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from Gothenburg to Stockholm

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

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To get from Gothenburg to Stockholm on 29 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:30Göteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h20 05:50Stockholm, Terminalslingan
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£901One-way
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23:30Göteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h20 05:50Stockholm, Terminalslingan
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£901One-way
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14:10Göteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h25 20:35Stockholm, Terminalslingan
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£1221One-way
06:45Göteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen6h25 13:10Stockholm, Terminalslingan
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£1171One-way
21:55Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport1h05 23:00Stockholm Arlanda Airport
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£3031One-way

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£18FlixTrain
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£26MTR Express
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Travel Information from Gothenburg to Stockholm

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £28
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £4 • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £4 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesVy 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.

How to Travel 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. 

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Gothenberg to Stockholm?

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.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

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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Travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm by Bus

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.

Travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm by Train

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.

Travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm by Plane

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm

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FAQs

How do I go from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

There are 3 ways to get from Gothenburg to Stockholm: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

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.

What is the fastest way to get to Stockholm from Gothenburg?

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.

How far is it from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Stockholm is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Gothenburg to Stockholm:

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

Which travel operators can get me from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

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

  • You can go to Stockholm from Gothenburg by coach with Vy Bus4You. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £28 with Vy Bus4You from Gothenburg to Stockholm on Omio.
  • You can travel to Stockholm from Gothenburg by flight with Malta Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £4 with Malta Air from Gothenburg to Stockholm.
  • You can take a train from Gothenburg to Stockholm with MTR Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with MTR Express from Gothenburg to Stockholm.

Is it possible to travel directly between Gothenburg and Stockholm?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Stockholm with Bus4you or Vy Bus4You with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Stockholm with Malta Air.
  • You can check for a direct train to Stockholm with SJ or MTR Express with 25 direct trains per day.

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.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Gothenburg to Stockholm ends?

Many of our customers travelling from Gothenburg to Stockholm don't make Stockholm their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Copenhagen, Oslo or Malmö, either of which you could add to your Gothenburg and Stockholm trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Stockholm to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book my Gothenburg to Stockholm ticket online to get the best deals?

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:

  • Coach tickets are costing £28 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £4 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £16 one way on average.

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.