There are 3 ways to get from Gothenburg to Skövde by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Skövde Central Intercity / ...

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Sahlgrenska to Skövde Centralstation 10R

$25 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Skövde 96.6 miles

$21 - $35

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Gothenburg to Skövde hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, Vasttrafik operates a bus from Gothenburg to Skövde once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Skövde Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$16 - $23
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$26 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$26 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Sahlgrenska to Skövde Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gothenburg and Skövde is 134 km. The road distance is 155 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Skövde is to train which costs 140 kr - 320 kr and takes 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Skövde is to train which takes 59 min and costs 140 kr - 320 kr.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg Central and arriving at Skövde Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sahlgrenska and arriving at Skövde Centralstation. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

The train from Göteborg Central to Skövde Central takes 59 min including transfers and departs hourly.