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There are 3 ways to get from Trollhättan to Karlstad by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...

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Bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Trollhättan resecentrum to Karlstad central Buss

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Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Trollhättan to Karlstad 170.9 km

Trollhättan to Karlstad by train

The train journey time between Trollhättan and Karlstad is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 175 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 51m. Operated by Swedish Railways (SJ) and Tågab, the Trollhättan to Karlstad train service departs from Trollhättan Centralstation and arrives in Karlstad Centralstation. Typically 39 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h 55m
Fastest train time:
1h 51m
Train distance:
175 km
Trains per week:
39
Cheapest price:
140 kr
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:48
Last train departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trollhättan to Karlstad train schedules

Trollhättan → Karlstad
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Yes, travel within Sweden is currently allowed.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Karlstad is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Karlstad is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Karlstad is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Trollhättan to Karlstad is to bus, which costs 130 kr - 180 kr and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Trollhättan to Karlstad is to train which costs 140 kr - 310 kr and takes 1h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trollhättan resecentrum and arriving at Karlstad central. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 2h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trollhättan Centralstation station and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Trollhättan and Karlstad is 140 km. The road distance is 170.9 km.

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The best way to get from Trollhättan to Karlstad without a car is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs 140 kr - 310 kr.

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The train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation takes 1h 54m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Trollhättan to Karlstad bus services, operated by SJ, depart from Trollhättan resecentrum station.

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Trollhättan to Karlstad train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Trollhättan Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Trollhättan to Karlstad is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs 140 kr - 310 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 kr - 180 kr and takes 2h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Trollhättan to Karlstad.
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  • Distance: 140.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 54m

What companies run services between Trollhättan, Västra Götaland County, Sweden and Karlstad, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation every 4 hours. Tickets cost 180 kr - 310 kr and the journey takes 1h 54m. Tågab also services this route once a week. Alternatively, SJ operates a bus from Trollhättan resecentrum to Karlstad central 3 times a day. Tickets cost 130 kr - 180 kr and the journey takes 2h 43m.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
180 kr - 310 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
240 kr - 310 kr
2nd Class Ticket
180 kr - 230 kr
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140 kr - 200 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
140 kr - 200 kr
Bus operators
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Bus from Trollhättan resecentrum to Karlstad central
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kr - 180 kr
Website
SJ
2nd Class
130 kr - 180 kr
1st Class
220 kr - 280 kr

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Trollhättan to Karlstad bus services, operated by SJ, arrive at Karlstad central station.

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Trollhättan to Karlstad train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Karlstad Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trollhättan to Karlstad is 171 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Trollhättan to Karlstad.

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