Gothenburg to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets from Gothenburg to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 19 May


The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gothenburg to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Train times from Gothenburg to Edinburgh

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Fastest Journey

1d 5 h 26 m


1d 6 h 53 m

Trains per day



941 km

To travel from Gothenburg to Edinburgh you need to make at least 6 changes.

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Overview: Train from Gothenburg to Edinburgh

distanceDistance583 miles
durationAverage train duration29 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£1,124 (€1,250)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSkånetrafiken

Trains from Gothenburg to Edinburgh cover the 583 miles long trip taking on average 29 h 25 min with our travel partners like Skånetrafiken. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £1,124, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £1,048. Travellers depart most frequently from Gothenburg Centralstation and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: Skånetrafiken trains Gothenburg to Edinburgh

Buy your official Skånetrafiken train tickets from Gothenburg to Edinburgh from £1,041 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Skånetrafiken is a public transport provider in Sweden, offering a wide range of train services throughout the country. It operates a variety of train types, including regional, express, and intercity trains. Regional trains are the most common, providing frequent stops and connecting smaller towns and cities. Express trains are faster, making fewer stops and covering longer distances. Intercity trains are the fastest, connecting major cities and offering comfortable seating and onboard facilities. Skånetrafiken offers a range of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a café car. The most popular routes for Skånetrafiken are between Stockholm and Malmö, Gothenburg and Malmö, and Stockholm and Gothenburg.

Train information from Gothenburg to Edinburgh with Skånetrafiken:

  • Average Duration: 29 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £1,041
  • Skånetrafiken frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Gothenburg to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gothenburg to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Gothenburg to Edinburgh.
Cheap train tickets from Gothenburg to Edinburgh can start from as little as £1,048 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gothenburg to Edinburgh is £1,124; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Gothenburg to Edinburgh is 29 h 25 min   to travel the 583 mile long trip, with around there are 2 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gothenburg to Edinburgh leaves at 04: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gothenburg to Edinburgh leaves at 19: 40.
There are 2 trains a day from Gothenburg to Edinburgh which require at least one change with Skånetrafiken. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Gothenburg to Edinburgh, you can count on Skånetrafiken for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Gothenburg and Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 40.

When departing from Gothenburg, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Gothenburg Centralstation, Gothenburg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Askim Stationsväg. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gothenburg Centralstation, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

You have options as you can travel to Edinburgh from Gothenburg 2 different ways: train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Gothenburg and Edinburgh

Gothenburg Centralstation is the most popular Gothenburg railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Gothenburg for your journey to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+46 841062600
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 15 - 18: 30
Public transport options for Gothenburg Centralstation
Tram lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13
Bus lines: 60327, 61327, Flygbussarna
Train lines: 029, FLX, MTRX, SJ Regionaltåg, SJ SJ3000, SJ X2000, Tågab, Västtågen, Öresundståg
Gothenburg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen
Gothenburg, Askim Stationsväg
Gothenburg, Göteborg LisebergAccessibility
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