Gothenburg to Stockholm train

Tue, 16 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gothenburg to Stockholm is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SJ
05:003h23
Gothenburg Centralstation
08:23Stockholm Central Station
£241One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
SJ
20:243h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
23:31Stockholm Central Station
£241One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
SJ
06:243h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
09:31Stockholm Central Station
£241One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
MTR Express
18:293h16
Gothenburg Centralstation
21:45Stockholm Central Station
£251One-way
0 changes
MTR Express
16:543h17
Gothenburg Centralstation
20:11Stockholm Central Station
£291One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGothenburg to Stockholm

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
SJ
05:003h23
Gothenburg Centralstation
08:23Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
06:243h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
09:31Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
MTR Express
06:543h15
Gothenburg Centralstation
10:09Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
07:243h02
Gothenburg Centralstation
10:26Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
08:243h06
Gothenburg Centralstation
11:30Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
MTR Express
08:543h15
Gothenburg Centralstation
12:09Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
09:243h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
12:31Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
10:243h04
Gothenburg Centralstation
13:28Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
MTR Express
10:543h17
Gothenburg Centralstation
14:11Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
12:243h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
15:31Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
MTR Express
12:543h16
Gothenburg Centralstation
16:10Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
13:243h06
Gothenburg Centralstation
16:30Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
14:243h02
Gothenburg Centralstation
17:26Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
15:243h04
Gothenburg Centralstation
18:28Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
MTR Express
15:293h18
Gothenburg Centralstation
18:47Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
16:243h06
Gothenburg Centralstation
19:30Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
MTR Express
16:543h17
Gothenburg Centralstation
20:11Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
18:243h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
21:31Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
MTR Express
18:293h16
Gothenburg Centralstation
21:45Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
20:243h07
Gothenburg Centralstation
23:31Stockholm Central Station
0 changes
SJ
20:409h04
Gothenburg Centralstation
05:44Stockholm Central Station
1 change

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Train times from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 2 m

Average

3 h 26 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

397 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Gothenburg for Stockholm every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SJ
14:243h02
Gothenburg Centralstation
17:26Stockholm Central Station
£301One-way
0 changes
Fastest
SJ
07:243h02
Gothenburg Centralstation
10:26Stockholm Central Station
£301One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SJ
10:243h04
Gothenburg Centralstation
13:28Stockholm Central Station
£341One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SJ
15:243h04
Gothenburg Centralstation
18:28Stockholm Central Station
£301One-way
0 changes
SJ
08:243h06
Gothenburg Centralstation
11:30Stockholm Central Station
£301One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Gothenburg to Stockholm

distanceDistance246 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSJ, MTRX, FlixTrain, Snälltåget or Västtrafik

Trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm cover the 246 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 2 min with our travel partners like SJ, MTRX, FlixTrain, Snälltåget or Västtrafik. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Gothenburg Centralstation and arrive in Stockholm Central Station.

Train companies: SJ, MTRX and FlixTrain trains Gothenburg to Stockholm

Travel between Gothenburg and Stockholm from £12 with Omio’s train partners SJ, MTRX and FlixTrain! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

MTR Express is a train company based in Sweden. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed intercity trains, regional trains, and commuter trains. The high-speed intercity trains are called X2000 and offer a comfortable and fast journey between major cities. The regional trains are called Pågatåg and offer a slower but more scenic journey. The commuter trains are called Pendeltåg and are the most popular for short trips. MTR Express offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for MTR Express are between Stockholm and Gothenburg, Stockholm and Malmö, and Gothenburg and Malmö. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the major cities of Sweden.

MTRX from Gothenburg to Stockholm train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 11 min
  • Cheapest Price: £12

Trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm

Taking the train to Stockholm from Gothenburg is a fast and straightforward journey with over 30 departures a day. All services are direct with journey times that range from approximately three hours to just under five hours.  A similar timetable operates from Monday to Friday while there is a slightly reduced service at the weekend. Trains depart from Gothenburg Central Station and services terminate at Stockholm Central Station.

