How to travel from Karlstad to Oslo

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from Karlstad to Oslo

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

Our recommendation

To get from Karlstad to Oslo on May 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:23AMKarlstad tågstation2h46 01:09PMOslo S
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10:23AMKarlstad tågstation2h46 01:09PMOslo S
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04:55PMKarlstad, Karlstad Busstation3h10 08:05PMOslo, Busstasjon Galleriet
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04:19PMKarlstad tågstation3h01 07:20PMOslo S
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09:26AMKarlstad, Centralstationen2h54 12:20PMOslo, Busstasjon Galleriet
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Travel Information between Karlstad and Oslo

distanceDistance102 miles (165 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SJ

Travel 102 miles (165 km) by bus or train between Karlstad and Oslo. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SJ among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Karlstad to Oslo.

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Travel to Oslo 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 Karlstad to Oslo.

Travel between Karlstad, Sweden and Oslo, Norway is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Sweden enter Norway?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Oslo from Karlstad?

Conditions of entry into Norway:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Oslo, Norway?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Norway has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 5/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Karlstad and Oslo.

The restriction level for your return to Karlstad, Sweden from Norway is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Karlstad from Oslo restricted?

Entry into Sweden is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Norway.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Karlstad from Oslo?

Conditions of reentry into Sweden:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Karlstad, Sweden?

You should observe these safety measures in Sweden as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Sweden was last checked on 5/15/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Karlstad from Oslo closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 travel options from Karlstad to Oslo: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Oslo from Karlstad is by taking a bus, which costs on average $17 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oslo:

A bus is generally $4 (€3) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $20 (€18) from Karlstad to Oslo.

The fastest way from Karlstad to Oslo is by bus with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Oslo that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 46 min   of travel time.

The Karlstad to Oslo distance is around 102 miles (165 km).

The average frequency per day from Karlstad to Oslo is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Karlstad to Oslo 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 Karlstad to Oslo:

  • Buses mostly leave from Karlstad, Karlstad Busstation and tend to arrive in Oslo, Schweigaards gate (Bussterminal).
  • Trains most often depart from Karlstad at Karlstad tågstation and arrive in Oslo at Oslo Bussterminal.

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

  • You can take a bus from Karlstad to Oslo with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€15) with Flixbus from Karlstad to Oslo.
  • You can travel by train to Oslo from Karlstad with SJ, and you can find SJ Karlstad to Oslo tickets for $20 (€18) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Karlstad to Oslo don't make Oslo their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Oslo are Stockholm, Copenhagen or Gothenburg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Oslo to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Karlstad to Oslo, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $17 (€15) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $20 (€18) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Karlstad to Oslo tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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