The cheapest trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm

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Cheapest

$21

Average

$21

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Gothenburg to Stockholm will cost around $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

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12:28PMGöteborg, Centralstationen3h31 03:59PMStockholm, Centralstationen
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$211One-way

Timetable Gothenburg to Stockholm

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Sep 28
$31MTR Express
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Wed
Sep 29
$21FlixTrain
$33Flixbus
$203Sas Airways
Thu
Sep 30
$22FlixTrain
$33Flixbus
$203Sas Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$29FlixTrain
$38Flixbus
$178Sas Airways
Sat
Oct 2
$17FlixTrain
$26Flixbus
$226regional jet
Sun
Oct 3
$21FlixTrain
$32Flixbus
$153Sas Airways
Mon
Oct 4
$22FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$178Sas Airways
Tue
Oct 5
$17FlixTrain
$41Vy Bus4You
$153Sas Airways
Wed
Oct 6
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$153Sas Airways
Thu
Oct 7
$24MTR Express
$30Flixbus
$134Sas Airways
Fri
Oct 8
$24MTR Express
$37Flixbus
$134Sas Airways
Sat
Oct 9
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$111regional jet
Sun
Oct 10
$22FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Mon
Oct 11
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Tue
Oct 12
$17FlixTrain
$41Vy Bus4You
$111Sas Airways
Wed
Oct 13
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Thu
Oct 14
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Fri
Oct 15
$24MTR Express
$41Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Sat
Oct 16
$17FlixTrain
$26Flixbus
$93regional jet
Sun
Oct 17
$24SJ
$32Flixbus
$93Sas Airways
Mon
Oct 18
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$49Sas Airways

The fastest trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

3 h 31 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

397 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Gothenburg for Stockholm every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 397 km distance in an average of 3 h 31 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 31 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 31 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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12:28PMGöteborg, Centralstationen3h31 03:59PMStockholm, Centralstationen
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$211One-way

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Train Information between Gothenburg and Stockholm

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSJ, MTR Express, FlixTrain, SL or Västtrafik

Trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm cover the 246 miles (397 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like SJ, MTR Express, FlixTrain, SL or Västtrafik. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Stockholm, Centralstation.

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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Gothenburg to Stockholm cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm to cost as little as $17 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Gothenburg to Stockholm?
The Gothenburg to Stockholm train ticket price is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Gothenburg to Stockholm by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Gothenburg to Stockholm by train to be approximately 246 miles (397 km).
How many hours is the train time between Gothenburg and Stockholm?
The train time to Stockholm from Gothenburg is on average 3 h 31 min  for the 246 miles (397 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Stockholm from Gothenburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Gothenburg to Stockholm do I depart from? Which Stockholm train station from Gothenburg do I arrive in?

Some of the Gothenburg train stations to Stockholm you can start your journey from include Göteborg, Centralstation, Göteborg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Göteborg Liseberg. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Stockholm include Stockholm, Centralstation, Stockholm Cityterminalen and Stockholm Södra.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Göteborg, Centralstation   and arriving in Stockholm, Centralstation.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Göteborg, Centralstation, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Gothenburg. The most popular arrival train station in Stockholm, called Stockholm, Centralstation, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Gothenburg to Stockholm?
Take the Gothenburg to Stockholm train with SJ, MTR Express, FlixTrain, SL or Västtrafik. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Gothenburg to Stockholm as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Stockholm from Gothenburg?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Gothenburg to Stockholm. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Gothenburg to Stockholm? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this route departs from Gothenburg at 4: 53 AM. The last train leaves from Gothenburg at 6: 49 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Gothenburg to Stockholm and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Stockholm from Gothenburg to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Gothenburg to Stockholm is on average $23 (€19) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Gothenburg to Stockholm available a few months in advance.