How to travel from Gothenburg to Karlstad

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from Gothenburg to Karlstad

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

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To get from Gothenburg to Karlstad on May 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:14PMGothenburg Centralstation2h25 09:39PMKarlstad tågstation
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07:14PMGothenburg Centralstation2h25 09:39PMKarlstad tågstation
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07:14AMGothenburg Centralstation2h31 09:45AMKarlstad tågstation
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05:14PMGothenburg Centralstation2h33 07:47PMKarlstad tågstation
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05:14AMGothenburg Centralstation2h30 07:44AMKarlstad tågstation
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Travel Information to Karlstad from Gothenburg

distanceDistance128 miles (206 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 2 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVy Bus4You or SJ

Take a bus or train to travel 128 miles (206 km) between Gothenburg and Karlstad. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Vy Bus4You or SJ among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gothenburg to Karlstad.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gothenburg to Karlstad

Travel to Karlstad 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 Karlstad.

There are 2 ways to travel between Gothenburg and Karlstad including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Karlstad is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€16) compared to other travel options to Karlstad:

Taking a train is about $32 (€29) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€45) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Karlstad from Gothenburg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 23 min.

Other travel options to Karlstad can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 25 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 128 miles (206 km) from Gothenburg to Karlstad.

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Karlstad is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Gothenburg to Karlstad 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 when traveling from Gothenburg to Karlstad:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Gothenburg, Operan to Karlstad, Karlstad Busstation.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Karlstad tågstation.

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

  • You can go to Karlstad from Gothenburg by bus with Vy Bus4You. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $50 (€45) with Vy Bus4You from Gothenburg to Karlstad on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Gothenburg to Karlstad with SJ, and you can find SJ Gothenburg to Karlstad tickets for $18 (€16) on Omio.
Your trip from Gothenburg to Karlstad doesn't have to end in Karlstad. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Stockholm, Oslo or Stockholm-Arlanda. If you’d like to add Stockholm, Oslo or Stockholm-Arlanda to your Gothenburg to Karlstad tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Karlstad today!

When planning your trip from Gothenburg to Karlstad, 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 $50 (€45) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $18 (€16) one way on average.

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

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