 PM