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There are 3 ways to get from Kalmar to Karlskrona by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalmar Centralstation to Karlskrona Centralstation 500

$3

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Kalmar C to Emmaboda St. 029 / ...
  2. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation Krösatåg

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kalmar to Karlskrona 56.7 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Kalmar to Karlskrona is to bus which costs 20 kr and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kalmar to Karlskrona is to drive which costs 110 kr - 170 kr and takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kalmar Centralstation station and arriving at Karlskrona Centralstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kalmar to Karlskrona station. However, there are services departing from Kalmar C and arriving at Karlskrona Centralstation via Emmaboda station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Kalmar and Karlskrona is 73 km. The road distance is 90.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kalmar to Karlskrona without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs 20 kr.

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The bus from Kalmar Centralstation to Karlskrona Centralstation takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Kalmar to Karlskrona bus services, operated by Blekingetrafik, arrive at Kalmar Centralstation.

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Kalmar to Karlskrona train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Kalmar C station.

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The best way to get from Kalmar to Karlskrona is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs 20 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Kalmar to Karlskrona.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Kalmar, Sweden and Karlskrona, Sweden?

Blekingetrafik operates a bus from Kalmar to Karlskrona every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kalmar to Karlskrona via Emmaboda St. and Emmaboda station in around 2 h.

Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Kalmar C to Emmaboda St.
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Krösatågen
Website
krosatagen.se
Train from Kalmar Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
krosatagen.se
Train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
krosatagen.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Kalmar Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Blekingetrafik

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Kalmar to Karlskrona bus services, operated by Blekingetrafik, arrive at Karlskrona Centralstation.

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Kalmar to Karlskrona train services, operated by Krösatågen, arrive at Karlskrona Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kalmar to Karlskrona is 91 km. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Kalmar to Karlskrona.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Karlskrona. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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