Resumption of the rail link between Oslo and Gothenburg

Resumption of the rail link between Oslo and Gothenburg

After an 18-month hiatus due to the pandemic, Vy’s train service between Oslo and Gothenburg will return on October 18.

“Now that Norway and Sweden have reopened and travel restrictions are limited, there are more people who can and want to travel by train across national borders,” Executive Vice President Erik Røhne said in a statement. announcement on Vy website.

Rail service has been suspended due to the Covid pandemic since March 11, 2020. To begin with, two daily trains will run between the two cities, before resuming full service in December.

“From December 12, we are running at full speed, four departures each way on weekdays and three on weekends,” said Røhne.

“Now we are very happy that the offer to Sweden is opening in time for trips with family and friends and especially for Christmas shopping in Gothenburg. Just start planning and book the train ride, ”he added.

Last week, Norway’s borders reopened for cross-border train travel, and Swedish state-owned rail company SJ announced that its service between Oslo and Stockholm would return in December.

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Trains will leave Oslo at 6:01 am and 2:01 pm every weekday, and on weekends the morning service leaves the capital at 8:01 am Saturday and 10:01 am Sunday. You can check tickets for departures to Oslo here.

There are currently no entry restrictions on who can travel between Norway and Sweden. However, Norway still has testing and quarantine requirements for certain travelers from Sweden, which you can review here.

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