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There are 7 ways to get from Stockholm to Vara by train, night bus, 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 18 min

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

$35 - $85

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Bus  •  6 h 42 min

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

$7 - $10

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Night bus, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Örebro N600
  2. Take the train from Örebro Centralstation to Vara station Västtågen

$14 - $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 9 min

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

$66 - $203

Fly Stockholm to Gothenburg, train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$65 - $216

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Trollhattan, train  •  5 h 33 min

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

$73 - $429

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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 42 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 18 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 42 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 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 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 18 min and costs 320 kr - 750 kr.

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The train from Stockholm Centralstation to Vara station takes 3 h 18 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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Stockholm to Vara train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Vara is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 320 kr - 750 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60 kr - 90 kr and takes 6 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Vara.
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  • Distance: 198.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 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 18 min. Alternatively, Skaraborgaren operates a bus from Stockholm to Vara twice a week, and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Trollhattan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
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 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$60 - $80
2nd Class Refundable
$60 - $85
1st Class Refundable
$85 - $120
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$16 - $22
2nd Class Refundable
$16 - $23
1st Class Refundable
$21 - $30
Train from Vänersborg Centralstation to Vara station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Örebro Centralstation to Vara station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Train from Vänersborg Centralstation to Vara station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Herrljunga station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
MTR Express
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
Night bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Örebro
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Skaraborgaren
Phone
0500 - 43 56 50
Email
info@skaraborgaren.nu
Website
skovdebuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Skara busstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
resrobot.se

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Stockholm to Vara bus services, operated by Skaraborgaren, arrive at Skara busstation.

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Stockholm to Vara train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Vara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Vara is 386 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Stockholm to Vara.

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Malmö Aviation offers flights from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Vara. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Bromma Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 55 kr - 70 kr.

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