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There are 5 ways to get from Halden to Karlstad by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Öxnered station R20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Öxnered station to Karlstad Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...

$37 - $66

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Train, bus via Halden stasjon  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Ed station R20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ed station to Åmål station 775
  3. Take the train from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation

$33 - $55

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Ed station R20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ed station to Åmål station 775
  3. Take the bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation 800

$34 - $48

Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Fredrikstad bussterminal to Oslo bussterminal Nx6
  2. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Busstationen 600 / ...

$48 - $67

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Halden to Karlstad 114 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Halden to Karlstad is to drive which costs kr 240 - kr 360 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Halden to Karlstad is to drive which costs kr 240 - kr 360 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Halden to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Parken and arriving at Karlstad Busstationen via Fredrikstad bussterminal and Oslo Bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Halden to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Halden stasjon and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Öxnered station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Halden and Karlstad is 124 km. The road distance is 182.4 km.

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The best way to get from Halden to Karlstad without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs kr 300 - kr 550.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Halden to Karlstad, including transfers.

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Halden to Karlstad bus services, operated by Nettbuss Travel AS, depart from Fredrikstad bussterminal station.

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Halden to Karlstad train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (NSB), depart from Halden stasjon station.

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The best way to get from Halden to Karlstad is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs kr 300 - kr 550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 390 - kr 600 and takes 6h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Halden to Karlstad.
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  • Distance: 77.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Halden, Norway and Karlstad, Sweden?

You can take a train from Halden to Karlstad via Öxnered station in around 3h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Halden to Karlstad via Fredrikstad bussterminal and Oslo Bussterminal in around 6h 40m.

Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Phone
61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Halden stasjon to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
nsb.no
Train from Halden stasjon to Ed station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nsb.no
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Halden to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $21
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$23 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$23 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$30 - $45
Train from Öxnered station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$18 - $26
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$29 - $40
2nd Class Refundable
$29 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$40 - $55
Train from Halden to Ed station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $17
2nd Class Refundable
$12 - $17
1st Class Refundable
$16 - $22
Train from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $17
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$17 - $24
2nd Class Refundable
$17 - $24
1st Class Refundable
$23 - $35
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Öxnered station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
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Tågab
Train from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Bus operators
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Ed station to Åmål station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se
Nettbuss Travel AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Fredrikstad bussterminal to Oslo bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Nettbuss Travel AS
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 Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you

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Halden to Karlstad bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Karlstad Busstationen.

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Halden to Karlstad train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Karlstad Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halden to Karlstad is 182 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Halden to Karlstad.

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