There are 3 ways to get from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lillestrøm to Karlstad Centralstation Tågkompaniet / ...

$55 - $77

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Bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Karlstad 600S / ...

$23 - $36

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Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad 135.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad is to bus which costs kr 190 - kr 300 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad is to drive which costs kr 290 - kr 430 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad. However, there are services departing from Oslo Lufthavn and arriving at Karlstad via Oslo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Oslo Lufthavn stasjon and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Lillestrøm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Oslo Airport (OSL) and Karlstad is 162 km. The road distance is 216.1 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs kr 440 - kr 650.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad, including transfers.

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Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Oslo station.

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Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad train services, operated by Tågkompaniet, depart from Lillestrøm station.

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The best way to get from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs kr 440 - kr 650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 190 - kr 300 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Oslo Airport (OSL), Norway and Karlstad, Sweden?

Tågkompaniet operates a train from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Lillestrøm to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oslo to Karlstad
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you

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Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Karlstad station.

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Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad train services, operated by Tågkompaniet, arrive at Karlstad Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad is 216 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Oslo Airport (OSL) to Karlstad.

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