There are 4 ways to get from Karlstad to Oslo by train, bus or car

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Train Swedish Railways (SJ)  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo S SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

$24 - $65

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo S 60629 / ...

$22 - $35

2 alternative options

Train Tågkompaniet  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Lillestrøm Tågkompaniet

$57 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Karlstad to Oslo 136.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Karlstad to Oslo is to bus which costs 200 kr - 310 kr and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Karlstad to Oslo is to train which costs 210 kr - 550 kr and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Karlstad and Oslo is 166 km. The road distance is 218.1 km.

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The train from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo S takes 2 h 39 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlstad Centralstation station and arriving at Oslo S. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlstad Centralstation station and arriving at Oslo S. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Karlstad to Oslo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min. Tågkompaniet also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a bus from Karlstad to Oslo once daily, and the journey takes 3 h. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$24 - $35
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $55
2nd Class Refundable
$35 - $55
1st Class Refundable
$50 - $75
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Lillestrøm
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Bus from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
www.sj.se
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Karlstad Centralstation to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Karlstad busstation to Oslo bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Karlstad Busstationen to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
Swebus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlstad to Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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