There are 9 ways to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 7m

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

430 kr - 550 kr

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Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen 500 / ...

250 kr - 300 kr

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Train via Solna station  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Solna station MTR Express

Night train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the night train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station SJ Snabbtåg X2000

430 kr - 550 kr

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Stockholm 468.9 km

600 kr - 950 kr

Fly Gothenburg to Stockholm  •  2h 42m

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

546 kr - 4866 kr

Fly Gothenburg to Stockholm Bromma, train  •  3h 2m

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

Train to Trollhattan, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Trollhättan station
  2. Fly from Trollhattan (THN) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) THN - BMA

1246 kr - 2087 kr

Train to Halmstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4h 39m

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

1050 kr - 2568 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm is to bus which costs 250 kr - 300 kr and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm is to fly which costs 500 kr - 4900 kr and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal and arriving at Stockholm Cityterminalen. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg Centralstation station and arriving at Stockholm Södra station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Stockholm is 397 km. The road distance is 468.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 430 kr - 550 kr.

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The train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station takes 3h 7m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Gothenburg to Stockholm bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, depart from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 430 kr - 550 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250 kr - 300 kr and takes 6h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 500 kr - 4900 kr and takes 2h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 397.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station hourly. Tickets cost 430 kr - 550 kr and the journey takes 3h 7m. Kiruna Stadstrafik also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Vy Travel AB operates a bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen every 4 hours, and the journey takes 6h 25m. FlixBus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm Bromma via Visby
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
420 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Trollhattan to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 2200 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 2900 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 kr - 2600 kr
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
430 kr - 550 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
430 kr - 550 kr
2nd Class Ticket
450 kr - 550 kr
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80 kr - 210 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
160 kr - 210 kr
2nd Class Ticket
80 kr - 100 kr
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Halmstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
150 kr - 280 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
220 kr - 280 kr
2nd Class Ticket
150 kr - 190 kr
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Solna station
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Sundbyberg station to Stockholm City station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Halmstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Trollhättan station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Tågåkeriet i Bergslagen AB
Phone
0550 – 87561
Email
trafikkontor@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Trollhättan station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Tågåkeriet i Bergslagen AB
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Göteborg Central to Trollhättan station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg C to Halmstad C
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Bus operators
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Vy Travel AB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg, Korsvägen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
250 kr - 300 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Vy Travel AB, arrive at Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Stockholm is 469 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m 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 train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Gothenburg to Stockholm bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 483+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK 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 90 kr - 290 kr.

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