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 dedicated bus service operated by "Flygbussarna" into the city, which runs every 20 minutes and takes 30 minutes to reach the first stop. One way tickets are 105 sek (discount available if bought online) and can be bought on-board the bus (credit card only), at a vending machine located at the airport and at 7-Eleven​. Several stops are locations throughout the city. First stop is near Liseberg and the final stop is at the Nils Ericson Bus terminal, which is also where the Central Train Station is located.
 
Several taxi companies are available at Landvetter airport: Sverigetaxi Göteborg, Taxi 020, Taxi Göteborg, Taxi Kurir and VIP Taxi.
 
Furthermore, at Landvetter several companies offer rental services: Avis, Budget, Enterprise rent-a-car, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt.

By Train

Centralstationen (tram Centralstationen/Drottningtorget) is the main railway 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, main operators: Sj and MTR-express. Finally, NSB trains run from Oslo in Norway to Gothenburg 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 hours
  • to Oslo (E6 north): 320 km, 4 hours
  • to Stockholm (40 east, E4): 500 km, 5 to 6 hours
  • to Copenhagen (E6/E20 south): 317 km, 3.5 hours

By Ship

Stena Line operates ships to/from Denmark (Frederikshavn) and Germany (Kiel). The terminals are situated near the city center. Tramway stops: Masthuggstorget (Frederikshavn), Chapmans Torg (Kiel).
 

Published: Mon 02 May 2016. Modified: Fri 17 Feb 2017