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There are 9 ways to get from Karlstad to Östersund by plane, 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.

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Fly Karlstad to Sveg, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Karlstad (KSD) to Sveg (EVG) KSD - EVG
  2. Take the bus from Sveg station to Östersund busstation

$216 - $723

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Train via Gävle Centralstation  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Ludvika station
  2. Take the train from Ludvika station to Gävle Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Gävle Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation

$47 - $112

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Fly Karlstad to Ostersund  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Karlstad (KSD) to Ostersund (OSD) KSD - OSD

$198 - $748

Train to Stockholm, fly to Ostersund  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  2. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Ostersund (OSD) ARN - OSD

$120 - $307

Train to Stockholm Bromma, fly to Ostersund  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  2. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Ostersund (OSD) BMA - OSD

$109 - $393

Train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg SJ3000 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation SJ InterCity / ...

$76 - $179

Train, bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Torsby station
  2. Take the bus from Torsby station to Malung centrum 209
  3. Take the bus from Malung centrum to Mora station 311
  4. Take the bus from Mora station to Östersund busstation 46

$61 - $90

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlstad Busstationen to Stockholm Cityterminalen 600 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Östersund K628 / ...

$48 - $84

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Karlstad to Östersund 343.9 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Karlstad to Östersund is to train and bus which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlstad to Östersund is to fly which costs 1700 kr - 7000 kr and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlstad station to Östersund. However, there are services departing from Karlstad Busstationen and arriving at Östersund via Stockholm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlstad station to Östersund station. However, there are services departing from Karlstad Centralstation and arriving at Östersund Centralstation via Stockholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between Karlstad and Östersund is 427 km. The road distance is 550.3 km.

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The best way to get from Karlstad to Östersund without a car is to train which takes 9 h 27 min and costs 650 kr - 1600 kr.

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It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to get from Karlstad to Östersund, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Karlstad to Östersund is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 1700 kr - 7000 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 650 kr - 1600 kr and takes 9 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs 430 kr - 800 kr and takes 13 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Karlstad to Östersund.
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  • Distance: 266.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 1 min

What companies run services between Karlstad, Sweden and Östersund, Sweden?

FlexFlight ApS and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Karlstad to Östersund 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlstad to Östersund via Stockholm Centralstation in around 9 h 27 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Karlstad to Ostersund via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Ostersund
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Ostersund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Karlstad to Sveg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$80 - $110
2nd Class Refundable
$80 - $110
1st Class Refundable
$110 - $160
Train from Ludvika station to Gävle Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$17 - $24
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$27 - $40
2nd Class Refundable
$27 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $55
Train from Gävle Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $75
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Ludvika station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Torsby station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Sveg station to Östersund busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Mora station to Östersund busstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Torsby station to Malung centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se
Dalatrafik
Website
dalatrafik.se
Bus from Malung centrum to Mora station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
dalatrafik.se
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 Karlstad Busstationen to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stockholm to Östersund
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Härjedalingen
Website
harjedalingen.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Östersund busstation
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
resrobot.se

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There is no direct flight from Karlstad Airport to Sveg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Karlstad to Östersund bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Östersund station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlstad to Östersund is 550 km. It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to drive from Karlstad to Östersund.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Karlstad Airport to Sveg Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Östersund. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Karlstad to Karlstad Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs 320 kr - 390 kr.

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