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.
|Journey time||From 2h 54m|
|Distance||246 miles (396 km)|
|Frequency||20 trains per day|
|Departure station||Stockholm Central|
|Arrival station||Gothenburg Central|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||Flixbus, Nettbuss|
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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central is 2 hours and 54 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central leaves at 06:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Stockholm Central to Gothenburg Central cover a distance of around 246 miles (396 km) during the journey.