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Recommended option

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Karlskrona Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CPH - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€64 - €231

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Train, train to Vaxjo, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Karlskrona Centralstation to Emmaboda station
  2. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Växjö station
  3. Fly from Vaxjo (VXO) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) VXO - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Karlskrona Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Eindhoven (EIN) CPH - EIN
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

€75 - €263

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Karlskrona Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CPH - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal

€123 - €291

Train, train to Gothenburg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Karlskrona Centralstation to Emmaboda station
  2. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Borås Centralstation
  3. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GOT - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

Train  •  15h 32m

  1. Take the train from Karlskrona Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg-Altona Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hengelo to Utrecht Centraal

€119 - €288

Train via Malmö  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the train from Karlskrona C to Malmö C 029
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hengelo to Utrecht Centraal

€89 - €256

Bus  •  23h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Karlskrona Kungsplan to Alvesta station
  2. Take the bus from Alvesta station to Ljungby busstation 145 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ljungby to Copenhagen central train station 602
  4. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

€81 - €108

Drive  •  10h 48m

  1. Drive from Karlskrona to Utrecht 1141.4 km

€140 - €220

Karlskrona to Utrecht by train

The train journey time between Karlskrona and Utrecht is around 18h 24m and covers a distance of around 1241 km. The fastest train normally takes 15h 36m. Operated by Öresundståg, Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Karlskrona to Utrecht train service departs from Karlskrona Centralstation and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically 10 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18h 24m
Fastest train time:
15h 36m
Train distance:
1241 km
Trains per week:
10
Cheapest price:
€138
Carbon emissions:
65 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:47
Last train departs at:
21:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlskrona to Utrecht train schedules

Sweden → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Sweden

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Sweden

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Utrecht is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Utrecht is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Utrecht is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Karlskrona to Utrecht is to bus which costs 800 kr - 1100 kr and takes 23h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Karlskrona to Utrecht is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost 650 kr - 2400 kr and takes 7h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlskrona to Utrecht station. However, there are services departing from Karlskrona Kungsplan and arriving at Utrecht Central Station via Alvesta station, Ljungby, Copenhagen central train station and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlskrona station to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Karlskrona Centralstation and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via København H, Hamburg-Altona, Osnabrueck Hbf and Hengelo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 32m.

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The distance between Karlskrona and Utrecht is 817 km. The road distance is 1141.4 km.

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The best way to get from Karlskrona to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 15h 32m and costs 1200 kr - 3000 kr.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Karlskrona to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Karlskrona to Utrecht bus services, operated by Snälltåget, depart from Karlskrona Kungsplan station.

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Karlskrona to Utrecht train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Karlskrona Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Karlskrona to Utrecht is to train which takes 15h 32m and costs 1200 kr - 3000 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 kr - 1100 kr and takes 23h 39m.

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  • Distance: 817.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Karlskrona, Sweden and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Karlskrona to Utrecht via København H, Hamburg-Altona, Osnabrueck Hbf, and Hengelo in around 15h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlskrona to Utrecht via Alvesta station, Ljungby busstation, Ljungby, Copenhagen central train station, and Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 23h 39m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Vaxjo to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €200
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €220
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €110
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Karlskrona Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Emmaboda station to Växjö station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Karlskrona Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Karlskrona C to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Öresundståg
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €28
Train from Hengelo to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€26 - €40
Krösatågen
Phone
073-074 89 81
Email
HittegodsK@krosa.tagkompaniet.se
Website
krosatagen.se
Train from Karlskrona Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Krösatågen
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Emmaboda station to Växjö station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €20
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
€15 - €20
2nd Class Ticket
€6 - €8
Train from Emmaboda station to Borås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
€26 - €35
2nd Class Ticket
€22 - €27
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Eurobahn
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €33
Website
Snälltåget
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Bus from Karlskrona Kungsplan to Alvesta station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €21
Website
Snälltåget
Länstrafiken Kronoberg
Phone
+46 77 176 70 76
Email
kundcenter@lanstrafikenkron.se
Website
lanstrafikenkron.se
Bus from Alvesta station to Ljungby busstation
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Länstrafiken Kronoberg
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljungby to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Karlskrona to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlskrona to Utrecht is 1141 km. It takes approximately 10h 48m to drive from Karlskrona to Utrecht.

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