There are 3 ways to get from Malmö to Halmstad by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Central to Halmstad Central 029

$18 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Halmstad N132 / ...

$9 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Halmstad 87.2 miles

$19 - $29

What companies run services between Malmö, Sweden and Halmstad, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Malmö to Halmstad every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Danish Railways (DSB) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Malmö to Halmstad 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Swebus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Central to Halmstad Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$18 - $25
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$29 - $40
2nd Class Refundable
$28 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $55
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to Halmstad C
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malmö to Halmstad
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Halmstad Regionbussterm.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
Swebus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Malmö to Halmstad?

The distance between Malmö and Halmstad is 119 km. The road distance is 140 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Malmö to Halmstad?

The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Halmstad is to bus which costs 75 kr - 130 kr and takes 2 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Malmö to Halmstad?

The quickest way to get from Malmö to Halmstad is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs 150 kr - 330 kr.

Is there a direct train between Malmö and Halmstad?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Malmö Central and arriving at Halmstad Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Malmö and Halmstad?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malmö and arriving at Halmstad. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Malmö to Halmstad?

The train from Malmö Central to Halmstad Central takes 1 h 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.