Train Travel

Sweden's SJ (Statens Järnvägar is the state railway operator. SJ has a highly efficient network of comfortable electric trains. On nearly all long-distance routes there are buffet cars and, on overnight trips, sleeping cars and couchettes in both first- and second class. Seat reservations are advisable, and on some trains—indicated with R, IN, or IC on the timetable—they are compulsory. Reservations can be made right up to departure time. The high-speed X2000 train has been introduced on several routes; the Stockholm–Göteborg run takes just under three hours. Travelers younger than 25 years travel at a discounted fare. Up to two children younger than 15 years may travel for SKr 20 if accompanied by an adult.

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