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There are 9 ways to get from Copenhagen to Karlstad by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Tågab  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from København H to Alvesta station Öresundståg / ...
  2. Take the train from Alvesta station to Karlstad Centralstation Tågab

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Bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Jönköping 602 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Karlstad Busstationen 9392 / ...

$55 - $83

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Train via Göteborg Centralstation  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...

$66 - $113

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Karlstad 349.2 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Copenhagen to Gothenburg, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Gothenburg (GOT) CPH - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation

$98 - $264

Fly Copenhagen to Karlstad  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Karlstad (KSD) CPH - KSD

$112 - $425

Fly Copenhagen to Oslo, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Oslo (OSL) CPH - OSL
  2. Take the train from Lillestrøm to Karlstad Centralstation

$116 - $288

Train to Malmo, fly to Orebro, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Orebro (ORB) MMX - ORB
  3. Take the train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation

$252 - $856

Train, train to Jonkoping, fly to Karlstad  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
  4. Fly from Jonkoping (JKG) to Karlstad (KSD) JKG - KSD

$238 - $610

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Karlstad is to bus which costs 350 kr - 550 kr and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Karlstad is to fly which costs 700 kr - 2800 kr and takes 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Karlstad Busstationen via Jönköping Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Alvesta station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Karlstad is 416 km. The road distance is 558.7 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Karlstad without a car is to train which takes 7 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Copenhagen to Karlstad, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Karlstad bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Karlstad train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Karlstad is to train which takes 7 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 350 kr - 550 kr and takes 10 h 9 min, you could also fly, which costs 700 kr - 2800 kr and takes 5 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Karlstad.
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  • Distance: 259.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Karlstad, Sweden?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Alvesta station in around 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Jönköping and Jönköping Centralstation in around 10 h 9 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Gothenburg, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Trondheim, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Aarhus, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Riga, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Amsterdam Schiphol, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Malmo to Orebro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Karlstad via Frankfurt, Jonkoping
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Jonkoping to Karlstad
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Jonkoping to Karlstad
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Alvesta station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Alvesta station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$22 - $35
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
2nd Class Refundable
$35 - $50
1st Class Refundable
$50 - $70
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$24 - $35
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $55
2nd Class Refundable
$40 - $55
1st Class Refundable
$55 - $80
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $21
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$23 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$23 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$30 - $45
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$26 - $40
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
2nd Class Refundable
$40 - $60
1st Class Refundable
$60 - $85
Train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Alvesta station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Tågab
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Lillestrøm to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
Snälltåget
JLT
Website
jlt.se
Train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
jlt.se
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.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 Copenhagen to Jönköping
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BT Buss
Website
resrobot.se
Bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
BT Buss

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Copenhagen to Karlstad bus services, operated by BT Buss, arrive at Karlstad Busstationen.

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Copenhagen to Karlstad train services, operated by Tågab, arrive at Karlstad Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Karlstad is 559 km. It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to drive from Copenhagen to Karlstad.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Karlstad. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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