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There are 5 ways to get from Gothenburg to Stavern by bus, car ferry, train, ferry or car

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Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 390 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oslo S to Larvik R11b

kr 579 - kr 829

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Bus, car ferry  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Moss 603 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Moss ferjekai to Horten ferjekai Bf
  3. Take the bus from Horten ferjekai to Stavern 01

Train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 394 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oslo S to Larvik stasjon R11 / ...

kr 616 - kr 881

Train, ferry  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Strömstad station Västtågen
  2. Take the ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai Sandefjord-Strömstad

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Stavern 254.5 miles

kr 550 - kr 800

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Stavern is to drive which costs 600 kr - 900 kr and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Stavern is to drive which costs 600 kr - 900 kr and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg station to Stavern. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Stavern via Oslo S and Larvik stasjon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Stavern is 182 km. The road distance is 407.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Stavern without a car is to bus which takes 6h 52m and costs 600 kr - 950 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Gothenburg to Stavern, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Stavern bus services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Stavern is to bus which takes 6h 52m and costs 600 kr - 950 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 650 kr - 1000 kr and takes 7h 5m.

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Gothenburg to Stavern bus services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), arrive at Larvik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Stavern is 407 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Gothenburg to Stavern.

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  • Distance: 114.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 52m

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Stavern, Norway?

You can take a bus from Gothenburg to Stavern via Oslo S and Larvik stasjon in around 6h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Stavern via Oslo S, Larvik stasjon, and Larvik stasjon in around 7h 5m.

Train operators
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 400 - kr 600
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Larvik stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 210 - kr 310
Website
vy.no
Vasttrafik
Phone
+46 77 141 43 00
Email
kundservicefirst@vasttrafik.se
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 25 - kr 40
Website
Vasttrafik
Bus operators
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Bus from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 360 - kr 550
Website
vy.no
Bus from Oslo S to Larvik
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
kr 210 - kr 310
Website
vy.no
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 Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Moss
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 190
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vestfold Kollektivtrafikk AS
Phone
33 30 01 00
Email
firmapost@vkt.no
Website
vkt.no
Bus from Horten ferjekai to Stavern
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Vestfold Kollektivtrafikk AS
Ferry operators
Vestfold Kollektivtrafikk AS
Phone
33 30 01 00
Email
firmapost@vkt.no
Website
vkt.no
Car ferry from Moss ferjekai to Horten ferjekai
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Vestfold Kollektivtrafikk AS
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Color Line AS

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