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

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

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Halden to Ed station 399 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ed station to Åmål station 775
  3. Take the train from Aamaal Station to Karlstad Central ICE

$23 - $40

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Halden to Oslo S Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Oslo S to Karlstad Central

$40 - $73

Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Halden to Ed station 399 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ed station to Åmål station 775
  3. Take the bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation 800

$23 - $33

Bus Swebus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarpsborg bussterminal to Oslo Bussterminal Te 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad busstation 888 / ...

$55 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Halden to Karlstad 114 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a train from Halden to Karlstad via Oslo S in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Halden to Karlstad via Ed station and Åmål station in around 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Aamaal Station to Karlstad Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $17
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$18 - $24
2nd Class Refundable
$18 - $25
1st Class Refundable
$24 - $35
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Halden to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Karlstad Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
nsb.no
Ruter
Phone
177
Website
ruter.no
Train from Halden [tog] to Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog]
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
ruter.no
Bus operators
Nsb
Website
nsb.no
Bus from Halden to Ed station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
resrobot.se
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Ed station to Åmål station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se
Nettbuss Travel AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Sarpsborg bussterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
nettbuss.no
Ruter
Phone
177
Website
ruter.no
Bus from Sarpsborg bussterminal to Oslo bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
ruter.no
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad busstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
Swebus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oslo to Karlstad
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Halden and Karlstad is 124 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from Halden to Karlstad is to bus which costs kr 180 - kr 270 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Halden to Karlstad. However, there are services departing from Halden and arriving at Karlstad Central via Oslo S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Halden to Karlstad. However, there are services departing from Halden and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Ed station and Åmål station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Halden to Karlstad, including transfers.