How to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg

Travel options
from Stockholm to Gothenburg

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Stockholm to Gothenburg on May 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMStockholm Arlanda Airport1h05 10:05AMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport
0 transfers
231One-way
Cheapest
09:00AMStockholm Arlanda Airport1h05 10:05AMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport
0 transfers
231One-way
Other options
07:35PMStockholm Arlanda Airport1h05 08:40PMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport
0 transfers
231One-way
05:46PMStockholm, Centralstation3h19 09:05PMGothenburg Centralstation
0 transfers
381One-way
08:28PMStockholm, Centralstation3h02 11:30PMGothenburg Centralstation
0 transfers
351One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Accommodation

Need a place to stay in Gothenburg?

view on map

Top pick hotels

View more

Entire homes & apartments

View more

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View all

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
May 23
Tue
May 24
Wed
May 25
Thu
May 26
Fri
May 27
Sat
May 28
Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 01
Thu
Jun 02
Fri
Jun 03
Sat
Jun 04
Sun
Jun 05
Mon
Jun 06
Tue
Jun 07
Wed
Jun 08
Thu
Jun 09
Fri
Jun 10
Sat
Jun 11
Sun
Jun 12

Travel Information between Stockholm and Gothenburg

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $6 (€5) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $6 (€5) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Malta Air or FlixTrain

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 246 miles (397 km) to Gothenburg from 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 journey are Flixbus, Malta Air or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Stockholm to Gothenburg.

How to Travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg

The journey from Stockholm to Gothenburg is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. Traveling from Stockholm to Gothenburg is easy to do by trains, buses, or flights. The fastest way is by taking a flight or train, while taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg. Key departure points in Stockholm include Stockholm central train station, Stockholm Cityterminalen bus station, and Stockholm's Arlanda and Bromma airports.

Trains from Stockholm to Gothenburg | Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg | Return trips from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Stockholm to Gothenburg Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€36

6:15 h

2 Weeks Ahead

trains

€45

3:16 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

€50

0:55 h

2 Weeks Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg


cheap

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg; however, trains are only €9 more expensive on average and are around 3 hours faster than taking the bus. There are usually 14 buses traveling from Stockholm to Gothenburg per day. Swebus operates 5 buses which depart from Stockholm's Cityterminalen bus station and take from 7-7½ hours to arrive at Göteborg Nils Ericsson Terminalen. FlixBus operates 3 or 4 buses which depart from Stockholm's Terminalslingan bus station and take between 6 and 7 hours to arrive at Göteborg Nils Ericsson Terminalen. Nettbuss Express also usually offers 6 Stockholm to Gothenburg buses per day.


Fastest way to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg


fast

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg. Flights depart from either Stockholm's Bromma or Arlanda airport and arrive at Gothenburg Landvetter airport after an hour of flight time. However, when travel time to and from Stockholm and Gothenburg's airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight takes approximately 3½ hours which is actually comperable to the train. Airlines that travel directly from Stockholm to Gothenburg include SAS, Norwegian Air, and Tasman Cargo Airlines.


Most popular way to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg


popular

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg. Taking the train is approximately 3 hours faster than taking the bus. There are usually 16-17 trains that travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg every day, with the first train departing Stockholm centralstation at 6:00 a.m. All trains arrive at Göteborg centralstation. All trains traveling from Stockholm to Gothenburg are operated by SJ and MTRX.


How to get from Stockholm to Gothenburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg, 93,87% 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 Stockholm to Gothenburg 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.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Stockholm to Gothenburg. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Travel Tips: Travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg

Travel to Gothenburg 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 to Gothenburg.
FAQs

There are 3 ways to travel between Stockholm and Gothenburg including taking a bus, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other travel options to Gothenburg:

Taking a flight is about $19 (€17) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€22) for this trip.

Taking a flight is about $9 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $14 (€13) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Gothenburg from Stockholm is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 2 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Stockholm to Gothenburg is:

  • 17 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Stockholm to Gothenburg 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 from Stockholm to Gothenburg:

  • Buses from Stockholm to Gothenburg most often leave from Stockholm, Terminalslingan and arrive in Gothenburg, Operan.
  • Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg most often leave from Stockholm Arlanda Airport and arrive in Göteborg-Landvetter Flygplats.
  • Trains mostly leave from Stockholm Centralstation and tend to arrive in Göteborg, Centralstation.

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

  • You can go to Gothenburg from Stockholm by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€22) with Flixbus from Stockholm to Gothenburg on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Stockholm to Gothenburg with Malta Air. Cheap tickets can be found for $6 (€5) with Malta Air from Stockholm to Gothenburg.
  • You can travel by train to Gothenburg from Stockholm with FlixTrain, and you can find FlixTrain Stockholm to Gothenburg tickets for $14 (€13) on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by train with SJ, MTR Express or FlixTrain with 17 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Gothenburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Stockholm to Gothenburg.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Stockholm to Gothenburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Copenhagen, Oslo or Malmö. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Stockholm and Gothenburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Gothenburg and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $25 (€22) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $14 (€13) one way for this route.

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

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language