Stockholm to Gothenburg Train Tickets



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Make the trip from Stockholm to Gothenburg by train part of your Swedish vacation experience. You’ll book with SJ, the country’s leading passenger rail company, and travel by an ultra-smooth “X2” high-speed train at speeds of up to 200km/h. From your Second or First Class seat, you’ll be treated to many fast and friendly services as well as the breathtaking Nordic view just outside your window!

A warm welcome awaits you in Gothenburg, Sweden’s second-largest city. With its wandering canals, cobblestone paths and lush gardens, Gothenburg is the epitome of beauty and serenity. You’ll also find a long list of entertainment possibilities and activities throughout the city that allow you to truly absorb its distinctive culture. These include live concerts, theatrical performances, sporting events, plus annual fairs and festivals. Looking for some family fun? Check out the Liseberg amusement park, Slottsskogen zoo and Universeum science museum.

Your ticket for this trip is called a “SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation” which you can purchase here. Once booked, you will receive an email confirmation along with a link to your e-ticket’s PDF. Simply print out your e-ticket and you’re set to travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg by train, seat reservation included!

Journey Details


Trains depart in 15- to 30-minute intervals during peak times and every hour otherwise, with an average of 20 direct-route departures daily

Travel time

2 hours and 56 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations

Stockholm Centralstationen (Stockholm C) and Gothenburg Central (Göteborg C)

Train features

SJ “X2” tilting high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 200km/h
E-Ticket Fares

The “SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation” is best suited to travelers who wish to ride on a specific date, time and train. Tickets are valid for single trips only, in either Second or First Class.

SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation - Base Fare:

Fully refundable prior to departure; non-refundable after departure.

SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Refundable:

No refunds allowed.
Ticket Classes

Second Class

  • Roomy, comfortable seats
  • Access to food and drink bistro (offering a menu of tasty sandwiches, salads, sweets and snacks as well as main course meals, hot and cold beverages plus beer and wine)

First Class

  • Spacious coaches with larger seats
  • Service of coffee, tea and fruit during the trip
  • Complimentary breakfast served at your seat until 9am.
  • Complimentary morning and evening newspapers (Swedish)
  • “Quiet Zone” seating
  • Access to music and radio channels
  • Access to a private conference compartment for up to 4 people (must be booked in advance)
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children between 4 and 15 years of age can save on the adult ticket price. Children under 4 years of age travel free of charge (maximum 2 children per accompanying adult fare).
Train Services and Amenities
  • Modern coaches
  • Food and drink bistro
  • Above-seat storage compartments for small personal baggage items
  • Designated storage areas for larger items of luggage
  • Power outlets at every seat
  • WiFi access
  • Baby changing tables in most railcars
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your SJ e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

Ticket Delivery

Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document, which you can print at home and is valid for travel from Stockholm to Gothenburg by train.
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