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Journey Summary

Gothenburg to Stockholm Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 52 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $27
Trains depart from:Gothenburg
Trains arrive in:Stockholm
Distance:397 km
Train Companies:SJ, Västtrafik, MTR Express, FlixTrain

Trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Enjoy the Swedish scenery as you travel by train from Gothenburg to Stockholm on SJ high-speed or MTRX Express trains. While there are both direct and connecting services, sometimes a connecting route has a shorter journey time than a non-stop train. Journey times vary from just under three hours to just under five hours. Trains start running in the early hours of the morning. There are then up to two dozen daily departures with between one and four trains every hour. The last departure is mid-evening. There is a slightly reduced service on Saturdays and Sundays. All departures are from Gothenburg Centralstation with routes terminating at Stockholm Centralstation. 

How long is the journey by train from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Direct trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm take from three hours to four hours 45 minutes while connecting services take just over three and a half hours. The connection is made at Katrineholm Centralstation.

How many trains are there from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

On weekdays there are up to two dozen trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm with a slightly reduced service at the weekend. From Monday to Friday there are up to four departures an hour from early in the morning until mid-evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Departure train station: The train from Gothenburg to Stockholm departs from Gothenburg Central station. The station is an attractive historic building and is the oldest train station still in use in Sweden. It is located within easy walking distance of the city's tourist attractions and is also part of Gothenburg's transport network of local buses and trams. Among the facilities at the station are car and bicycle parking, a taxi rank, a ticket office and automatic ticket machines, waiting areas, wifi, toilets, banking services, and a range of shops including a pharmacy. There is also a selection of places to eat and drink. Although an old building, the interior of Gothenburg Centralstation has been adapted to provide accessibility for everybody. This includes accessible toilets.

Arrival train station: The train from Gothenburg to Stockholm terminates at Stockholm Central station, the largest in Sweden and famous for its eco-friendly environment. The station is centrally located within the city and linked to a transport network of buses, trains, and Metro services. There is also a direct link to Arlanda Airport. Station facilities include car and bicycle parking, left luggage storage, WiFi, toilets, a ticket office, ticket machines, waiting areas, and a range of shops, cafes, and restaurants. There is step-free access to all areas of Stockholm Centralstation and other facilities such as accessible toilets for passengers with limited mobility.

Which train providers travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm are operated by two Swedish providers, SJ and MTRX.

SJ Gothenburg to Stockholm

SJ high-speed trains travel at up to 125 miles per hour and offer an efficient and comfortable link between the two cities. All SJ trains are direct with a journey time of between three and three and a half hours. There are over two dozen departures a day from early morning until mid-evening.

MTRX Gothenburg to Stockholm

MTRX Express trains provide a comfortable and efficient service with journey times of approximately three and a half to just under five hours from Gothenburg to Stockholm. There are up to ten departures a day from early morning until mid-evening.

Gothenburg to Stockholm: Services on Board

A choice of Standard and First Class tickets is available on both SJ and MTRX trains and specific seats can be reserved. Swedish high-speed trains are adapted to cope with extremes of weather and have both heating and air-conditioning in the carriages. Depending on the ticket class, bistro or at-seat catering is available on all routes while other onboard services include toilets, complimentary newspapers, power outlets, WiFi, and luggage storage space. Foldable bicycles in carriers can travel on the trains but not fully assembled bicycles. There are dedicated carriages where pets and service animals are allowed on all Swedish high-speed services. Trains have wheelchair lifts or ramps, spaces for wheelchairs and accessible toilets while further assistance can be requested on booking.

How to find cheap train tickets from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Ticket prices vary throughout the day and week on trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm. To get the best deals, always book in advance and be flexible about travel dates and times. Check dates either side of the intended departure date and avoid peak travel times. Cheaper train tickets are found in the early hours of the morning or in the evening, while peak periods are the most expensive.

Travel Tips

Trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm
Travel by train to Stockholm easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Gothenburg to Stockholm.
How much do cheap trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm to cost as little as $30 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Gothenburg and Stockholm?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Gothenburg to Stockholm train to cost on average $47 (€37)  one way.
How far is Stockholm from Gothenburg by train?
The train distance from Gothenburg to Stockholm is around 246 miles (397 km).
How many hours is the train time between Gothenburg and Stockholm?
On average the Gothenburg to Stockholm train time is 3 h 24 min  covering the 246 miles (397 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Gothenburg and arrival train station in Stockholm?

There are a few train stations in Gothenburg to start your journey from including Göteborg, Centralstation, Göteborg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Göteborg Liseberg. In Stockholm you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stockholm, Centralstation, Stockholm Cityterminalen and Stockholm Södra.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Göteborg, Centralstation   and arrive in Stockholm, Centralstation.

Where is the train station in Gothenburg? Where is the train station in Stockholm?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Göteborg, Centralstation, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Stockholm, Centralstation, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Gothenburg to Stockholm?
For the route from Gothenburg to Stockholm you can take a train with SJ. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Gothenburg to Stockholm on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm?
Yes, you can find a direct train from Gothenburg to Stockholm with FlixTrain  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When can I take the first train from Gothenburg to Stockholm? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Gothenburg to Stockholm at 4: 59 AM. The last train from Gothenburg to Stockholm that you can take departs at 3: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Gothenburg to Stockholm schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Gothenburg and Stockholm to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Gothenburg to Stockholm within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $47 (€37) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Gothenburg and Stockholm are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Göteborg Central

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13