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Journey Information

There are 36 intercity coaches per day from Gothenburg to Stockholm. Traveling by coach from Gothenburg to Stockholm usually takes around 8 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest VY Bus4You coach can make the trip in 6 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance247 mi (397 km)
Shortest duration6h 25m
Cheapest price£19.50
Trips per day14
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines2

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How much is a coach ticket from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

Bus tickets for a trip from Gothenburg to Stockholm cost £28.18 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Gothenburg to Stockholm, mark your calendar for September. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just £25. However, taking the bus from Gothenburg to Stockholm during July is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of £36. The best way to find deals on a trip in July is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What coach companies travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Gothenburg to Stockholm that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 30 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus308h 40m£41.32
VY Bus4You76h 41m£40.40
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 30 trips from Gothenburg to Stockholm, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 40 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book VY Bus4You from Gothenburg to Stockholm from £27. There are 7 VY Bus4You schedules from Gothenburg to Stockholm and you can expect on average to pay for a VY Bus4You ticket to Stockholm. In Gothenburg, VY Bus4You departs to Stockholm from Nils Ericson Terminalen and no other station. In Stockholm, VY Bus4You arrives at Stockholm C (FlixTrain) and no other station.

    An average trip on VY Bus4You from Gothenburg to Stockholm takes 6 hours and 41 minutes , while the fastest available VY Bus4You trip will get you to Stockholm in 6 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, VY Bus4You offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Stockholm.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 8 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 247 miles from Gothenburg to Stockholm. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Gothenburg to Stockholm, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 36 scheduled coaches that travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Gothenburg to Stockholm; ticket prices start at £12.79.

City Information


Sitting atop an archipelago that leads to the Baltic Sea, Stockholm is one of the most beautiful cities in the Scandinavian countries. Boasting several rivers, waterways, and islands, the city offers many scenic locations for curious tourists. One of the city’s star attractions is the famous Old Town quarter, which was founded in 1252. The area features cobblestone streets as well as winding alleyways and colorful quaint houses with characteristic Scandinavian architecture. If you are interested in some history lessons, check out the Vasa Museum, which is completely housed in a sunken warship. For nature-lovers, don’t hesitate to visit Djurgården, which is an island located close to the city center and reachable by ferries. The island is a big green oasis that boasts a wide range of activities such as hiking, strolling, and picnicking.

Some of the most notable restaurants in Stockholm include Stockholm Gastabud and Agrikultur, both of which offer authentic Swedish dishes. For fusion dishes, don’t hesitate to check out Frantzen.

Stockholm Central Station is the principal hub for both bus and train travel in and out of the city, offering access to other Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish destinations. The main airport is the Stockholm Arlanda Airport, 23 miles north of Stockholm.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Gothenburg?

Main departure station: Nils Ericson Terminalen

Gothenburg has two coach stations with service to Stockholm.

All coach stations in Gothenburg:

  • Nils Ericson Terminalen

  • Korsvägen 2

Where does the coach arrive in Stockholm?

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Main arrival station: Stockholm Central Train Station

As the central coach station in Stockholm, CityTerminalen is the busiest station in the city, hosting a wide range of coaches. The station is located in the Norrmalm city district, near Sergels Torg. You can easily connect to the trains and metro in Stockholm Central Station using a specialized pedestrian tunnel. Between the coach terminal and the attached Stockholm Central complex, you'll have access to restrooms, waiting lounges, luggage storage, restaurants, and even shopping to entertain you while waiting for your coach.

Coach stations in Stockholm:

  • Stockholm Central Train Station

  • Stockholm C (FlixTrain)

  • Torsgatan 37

  • Norra Stationsgatan

  • Liljeholmsvägen 34

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