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There are 4 ways to get from Oslo to Motala by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Karlstad Centralstation SJ InterCity / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Motala station Tågab

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Örebro 600 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hallsberg station to Motala station 8173 / ...

$32 - $64

2 alternative options

Bus Norwegian Railways (NSB), train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo S to Hallsberg resecentrum 104B
  2. Take the train from Hallsberg station to Motala station 8173 / ...

$56 - $82

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Motala 256.8 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Motala is to bus and train which costs kr 260 - kr 550 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Motala is to drive which costs kr 550 - kr 850 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Motala station. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Motala station via Karlstad Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Oslo and Motala is 288 km. The road distance is 410.8 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Motala without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Oslo to Motala, including transfers.

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Oslo to Motala train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Oslo S station.

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Oslo to Motala train services, operated by Tågab, arrive at Motala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Motala is 411 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Oslo to Motala.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Motala. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 180 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Motala, Sweden?

You can take a train from Oslo to Motala via Karlstad Centralstation in around 5 h 41 min.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Oslo S to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$24 - $35
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $55
2nd Class Refundable
$35 - $55
1st Class Refundable
$50 - $75
Train from Hallsberg station to Motala station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$10 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $20
2nd Class Refundable
$14 - $20
1st Class Refundable
$19 - $27
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Oslo S to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Motala station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Train from Hallsberg station to Motala station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Tågab
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 Örebro
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Örebro Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Örebro Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Phone
61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Bus from Oslo S to Hallsberg resecentrum
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
nsb.no

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