How to travel from Gothenburg to Kalmar

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from Gothenburg to Kalmar

You can get from Gothenburg to Kalmar by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Gothenburg to Kalmar on Jun 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:09AMGothenburg Centralstation4h55 02:04PMKalmar Centralstation
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09:09AMGothenburg Centralstation4h55 02:04PMKalmar Centralstation
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05:19PMGothenburg Centralstation4h43 10:02PMKalmar Centralstation
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03:29PMGothenburg Centralstation4h49 08:18PMKalmar Centralstation
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10:40AMGothenburg Centralstation6h19 04:59PMKalmar Centralstation
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Travel Information between Gothenburg and Kalmar

distanceDistance179 miles (289 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $63
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $44 (€39) • 3 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€39) • 3 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SJ

Travel 179 miles (289 km) by bus or train between Gothenburg and Kalmar. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SJ among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Gothenburg to Kalmar.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gothenburg to Kalmar

Travel to Kalmar 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 Kalmar.

You can travel to Kalmar from Gothenburg 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Kalmar is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $44 (€39) compared to other travel options to Kalmar:

Taking a train is about $19 (€16) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $63 (€56) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Kalmar from Gothenburg is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 56 min.

Other travel options to Kalmar can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 38 min.

The distance is approximately 179 miles (289 km) from Gothenburg to Kalmar.

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Kalmar is:

  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Kalmar from Gothenburg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Gothenburg to Kalmar:

  • Buses mostly leave from Gothenburg, Operan and tend to arrive in Kalmar, Järnvägstation.
  • Trains mostly leave from Göteborg, Centralstation and tend to arrive in Kalmar Centralstation.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Gothenburg to Kalmar:

  • You can go to Kalmar from Gothenburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $63 (€56) with Flixbus from Gothenburg to Kalmar on Omio.
  • You can travel to Kalmar from Gothenburg by train with SJ. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $44 (€39) with SJ from Gothenburg to Kalmar.

Yes, there are direct services available from Gothenburg to Kalmar with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 3 direct trains per day with SJ.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Kalmar as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Gothenburg to Kalmar.

Your trip from Gothenburg to Kalmar doesn't have to end in Kalmar. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Stockholm, Copenhagen or Norrköping. If you’d like to add Stockholm, Copenhagen or Norrköping to your Gothenburg to Kalmar tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kalmar today!

When planning your trip from Gothenburg to Kalmar, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $63 (€56) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $44 (€39) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Gothenburg to Kalmar online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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