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Train Information from Cologne to Gothenburg

distanceDistance508 miles (819 km)
durationAverage train duration14 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$83 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Gothenburg cover the 508 miles (819 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $71 (€57), but the average price of train tickets is $83 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Göteborg, Centralstation.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Cologne and Gothenburg

Travel between Cologne and Gothenburg from $71 (€57) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip from Cologne to Gothenburg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules from Cologne to Gothenburg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Cologne and Gothenburg by DB is 508 miles (819 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Cologne to Gothenburg is $71 (€57).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Cologne and Gothenburg don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Gothenburg
Travel by train to Gothenburg 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 Cologne to Gothenburg.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Gothenburg, Sweden if I'm coming from Cologne, Germany by train?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Gothenburg, Sweden by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Sweden from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Sweden from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Gothenburg, Sweden?

When traveling in Sweden, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Gothenburg before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Sweden by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Gothenburg to Cologne is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Sweden?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Gothenburg?

What are the 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 safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 9/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cologne from Gothenburg here.

How much do cheap trains between Cologne and Gothenburg cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Gothenburg trains for as little as $71 (€57)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Gothenburg?
The train price to Gothenburg from Cologne is on average $83 (€67)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Gothenburg from Cologne by train?
The distance between Cologne and Gothenburg by train is approximately 508 miles (819 km).
What is the Cologne to Gothenburg train travel time?
The train time between Cologne and Gothenburg is on average 14 h 11 min  for the 508 miles (819 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Gothenburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Cologne to Gothenburg, which train station in Cologne do I depart from and which train station in Gothenburg do I arrive in?

Some of the Cologne train stations to Gothenburg you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Gothenburg include Göteborg, Centralstation, Göteborg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Göteborg Liseberg.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Göteborg, Centralstation.

Where is the train station in Cologne to go to Gothenburg? Where is the train station in Gothenburg located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Göteborg, Centralstation and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Gothenburg.

What train providers offer a service between Cologne and Gothenburg?
If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Gothenburg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Gothenburg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Gothenburg trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Cologne to Gothenburg a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Gothenburg is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Cologne to Gothenburg? When is the last train from Cologne to Gothenburg?
You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Gothenburg at 6: 09 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Gothenburg leaving at 9: 09 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Gothenburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I buy the Cologne to Gothenburg train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a train ticket from Cologne to Gothenburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $83 (€67) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne and Gothenburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Gothenburg
Köln Hbf
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