The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Gothenburg to Copenhagen will cost around £ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 37.
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3 h 25 m
3 h 44 m
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Of the 22 trains that leave Gothenburg for Copenhagen every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 229 km distance in an average of 3 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 25 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 29 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||141 miles (228 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||£38 (€44)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Öresundståg, SJ, Samtrafiken or Västtrafik|
Trains from Gothenburg to Copenhagen cover the 141 miles (228 km) long route taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Öresundståg, SJ, Samtrafiken or Västtrafik. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).
The train journey from Gothenburg to Copenhagen goes past scenic countryside, through the Oresund Tunnel and over the Oresund Bridge. There is a mixture of both direct services and routes that require one connection. Journey times vary from 3.5 hours to four hours 45 minutes. Beginning in the early morning, there are departures throughout the day until early evening, though there is a slight variation to the timetable on Saturdays and Sundays.
There are up to two dozen trains from Gothenburg to Copenhagen every day of the week, although there are some changes to the timetable on Saturdays and Sundays. Services start running in the early morning and continue until early evening, with up to two departures each hour.
Some train journeys from Gothenburg to Copenhagen involve one connection while other routes are direct. The connection is made at Malmo Central station. The overall journey time of the service is between three and a half and four and three-quarter hours.
Departure train station: Gothenburg Centralstation. This is the oldest station still in operation in Sweden and it is housed in a building of historic interest. The station is a few minutes on foot from Gothenburg's main tourist attractions, as well as being part of the city's efficient transport network of trams and local buses. The station has a good range of facilities, including taxi ranks, car and bicycle parking, a ticket office, automatic ticket machines, left luggage storage, waiting areas, toilets, banking services, a range of shops including a pharmacy, and places to eat and drink. There is step-free access, accessible toilets available, and you can pre-book further assistance if needed.
Arrival train station: Copenhagen Central Station (Hbf). Located right in the heart of the city, it is a short walk of some major tourist attractions. The station is part of an extensive city transport network of suburban and metro trains as well as local buses. Among the station's extensive facilities there is car and bicycle parking, a taxi rank, a ticket office and automatic ticket machines, left luggage storage, toilets, showers, shops, bars and cafés. Adapted toilets are available and all areas of the station are easily accessible to passengers in wheelchairs or with limited mobility. Further assistance at the station can be requested if needed.
Trains from Gothenburg to Copenhagen are operated by two providers: SJ and Oresundstag. SJ is a Swedish-owned network while Oresundstag is jointly owned and operated by Denmark and Sweden.
Apart from the last departure of the day, all Oresundstag trains from Gothenburg to Copenhagen are direct and have journey times of between 3 hours 45 minutes and 4 hours 45 minutes. From Monday to Saturday there up to two departures an hour, with services starting early morning and continuing until early evening. The last departure arrives in the early hours of the following morning. The service is slightly reduced on Saturdays and Sundays. Where a connection is required, it is made at Malmo Central station.
High-speed SJ trains make the journey from Gothenburg to Copenhagen in approximately 3.5 hours. The timetable is different on Saturdays and Sundays but in the week there are up to eight departures spread throughout the day from early morning until early evening. The connection is made at Malmo Central station.
Both providers offer First and Second Class tickets and seat reservations can be made. Trains are fast, modern and comfortable with onboard facilities which include heating or air-conditioning, luggage space, power outlets, and toilets. WiFi is available on some departures. Both providers allow the carriage of foldable bicycles, for which there may be a charge. Catering is provided through at-seat service or self-service in an onboard bistro. All carriages are fully adapted for wheelchair use, and service animals can be taken on board. SJ routes have dedicated carriages for pets and service animals.
For the best prices on the train from Gothenburg to Copenhagen, it is always best to book online in advance. As ticket prices vary throughout the day and week, savings can also be made if passengers are flexible about their travel dates and times.
Travel by train between Gothenburg, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
The government of Denmark has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Copenhagen from Gothenburg closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is: Fully open
Reentry to Sweden is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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The government of Sweden has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 11/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Copenhagen to Gothenburg train here.
When departing from Gothenburg, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Göteborg, Centralstation, Göteborg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Göteborg Liseberg. When arriving in Copenhagen, you can end your journey in train stations like Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and Copenhagen, Islands Brygge St. (Oerestads Boulevard).
Omio customers book a train from Göteborg, Centralstation to Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Göteborg, Centralstation, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Gothenburg. The most popular arrival train station in Copenhagen, called Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade), is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.
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