How to travel from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad

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from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad

You can get from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad on Jul 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:35PMStockholm, Arlanda Flygplats4h10 05:45PMKarlstad, Karlstad Busstation
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07:00PMStockholm, Arlanda Flygplats4h15 11:15PMKarlstad, Karlstad Busstation
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10:45AMStockholm, Arlanda Flygplats4h20 03:05PMKarlstad, Karlstad Busstation
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06:15PMStockholm, Arlanda Flygplats4h15 10:30PMKarlstad, Karlstad Busstation
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09:15AMStockholm, Arlanda Flygplats4h15 01:30PMKarlstad, Karlstad Busstation
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Travel Information to Karlstad from Stockholm-Arlanda

distanceDistance156 miles (251 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $62 (€55) • 3 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SJ

Take a bus or train to travel 156 miles (251 km) to Karlstad from Stockholm-Arlanda. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SJ among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad.

Travel Tips: Travel from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad

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 Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad.

There are 2 ways to travel to Karlstad from Stockholm-Arlanda including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Karlstad from Stockholm-Arlanda is by taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlstad:

Taking a bus is about $28 (€25) less than taking a train, which costs on average $62 (€55) for this route.

The quickest way to travel from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad is by train, which takes on average 3 h 14 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 10 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 156 miles (251 km) between Stockholm-Arlanda and Karlstad.

The average frequency per day from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Karlstad from Stockholm-Arlanda 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 Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad:

  • Buses from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad most often leave from Stockholm, Arlanda Flygplats and arrive in Karlstad, Karlstad Busstation.
  • Trains mostly depart from Stockholm-Arlanda, Flygplats (Terminal 5) and arrive in Karlstad tågstation.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad tickets for $34 (€30) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad with SJ. Cheap tickets can be found for $62 (€55) with SJ from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad.

Yes, there are direct routes from Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Vy Bus4You.

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 trip.

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $62 (€55) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Stockholm-Arlanda to Karlstad 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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