You can get from Gothenburg to Stockholm by train, bus or flight.
To get from Gothenburg to Stockholm on Sep 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||246 miles (397 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$22 - $177|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $22 (€18) • 3 h 12 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $177 (€142) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, 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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
There are 3 ways to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm: bus, flight or train.
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.
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.
You should expect to travel around 246 miles (397 km) between Gothenburg and Stockholm.
The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Stockholm is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Gothenburg to Stockholm:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Gothenburg to Stockholm with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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.
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