Travel | Express bus not enough for Swebus – invests in rail travel with MTR Express

By on December 1, 2015

Swebus launches a new collaboration with the new high speed MTR Express, Stockholm – Gothenburg. The agreement means that Swebus sells MTR Express trips and also combination tickets with both trains and express bus through This is a step in the Swebus journey toward becoming a broader market for domestic travel.

Swebus is the leading express bus company and offers trips from Umeå in the north and down to Southern Europe. Apart from its own traffic as Swebus has in recent years expanded its route network with the help of nine partners, such as Ybuss, NOR-WAY Bussekspress and Masexpressen. Now begins the first collaboration with a fast train that also drive a distance that Swebus themselves driving on.

Our clients have long been asking for the ability to choose options other than only express bus when you book your trip with us, says Johan Nyblom, Marketing and Sales Director of Swebus. We see MTR Express fast train travel as a perfect complement to our travels. In order to make our customers happy, we must offer a wider range of travel than we can deliver, so it feels good to MTR Express now become our tenth partner.
One advantage when travelers buy a combination ticket, such as a trip with the MTR Express plus change to Swebus express buses, is that it is the same travel conditions that apply for the entire journey. There will also be fewer charges for the traveler.
Cooperation with Swebus makes it much easier for our travelers to book combined trips, says Mikael Hallberg, commercial director MTR Express. We run Sweden’s most punctual trains and has a customer satisfaction rate of 93 percent. For us it is very important to have a stable and renowned coach partner, something Swebus really stands for.
MTR Express all rail journeys are on sale at, by telephone 0771-218 218 and the Swebus own stores.