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

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  •  5 h 10 min

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

$102 - $228

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Fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  6 h 51 min

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

$102 - $305

Train  •  27 h 50 min

  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

$335 - $744

Train, bus  •  28 h 28 min

  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 Lund Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$248 - $536

Train, bus via Dortmund  •  29 h 3 min

  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 train from Brussels - Midi to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen Airport, CPH Airport X73
  5. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$312 - $625

Bus, bus and ferry  •  42 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  5. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm 602 / ...

$190 - $297

Train, bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm

$445 - $663

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 via London Victoria, Lille, Brussels, Brussels-North station and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 30 min.

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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 27 h 50 min.

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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 which takes 27 h 50 min and costs £250 - £600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min 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 5 h 10 min and costs £75 - £180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £250 - £600 and takes 27 h 50 min.

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

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International 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 Int., Amsterdam Centraal, Osnabruck Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 27 h 50 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Edinburgh to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
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
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$95 - $140
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $190
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$18 - $25
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
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 Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen Airport, CPH Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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

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

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Stockholm is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 12:19 PM in Edinburgh and 1:19 PM in Stockholm.

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

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

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There are 376+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at $72 USD 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 £3 - £5.

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