Interrail in Sweden

How to travel by Interrail in Sweden. Overview and information to travel routes, Swedish train types, night trains and Interrail reservations.

The Interrail pass is NOT available for purchase in your selected country of residence (United States (USA)). You have to travel with an Eurail pass.

Validity:

Interrail is valid in the trains of SJ (State Railways), Inlandsbana, Krösatagen, Skanetrafiken, Tagkompaniet, Snalltaget, Värmlandstrafik, Västtrafik, Pagatag, Kustpilen, Tagab, Tag i Bergslagen, X-Taget, Norrtag, Öresundtag, Arlanda Express.
Not valid on Bla Taget, MTR Express, Östgötapendeln, Upptaget, SL.
For more information about train companies in Sweden click here.


Reservation and supplement:

Day trains: Compulsory reservation on Snabbtag trains of SJ and on Snalltaget services.
For more information about reservations in Sweden click here.

Night trains: Compulsory seat reservation on all night trains.
For more information about night trains in Sweden click here.


Good to know:

Interrail in Sweden is really comfortable in principle. The main routes connect the big cities Stockholm, Malmö and Göteborg. There are many private operators besides State Railway SJ and most of them do accept Interrail. However, you have to be careful as for instance on the line from Göteborg to Stockholm Interrail is only valid in SJ trains but not on board of MTR Express and Bla Taget.

From Stockholm several lines run to the north of the country, the most famous is Inlandsbana, running more than 1000km from Mora via Östersund to Gällivare. Also the Iron Ore line from Lulea via Gällivare to Narvik in Norway is amongst the most known and beautiful lines in Europe. Other international lines run from Stockholm and Göteborg to Oslo, from Östersund to Trondheim as well as from Malmö to Copenhagen. You can't reach Finland by train, however the bus connection from Lulea via Tornio/Haparanda to Kemi is included in Interrail.

Timetables are available in our schedule planner or the Interrail app which include all trains and timings. You can also use the national schedule planner.

The most important ferry connections run from Stockholm to Turku, Helsinki, Tallinn, Saint Petersburg and Riga, from Karlskrona to Gdynia, from Göteborg to Fredrikshavn, Helsingborg to Helsingor and from Malmö to Travemünde.
For more information on ferries in Sweden have a look here.
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