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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Stockholm  •  5h 10m

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

$100 - $227

Cheapest option

Fly to Stockholm Skavsta, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) EDI - NYO
  2. Take the train from Nyköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$54 - $227

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Fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  7h 55m

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

$101 - $305

Train, bus via Copenhagen  •  27h 11m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  4. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  5. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$218 - $524

Train  •  27h 51m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  6. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation

$300 - $733

Bus  •  41h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  4. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 602 / ...

$135 - $223

Train, bus Eurolines FR  •  45h 8m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm

$444 - $776

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm is to fly and train which costs £40 - £180 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm is to fly which costs £75 - £180 and takes 5h 10m.

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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, Brussels, Brussels-North station and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 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 Centralstation via London St. Pancras Int., Amsterdam Centraal, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 51m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Stockholm is 821 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 11m and costs £160 - £410.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m 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 10m and costs £75 - £180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £230 - £600 and takes 27h 51m, you could also bus, which costs £100 - £180 and takes 41h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 820.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Stockholm every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Stockholm via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras Int., Amsterdam Centraal, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 27h 51m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via London Heathrow, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Skavsta via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Nyköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $26
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $27
1st Class Refundable
$26 - $40
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36m
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 Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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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 6:28 AM in Edinburgh and 7:28 AM in Stockholm.

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

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Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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