Exterior view of Göteborg Central station

Stockholm to Göteborg / Gothenburg by train

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Travellers have multiple train options to choose from on Sweden's premium city to city rail route; as private companies have now begun to compete with the national rail operator, SJ.

Routes you can take to go from Stockholm to Göteborg / Gothenburg

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: taking a fast Snaabttag train
Travel Time (approx)

3hr 2min



Travel Info

Monday - Thursday up to 19 x trains per day
Friday = up to 20 x trains
Saturday = up to 10 x trains
Sunday = up to 17 x trains

Route Information

Option 2: taking a Regional train (good option for Eurail & InterRail users)

Route Information

Option 3: taking the MTR Express
Travel Time (approx)

3hr 28min



Travel Info

Mon - Weds = up to 10 x trains per day
Thurs- Fri = up to 11 x trains per day
Saturday = 6 x trains
Sunday = up to 9 x trains

Route Information

Option 4: taking the 'lo-cost' FlixTrains
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