Getting to and around Destination Läckö-Kinnekulle
There are a variety of options for getting to and around Destination Läckö-Kinnekulle. Here are some transport suggestions.
The Kinnekulle train service
If coming from Gothenburg or Örebro (terminus stations for the service), you can take the Kinnekulle train service to Lidköping and Kinnekulle. There are several direct trains, although in some instances you need to change in Herrljunga when coming from Gothenburg. They take you smoothly and conveniently from Gothenburg to Lidköping and Kinnekulle in under two hours.
The Kinnekulle line takes you right out into the picturesque scenery of Kinnekulle. You can alight at the stations at Forshem, Hällekis, Råbäck, Blomberg, Trolmen and Källby. All of these are close to the various sights of Kinnekulle. The train runs to a scheduled timetable, with several services a day in both directions.
Find out more at www.vasttrafik.se
Travelling by public transport can be a delightful experience. Simply step aboard the bus and settle back in your comfy seat with an interesting book or magazine. If you are coming from Stockholm, there’s a direct bus – Skaraborgaren. It takes you to and from Lidköping in around 5 hours. If you are coming from Skövde or perhaps Trollhättan, there are direct buses several times a day.
Once you arrive at your destination, you can take the bus to the fishing village of Spiken, Kinnekulle, Tun or, in summer, Läckö Castle, for instance. You can find details of all the bus stops and information on where you can go on Västtrafik’s website or by visiting the tourist information office in Lidköping.
If you come without a car and want to hire one here in Destination Läckö-Kinnekulle, there are several hire firms to choose from.
These include Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Åkessons bil and Härene bil. You may want a sports car, a minibus, a small car or a family car. Most options are available from these firms.
If you come with a campervan and want an overnight pitch, there are several locations to choose from. For example, by Läckö Castle, Hällekis harbour or Lundsbrunns golf. There are also several excellent campsites offering campervan pitches if you prefer that. Emptying stations can be found in a number of locations in the area. You can find more information about campervan pitches and campsites here.
Cycling is a fantastic way to explore Destination Läckö-Kinnekulle. There are several excellent cycle tracks to discover. For example, you can cycle from Lidköping to Mariestad, on Kinnekulle, or why not around the island of Kållandsö? If you don’t have your own cycle with you, there are numerous locations to hire one. Find out more here!
If you come by boat to Destination Läckö-Kinnekulle, you will find numerous attractive guest harbours where you can moor and come ashore to experience the local area on land. Here is a list of guest harbours in the area.