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There are 9 ways to get from Stockholm to London by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

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Fly Stockholm to London Heathrow

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to London Heathrow (LHR)

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Fly Stockholm to London Gatwick, train

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Fly Stockholm to London City

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to London City (LCY)

Fly Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train via Copenhagen

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar

Train

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
  4. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Copenhagen central train station
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Ghent
  3. Take the bus from Bruges, Rijselstraat-Spoorwegstraat to London, Victoria Green Line Station

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

Stockholm to London by train

The train journey time between Stockholm and London is around 32h 22m and covers a distance of around 1337 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 14h 32m. The fastest train normally takes 26h 36m. Operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), Danish Railways (DSB), DB Fernverkehr and others, the Stockholm to London train service departs from Stockholm Centralstation and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
17h 49m
Layover time:
14h 32m
Total time:
32h 22m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
26h 36m
Train distance:
1337 miles
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£221
Carbon emissions:
112 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:21
Last train departs at:
12:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stockholm to London train schedules

Sweden → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Sweden

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Panama, Peru and Venezuela in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Dominica, Egypt, Falkland Islands, Georgia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Pitcairn, Qatar, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican and Vietnam

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Sweden

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to London is to fly and train which costs 600 kr - 6500 kr and takes 5h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Stockholm to London is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs 800 kr - 2400 kr.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to London station. However, there are services departing from Stockholm and arriving at London, Victoria Green Line Station via Copenhagen central train station, Gent Veemarkt, Gent Sint-Denijslaan and Bruges, Rijselstraat-Spoorwegstraat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to London. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 28m.

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The distance between Stockholm and London is 895 miles.

The best way to get from Stockholm to London without a car is to train via Copenhagen which takes 20h 28m and costs 2600 kr - 7500 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Stockholm to London, including transfers.

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

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Stockholm to London train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to London is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs 800 kr - 2400 kr. Alternatively, you can train via Copenhagen, which costs 2600 kr - 7500 kr and takes 20h 28m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to London.
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  • Distance: 895.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and London, England?

Scandinavian Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines fly from Stockholm to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to London King's Cross via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 20h 28m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £310
Flights from Stockholm to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £350
Flights from Stockholm to London City via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £340
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £220
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £310
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £130
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £320
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £320
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Flights from Stockholm to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Flights from Stockholm to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £180
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £270
Flights from Stockholm to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £220
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to London Gatwick via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £270
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg central station to Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £75
Comfort
£65 - £85
Premium
£75 - £110
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£85 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £290
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£110 - £140
Standard Premier
£150 - £200
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Website
Snälltåget
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Ghent
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet a.s.
Website
regiojet.cz
Bus from Bruges, Rijselstraat-Spoorwegstraat to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
regiojet.cz
Ferry operators

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