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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Oslo to Stockholm. Traveling by bus from Oslo to Stockholm usually takes around 9 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance259 mi (416 km)
Shortest duration7h 5m
Cheapest price$25.04
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceVY Bus4You
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Oslo to Stockholm?

Typically $36.87 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Stockholm. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Oslo to Stockholm. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Oslo to Stockholm by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $61 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $23.61 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Oslo to Stockholm?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Oslo to Stockholm that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, VY Bus4You usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus48h 8m$41.50
VY Bus4You610h 32m$64.18
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    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 4 trips from Oslo to Stockholm, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 8 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • VY Bus4You

    VY Bus4You

    Book VY Bus4You from Oslo to Stockholm from $33. There are 6 trips per day offered by VY Bus4You from Oslo to Stockholm and you can expect on average to pay for a VY Bus4You ticket to Stockholm. In Oslo, VY Bus4You departs to Stockholm from Schweigaards gate 12 . In Stockholm, VY Bus4You arrives at Stockholm Central .

    An average trip on VY Bus4You from Oslo to Stockholm takes 10 hours and 32 minutes , while the fastest available VY Bus4You trip will get you to Stockholm in 7 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, VY Bus4You offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Stockholm.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Oslo to Stockholm during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Does the bus take you directly from Oslo to Stockholm?

There are buses that can take you directly from Oslo to Stockholm. At this time, there are a number of bus trips where you can expect to spend part of the journey on a different vehicle, such as a shuttle or a train. Both types of tickets can be found when you search on Wanderu; the type of trip is indicated in the trip details.

How long is the bus ride from Oslo to Stockholm?

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 259 miles from Oslo to Stockholm. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Oslo to Stockholm at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Oslo?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Oslo to Stockholm, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Stockholm are there per day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Oslo to Stockholm every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

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 does the bus leave from in Oslo?

Main departure station: Schweigaards gate 12

Most buses depart from the main station in Oslo.

All bus stations in Oslo:

  • Schweigaards gate 12

Where does the bus arrive in Stockholm?

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Main arrival station: Stockholm Central

Stockholm Central is a large transit complex and the center of railway transportation services in Stockholm. The palatial station first opened in 1871, and while its historic facade has been maintained, the station's 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 intercity bus 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 bus stations in Stockholm:

  • Stockholm Central

  • Terminalslingan 1

  • Liljeholmsvägen 34

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