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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Stockholm Centralstation  •  3 h 55 min

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

$52 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Uppsala 601

$30 - $55

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation SJ Nattåg / ...

$45 - $110

Train Blå Tåget  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Alingsås station Västtågen / ...
  2. Take the train from Alingsås station to Uppsala Centralstation Blå tåget

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Uppsala 283.5 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Stockholm  •  2 h 50 min

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

$45 - $173

Fly to Stockholm Bromma, train  •  3 h 52 min

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

$80 - $199

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala is to bus which costs 280 kr - 470 kr and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala is to fly which costs 390 kr - 1600 kr and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Uppsala. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg Centralstation station and arriving at Uppsala Centralstation station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 12 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 3 h 55 min and costs 450 kr - 1100 kr.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Uppsala.
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  • Distance: 253 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 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 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gothenburg to Uppsala twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
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 Stockholm Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$10 - $15
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $21
2nd Class Refundable
$15 - $21
1st Class Refundable
$19 - $27
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$80 - $110
2nd Class Refundable
$80 - $110
1st Class Refundable
$110 - $160
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Alingsås station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $17
1st Class Refundable
$15 - $21
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
Blå Tåget
Website
blataget.com
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
blataget.com
Train from Alingsås station to Uppsala Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
blataget.com
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Alingsås station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Alingsås station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Tågab
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 Uppsala
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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