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Travel from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central by train in 2 hours 54 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central by train is 3 hours 37 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 54 minutes. You'll usually find 20 trains per day traveling the 396 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Gothenburg Central. As the main train operator on this route, you're likely to be traveling on a service operated by FlixTrain for all or at least part of your journey to Gothenburg Central.

Book train tickets from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $13.06. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central by train

It takes an average of 3h 37m to travel from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central by train, over a distance of around 246 miles (396 km). There are normally 20 trains per day traveling from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central and tickets for this journey start from $13.06 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 54m
PriceFrom $13.06
Distance246 miles (396 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
First train06:02
Last train23:09
Departure stationStockholm Central
Arrival stationGothenburg Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Nettbuss

Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central for Tuesday Oct 4th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:28 12:35 3h 7m, direct
10:33 13:35 3h 2m, direct
11:33 14:35 3h 2m, direct
12:29 15:35 3h 6m, direct
13:32 16:35 3h 3m, direct
14:26 17:30 3h 4m, direct
14:51 18:10 3h 19m, direct
15:33 18:35 3h 2m, direct
16:16 19:10 2h 54m, direct
16:23 19:35 3h 12m, direct

FlixTrain trains from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central

You can travel from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central on FlixTrain trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Operating alongside its sister coach company FlixBus since 2018, FlixTrain provides cheap intercity connections using 100% green energy. The main routes served by FlixTrain are Cologne-Hamburg, Aachen-Cologne-Berlin, and Berlin-Stuttgart. The network will expand in future to include more routes to Munich and Leipzig. FlixTrain carriages are fitted with free WiFi and power outlets or USB charge points. Plus, every ticket comes with a seat reservation, guaranteeing you a seat for the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central

The price of train tickets from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central starts at $13.06 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central

Want to know more about your journey from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central take?

The average journey time by train between Stockholm Central and Gothenburg Central is 3 hours and 37 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Stockholm Central and Gothenburg Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central is 2 hours and 54 minutes.

How much does the train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central cost?

Train tickets from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central can start from as little as $13.06 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central leave?

The first train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central leaves at 06:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central leave?

The last train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central leaves at 23:09. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Stockholm Central and Gothenburg Central by train?

Trains travelling from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central cover a distance of around 246 miles (396 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Gothenburg Central to Stockholm Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/04/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/22/2022 for travel on 11/22/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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