How to get here

Travel to Kristinehamn

Find information about how to get to and from Kristinehamn and different parts of Kristinehamn

By car

In Kristinehamn you are almost always close to water and everything seems near. Only 25 km to Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo. By car you easily get here via E18 in east-west direction or road 26 in north-south direction. E18 and road 26 cross in Kristinehamn.
Where to park? Take a look at Parking Map available on Kristinehamn municipality website.

By Air

Within 45 minutes you reach two airports. From Karlstad Airport there are regular flights to Stockholm-Arlanda and several charter flights from Karlstad. From Örebro Airport you get to more than 12 different charter destinations in the world.

By sea

If you arrive in Kristinehamn by boat there is a centrally located guest marina and many natural places to moor in the archipelago. There are 22 000 islands and islets in Vänern! If you dont have your own boat you can go on one of the tour boats to beautiful the archipelago destinations. Some tour boats go to Karlstad and Hammarö and connect with boats to Grums and Borgvik in the west. Read more about boat trips here.

By bus

Several bus companies operate in Värmland for example Nettbuss/Bus4You and Flixbus/Swebuss. I Kristinehamn och i Värmland åker du med Värmlandstrafik
Vill som grupp resa till Kristinehamn och vill ha offerter kan du via denna sajt göra en förfrågan och enkelt få flera erbjudanden där du väljer den bussbolag du tycker har den bästa offerten för dig. Vill du använda dig av en lokal aktör från Kristinehamn kan du kontakta Vänerbuss or Charterbuss.

By rail

The railway station/travel centre is centrally located in Kristinehamn with departures from Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo. With X2000 you get to/from Stockholm in just over 2 hours. With Tågab you get to/from Gothenburg in 2 1/2 hours. Book train tickets on Inlandsbanan start/ends in Kristinehamn and you can get as far north as Gällivare on this historical railway route and stop at several destinations on your journey.

By bike

There might not be to many who cycle to Kristinehamn, but more and more people do it as part of their holiday. There are several campsites where you can stay in a cabin or your tent. Click here to read more about about accommodation in Kristinehamn.
Once you are here, there are good opportunities for great experiences by bike. It is especially nice to south cycle along the shoreline to Picasso or go north to Gustafsvik. The adventurous can try Mountain Bike tracks by Björkhallen or the long route around Vänern,a new national bike path, Vänerleden opened in 2022.