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There are 6 ways to get from Ystad to Kalmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Alvesta St.  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ystad station to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Alvesta station 029
  3. Take the train from Alvesta St. to Kalmar C 029

$31 - $82

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ystad station to Eslöv station Pågatåg
  2. Take the train from Eslöv station to Kalmar Centralstation Öresundståg

$37 - $52

Train #2  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ystad station to Höör station Pågatåg
  2. Take the train from Höör station to Kalmar Centralstation Öresundståg

$32 - $52

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lund Centralstation to Karlskrona Centralstation Svenska Buss
  2. Take the bus from Karlskrona Centralstation to Kalmar Centralstation 500

$31 - $43

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Ystad to Kalmar 169 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ystad station to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Kalmar (KLR) MMX - KLR

$126 - $498

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The cheapest way to get from Ystad to Kalmar is to bus which costs 280 kr - 390 kr and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ystad to Kalmar is to drive which costs 340 kr - 500 kr and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ystad to Kalmar station. However, there are services departing from Ystad Lasarettet and arriving at Kalmar Centralstation via Sjöbo busstation, Lund Centralstation and Karlskrona Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ystad station to Kalmar. However, there are services departing from Ystad station and arriving at Kalmar C via Malmö Centralstation and Alvesta St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ystad and Kalmar is 209 km. The road distance is 270.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ystad to Kalmar without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 280 kr - 750 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Ystad to Kalmar, including transfers.

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Ystad to Kalmar bus services, operated by Svenska Buss, arrive at Lund Centralstation.

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Ystad to Kalmar train services, operated by Skånetrafiken, arrive at Ystad station.

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The best way to get from Ystad to Kalmar is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 280 kr - 750 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 280 kr - 390 kr and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Ystad to Kalmar.
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  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Ystad, Sweden and Kalmar, Sweden?

You can take a train from Ystad to Kalmar via Malmö Centralstation, Alvesta station, and Alvesta St. in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ystad to Kalmar via Sjöbo busstation, Lund Centralstation, and Karlskrona Centralstation in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Malmo to Kalmar via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Malmo to Kalmar via Visby, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Malmo to Kalmar via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Skånetrafiken
Phone
+46 77 177 77 77
Website
skanetrafiken.se
Train from Ystad station to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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Skånetrafiken
Train from Ystad station to Eslöv station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
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Skånetrafiken
Train from Ystad station to Höör station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
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Skånetrafiken
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Alvesta station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $27
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
2nd Class Refundable
$30 - $45
1st Class Refundable
$40 - $60
Train from Alvesta station to Kalmar Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $21
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$24 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$23 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$30 - $45
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö C to Alvesta St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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oresundstag.se
Train from Alvesta St. to Kalmar C
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Eslöv station to Kalmar Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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oresundstag.se
Train from Höör station to Kalmar Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Alvesta station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
Svenska Buss
Phone
0771-67 67 67
Email
info@svenskabuss.se
Website
svenskabuss.se
Bus from Lund Centralstation to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Svenska Buss
Standard
$23 - $35
Joker Price
$19 - $23
Blekingetrafik

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There is no direct flight from Malmo Airport to Kalmar Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Ystad to Kalmar bus services, operated by Blekingetrafik, arrive at Kalmar Centralstation.

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Ystad to Kalmar train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Kalmar C station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ystad to Kalmar is 270 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Ystad to Kalmar.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Malmö Aviation offer flights from Malmo Airport to Kalmar Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Kalmar. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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