Travel to Gothenburg

By plane

Landvetter Airport (GOT) is Gothenburg's main airport, located 25 km east of the city. About 30 airlines fly to Landvetter e.g. SAS, Lufthansa, KLM and Air France.
 
There is a Flygbussarna bus service into the city which runs every 20 minutes, costs 95 SEK one way if bought online (otherwise 10 SEK extra), and the journey takes 30 minutes. It stops at several locations. First stop is near Liseberg and the second stop is located only 100 metres from the conference venue Scandic Rubinen. Final stop is the Nils Ericson Bus terminal where the Central Train Station is.
UPDATE! Due to roadwork on Kungsportsavenyn the bus stop Park Avenue is closed. We refer to bus stop Berzeliigatan​ during this time. Platform D for travelers going to Landvetter and platform A for arrivals. The walk to/from Scandic Rubinen takes about 6 minutes. ​

By train

Central Train Station (tram Centralstationen/Drottningtorget) is the main rail station in Gothenburg. From Copenhagen, there are hourly Öresundståg trains which take 3 hours 50 minutes. The train also stops at Copenhagen Airport. High-speed trains take you from Stockholm in about three hours. Finally, NSB trains run from Oslo in Norway to Göteborg in 3 hours 40 minutes. 

By car

The roads E6, E20 and E45 pass through Gothenburg. If you come by car from Stockholm, you should take E4 to Jönköping, and then national road 40.
 
Approximate distances & travelling time:
  •  to Malmö (E6/E20 south): 300 km, 3 hrs
  •  to Oslo (E6 north): 320 km, 4 hrs
  •  to Stockholm (40 east, E4): 500 km, 5 to 6 hrs
  •  to Copenhagen (E6/E20 south): 317 km, 3.5 hrs. 

By ship

Stena Line operates ships to/from Denmark (Frederikshavn) and Germany (Kiel). The terminals are situated near the city centre. Tramway stops: Masthuggstorget (Frederikshavn), Chapmans Torg (Kiel).
 
 
Visit the official tourist web site of Gothenburg for more information.

Published: Mon 24 Mar 2014. Modified: Tue 10 May 2016