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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad by plane, bus, train or car

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 Karlstad  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Karlstad (KSD) FRA - KSD

$172 - $618

Cheapest option

Fly to Hagfors, bus  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hagfors (HFS) FRA - HFS
  2. Take the bus from Sjögränd to Karlstad Busstationen

$119 - $462

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Train  •  17h 47m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  3. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation

$215 - $332

Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  18h 11m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation

$219 - $348

Bus  •  27h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen N98
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Jönköping 602 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation

$125 - $201

Train, drive  •  15h 9m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Karlstad

$242 - $404

Drive  •  15h 7m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad 949.3 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad is to bus which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 27h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad is to fly which costs 150€ - 550€ and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Hamburg Hbf, København H and Göteborg Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 47m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Karlstad is 1084 km. The road distance is 1518.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad without a car is to train which takes 17h 47m and costs 180€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad is to fly which takes 3h 15m and costs 150€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 290€ and takes 17h 47m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 27h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Karlstad Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Karlstad Centralstation.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad.
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  • Distance: 677.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Karlstad, Sweden?

BMI Regional, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad via Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Göteborg Centralstation in around 17h 47m.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Frankfurt to Karlstad via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Amsterdam Schiphol, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Munich, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Vienna, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Prague, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Zurich, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Hagfors via Gothenburg, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Karlstad via Jonkoping
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Sjögränd to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Jönköping
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BT Buss
Website
resrobot.se
Bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
BT Buss

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad is 1519 km. It takes approximately 15h 7m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Karlstad.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa, BMI Regional and FlexFlight ApS offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Karlstad Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Karlstad. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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