There are 7 ways to get from Malmö to Karlstad by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central Regional

$52 - $118

6 alternative options

Train via Helsingborg C  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö C to Helsingborg C 029
  2. Take the train from Helsingborg C to Göteborg C 029
  3. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central

$68 - $124

Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Jönköping N32 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation 9392 / ...

$53 - $79

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Karlstad 322.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Malmo to Karlstad  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Karlstad (KSD) MMX - KSD

$122 - $427

Fly Copenhagen to Gothenburg, train  •  6 h 20 min

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

$102 - $273

Fly Malmo to Orebro, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$248 - $836

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

You can take a train from Malmö to Karlstad via Göteborg Central in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malmö to Karlstad via Jönköping and Jönköping Centralstation in around 7 h 33 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Malmo to Karlstad via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
NextJet
Website
nextjet.se
Flights from Malmo to Karlstad via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Malmo to Orebro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Train from Göteborg Central to Karlstad Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$21 - $29
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
2nd Class Refundable
$35 - $50
1st Class Refundable
$50 - $75
Train from Hallsberg station to Karlstad Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $15
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $25
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $26
1st Class Refundable
$27 - $40
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to Helsingborg C
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Helsingborg C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malmö to Jönköping
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
6 times 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 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
resrobot.se

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Malmö to Karlstad?

The distance between Malmö and Karlstad is 421 km. The road distance is 517 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Karlstad is to bus which costs 440 kr - 700 kr and takes 7 h 33 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Malmö to Karlstad is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 1000 kr - 3600 kr.

Is there a direct train between Malmö and Karlstad?

No, there is no direct train from Malmö to Karlstad. However, there are services departing from Malmö Central and arriving at Karlstad Central via Göteborg Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

Is there a direct bus between Malmö and Karlstad?

No, there is no direct bus from Malmö to Karlstad. However, there are services departing from Malmö and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Jönköping Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Malmö to Karlstad, including transfers.