Interrailing in Sweden

Reservations are required for high-speed trains and night trains. On regional trains (SJ Regional (R)) you do not need a reservation. As always, Seat61 offers awesome infromation about Interrailing in Sweden, you should read their article.

Interrail also has some information avaible about Swedish trains.

Sweden uses SEK as their currency instead of Euro, so do not get afraid by the reservation prices which are shown in local currency. SEK 10 is roughly €1.

Timetables and reservations


Most of the Swedish trains, including both domestic and international, can be booked through SJ. Payment is possible with credit card and reservation is digital.

  • Click ‘search journey’
  • Enter the stations and your departure date.
  • Use ‘adult’ as a traveller even you are kid, student or senior when you are booking Interrail reservations.
  • Click ‘Add SJ Prio/perioid ticket’ and add ‘Interrail or Eurailpass’ as your discount.
  • Search the journey.
  • Choose the train and your travel class. You need to have first class Interrail ticket if you want to purchase first class reservations.
  • Fill in your personal details and pay the reservation. It will be send to your email as a PDF.

Gothenburg & Malmo to Copenhagen by regular Öresund train: Reservation neither necessary nor possible, just get on, sit anywhere you like and show your pass when asked.



Interrail is valid with Snälltåget between Stockholm and Berlin. Reservation is required. Reservations are done by choosing ‘I have an Interrail or Eurail Pass’ box on Snälltå The price is SEK 199 for a seat, SEK 399 for a Recliner Seat and SEK 2,299 for Private Compartment (for 1-6 persons).

Interrail is valid on Snälltåget day trains between Malmo and Stockholm and the seasonal overnight train from Malmo to Åre. Reservations are required.

Interrail is not valid on the Snälltåget to and from Austria. source