There are 7 ways to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Södra station to Göteborg Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

430 kr - 550 kr

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Gothenburg 601 / ...

240 kr - 300 kr

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Train via Solna station  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Solna station to Göteborg Centralstation MTR Express

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Gothenburg 471.3 km

600 kr - 900 kr

Fly Stockholm to Gothenburg  •  2h 41m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Gothenburg (GOT) ARN - GOT

540 kr - 4790 kr

Train to Stockholm Bromma, fly to Gothenburg  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm City station to Sundbyberg station
  2. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Gothenburg (GOT) BMA - GOT

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Halmstad, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Halmstad (HAD) BMA - HAD
  2. Take the train from Halmstad C to Göteborg C

844 kr - 2074 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg is to bus which costs 240 kr - 300 kr and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg is to fly which costs 500 kr - 4800 kr and takes 2h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Gothenburg. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stockholm Södra station station and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Stockholm and Gothenburg is 397 km. The road distance is 471.3 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs 430 kr - 550 kr.

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The train from Stockholm Södra station to Göteborg Centralstation takes 3h 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Stockholm Södra station.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs 430 kr - 550 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 240 kr - 300 kr and takes 6h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 500 kr - 4800 kr and takes 2h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 397.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Gothenburg, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Stockholm Södra station to Göteborg Centralstation every 2 hours. Tickets cost 430 kr - 550 kr and the journey takes 3h 8m. Kiruna Stadstrafik also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Gothenburg every 2 hours. Tickets cost 240 kr - 300 kr and the journey takes 6h 20m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg via Visby
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Halmstad
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 1700 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2800 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
400 kr - 2500 kr
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Södra station to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
430 kr - 550 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
430 kr - 550 kr
2nd Class Ticket
450 kr - 550 kr
Train from Halmstad Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150 kr - 280 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
220 kr - 280 kr
2nd Class Ticket
150 kr - 190 kr
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from Stockholm Södra station to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Solna station to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Stockholm City station to Sundbyberg station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Halmstad Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Halmstad C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
240 kr - 300 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vy Travel AB
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
5977 kr
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 330 kr
Website
Nettbuss Express

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Gothenburg station.

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Stockholm to Gothenburg train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Gothenburg is 471 km. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Stockholm to Gothenburg.

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Widerøe, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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Book your Stockholm to Gothenburg train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Stockholm to Gothenburg bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 45 kr - 180 kr.

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