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from Gothenburg to Stockholm

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

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To get from Gothenburg to Stockholm on Sep 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h40 03:55PMStockholm, Terminalslingan
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$441One-way
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09:15AMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h40 03:55PMStockholm, Terminalslingan
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$441One-way
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12:25PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h45 07:10PMStockholm, Terminalslingan
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02:45PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h45 09:30PMStockholm, Terminalslingan
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06:45AMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h35 01:20PMStockholm, Terminalslingan
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Mon
Sep 27
$21FlixTrain
$32Flixbus
$257Sas Airways
Tue
Sep 28
$22FlixTrain
$35Flixbus
$294Sas Airways
Wed
Sep 29
$17FlixTrain
$26Flixbus
$227Sas Airways
Thu
Sep 30
$21FlixTrain
$29Flixbus
$178Sas Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$29FlixTrain
$37Flixbus
$178Sas Airways
Sat
Oct 2
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$203regional jet
Sun
Oct 3
$22FlixTrain
$34Flixbus
$153Sas Airways
Mon
Oct 4
$21FlixTrain
$29Flixbus
$153Sas Airways
Tue
Oct 5
$17FlixTrain
$41Vy Bus4You
$153Sas Airways
Wed
Oct 6
$17FlixTrain
$26Flixbus
$153Sas Airways
Thu
Oct 7
$22FlixTrain
$26Flixbus
$135Sas Airways
Fri
Oct 8
$24MTR Express
$35Flixbus
$135Sas Airways
Sat
Oct 9
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$111regional jet
Sun
Oct 10
$23FlixTrain
$32Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Mon
Oct 11
$16FlixTrain
$29Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Tue
Oct 12
$16FlixTrain
$41Vy Bus4You
$111Sas Airways
Wed
Oct 13
$16FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$93Sas Airways
Thu
Oct 14
$17FlixTrain
$26Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Fri
Oct 15
$24MTR Express
$34Flixbus
$111Sas Airways
Sat
Oct 16
$17FlixTrain
$26Flixbus
$93regional jet
Sun
Oct 17
$24SJ
$32Flixbus
$93Sas Airways

Travel Information from Gothenburg to Stockholm

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $177
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 3 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $177 (€142) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Sas Airways or FlixTrain

Take a bus, flight 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 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Sas Airways or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train 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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Travel Tips

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Travel to Stockholm 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 Stockholm.
FAQs
How do I travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

There are 3 ways to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Gothenburg to Stockholm the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Stockholm:

A train is $12 (€9) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Gothenburg to Stockholm costing on average $34 (€27).

Taking a train is about $155 (€125) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $177 (€142) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

The quickest way to travel between Gothenburg and Stockholm is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Stockholm by bus can take on average 6 h 46 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 12 min   of travel time.

How far is Stockholm from Gothenburg?

You should expect to travel around 246 miles (397 km) between Gothenburg and Stockholm.

How many services a day are there to Stockholm from Gothenburg?

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Stockholm is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Stockholm from Gothenburg, 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 take a bus from Gothenburg, Operan to Stockholm, Terminalslingan.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Göteborg-Landvetter Flygplats and arrive in Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Stockholm, Centralstation.
Which travel operators can get me to Stockholm from Gothenburg?

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

  • You can go to Stockholm from Gothenburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $34 (€27) with Flixbus from Gothenburg to Stockholm on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Gothenburg and Stockholm with Sas Airways, and you can find Sas Airways Gothenburg to Stockholm tickets for $177 (€142) on Omio.
  • You can go to Stockholm from Gothenburg by train with FlixTrain. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€18) with FlixTrain from Gothenburg to Stockholm on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

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

  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with SJ, MTR Express or FlixTrain.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Stockholm 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 Stockholm.

Where should I go next after I travel to Stockholm from Gothenburg?
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 tickets between Gothenburg and Stockholm online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $34 (€27) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $177 (€142) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $22 (€18) one way on average.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gothenburg
Stockholm
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13
Göteborg Central
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13