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Travel Information from Gothenburg to Stockholm

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $6 (€5) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $6 (€5) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air, Vy Bus4You or MTR Express

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 246 miles (397 km) from Gothenburg to Stockholm. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Malta Air, Vy Bus4You or MTR Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gothenburg to Stockholm.

How to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

It is quick and easy to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm, with dozens of direct flights, trains, and bus services operating every day of the week, all throughout the year. The average journey time is around 4 hours, although the fastest direct flights only take around 1 hour.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Buses are generally the cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm, although sometimes trains can be just as cheap if you get a good deal. The cheapest bus services are all direct, so there's no need to transfer or change buses along the way. Bus services are operated by Nettbuss and FlixBus regularly throughout the day, totaling up to 30 departures a day and taking, on average, between 6 and 7 hours to reach Stockholm. Buses leave from Nils Ericsson Terminalen or Korsvagen in Gothenburg, and arrive into Stockholm's Cityterminalen, Terminalslingan, or Lilijeholmen T-bana bus stations.

What is the fastest way to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Even taking transfer and check-in time into account, flights are by far the fastest way to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm. Direct flights have an average duration of 1 hour and 5 minutes, and they are operated by three different Scandinavian airlines: Braathens Regional Aviation, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), and Norwegian, which together operate at least 10 direct flights a day. All flights depart from Gothenburg Landvetter Airport (GOT) and the two arrival airports in Stockholm are Stockholm Bromma (BMA) and Stockholm Arlanda (AR) airports.

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How to Travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm by Train

Direct daily trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm are operated by SJ and MTR Express. All services depart from the Gothenburg central station and arrive at the Stockholm central station, running regularly throughout the day between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., with the greatest concentration of departures between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Services from both operators have an average journey time of just over 3 hours. Stockholm central station is located right in the city center in Vasaplan, walking distance to Gamla Stan and well connected by public transport.

How to Travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm by Bus

Multiple daily bus routes from Gothenburg to Stockholm are operated by two companies, FlixBus and Nettbuss. All services depart from Gothenburg Nils Ericsson Terminalen, and the Nettbuss services arrive into Stockholm's Terminalsingan, while some FlixBus services also arrive into Stockholm Cityterminalen and Lilejeholmen T-bana, a bit further out of town but well connected by bus and train to the city center. All services are direct, with no transfers required, and the typical journey duration is around 6 hours and 30 minutes.

How to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm, 91,74% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

There are 3 travel options from Gothenburg to Stockholm: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

The cheapest way to travel between Gothenburg and Stockholm is by taking a flight with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Stockholm:

Taking a flight is about $30 (€25) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $36 (€30) for this trip.

A flight is generally $17 (€14) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $23 (€19) from Gothenburg to Stockholm.

What is the quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

The fastest way to get to Stockholm from Gothenburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Stockholm can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 18 min   on average.

What is the distance from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

The distance is approximately 246 miles (397 km) from Gothenburg to Stockholm.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Stockholm is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Gothenburg to Stockholm, where do I depart from Gothenburg and where do I arrive in Stockholm?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Gothenburg to Stockholm:

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Göteborg-Landvetter Flygplats and arrive in Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Gothenburg to Stockholm depart from Gothenburg, Operan to Stockholm, Terminalslingan.
  • Most travelers take a train from Göteborg, Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation.

Who can get me from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

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

  • You can travel to Stockholm from Gothenburg by flight with Malta Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $6 (€5) with Malta Air from Gothenburg to Stockholm.
  • You can travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm by bus with Vy Bus4You. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $36 (€30) with Vy Bus4You from Gothenburg to Stockholm.
  • You can take a train from Gothenburg to Stockholm with MTR Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€19) with MTR Express from Gothenburg to Stockholm.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Omio customers who travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm often also extend their vacation to go to Copenhagen, Oslo or Malmö. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Stockholm and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy my Gothenburg to Stockholm one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $6 (€5) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $36 (€30) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $23 (€19) one way.

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