How to travel from Gothenburg to Karlstad

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Travel Information between Gothenburg and Karlstad

distanceDistance128 miles (206 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $17 (€14) • 2 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€14) • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVy Bus4You or SJ

Take a bus or train to travel 128 miles (206 km) between Gothenburg and Karlstad. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vy Bus4You or SJ among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Gothenburg to Karlstad.

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from Gothenburg to Karlstad

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

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train

The best way to travel from Gothenburg to Karlstad is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

SJ
09:14AM2h33
Gothenburg Centralstation
11:47AMKarlstad tågstation
$391One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Västtrafik
04:30PM2h49
Gothenburg Centralstation
07:19PMKarlstad busstation
$271One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
SJ
07:14PM2h29
Gothenburg Centralstation
09:43PMKarlstad tågstation
$391One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SJ
07:14AM2h33
Gothenburg Centralstation
09:47AMKarlstad tågstation
$341One-way
0 transfers
SJ
11:14AM2h36
Gothenburg Centralstation
01:50PMKarlstad tågstation
$441One-way
0 transfers
Västtrafik
04:30PM3h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
07:37PMKarlstad
$271One-way
2 transfers
Vy Bus4You
07:00AM7h45
Göteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen
02:45PMKarlstad, Karlstad Busstation
$631One-way
1 transfer
Vy Bus4You
07:00AM7h40
Göteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen
02:40PMKarlstad, Centralstationen
$681One-way
1 transfer
Vy Bus4You
02:25AM7h20
Göteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen
09:45AMKarlstad, Centralstationen
$631One-way
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Gothenburg to Karlstad

You can travel by travel from Gothenburg to Karlstad with SJ, FlixBus and MTRX. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

MTR Express is a train company based in Sweden. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed intercity trains, regional trains, and commuter trains. The high-speed intercity trains are called X2000 and offer a comfortable and fast journey between major cities. The regional trains are called Pågatåg and offer a slower but more scenic journey. The commuter trains are called Pendeltåg and are the most popular for short trips. MTR Express offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for MTR Express are between Stockholm and Gothenburg, Stockholm and Malmö, and Gothenburg and Malmö. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the major cities of Sweden.

    SJ is a Swedish train company that offers a wide range of services to its passengers. It operates high-speed trains, regional trains, and night trains, all of which are comfortable and reliable. The high-speed trains, X2000, are the fastest way to travel between cities, while the regional trains, Pågatåg, are perfect for shorter trips. The night trains, SJ Nattåg, offer a comfortable way to travel overnight. SJ offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and SJ Prio tickets, which offer discounts for frequent travelers. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a café car. The most popular routes for SJ are between Stockholm and Gothenburg, Stockholm and Malmö, and Stockholm and Uppsala.

      FAQs: Travel from Gothenburg to Karlstad

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from Gothenburg to Karlstad: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to travel from Gothenburg to Karlstad is a train with an average price of $17 (€14).

      This is compared to other travel options from Gothenburg to Karlstad:

      A train is $12 (€10) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Gothenburg to Karlstad costing on average $28 (€24).

      The quickest way to travel between Gothenburg and Karlstad is by train, which takes on average 2 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 3 h 14 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 128 miles (206 km) between Gothenburg and Karlstad.

      The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Karlstad is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey 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 from Gothenburg to Karlstad:

        • Buses most often depart from Gothenburg at Gothenburg, Korsvägen and arrive in Karlstad at Karlstad, Karlstad Busstation.
        • Trains most often depart from Gothenburg at Gothenburg Centralstation and arrive in Karlstad at Karlstad tågstation.

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

        • You can travel to Karlstad from Gothenburg by bus with Vy Bus4You or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $30 (€26) with FlixBus from Gothenburg to Karlstad.
        • You can travel between Gothenburg and Karlstad by train with SJ, Västtrafik, Tågab or MTRX. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $17 (€14) with SJ from Gothenburg to Karlstad.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Gothenburg to Karlstad with the following travel companies:

        • You can travel directly by bus with.
        • You can book a direct train with.

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

        Looking to extend your trip from Gothenburg to Karlstad? Many Omio customers who go from Gothenburg to Karlstad usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Stockholm, Oslo, Stockholm-Arlanda or Örebro. If you're looking to explore Stockholm, Oslo, Stockholm-Arlanda or Örebro from Karlstad, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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