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There are 4 ways to get from Uddevalla to Karlstad by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 54m

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

192 kr - 373 kr

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Train via Trollhättan resecentrum  •  3h 16m

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

187 kr - 371 kr

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Uddevalla Kampenhof to Skåpafors Skåpakorset 730
  2. Take the bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Busstationen 800

194 kr - 271 kr

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Uddevalla to Karlstad 185.4 km

210 kr - 320 kr

Uddevalla to Karlstad by trains

The train journey time between Uddevalla and Karlstad is around 2h 43m and covers a distance of around 188 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 7m. Operated by Vasttrafik, Swedish Railways (SJ) and Tågab, the Uddevalla to Karlstad train service departs from Uddevalla Centralstation and arrives in Karlstad Centralstation. Typically 44 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 43m
Fastest train time:
2h 7m
Trains per week:
44
Cheapest price:
222 kr
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:30
Last train departs at:
19:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Uddevalla to Karlstad train schedules

Uddevalla → Karlstad
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The cheapest way to get from Uddevalla to Karlstad is to bus which costs 190 kr - 280 kr and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Uddevalla to Karlstad is to drive which costs 210 kr - 320 kr and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Uddevalla to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Uddevalla Kampenhof and arriving at Karlstad Busstationen via Skåpakorset and Åmål station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Uddevalla station to Karlstad station. However, there are services departing from Uddevalla Centralstation and arriving at Karlstad Centralstation via Öxnered station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Uddevalla and Karlstad is 146 km. The road distance is 185.4 km.

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The best way to get from Uddevalla to Karlstad without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs 190 kr - 380 kr.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Uddevalla to Karlstad, including transfers.

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Uddevalla to Karlstad bus services, operated by Vasttrafik, depart from Uddevalla Kampenhof station.

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Uddevalla to Karlstad train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Öxnered station.

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The best way to get from Uddevalla to Karlstad is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs 190 kr - 380 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190 kr - 280 kr and takes 4h 37m.

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  • Distance: 145.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Uddevalla, Sweden and Karlstad, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Öxnered station to Karlstad Centralstation every 2 hours. Tickets cost 170 kr - 300 kr and the journey takes 1h 43m. Tågab also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uddevalla to Karlstad via Skåpakorset and Åmål station in around 4h 37m.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Öxnered station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
170 kr - 300 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
230 kr - 300 kr
2nd Class Ticket
170 kr - 220 kr
Train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 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 Öxnered station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
140 kr - 190 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
140 kr - 190 kr
Train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
140 kr - 200 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
140 kr - 200 kr
Bus operators
Vasttrafik
Phone
+46 77 141 43 00
Email
kundservicefirst@vasttrafik.se
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Uddevalla Kampenhof to Skåpafors Skåpakorset
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75 kr - 100 kr
Website
Vasttrafik
Värmlandstrafik
Phone
0771 – 32 32 00
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 kr
Website
Värmlandstrafik

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Uddevalla to Karlstad bus services, operated by Värmlandstrafik, arrive at Karlstad Busstationen.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Uddevalla to Karlstad is 185 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Uddevalla to Karlstad.

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