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There are 11 ways to get from London to Sweden by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train, car or car train

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Fly London Heathrow to Copenhagen

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

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Fly London Stansted to Copenhagen

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

Fly London Heathrow to Gothenburg

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

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Copenhagen

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

Fly London Heathrow to Stockholm

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

Fly London Stansted to Gothenburg

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Gothenburg (GOT)

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Stockholm Centralstation

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
  2. Take the bus from The Hague Centraal to Bremen Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Stockholm

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Odense Station
  3. Take the bus from Odense to Stockholm Central Bus Station

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  4. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Central

Drive, Eurotunnel, train

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf
  6. Drive from Duesseldorf Hbf to Stockholm

London to Sweden by train

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23h 4m Average Duration
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United Kingdom → Sweden
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Conditions of entry into Sweden from United Kingdom

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No, entry into Sweden from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sweden is 11414.

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

The social distance requirement in Sweden is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Sweden is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from London to Sweden is to bus which costs £70 - £90 and takes 35h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Sweden is to fly which costs £65 - £650 and takes 4h 41m.

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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 via The Hague Centraal, Bremen Hauptbahnhof and Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Sweden station. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Köln Hbf and Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 4m.

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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 which takes 23h 4m and costs £300 - £750.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m 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 Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Sweden is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs £65 - £650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £300 - £750 and takes 23h 4m, you could also bus, which costs £70 - £90 and takes 35h.

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Map of how to get from London to Sweden.
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  • Distance: 1287.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between London, England and Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, British Airways and five other airlines fly from London Paddington to Malmö hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Stockholm via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg-Altona in around 23h 4m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 7000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 6500 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 11000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 10000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 31000 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 4500 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from London Stansted to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320 kr - 6500 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 6500 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1800 kr - 13000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 9000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1800 kr - 9000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2000 kr - 9000 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700 kr - 11000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1700 kr - 10000 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 10000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 8500 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2300 kr - 11000 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2600 kr - 11000 kr
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
550 kr - 4600 kr
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3600 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3200 kr - 3600 kr
Standard
1100 kr - 1400 kr
Standard Premier
1500 kr - 2000 kr
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3800 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3300 kr - 3800 kr
Standard
1400 kr - 1800 kr
Standard Premier
1900 kr - 2500 kr
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 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
800 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
490 kr - 700 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
1h 48m
Frequency
5 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
Train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2600 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
1200 kr - 1700 kr
Comfort
1300 kr - 1800 kr
Premium
1800 kr - 2600 kr
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1400 kr - 2600 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
800 kr - 1500 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
900 kr - 1200 kr
2nd Class Ticket
1100 kr - 1400 kr
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 Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
250 kr - 600 kr
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
250 kr - 350 kr
1st Class
420 kr - 600 kr
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 180 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
14h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
460 kr - 550 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 330 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140 kr - 210 kr
Rail 1st Class
220 kr - 330 kr
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
290 kr - 600 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
290 kr - 410 kr
Rail 1st Class
400 kr - 600 kr
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
280 kr - 390 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
330 kr - 390 kr
1st Class
280 kr - 330 kr
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
490 kr - 600 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
500 kr - 600 kr
1st Class
490 kr - 600 kr
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 kr - 220 kr
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from The Hague Centraal to Bremen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
120 kr - 180 kr
Website
Union Ivkoni
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
95 kr - 120 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
310 kr - 370 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Odense Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
380 kr - 470 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Odense to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
950 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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

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London to Sweden train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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