Getting around Sweden by Train

Sweden has a highly efficient rail network spanning the entire country. Visitors travel smoothly and comfortably across the countryside on some of Europe’s most modern trains. First and second-class cars are available. On longer trips, couchettes and sleeping cars facilities are provided. Couchettes in second class are available on many routes, for instance Stockholm-Kiruna-Narvik (Norway).

  • Swedish high speed train X 2000

Swedish high speed train X 2000

The Swedish rail network is operated by a few major train operators; SJ, Tågkompaniet, Snälltåget and Inlandsbanan.

General information, timetables, prices etc is easily available at ResPlus.

Long distance trains generally have a buffet car. As an extension to the railway network, buses operate on a frequent basis as a link to smaller cities and villages. These buses can be booked in connection with your railway ticket.
The Swedish high-speed train X 2000, travels at up to 200 km/hour (125 mph) on all major routes and offers the highest standards of comfort, with radio and music channels outlets by all seats. In full-fare business class you will be served a meal at your seat, and in second class you have access to a Bistro car, where hot or cold meals are available.

Tickets for the SJ trains

From 12 December 2015 SJ will no longer allow passengers to buy a ticket on board the trains. For more information please see www.sj.se


A part of the official gateway to Sweden