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

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Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation MTR Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...

$51 - $117

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Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Uppsala Stationsgatan 601

$30 - $55

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Train Swedish Railways (SJ), bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Enköping station SJ Regionaltåg
  2. Take the bus from Enköping station to Uppsala Klostergatan 774 / ...

$47 - $97

Train Blå Tåget, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lerum station to Västerås Centralstation Blå tåget Blå Tåget - Skandinaviska Jernbanor
  2. Take the bus from Västerås Centralstation to Uppsala Klostergatan 773 / ...

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Uppsala 283.5 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Stockholm  •  3 h 16 min

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

$44 - $173

Fly to Stockholm Bromma, train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) GOT - BMA
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation

$79 - $202

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala is to bus which costs 280 kr - 470 kr and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala is to fly which costs 400 kr - 1600 kr and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and arriving at Uppsala Stationsgatan station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Uppsala station. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Uppsala Centralstation via Stockholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Uppsala is 405 km. The road distance is 453.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 460 kr - 1100 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Uppsala bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal station.

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Gothenburg to Uppsala train services, operated by MTR Express, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 460 kr - 1100 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 280 kr - 470 kr and takes 8 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs 400 kr - 1600 kr and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala.
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  • Distance: 253 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Uppsala via Stockholm Centralstation in around 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gothenburg to Uppsala once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
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
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$65 - $90
2nd Class Refundable
$65 - $95
1st Class Refundable
$95 - $140
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$10 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $20
2nd Class Refundable
$14 - $20
1st Class Refundable
$19 - $26
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Enköping station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $55
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$60 - $85
2nd Class Refundable
$60 - $90
1st Class Refundable
$85 - $120
Blå Tåget
Website
blataget.com
Train from Lerum station to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
blataget.com
Bus operators
UL
Phone
+46 77 114 14 14
Email
kundservice@ul.se
Website
ul.se
Bus from Enköping station to Uppsala Klostergatan
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
UL
Bus from Västerås Centralstation to Uppsala Klostergatan
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
UL
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 Uppsala Stationsgatan
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Gothenburg to Uppsala bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Uppsala Stationsgatan.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Uppsala is 454 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Gothenburg to Uppsala.

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

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There are 47+ hotels available in Uppsala. Prices start at $60 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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