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Kristiansand Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kristiansand Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

The airport is situated in the middle of nothing, but there is a very nice beach with play areas just over a river, so I slept in a playhouse. -Argus

KRS Airport Overview

kristiansand airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Kristiansand Airport.

What to Expect

Kristiansand Airport (code: KRS) has a small, modern terminal that handles several regional destinations. Facilities are limited to two basic eateries and a duty-free shop. WiFi is free for two hours, after which you can log in again.

Sleeping in Kristiansand Airport

Overnight stays are not permitted, as the airport closes nightly. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info, or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Kristiansand Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:30 AM to 12:30 AM.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Kristiansand Airport. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Kristiansand Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Drinking Water

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Food & Drinks

At the time of this update, 24-hour dining is not available. Three dining options are available at the International and Domestic terminal. Foodbar • Flybar • Point Kiosk.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Baggage storage is available but for small items only. Cost: 29NOK for 24hrs. Hours: 4:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Mobile Charging

At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


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Free WiFi is available at Kristiansand Airport for two hours. Connect to the “Airport” network. Log in again once your time has expired. Alternatively, you may also purchase premium service.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: in the Departures and Arrivals halls of both the Domestic and International terminals.

Business Center – Three meeting rooms are available to rent for up to eight hours. Location: Landside, 2nd Floor.

Children’s Play Area – If you want to ensure your children are entertained, the airport has a small area where they can test their knowledge and solve popular science challenges. Location: In between the domestic and international terminals.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available airside to both departing and arriving passengers 24 hours a day. For duty-free purchases, proof of flight (boarding pass, flight tickets, etc.) is required.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Kristiansand Airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean • KLM • Norwegian • SAS • Wideroe • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus service line 35 operates every 30 minutes from the airport to Kristiansand city. The bus stop is located just outside the terminal.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available on-site: Avis/Budget • Hertz • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available at a taxi stand next to the airport terminal.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.