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There are 7 ways to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train MTR Express  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation MTR Express / ...

$40 - $95

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Train Blå Tåget  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Lerum station Blå tåget Blå Tåget - Skandinaviska Jernbanor

$3 - $5

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Gothenburg 601 / ...

$27 - $45

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Gothenburg 294.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Gothenburg (GOT) BMA - GOT

$68 - $176

Fly Stockholm to Gothenburg  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Gothenburg (GOT) ARN - GOT

$68 - $190

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Halmstad, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Halmstad (HAD) BMA - HAD
  2. Take the train from Halmstad C to Göteborg C

$84 - $281

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg is to train which costs 28 kr - 45 kr and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg is to fly which costs 600 kr - 1700 kr and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Gothenburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stockholm Centralstation station and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Gothenburg is 397 km. The road distance is 471.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 370 kr - 850 kr.

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The train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg train services, operated by MTR Express, arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 370 kr - 850 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 240 kr - 400 kr and takes 7 h, you could also fly, which costs 600 kr - 1600 kr and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 248.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Gothenburg, Sweden?

MTR Express operates a train from Stockholm to Gothenburg every 4 hours, and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Swedish Railways (SJ) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stockholm to Gothenburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Halmstad
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$65 - $90
2nd Class Refundable
$65 - $95
1st Class Refundable
$95 - $140
Train from Halmstad Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$16 - $23
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$26 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$26 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $50
Blå Tåget
Website
blataget.com
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Lerum station
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
blataget.com
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Halmstad C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Gothenburg station.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg train services, operated by MTR Express, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Gothenburg is 471 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Stockholm to Gothenburg.

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Malmö Aviation offers flights from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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Book your Stockholm to Gothenburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Bromma Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 55 kr - 70 kr.

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