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There are 12 ways to get from London to Sweden by plane, train, bus or night train

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Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to Copenhagen  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Copenhagen (CPH) LHR - CPH

593 kr - 2183 kr

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Copenhagen  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Copenhagen (CPH) STN - CPH

412 kr - 1376 kr

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Fly London Heathrow to Gothenburg  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Gothenburg (GOT) LHR - GOT

603 kr - 2873 kr

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Copenhagen  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Copenhagen (CPH) LGW - CPH

535 kr - 1776 kr

Fly London Heathrow to Stockholm  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stockholm (ARN) LHR - ARN

475 kr - 2895 kr

Train to London Luton, fly to Copenhagen  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Copenhagen (CPH) LTN - CPH

710 kr - 2784 kr

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Stockholm  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Stockholm (ARN) LGW - ARN

737 kr - 2188 kr

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Gothenburg  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Gothenburg (GOT) LGW - GOT

1045 kr - 4066 kr

Train, bus  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
  3. Take the train from København H to Malmö C 029
  4. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

2336 kr - 5274 kr

Bus  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille 452
  2. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Hamburg 155
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen

954 kr - 1397 kr

Train, night train via Cologne  •  29h 5m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Hagen Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice
  5. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central 306

3073 kr - 7451 kr

Train, night train  •  30h 14m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf Ic
  3. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central 306

2481 kr - 5674 kr

United Kingdom → Sweden
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International entry into Sweden from United Kingdom

Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Show More. Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, Georgia, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay

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Conditions of entry to Sweden

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Sweden is currently allowed from United Kingdom.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Sweden is 11313.

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

The social distance requirement in Sweden is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 11313.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Sweden is to fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Sweden is to fly which costs £50 - £200 and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Sweden. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen via Lille, Europe and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Sweden. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Stockholm Central via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Hagen Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 5m.

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The distance between London and Sweden is 1288 km.

The best way to get from London to Sweden without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 40m and costs £200 - £470.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from London to Sweden, including transfers.

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London to Sweden bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Sweden train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Sweden is to fly which takes 4h 45m and costs £50 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £130 and takes 32h 50m.

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Map of how to get from London to Sweden.
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  • Distance: 1287.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between London, England and Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines fly from London Paddington to Malmö hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Stockholm via Lille, Lille, Europe, Hamburg, and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 32h 50m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 4500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 4200 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 4200 kr
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
700 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 4100 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
750 kr - 4600 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 3700 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 3700 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
750 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 4000 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 1400 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 3600 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 1900 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
500 kr - 1900 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3000 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3900 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from London Luton to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
480 kr - 1100 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3700 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 3900 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600 kr - 3400 kr
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from London Luton to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1800 kr - 4700 kr
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
160 kr - 200 kr
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
160 kr - 200 kr
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kr - 180 kr
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
60 kr - 90 kr
Off-Peak Single
120 kr - 190 kr
Anytime Day Single
130 kr - 180 kr
Anytime Single
170 kr - 250 kr
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3700 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3300 kr - 3700 kr
Standard
1400 kr - 1700 kr
Standard Premier
1900 kr - 2500 kr
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3600 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3200 kr - 3600 kr
Standard
1000 kr - 1300 kr
Standard Premier
1500 kr - 2000 kr
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 360 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
17h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Website
Snälltåget
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 kr - 300 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hagen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
850 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
650 kr - 950 kr
Comfort
800 kr - 1100 kr
Premium
950 kr - 1400 kr
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
400 kr - 600 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hagen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160 kr - 210 kr
Website
National Express Rail
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 180 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
500 kr - 1300 kr
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
500 kr - 750 kr
1st Class
850 kr - 1300 kr
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
450 kr - 550 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 kr - 160 kr
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Lille, Europe
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kr - 300 kr
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Lille, Europe to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 kr - 500 kr
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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London to Sweden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Sweden is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 6:52 AM in London and 7:52 AM in Sweden.

London to Sweden train services, operated by Snälltåget, arrive at Stockholm Central station.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Sweden. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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