There are 9 ways to get from Hamburg to Karlstad by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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

Fly to Karlstad  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Karlstad (KSD) HAM - KSD

$158 - $549

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg 173
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central Regional

$63 - $121

7 alternative options

Fly to Oslo, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Oslo (OSL) HAM - OSL
  2. Take the train from Lillestrøm stasjon to Karlstad Centralstation

$79 - $249

Fly to Orebro, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Orebro (ORB) HAM - ORB
  2. Take the train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Central

$199 - $728

Fly to Gothenburg, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Gothenburg (GOT) HAM - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central

$87 - $244

Train  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec
  2. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
  3. Take the train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central
  4. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central

$119 - $218

Bus  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Borås Centralstation 100 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Borås Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation

$84 - $136

Train, car ferry  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
  3. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central

$97 - $170

Drive  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Karlstad 635.6 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Karlstad, Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, NextJet and seven other airlines fly from Hamburg to Karlstad every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Karlstad via Koebenhavn H, Malmö Central, and Göteborg Central in around 12 h 38 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Karlstad via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Karlstad via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Karlstad via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Dusseldorf, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Vienna, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Tallinn, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Warsaw, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Dusseldorf, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Orebro via Vienna, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Karlstad via Amsterdam, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Hamburg to Karlstad via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Karlstad via Frankfurt, Jonkoping
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
NextJet
Website
nextjet.se
Flights from Hamburg to Karlstad via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Lillestrøm stasjon to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nsb.no
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $15
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $25
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $26
1st Class Refundable
$27 - $40
Train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$26 - $40
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
2nd Class Refundable
$40 - $60
1st Class Refundable
$60 - $85
Train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
dsb.dk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Borås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Borås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Borås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Borås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
BT Buss
Website
resrobot.se
Bus from Borås Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
resrobot.se
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$63
Small Car
$63

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hamburg to Karlstad?

The distance between Hamburg and Karlstad is 680 km. The road distance is 1017 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Karlstad?

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Karlstad is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 100€ and takes 14 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Karlstad?

The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Karlstad is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 120€ - 450€.

Is there a direct train between Hamburg and Karlstad?

No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Karlstad. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Karlstad Central via Koebenhavn H, Malmö Central and Göteborg Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 38 min.

Is there a direct bus between Hamburg and Karlstad?

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Karlstad. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and Borås Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Hamburg to Karlstad?

It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Hamburg to Karlstad, including transfers.