Getting there & getting around
Getting to Grimstad
Train: Kristiansand is a main station on the Sørland Line, which goes from Oslo S (Central station) to Stavanger. The Arendal Line goes from Nelaug station on the Sørland Line to Arendal station. Grimstad does not have a train connection, but buses run to Grimstad from both Arendal Station and Kristiansand Station. For tickets and train timetables, please go to NSB's webpages.
Long distance bus: Buses run regularly in all directions to and from Grimstad. Major bus service providers include:
- Nor-Way Bussekspress
- Konkurrenten to and from Oslo (website in Norwegian only).
- Timeekspressen runs twice every hour between Kristiansand-Grimstad-Arendal (website in Norwegian only).
Ferry: Color Line runs a fast ferry service between Kristiansand and Hirtshals in the north of Denmark (website in Norwegian only).
Car: Grimstad lies on the main road (E18) between Oslo and Kristiansand. For information on how to get to the University campus, please read more on this page
Buses: The bus fare within Grimstad is between NOK 24 to 36.
Timetables can be downloaded in PDF and HTML here (in Norwegian).
Taxi: Grimstad Taxi, tel. (+47) 37 00 47 00
For information on how to get to the University campuses in Grimstad, please read more on this page
For general travel information and timetables, call 177 or search online at www.rutebok.no