How to get to Gothenburg


Is this your first visit to Gothenburg? Here is some information to make your trip smoother.

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Official visitors’ guide

How far is it?

Copenhagen: 300 km
Oslo: 330 km
Stockholm: 500 km
Helsinki: 930 km
Reykjavik: 2300 km

Travel tips down

Arriving by TRAIN?

The central station in Gothenburg, connecting the city with the Scandinavian capitals Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. The journey times are just under 4 hours from Oslo, around 3 hours from Stockholm and 3,5 hours from Copenhagen.

Information about the Gothenburg Central Station

See all train arrivals (Swedish: “ankommande”) and departures (Swedish: “avgående”)

Download a map of Gothenburg Central Station with all the service marked

Google Map of Gothenburg Central Station

Arriving by BUS?

The bus terminal Nils Ericssonterminalen is serviced by long distance and express bus companies like Swebus, Nettbus and Bus4you. You can easily get travel to Gothenburg from major cities in Sweden and Scandinavia. The journey time is around 3,5 hours from Oslo, 6,5 hours from Stockholm, 3,5 hours from Malmö and 5 hours from Copenhagen.

Arriving by CAR?

Arriving by PLANE?

From Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, take the airport bus: Flygbussarna. The journey time is between 25 and 30 minutes. Buses leave from right outside the terminal building and the final stop is the main bus station Nils Ericssonterminalen in central Gothenburg.

Travel around in Gothenburg

Gothenburg has buses, trams and even ferries. Find your route using Västtrafik’s travel planner.

Do you need a taxi?

We recommend you to use Taxi Göteborg.

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