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from Gothenburg to Hamburg

You can get from Gothenburg to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Gothenburg to Hamburg on 19 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:25Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport4h05 16:30Hamburg Airport
1 changes
£1071One-way
Cheapest
10:24Gothenburg Centralstation11h52 22:16Hamburg Hbf
4 changes
£751One-way
Other options
12:25Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport7h50 20:15Hamburg Airport
1 changes
£1071One-way
12:40Gothenburg Centralstation9h36 22:16Hamburg Hbf
3 changes
£891One-way
14:40Gothenburg Centralstation9h45 00:25Hamburg Hbf
4 changes
£891One-way

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Mon
18 Oct
£79Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
£202Eurowings
Tue
19 Oct
£79Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
£95Eurowings
Wed
20 Oct
£70Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
£213Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
21 Oct
£70Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
£114Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£61Flixbus
£149Brussels Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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£165Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
£177Brussels Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£148Brussels Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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£149Brussels Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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£149Air Dolomiti
Thu
28 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
£126Brussels Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
£188Sas Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£115Sas Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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£147Brussels Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£127Brussels Airlines
Tue
2 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£127Brussels Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£127Lufthansa
Thu
4 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
£89Sas Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£106Brussels Airlines
Sat
6 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£105Lufthansa
Sun
7 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£77Cityjet

Travel Information to Hamburg from Gothenburg

distanceDistance295 miles (475 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £161
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 10 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £161 • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 295 miles (475 km) by coach, flight or train from Gothenburg to Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Gothenburg to Hamburg.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Hamburg, Germany if I’m coming from Gothenburg, Sweden?

Travel from Gothenburg, Sweden to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Gothenburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg, Germany from Gothenburg?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Gothenburg to Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Gothenburg, Sweden from Hamburg, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Gothenburg, Sweden from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Gothenburg, Sweden from Hamburg, Germany?

Reentering Sweden is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Gothenburg from Hamburg?

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Which rules do I need to follow in Gothenburg, Sweden regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Sweden must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/10/2021. 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 Gothenburg from Hamburg here.

How do I go from Gothenburg to Hamburg?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Hamburg from Gothenburg. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Gothenburg and Hamburg?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Gothenburg to Hamburg, which costs on average £40.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A coach is generally £121 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £161 from Gothenburg to Hamburg.

A coach journey is usually £13 less than a journey to Hamburg by train, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Gothenburg to Hamburg?

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Gothenburg is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 9 h 22 min.

How far is it from Gothenburg to Hamburg?

The distance between Gothenburg and Hamburg is around 295 miles (475 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Gothenburg to Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Hamburg is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Hamburg from Gothenburg as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Gothenburg and in Hamburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Gothenburg to Hamburg:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Gothenburg to Hamburg depart from Gothenburg, Operan to Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Göteborg-Landvetter Flygplats to Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Gothenburg to Hamburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Gothenburg to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Hamburg by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Gothenburg to Hamburg for £40.
  • Lufthansa can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Gothenburg to Hamburg for £161 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Hamburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Gothenburg to Hamburg tickets on Omio for £53.
Can I find a direct route from Gothenburg to Hamburg?

Yes, there are direct services available between Gothenburg and Hamburg with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct flight with with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 3 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Hamburg as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Gothenburg and Hamburg.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Gothenburg to Hamburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Gothenburg to Hamburg often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Gothenburg and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket between Gothenburg and Hamburg online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Gothenburg to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £40 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £161 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £53 one way.

But we recommend booking Gothenburg to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.