You can get from Gothenburg to Stockholm by train, bus or flight.
To get from Gothenburg to Stockholm on 29 May 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||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£4 - £28|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £4 • 1 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £4 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Vy Bus4You, Malta Air or MTR Express|
Take a coach, 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 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vy Bus4You, Malta Air or MTR Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Gothenburg to Stockholm.
You can travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm by bus, train, or plane. All three travel modes are direct with services available seven days a week. Bus journeys take between six and seven hours, going by train takes from three hours, while direct flight times are just one hour.
The cheapest way to get to Stockholm from Gothenburg is by coach with direct routes offered by NettBuss and Flixbus. Timetables vary slightly, but generally, the first departure is in the early morning with a least a further dozen coaches throughout the day until late evening. Journeys range from six to seven hours. Departures are from either the Korsvagen Bus Stop or the Nils Ericson Terminalen. Journeys finish at Cityterminalen adjacent to Stockholm Central Station.
Flying is the fastest way of travelling from Gothenburg to Stockholm. There are up to two dozen direct departures a day with a flight time of just one hour. Journeys should be planned to include time for security checks. Departures start in the early morning and continue until mid-evening. Direct flights are offered by SAS, Norwegian, and Braathens Regional Airways. Longer connecting flights are also available with overall journey times of up to 15 or more hours. Departures are from Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (GOT) with arrivals at Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN).
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Daily direct buses to Stockholm from Gothenburg are operated by Flixbus and NettBuss and take between six and seven hours. Departures are spread throughout the day from early morning until late evening. Buses depart from either the Nils Ericson Terminalen or the Korsvagen Bus Stop. Routes terminate at Stockholm's Cityterminalen. This is part of Stockholm Central Railway Station and 20 minutes' walk from the attractions of the Old Town. There are also taxis, local buses, and Metro trains. Station facilities include left luggage storage, waiting areas, toilets, tourist information, shops, and restaurants. For those with limited mobility, there is step-free access to all areas.
The direct train journey to Stockholm from Gothenburg takes between three and five hours on routes operated by SJ Trains and MTRX. Departures start in the early hours of the morning with between one and four trains an hour until mid-evening. Services are slightly reduced at the weekend. Departures are from Gothenburg Central Station with routes terminating at Stockholm Central Station. The station is within walking distance of city attractions and linked to local buses and Metro trains. This large station has facilities that include step-free access, accessible toilets, taxi ranks, luggage storage, passenger lounges, and refreshments.
There are between one and two dozen direct flights a day from Gothenburg to Stockholm. These are operated by SAS, Norwegian, and Braathens Regional Airways. There are departures from early morning until late evening with flight times of around one hour. Planes take off from Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (GOT) and land at Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN). This is located 25 miles north of the city and linked by taxis and dedicated airport buses or trains. Facilities at the airport include car rental desks, ATMs, WiFi, toilets and showers, play areas, shops, cafes, and restaurants. All areas including toilets are wheelchair accessible.
There are 3 ways to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm: coach, flight or train.
Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm. Tickets for a flight cost on average £4.
This is compared to other travel options to Stockholm:
A flight journey is usually £24 less than a journey to Stockholm by coach, which costs on average £28 for the same trip.
A flight journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Stockholm by train, which costs on average £16 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Stockholm from Gothenburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.
There are alternative travel options to Stockholm that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 35 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 15 min of travel time.
The distance from Gothenburg to Stockholm is approximately 246 miles (397 km).
The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Stockholm is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Gothenburg to Stockholm as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Gothenburg to Stockholm:
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As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Stockholm tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip from Gothenburg to Stockholm, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Stockholm from Gothenburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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