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There are 6 ways to get from Trollhättan to Skien by train, car ferry, ferry, bus or car

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Train, car ferry via Moss  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Trollhättan station to Halden Tåg
  2. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Moss stasjon R20
  3. Take the car ferry from Moss to Horten
  4. Take the train from Tønsberg stasjon to Skien stasjon R11

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Vänersborg Centralstation to Strömstad station
  2. Take the car ferry from Strömstad to Sandefjord
  3. Take the train from Sandefjord stasjon to Skien stasjon R11

kr 428 - kr 669

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Strömstad station Tåg
  2. Take the ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai
  3. Take the train from Sandefjord stasjon to Skien stasjon R11

Train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Trollhättan station to Halden Tåg
  2. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S R20
  3. Take the train from Oslo S to Skien stasjon R11

Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Torp Terminalen Uddevalla to Oslo Bussterminal Bus4You / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Skjelsvik terminal Vy190 / ...

kr 437 - kr 957

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Trollhättan to Skien 353.6 km

kr 490 - kr 750

Trollhättan to Skien by trains

The train journey time between Trollhättan and Skien is around 8h 18m and covers a distance of around 425 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 35m. Operated by Vygruppen AS and Norwegian Railways (VY), the Trollhättan to Skien train service departs from Trollhättan station and arrives in Skien stasjon. Typically 32 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 18m
Fastest train time:
6h 35m
Trains per week:
32
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:44
Last train departs at:
18:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trollhättan to Skien train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into Norway from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Iceland and Greenland
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Considerations leaving from Sweden

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Skien is 815 55 015.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Skien is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Skien is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

No, returning to Sweden from Norway is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trollhättan to Skien is to train and car ferry which costs 420 kr - 700 kr and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Trollhättan to Skien is to drive which costs 480 kr - 700 kr and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trollhättan to Skien. However, there are services departing from Trollhättan resecentrum and arriving at Ibsenhuset via Torp Terminalen Uddevalla, Oslo bussterminal and Skjelsvik knutepunkt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trollhättan station to Skien. However, there are services departing from Trollhättan station and arriving at Skien stasjon via Halden stasjon and Oslo S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 8m.

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The distance between Trollhättan and Skien is 186 km. The road distance is 353.6 km.

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The best way to get from Trollhättan to Skien without a car is to train and car ferry via Moss which takes 6h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Trollhättan to Skien, including transfers.

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Trollhättan to Skien bus services, operated by Bus4You, depart from Torp Terminalen Uddevalla station.

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Trollhättan to Skien train services, operated by Vygruppen AS, depart from Trollhättan station.

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The best way to get from Trollhättan to Skien is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 420 kr - 950 kr and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Trollhättan to Skien.
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  • Distance: 185.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

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

You can take a train from Trollhättan to Skien via Halden stasjon and Oslo S in around 7h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trollhättan to Skien via Torp Terminalen Uddevalla, Oslo Bussterminal, Oslo bussterminal, and Skjelsvik knutepunkt in around 7h 25m.

Train operators
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Trollhättan station to Halden
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Halden stasjon to Moss stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 140
Website
vy.no
Train from Tønsberg stasjon to Skien stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 130
Website
vy.no
Train from Sandefjord stasjon to Skien stasjon
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
Train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 210
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Skien stasjon
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 210 - kr 260
Website
vy.no
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Vänersborg Centralstation to Strömstad station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 120 - kr 260
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 200 - kr 260
2nd Class Ticket
kr 120 - kr 160
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Torp Terminalen Uddevalla to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 150 - kr 210
Website
Bus4You
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Uddevalla Torp to Oslo Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 85 - kr 470
Schedules at
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Nettbuss AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
vybuss.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Skjelsvik terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 330 - kr 420
Website
Nettbuss AS
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Skjelsvik knutepunkt
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 300 - kr 370
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 300 - kr 370
Vaernes Ekspressen
Phone
+47 905 74 475
Email
post@vaernesekspressen.no
Website
vaernesekspressen.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Skjelsvik knutepunkt
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
Ferry operators
Bastø Fosen AS
Phone
(+47) 33 03 17 40
Email
bastohorten@fosen.no
Website
basto-fosen.no
Car ferry from Moss to Horten
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
basto-fosen.no
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Strömstad Torskholmen to Sandefjord kai
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Color Line AS
Fjordline
Phone
+47 51 46 40 99
Email
info@fjordline.com
Website
fjordline.com
Car ferry from Strömstad to Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 190 - kr 260
Website
Fjordline

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Trollhättan to Skien bus services, operated by Nettbuss AS, arrive at Skjelsvik terminal station.

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Trollhättan to Skien train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), arrive at Skien stasjon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trollhättan to Skien is 354 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Trollhättan to Skien.

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