You can get from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Copenhagen to Gothenburg on Mar 31 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||141 miles (228 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus|
Take a bus to travel 141 miles (228 km) between Copenhagen and Gothenburg. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Copenhagen to Gothenburg.
Every day, travelers can choose between traveling by train, bus or plane from Copenhagen to Gothenburg. The average journey time between the two cities is 4 hours, but the journey time can be as short as 50 minutes. Please be advised that as all journeys from Copenhagen to Gothenburg are international, passengers are required to carry a passport or internationally recognized ID on this route. All passengers are subject to border checks when traveling between two states.
The cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is by bus. All bus services are direct and require no transfers. Buses between Copenhagen and Gothenburg take 4 hours and 25 minutes.
The fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is by plane. There are direct flights provided by Scandanavian Airlines which take only 50 minutes to travel between the two cities. Scandanavian Airlines provide 5 direct flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg each day. The first flight departs shortly after 08:00 am each day and the last flight departs at 11:00 pm each evening. Direct flights depart with regularity throughout the day. Flights depart from Copenhagen Airport and land at Gothenburg Airport.
When you use the Omio platform, you can compare services across all methods of traveling from Copenhagen to Gothenburg, filtering by speed, price, and method, to find the best journey for you.
There are approximately 25 trains departing from Copenhagen for Gothenburg each day. The first train departs shortly after 04:00 am each morning and the last train departs shortly before 10:30 pm each evening. Of these trains, the vast majority are direct services. Typically, only the first train which departs each day and the last train which leaves each evening require a transfer. The train from Copenhagen to Gothenburg typically takes only 3 hours and 53 minutes to reach the destination. The Danish-Swedish rail company Øresundståg provides all the trains on this route. Trains depart from Copenhagen Station and arrive at Gothenburg Central Station.
Every day, approximately 8 buses travel Copenhagen to Gothenburg. The first bus departs at 07:30 am each day and the last bus departs at 12:20 pm each night. FlixBus and Nettbuss serve this route. Both providers have an average journey time of 4 hours and 25 minutes. All services on this route are direct, and there are no changes required. Bus services are the cheapest way to reach Gothenburg from Copenhagen, with FlixBus typically providing marginally cheaper tickets than Nettbuss. Buses depart from Copenhagen Central Bus Station and arrive at Gothenburg Nils Ericsson Station.
Traveling from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by plane is both the most expensive way to travel between the two cities and the fastest. A direct flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg typically takes 50 minutes. Even when you factor in check-in, border checks and baggage control time, the journey is frequently much shorter than the equivalent journey by train or bus. However, only five journeys each day are direct, and they are provided by Scandinavian Airlines. The remaining 29 flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg are indirect, and can frequently take longer than the equivalent journey by train or bus. SAS do offer some indirect flights, as do KLM and Norwegian Air. All flights depart from Copenhagen Airport and land in Gothenburg Airport.
Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Gothenburg, Sweden is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.
The government of Sweden has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Gothenburg from Copenhagen closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.
Conditions of reentry into Denmark:
You should observe these safety measures in Denmark as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Denmark was last checked on 3/8/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Copenhagen from Gothenburg closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel between Copenhagen and Gothenburg by bus.
The fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is by flight, which requires on average 45 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 141 miles (228 km) from Copenhagen to Gothenburg.
The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Gothenburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Copenhagen and Gothenburg as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Copenhagen to Gothenburg:
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Yes, there is a direct route available from Copenhagen to Gothenburg:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Gothenburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Copenhagen and Gothenburg.
When planning your trip from Copenhagen to Gothenburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Copenhagen to Gothenburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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