Travel to Kärlingesund – general info / travel from abroad

 

How to get here

Kärlingesund is about 1-1,5 hours by car from Gothenburg and about 3 hours from Oslo.

To Gothenburg

You can get to Gothenburg by train from Stockholm, Malmö, Oslo or Copenhagen. Or you can fly to Gothenburg International Airport (Landvetter). At the airport there are shuttle buses that cost 95 SEK (pay by card in machines at the airport or onboard the bus) and leave to downtown Gothenburg every 15-20 minutes. The trip takes approximately 20 minutes from the airport to the bus station. Here is the web page for the airport shuttles: http://www.flygbussarna.se/en/Landvetter. The shuttle stops close to the Central train and bus station (Nils Ericsson terminal) from where buses leave for Kärlingesund.

To Kärlingesund from Gothenburg

If you travel from Gothenburg by public transport, the easiest is to take the Lysekil Express from Gothenburg central (Nils Ericsson terminal) to Källviken bus stop via a short stop at Bokenäs skola (bus 841 / 845). The departure of the bus in Gothenburg is in the same building as the Central train station, 100 meters down the hallway. The trip takes approximately 1 ½ hours from Gothenburg.

There is a very nice walk on a gravel road to Kärlingesund from the bus stop, approximately 1,4 km. There is a sign “Kursgård” (course center) by the main road. We can also pick you up at Källviken bus stop or, if necessary, at Bokenäs school bus stop (7 minute drive from Kärlingesund) if you let us know a day in advance when you are arriving.

See vasttrafik.se for detailed local bus schedule.

To Kärlingesund from Oslo

If you want to come by bus from Oslo, take express bus (nettbuss exress, http://www.nettbuss.se) to Torp Köpcentrum (shopping center), and local bus to Källviken bus stop from Torp (if necessary with change at Bokenäs skola (this takes ca 30 minutes by bus from Torp). From Källviken walk 1.4 km to the end of the gravel road; there is a sign to ‘Kursgård’ on the main road. We can also pick you up at Källviken bus stop if you let us know a day in advance when you are arriving.

See vasttrafik.se for detailed local bus schedule.

If you come by car
If you come by car on E6, you turn towards Lysekil just north of Uddevalla. After driving through the village Bokenäs, turn left toward Fiskebäckskil/Grundsund. After approximately 5 km turn left again by these signs “Kärlingesund/Kursgård”. Drive till the end of the road.

If you have a GPS, the address is Kärlingesund 316, Uddevalla.

 

 

Find your way with Google directions here.