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Gävle is situated 140 km (88 miles) from Arlanda International Airport. Driving Arlanda - Gävle takes about one hour and a half. Going by train is easy and comfortable and takes just about 60 minutes.
Gävle is situated at the East coast, right by the E4 and just where Highway 80 and 76 come together. Driving Stockholm - Gävle takes about 2 hours. Highway 80 and 68 are rapid routes directly from the country's Western and Central parts.
Hertz - Website in English
Europcar - Website in English
Hyrbilen - Website in English
Avis - Website in English
OkQ8 - Website
Gävle has very good train connections. Going by train Stockholm - Gävle takes about 80 minutes. For train tickets and time tables, go to:
SJ - Website in English
Bus to other destinations
There are bus connections to numerous Swedish destinations. Bus transports on the route Gävle – Stockholm is provided several times a day:
Sgsbussen - Website
Swebus - Website in English
Local transportation by bus
Within Gävle, it's both easy and convenient to use the local buses (provided by X-trafik). For information, time tables, prices and maps, go to:
X-trafik - Website
There are two Taxi Companies in Gävle:
Gävle Taxi, phone: 026-12 90 00
Taxi Stor & Liten, phone: 026-10 70 00