Which train companies travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Train routes from Gothenburg to Stockholm are provided by SJ and MTR. SJ is one of the leading passenger service providers in Sweden while MTR provides intercity trains between the country's main cities. Both are high-speed services with comfortable rolling stock. Onboard facilities include quiet carriages, WiFi, power outlets, wheelchair lifts and bistros.

How long is the train from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

The fastest train journey between the two cities of Gothenburg and Stockholm takes just three hours to complete while other departures can take up to five hours to arrive at their destination. All routes are direct.

How many trains are there from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

From Monday to Friday, there are over 30 direct trains a day to Stockholm from Gothenburg. The first train leaves Gothenburg in the early morning and there are then up to three departures an hour until the mid-evening. On Saturdays and Sundays, there are slightly fewer trains.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Departure train station: All trains from Gothenburg to Stockholm depart from Gothenburg Central Station. Housed in an attractive historic building, it is the oldest railway station in Sweden still in use. It is centrally located for the town and served by a network of local buses and trams. Station facilities include a taxi rank, car and bicycle parking, WiFi, toilets, a pharmacy and bank, shops, cafes and restaurants.

Arrival train station: All trains to Stockholm from Gothenburg arrive at Stockholm Central Station. This is the largest in Sweden and noted for its eco-friendly credentials. It is part of a local transport network that includes taxis, buses, trains and Metro services as well as the Arlanda Airport Express. Among the facilities at Stockholm Central Station are car and bicycle parking, WiFi, toilets, left luggage lockers, shops, cafes and restaurants.

FAQs: Gothenburg to Stockholm train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gothenburg 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
Cheap train tickets from Gothenburg to Stockholm can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gothenburg to Stockholm is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Gothenburg to Stockholm is on average 3 h 2 min   for the 246 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Gothenburg to Stockholm by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gothenburg to Stockholm leaves at 11: 59. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gothenburg to Stockholm leaves at 20: 24.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Gothenburg to Stockholm with SJ, MTRX or FlixTrain. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Gothenburg to Stockholm with MTRX or Snälltåget. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SJ, MTRX, FlixTrain, Snälltåget or Västtrafik.
When taking a train from Gothenburg to Stockholm, you can count on SJ, MTRX, FlixTrain, Snälltåget or Västtrafik for the best way to get you to Stockholm. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Gothenburg to Stockholm and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 24.

When departing from Gothenburg, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Gothenburg Centralstation, Gothenburg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Askim Stationsväg. When arriving in Stockholm, you can end your trip in train stations like Stockholm Central Station, Stockholm-Arlanda, Flygplats (Terminal 5) and Odenplan City Line station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gothenburg Centralstation, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Stockholm Central Station, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Stockholm from Gothenburg is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 2 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Gothenburg to Stockholm is December.
You have options as you can travel to Stockholm from Gothenburg 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Gothenburg and Stockholm

Gothenburg
Stockholm
Gothenburg Centralstation is the most popular Gothenburg railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Gothenburg for your journey to Stockholm.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+46 841062600
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 15 - 18: 30
Public transport options for Gothenburg Centralstation
Tram lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13
Bus lines: 60327, 61327, Flygbussarna
Train lines: 029, FLX, MTRX, SJ Regionaltåg, SJ SJ3000, SJ X2000, Tågab, Västtågen, Öresundståg
Stockholm Central Station is the most popular Stockholm train station for Omio travellers, but Stockholm has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Stockholm for your journey from Gothenburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+46 841062600
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Stockholm Central Station
Metro lines: 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19
Bus lines: 53, 54, 516, 812C, 813C, Flygbussarna
Tram lines: 7
Train lines: Dala Line, Northern Main Line, East Coast Line, SJ X2000, 40, 41, 42X, 43, 43X, 44, Arlanda Express, FLX

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