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There are 8 ways to get from Gothenburg to Karlskrona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Emmaboda station SJ Regionaltåg
  2. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation Krösatåg

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Lund N132 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lund Centralstation to Karlskrona Centralstation Svenska Buss

$38 - $60

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg C to Ängelholm St. 029
  2. Take the bus from Ängelholm station to Hässleholm Centralstation 511
  3. Take the train from Hässleholm C to Karlskrona C 029

$53 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Karlskrona 233.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Ronneby  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Ronneby (RNB) GOT - RNB

$118 - $485

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$102 - $249

Fly to Kalmar, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Kalmar (KLR) GOT - KLR
  2. Take the train from Kalmar C to Emmaboda St.
  3. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation

Fly to Vaxjo, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Vaxjo (VXO) GOT - VXO
  2. Take the train from Växjö C to Emmaboda St.
  3. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Karlskrona is to bus which costs 340 kr - 550 kr and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Karlskrona is to drive which costs 470 kr - 700 kr and takes 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Karlskrona station. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Karlskrona Centralstation via Lund Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Karlskrona station. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Karlskrona Centralstation via Emmaboda station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Karlskrona is 279 km. The road distance is 374.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Karlskrona without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Gothenburg to Karlskrona, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Karlskrona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Gothenburg station.

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Gothenburg to Karlskrona train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Karlskrona is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 340 kr - 550 kr and takes 7 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 1000 kr - 4400 kr and takes 5 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Karlskrona.
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  • Distance: 174.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Karlskrona, Sweden?

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Karlskrona via Emmaboda station in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gothenburg to Karlskrona via Lund and Lund Centralstation in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Ronneby via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Gothenburg to Ronneby via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Gothenburg to Kalmar via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Gothenburg to Kalmar via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Ronneby via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Gothenburg to Kalmar via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Gothenburg to Vaxjo via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$28 - $40
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $60
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $65
1st Class Refundable
$60 - $90
Train from Kalmar Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $24
Train from Växjö station to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $24
Krösatågen
Website
krosatagen.se
Train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
krosatagen.se
Train from Kalmar Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
krosatagen.se
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg C to Ängelholm St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Hässleholm C to Karlskrona C
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Copenhagen Airport to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Kalmar C to Emmaboda St.
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Växjö C to Emmaboda St.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.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 Gothenburg to Lund
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Bus from Göteborg Centralstation to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
www.sj.se
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Fjällexpressen
Website
fjallexpressen.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Lund Västra Stationstorget Järnvägsg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
resrobot.se
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Svenska Buss
Phone
0771-67 67 67
Email
info@svenskabuss.se
Website
svenskabuss.se
Bus from Lund Centralstation to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Svenska Buss
Standard
$23 - $35
Joker Price
$19 - $23

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There is no direct flight from Gothenburg Airport to Ronneby Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Gothenburg to Karlskrona bus services, operated by Svenska Buss, arrive at Karlskrona Centralstation.

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Gothenburg to Karlskrona train services, operated by Krösatågen, arrive at Karlskrona Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Karlskrona is 374 km. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Gothenburg to Karlskrona.

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Malmö Aviation and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Ronneby Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Karlskrona. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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