There are 8 ways to get from Stockholm to Vara by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Vara station SJ Snabbtåg SJ3000

$35 - $85

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Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Skara busstation S-1 / ...

$7 - $10

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Train via Herrljunga station  •  3 h 21 min

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

$39 - $92

Night bus, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Stockholm to Örebro N600s / ...
  2. Take the train from Örebro Centralstation to Vara station Västtågen

$15 - $24

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Vara 241.5 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Gothenburg (GOT) BMA - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station

$70 - $213

Fly Stockholm to Gothenburg, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Gothenburg (GOT) ARN - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station

$70 - $227

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Trollhattan, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Trollhattan (THN) BMA - THN
  2. Take the train from Vargön station to Vara station

$73 - $418

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Vara is to bus which costs 60 kr - 90 kr and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Vara is to train which costs 320 kr - 750 kr and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Vara. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Vara Stora Torget via Skara busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stockholm Centralstation station and arriving at Vara station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Vara is 318 km. The road distance is 386.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Vara without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 320 kr - 750 kr.

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The train from Stockholm Centralstation to Vara station takes 3 h 4 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Stockholm to Vara bus services, operated by Skaraborgaren, depart from Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Vara.
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  • Distance: 198.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Stockholm to Vara 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, Skaraborgaren operates a bus from Stockholm to Vara 4 times a week, and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Trollhattan
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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
$35 - $190
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Vara station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $55
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$60 - $85
2nd Class Refundable
$60 - $85
1st Class Refundable
$85 - $120
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
2nd Class Refundable
$55 - $80
1st Class Refundable
$80 - $120
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$17 - $23
2nd Class Refundable
$16 - $23
1st Class Refundable
$22 - $30
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
MTR Express
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
MTR Express
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Örebro Centralstation to Vara station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Train from Vargön station to Vara station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Bus operators
Skaraborgaren
Phone
0500 - 43 56 50
Email
info@skaraborgaren.nu
Website
skovdebuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Skara busstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
resrobot.se
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
Night bus from Stockholm to Örebro
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Night bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Örebro Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
Swebus

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