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There are 4 ways to get from Gothenburg to Skara by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Skövde Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Skövde Centralstation to Skara busstation 1 Expr / ...

$8 - $42

3 alternative options

Train, line 203 bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Falköping Centralstation Västtågen / ...
  2. Take the line 203 bus from Falköping Centralstation to Skara Oxbacken Scan 203

$8 - $37

Bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Trollhättan 606 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trollhättan Centralstation to Skara busstation 1 Expr

$16 - $25

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Skara 80.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Skara is to bus which costs 140 kr - 230 kr and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Skara is to drive which costs 160 kr - 240 kr and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Skara station. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Skara busstation via Trollhättan Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Skara is 115 km. The road distance is 128.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Skara without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 9m and costs 70 kr - 390 kr.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Gothenburg to Skara, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to Skara bus services, operated by Vasttrafik, arrive at Skara busstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Skara is 129 km. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Gothenburg to Skara.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Skara. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Skara.
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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Gothenburg to Skara via Trollhättan and Trollhättan Centralstation in around 3h 18m.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Skövde Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$16 - $23
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$25 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$25 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $50
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Falköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$21 - $28
2nd Class Refundable
$21 - $29
1st Class Refundable
$28 - $40
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Skövde Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Falköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Skövde Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Falköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Bus operators
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Skövde Centralstation to Skara busstation
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Falköping Centralstation to Skara Oxbacken Scan
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Trollhättan Centralstation to Skara busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Skaraborgaren
Phone
0500 - 43 56 50
Email
info@skaraborgaren.nu
Website
skovdebuss.se
Bus from Skövde Centralstation to Skara busstation
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
resrobot.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 Gothenburg to Trollhättan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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