How to travel from Gothenburg to Hamburg

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from Gothenburg to Hamburg

You can get from Gothenburg to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Gothenburg to Hamburg on Aug 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:50PMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport4h30 07:20PMHamburg Airport
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06:00AMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport4h30 10:30AMHamburg Airport
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12:00PMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport4h30 04:30PMHamburg Airport
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12:00PMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport5h30 05:30PMHamburg Airport
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08:15AMGothenburg-Landvetter Airport5h50 02:05PMHamburg Airport
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Travel Information to Hamburg from Gothenburg

distanceDistance295 miles (475 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$66 - $315
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $66 (€61) • 9 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $315 (€292) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 295 miles (475 km) to Hamburg from Gothenburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $66 (€61). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Gothenburg to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gothenburg to Hamburg

Travel to Hamburg 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 Gothenburg to Hamburg.

International travel from Gothenburg, Sweden to Hamburg, Germany is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Sweden?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg if traveling from Gothenburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Gothenburg and Hamburg.

Return travel to Gothenburg, Sweden from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Sweden from Germany?

Entry into Sweden is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Sweden from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Sweden:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Sweden?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Sweden to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Gothenburg, Sweden was last verified on 8/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Gothenburg from Hamburg.

There are 4 ways to get from Gothenburg to Hamburg: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Gothenburg to Hamburg is by taking a train with an average price of $66 (€61).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A train is generally $4 (€4) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $70 (€65) from Gothenburg to Hamburg.

Taking a train is about $249 (€231) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $315 (€292) for this trip.

The fastest way from Gothenburg to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 10 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 9 h 22 min.

Hamburg is approximately 295 miles (475 km) away from Gothenburg.

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Hamburg is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Gothenburg to Hamburg as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Gothenburg to Hamburg:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Gothenburg, Operan and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Göteborg-Landvetter Flygplats to Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Gothenburg to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Hamburg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Gothenburg to Hamburg for $70 (€65) on Omio.
  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Gothenburg to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $315 (€292).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Hamburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Gothenburg to Hamburg for $66 (€61) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Gothenburg to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Hamburg with Flixbus.

Direct services to Hamburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Many of our customers traveling from Gothenburg to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hamburg are Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hamburg to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Gothenburg to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $70 (€65) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $315 (€292) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $66 (€61) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Gothenburg to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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