The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Copenhagen to Gothenburg will cost around $ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 46.
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3 h 43 m
4 h 11 m
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Of the 24 trains that leave Copenhagen for Gothenburg every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 229 km distance in an average of 4 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 43 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 53 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||141 miles (228 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 48 min|
|Average train ticket price||$50 (€40)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Öresundståg, SJ or Samtrafiken|
Trains from Copenhagen to Gothenburg cover the 141 miles (228 km) long route taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like Öresundståg, SJ or Samtrafiken. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $50 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and arrive in Göteborg, Centralstation.
Travel by train from Copenhagen to Gothenburg and enjoy the scenery of Denmark and Sweden along the route as well as the experience of journeying across the Oresund Bridge and through the Oresund Tunnel. A mix of direct and connecting services are provided by Oresundstag on its regional trains. Journey times are between three and a half and four hours. There are one or two departures an hour starting in the early hours of the morning and continuing until mid-evening. The train from Copenhagen to Gothenburg starts from Copenhagen Hauptbahnhof and terminates at Gothenburg Central Station.
There is a choice of direct and connecting trains from Copenhagen to Gothenburg. Direct trains, however, are not always the fastest choice. Journey times vary from three and a half hours to just over four hours and where a connection is required, it is made at Malmo Central Station or Halmstad Central Station.
From Monday to Friday, trains from Copenhagen to Gothenburg start running in the early hours of the morning. There are then one or two departures an hour until mid-evening. On weekdays there is also one late-night service that requires a connection at Halmstad Central Station. This arrives in Gothenburg early the following morning and has an overall journey time of seven and a half hours. There is a slightly reduced service at the weekend.
Departure train station: The train from Copenhagen to Gothenburg departs from Copenhagen Central Station (Hbf) which is located right in the city center and within a short walk of tourist attractions, hotels, and restaurants. The station is part of Copenhagen's extensive transport network of suburban trains, local buses, and Metro services. Station facilities include car and bicycle parking, a taxi rank, a ticket office, automatic ticket machines, waiting lounges, toilets with baby-changing and showers, left luggage storage, shops, and cafes. The station has accessible toilets and there is step-free access to all areas. Further assistance for passengers with limited mobility can be requested if necessary.
Arrival train station: The train from Copenhagen to Gothenburg terminates at Gothenburg Central Station. Housed in an attractive and historic building, this is the oldest station still operating in Sweden. Gothenburg Central Station can be found just a short walk from major tourist attractions and it is linked to an efficient network of local buses and trams. Taxis are available at the station. Among other station facilities are car and bicycle parking, automatic ticket machines, a ticket office, toilets, waiting areas, banking services, a pharmacy, and a range of other shops as well as places to eat and drink. The interior of Gothenburg Central Station has been adapted to provide step-free access to all areas and accessible toilets.
The train route from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is provided by Oresundstag. This is a passenger train network jointly owned and operated by Sweden and Denmark.
Oresundstag regional trains provide a fast and efficient link between the cities of Copenhagen and Gothenburg. Most trains are direct and all departures take between three and a half and four hours. On weekdays, there are one to two departures an hour from the early hours of the morning until mid-evening as well as an overnight train with a journey time of seven and a half hours. There is no overnight train at the weekend and a slightly reduced service during the day. Where connections are required they are made at Halmstad Central Station or Malmo Central Station.
Both Standard and First Class tickets can be bought for the train journey from Copenhagen to Gothenburg while some seat reservations are also available. Oresundstag regional trains are safe, modern, and comfortable, and travel at speeds of up to 110 miles per hour (180 kph). Onboard facilities include heating or air-conditioning, power outlets, plenty of luggage space, toilets, and, on some trains, WiFi. Bicycles can also be carried. There is a self-service bistro on all routes. There is space for wheelchairs on board and toilets are accessible to passengers in wheelchairs or with limited mobility. Service animals can also be taken into the carriages. Ramps are available at both Copenhagen and Gothenburg stations enabling passengers in wheelchairs to board and disembark with ease. Further assistance can be requested if required.
To find the best deals on cheap tickets from Copenhagen to Gothenburg it is always best to book online in advance. Ticket prices vary throughout the day and passengers who can be flexible about their departure time will find cheaper tickets. These are usually for departures in the early morning, at lunchtime or mid-afternoon.
Travel by train between Copenhagen, Denmark and Gothenburg, Sweden is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
The government of Sweden has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Gothenburg from Copenhagen closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Sweden to Denmark is: Partially open.
Entry into Denmark is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Denmark has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/19/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Copenhagen from Gothenburg.
When taking a train from Copenhagen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and Copenhagen, Islands Brygge St. (Oerestads Boulevard). When you arrive in Gothenburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Göteborg, Centralstation, Göteborg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Göteborg Liseberg.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) to Göteborg, Centralstation.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Gothenburg most often arrive at Göteborg, Centralstation and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.
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