You can get from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||141 miles (228 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£20 - £96|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £20 • 4 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £96 • 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||Sas Airways, Flixbus or Öresundståg|
Travel 141 miles (228 km) by flight, coach or train to Gothenburg from Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Sas Airways, Flixbus or Öresundståg among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Copenhagen to Gothenburg.
Passengers planning to travel between Copenhagen and Gothenburg have the option of booking train, plane, or bus tickets. All three modes of transport offer daily services, although the train and plane provide the widest choice of departure times.
Buses are the cheapest way to travel between Copenhagen and Gothenburg. Nettbus provides at least four direct services between the two cities every day, including weekends. The journey usually takes under four hours and 30 minutes, with departures spaced throughout the day. Buses leave from Ingerslevsgade bus station and arrive into the Nils Ericson bus terminus in Gothenburg. Nils Ericson is located in the city centre, within walking distance of most major hotels. Local buses, trams, and boats provide additional options for onward travel further afield.
Although flight times between Copenhagen and Gothenburg are under an hour, check-in requirements and the additional time required to travel to and from the airport at either end of the journey means that the train often represents a quicker option. However, train passengers must be careful to check the journey length before booking a ticket. Direct train services usually take just under four hours to complete the trip but some indirect services that incorporate a single change in Malmö can actually be slightly quicker at around three hours and 30 minutes. Öresundståg operates both direct and indirect services, and all trains start at Copenhagen H station and finish at Gothenburg central station.
The online booking platform operated by Omnio allows those looking for tickets from Gothenburg from Copenhagen to compare the available options and choose their preferred mode of transport.
Operated by Öresundståg, direct trains run every day of the week from Copenhagen H railway station to Gothenburg central station, including Sundays. Journey times vary from around four hours to just over six hours, depending on the departure time. For much of the day, services depart roughly every hour although fewer trains run on Sundays. The metro service and local buses connect to Copenhagen H railway station, which is around a five-minute walk from the city centre. At the other end of the journey, Gothenburg city centre is also just over 5 minutes' walk from the station. Local buses and trams provide onward transport options.
Daily direct bus services take passengers from Copenhagen's Ingerslevsgade bus station to the Nils Ericson bus terminus in Gothenburg, which is located in the centre of the city. A variety of public transport options, including local buses and trams, are within a short walk of the bus terminus. Buses leave Copenhagen throughout the day, with morning, afternoon and evening services almost always available. Average journey time is under four and a half hours.
Up to seven direct flights travel from Copenhagen airport to Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport every day of the week. Between them, City Jet and Regional Jet operate all of the flights, which take off at intervals throughout the day to offer a good choice of departure times. Journey lengths are similar regardless of operator, with flight times averaging at just under an hour. Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport is around 15 miles outside Gothenburg and local buses take around 30 minutes to make the journey into the centre of the city.
Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Gothenburg, Sweden is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.
The government of Sweden has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 11/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Copenhagen and Gothenburg closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Fully open.
Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
All travellers returning to Denmark must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 13/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Copenhagen from Gothenburg here.
There are 3 travel options from Copenhagen to Gothenburg: flight, coach or train.
The cheapest way from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Gothenburg:
A coach is £76 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg costing on average £96.
A coach is about £24 less than a train, which costs on average £44 for this trip.
The quickest way to travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is by flight, which takes on average 45 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 25 min on average.
In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 48 min.
The distance from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is approximately 141 miles (228 km).
The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Copenhagen and Gothenburg as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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