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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Stockholm to Gothenburg. Traveling by train from Stockholm to Gothenburg usually takes around 3 hours and 8 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance247 mi (397 km)
Fastest train3h 8m
Lowest price£12.72
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixTrain
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Stockholm to Gothenburg?

FlixTrain is the one and only train line which connects Stockholm to Gothenburg. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixTrain13h 8m£12.72
  • Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles. FlixTrain operates 1 daily trips to Gothenburg from Stockholm. The train usually departs from Stockholm C (FlixTrain) in Stockholm and arrives at Göteborg Central in Gothenburg after about 3 hours and 8 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Stockholm and Gothenburg is approximately 247 miles, or 397 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 8 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Stockholm to Gothenburg. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Stockholm at 18:00 and arrives in Gothenburg around 3 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Gothenburg with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Gothenburg to Stockholm.

City Information

Stockholm

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 is the train station in Stockholm?

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Main departure station: Stockholm C (FlixTrain)

Stockholm Central is a large transit complex and the centre of railway transportation services in Stockholm. The palatial station first opened in 1871, and while its historic facade has been maintained, its interior has modernized significantly. If you take the metro from Central, don't miss the vivid murals in the subway tunnels. Besides the local metro, the station serves long-distance trains and commuter trains, plus coach service from the adjacent Cityterminalen stop. The sprawling complex includes a wide shopping hall under arched ceilings, restaurants, luggage lockers, restrooms, and plenty of seating. Be sure to arrive with plenty of extra time to find your platform in the massive station while gawking at some of the architecture along the way.

All train stations in Stockholm:

  • Stockholm C (FlixTrain)

Where is the train station in Gothenburg?

Main arrival station: Göteborg Central

Gothenburg has one train station.

Train stations in Gothenburg:

  • Göteborg Central

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