There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Stockholm  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stockholm (ARN) EDI - ARN

715 kr - 2251 kr

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Fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) EDI - BMA

954 kr - 2305 kr

Train, bus  •  29h 59m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  4. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen
  5. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  6. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station

3410 kr - 10897 kr

Train  •  33h 23m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
  6. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station

Bus  •  44h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station 809
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille 452 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Hamburg 155
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen

1138 kr - 1684 kr

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station

1763 kr - 2576 kr

Train, night train  •  35h 31m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf Ic
  4. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central 306

3060 kr - 10317 kr

Drive, Eurotunnel, train, bus  •  32h 26m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe Ter / ...
  4. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Hamburg 155
  5. Drive from Altona to Stockholm

4470 kr - 9128 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm is to fly which costs £60 - £200 and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm is to fly which costs £60 - £200 and takes 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen via London - Victoria Coach Station, Lille, Europe and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Stockholm Södra station via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Hbf and Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 23m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Stockholm is 1313 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm without a car is to train and bus which takes 29h 59m and costs £280 - £950.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Stockholm bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Stockholm train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm is to fly which takes 5h 9m and costs £60 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 33h 23m, you could also bus, which costs £95 - £150 and takes 44h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 1313.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Stockholm, Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and six other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Stockholm every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Stockholm via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Hbf, and Malmö Centralstation in around 33h 23m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3400 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2400 kr - 8500 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 9000 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2500 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3600 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2900 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2400 kr - 8500 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3700 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 4300 kr
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3200 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2000 kr - 5000 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 3300 kr
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
600 kr - 4600 kr
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
600 kr - 850 kr
Anytime Day Single
2000 kr - 2900 kr
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
3200 kr - 4600 kr
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3600 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3200 kr - 3600 kr
Standard
1100 kr - 1400 kr
Standard Premier
1500 kr - 2000 kr
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3800 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3300 kr - 3800 kr
Standard
1400 kr - 1800 kr
Standard Premier
1900 kr - 2500 kr
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
600 kr - 3500 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3000 kr - 3500 kr
Standard
600 kr - 800 kr
Standard Premier
1000 kr - 1400 kr
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
650 kr - 1300 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
650 kr - 900 kr
Comfort
750 kr - 1000 kr
Premium
900 kr - 1300 kr
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
650 kr - 950 kr
Comfort
800 kr - 1100 kr
Premium
950 kr - 1400 kr
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
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
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1400 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 1300 kr
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
500 kr - 750 kr
1st Class
850 kr - 1300 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
17h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1547 kr
Website
Eurotunnel
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 330 kr
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
140 kr - 210 kr
Rail 1st Class
220 kr - 330 kr
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
280 kr - 390 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
330 kr - 390 kr
1st Class
280 kr - 330 kr
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
160 kr - 200 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
180 kr - 240 kr
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kr - 280 kr
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120 kr - 160 kr
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Lille, Europe
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kr - 300 kr
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Lille, Europe to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 kr - 550 kr
Website
Eurolines FR
Megabus UK
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
380 kr - 550 kr
Website
RegioJet
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1300 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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Stockholm is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 5:50 AM in Edinburgh and 6:50 AM in Stockholm.

Edinburgh to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Södra station.

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Lufthansa, British Airways, Norwegian Air International and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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There are 483+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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