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

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Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...
  2. Take the train from Uddevalla Centralstation to Strömstad station Västtågen

$25 - $51

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Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlstad Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation 60355 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Torp terminal to Strömstad station 871 / ...

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, line 111 bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlstad Busstationen to Åmål station 800
  2. Take the bus from Åmål station to Ed station 775
  3. Take the bus from Ed to Halden 398 / ...
  4. Take the line 111 bus from Halden to Strömstad station 111

$40 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Karlstad to Strömstad 121.9 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Karlstad station to Strömstad station. However, there are services departing from Karlstad Centralstation and arriving at Strömstad station via Trollhättan Centralstation and Torp terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Karlstad and Strömstad is 142 km. The road distance is 195.1 km.

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The best way to get from Karlstad to Strömstad without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Karlstad to Strömstad, including transfers.

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Karlstad to Strömstad bus services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Karlstad Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Karlstad to Strömstad is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 7 min.

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Karlstad to Strömstad bus services, operated by Vasttrafik, arrive at Strömstad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlstad to Strömstad is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Karlstad to Strömstad.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Strömstad. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Karlstad to Strömstad.
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  • Distance: 88.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Karlstad to Strömstad via Trollhättan Centralstation and Uddevalla Centralstation in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlstad to Strömstad via Trollhättan Centralstation and Torp terminal in around 6 h 7 min.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $27
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $40
2nd Class Refundable
$30 - $45
1st Class Refundable
$40 - $60
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Uddevalla Centralstation to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Bus operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Bus from Karlstad Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
www.sj.se
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Torp terminal to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Åmål station to Ed station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Halden to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Karlstad Busstationen to Åmål station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Bus from Ed to Halden
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nsb.no

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