There are 9 ways to get from Malmö to Karlstad by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Göteborg C  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö C to Göteborg C 029 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...

$55 - $126

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Train Tågab  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Eslöv station to Nässjö Centralstation Snälltåget
  2. Take the train from Nässjö Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation Tågab

Bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Jönköping Centralstation Swebus
  2. Take the bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation 9392 / ...

$69 - $97

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Karlstad 322.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Malmo to Orebro, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Orebro (ORB) MMX - ORB
  2. Take the train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation

$246 - $842

Fly Copenhagen to Gothenburg, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Gothenburg (GOT) CPH - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation

$99 - $273

Fly Copenhagen to Orebro, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Orebro (ORB) CPH - ORB
  2. Take the train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation

$136 - $313

Fly Copenhagen to Oslo, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Oslo (OSL) CPH - OSL
  2. Take the train from Lillestrøm to Karlstad Centralstation

$116 - $291

Train, train to Jonkoping, fly to Karlstad  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
  3. Fly from Jonkoping (JKG) to Karlstad (KSD) JKG - KSD

$239 - $594

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The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Karlstad is to bus which costs 600 kr - 900 kr and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malmö to Karlstad is to fly and train which costs 2100 kr - 7500 kr and takes 5 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malmö to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Malmö Norra Vallgatan and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Jönköping Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Malmö C and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Göteborg Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Malmö and Karlstad is 421 km. The road distance is 516.5 km.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Karlstad without a car is to train which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 480 kr - 1200 kr.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Malmö to Karlstad, including transfers.

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Malmö to Karlstad bus services, operated by Swebus, depart from Malmö Norra Vallgatan station.

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Malmö to Karlstad train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Malmö C station.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Karlstad is to train which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 480 kr - 1200 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 600 kr - 900 kr and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Malmo Airport to Orebro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Malmö to Karlstad bus services, operated by BT Buss, arrive at Karlstad Centralstation.

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Map of how to get from Malmö to Karlstad.
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  • Distance: 262.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Malmö to Karlstad via Göteborg C and Göteborg Centralstation in around 6 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malmö to Karlstad via Jönköping Centralstation in around 8 h 18 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to Orebro
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Malmo to Orebro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Orebro
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Jonkoping to Karlstad
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$65 - $95
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$25 - $35
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $55
2nd Class Refundable
$40 - $60
1st Class Refundable
$55 - $80
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $21
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$24 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$23 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$30 - $45
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$27 - $40
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
2nd Class Refundable
$40 - $60
1st Class Refundable
$60 - $85
Train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$15 - $21
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Tågab
Train from Nässjö Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Eslöv station to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Lillestrøm to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
JLT
Website
jlt.se
Train from Nässjö Centralstation to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
jlt.se
Bus operators
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
BT Buss
Website
resrobot.se
Bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
BT Buss

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