There are 7 ways to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

$40 - $95

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Stockholm 601 / ...

$28 - $50

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Bus Bus4You  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal Bus4You / ...
  2. Take the bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen Bus4You / ...

$30 - $78

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Stockholm 293.1 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Gothenburg to Stockholm  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Stockholm (ARN) GOT - ARN

$70 - $191

Fly Gothenburg to Stockholm Bromma, train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) GOT - BMA
  2. Take the train from Sundbyberg station to Stockholm City station

$70 - $178

Train to Halmstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg C to Halmstad C
  2. Fly from Halmstad (HAD) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) HAD - BMA

$86 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm is to bus which costs 240 kr - 410 kr and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm is to fly which costs 600 kr - 1700 kr and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Stockholm. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg Centralstation station and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Stockholm is 397 km. The road distance is 469 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs 370 kr - 850 kr.

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The train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation takes 3 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs 370 kr - 850 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 240 kr - 410 kr and takes 7 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 600 kr - 1700 kr and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 248.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Gothenburg to Stockholm hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. MTR Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gothenburg to Stockholm 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$70 - $95
2nd Class Refundable
$70 - $95
1st Class Refundable
$95 - $140
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Halmstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$17 - $24
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$27 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$26 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $50
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg C to Halmstad C
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
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 Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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Nettbuss Express
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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Nettbuss Express
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
Swebus
Blåklintsbuss
Website
blaklintsbuss.se
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Blåklintsbuss
Svenska Buss
Phone
0771-67 67 67
Email
info@svenskabuss.se
Website
svenskabuss.se
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Svenska Buss
Standard
$24 - $35
Joker Price
$20 - $24

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Gothenburg to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Stockholm is 469 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Gothenburg to Stockholm.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Stockholm bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at $72 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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