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There are 4 ways to get from Åmål to Vänersborg by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Öxnered station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Åmål torg to Vänersborg resecentrum

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Mellerud station
  2. Take the bus from Mellerud station to Vänersborg resecentrum

Drive

  1. Drive from Åmål to Vänersborg

Åmål to Vänersborg by train

The train journey time between Åmål and Vänersborg is around 1h 22m and covers a distance of around 85 km. This includes an average layover time of around 30 min. The fastest train normally takes 51 min. Operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), SJ, Vasttrafik and others, the Åmål to Vänersborg train service departs from Åmål station and arrives in Vänersborg central. Typically 86 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
52 min
Layover time:
30 min
Total time:
1h 22m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
51 min
Train distance:
85 km
Trains per week:
86
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:38
Last train departs at:
23:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Åmål to Vänersborg train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Åmål → Vänersborg
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Sweden is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vänersborg is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vänersborg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vänersborg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Åmål to Vänersborg is to bus which costs 75 kr - 100 kr and takes 1h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Åmål to Vänersborg is to train. Taking this option will cost 120 kr - 270 kr and takes 1h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Åmål torg and arriving at Vänersborg resecentrum. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Åmål station to Vänersborg. However, there are services departing from Åmål station and arriving at Vänersborg central via Öxnered station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 4m.

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The distance between Åmål and Vänersborg is 78 km. The road distance is 86.4 km.

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The best way to get from Åmål to Vänersborg without a car is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs 120 kr - 270 kr.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Åmål to Vänersborg, including transfers.

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Åmål to Vänersborg bus services, operated by Vasttrafik, depart from Åmål torg station.

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Åmål to Vänersborg train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Åmål station.

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The best way to get from Åmål to Vänersborg is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs 120 kr - 270 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75 kr - 100 kr and takes 1h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Åmål to Vänersborg.
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  • Distance: 78.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 4m

What companies run services between Åmål, Sweden and Vänersborg, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Åmål station to Öxnered station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 90 kr - 220 kr and the journey takes 45 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Vasttrafik operates a bus from Åmål torg to Vänersborg resecentrum twice daily. Tickets cost 75 kr - 100 kr and the journey takes 1h 22m.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Åmål station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90 kr - 220 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
170 kr - 220 kr
2nd Class Ticket
90 kr - 110 kr
Train from Åmål station to Mellerud station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 kr - 190 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
140 kr - 190 kr
2nd Class Ticket
50 kr - 65 kr
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Åmål station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Train from Åmål station to Mellerud station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Vasttrafik
Phone
+46 77 141 43 00
Email
kundservicefirst@vasttrafik.se
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Åmål station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 kr
Website
Vasttrafik
Train from Åmål station to Mellerud station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 kr - 100 kr
Website
Vasttrafik
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Åmål station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 kr - 140 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
95 kr - 140 kr
Train from Åmål station to Mellerud station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kr - 110 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
75 kr - 110 kr
Bus operators
Vasttrafik
Phone
+46 77 141 43 00
Email
kundservicefirst@vasttrafik.se
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Åmål torg to Vänersborg resecentrum
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kr - 100 kr
Website
Vasttrafik
Bus from Mellerud station to Vänersborg resecentrum
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 kr - 70 kr
Website
Vasttrafik

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Åmål to Vänersborg bus services, operated by Vasttrafik, arrive at Vänersborg resecentrum station.

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Åmål to Vänersborg train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Öxnered station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Åmål to Vänersborg is 86 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Åmål to Vänersborg.

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