There are 6 ways to get from Stockholm to Karlstad by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg SJ3000 / ...

$30 - $70

5 alternative options

Bus Swebus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Karlstad Busstationen Swebus / ...

$30 - $50

Bus Bus4You  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlanda terminal 5 buss to Karlstad Busstationen Bus4You

$30 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Karlstad 192.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Karlstad  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Karlstad (KSD) ARN - KSD

$74 - $680

Fly to Hagfors, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Hagfors (HFS) ARN - HFS
  2. Take the bus from Sjögränd to Karlstad Busstationen

$78 - $413

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Karlstad is to bus which costs 290 kr - 370 kr and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Karlstad is to fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 650 kr - 6500 kr.

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The distance between Stockholm and Karlstad is 259 km. The road distance is 308 km.

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The train from Stockholm Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation takes 2 h 39 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Karlstad Busstationen. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Stockholm to Karlstad 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min. Tågab also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Swebus operates a bus from Stockholm to Karlstad every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
NextJet
Website
nextjet.se
Flights from Stockholm to Karlstad
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Stockholm to Hagfors
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Tågab
Bus operators
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm to Karlstad
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Karlstad busstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
nor-way.no
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Bus from Arlanda terminal 5 buss to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Värmlandstrafik
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Sjögränd to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
varmlandstrafik.se

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