How to travel from Gothenburg to Malmö

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from Gothenburg to Malmö

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

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To get from Gothenburg to Malmö on Dec 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:30PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen3h20 06:50PMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan
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03:30PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen3h20 06:50PMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan
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07:00AMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen3h20 10:20AMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan
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05:24PMGothenburg Centralstation2h36 08:00PMMalmö Centralstation
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10:15AMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen3h20 01:35PMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan
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Travel Information to Malmö from Gothenburg

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $39
fastestFastest modeTrain • $39 (€36) • 2 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVy Bus4You or Öresundståg

Travel 150 miles (242 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Malmö from Gothenburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Vy Bus4You or Öresundståg among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Gothenburg to Malmö.

How to get from Gothenburg to Malmö

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Gothenburg to Malmö, 62,60% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Gothenburg to Malmö and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Gothenburg to Malmö

Travel Tips: Travel to Malmö 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 Malmö.

There are 4 travel options from Gothenburg to Malmö: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Malmö from Gothenburg is by taking a flight, which costs on average $10 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Malmö:

Taking a flight is about $25 (€22) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€31) for this route.

Taking a flight is usually $29 (€27) less than taking a train to Malmö, which costs on average $39 (€36) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Gothenburg to Malmö is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 36 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Malmö by bus can take on average 3 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 150 miles (242 km) from Gothenburg to Malmö.

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Malmö is:

  • 9 buses a day.
  • 17 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Gothenburg to Malmö:

  • Buses mostly depart from Gothenburg, Operan and arrive in Malmö, Norra Vallgatan.
  • Flights mostly leave from Göteborg-Landvetter Flygplats and tend to arrive in Malmo Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Gothenburg at Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Malmö at Malmö Centralstation.

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

  • Vy Bus4You can get you to Malmö by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Vy Bus4You from Gothenburg to Malmö for $35 (€31) on Omio.
  • Öresundståg can take you to Malmö by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Öresundståg from Gothenburg to Malmö for $39 (€36).

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

  • You can find 9 direct buses per day to Malmö with Flixbus, Bus4you, Infobus or Vy Bus4You.
  • You can check for a direct train to Malmö with SJ or Öresundståg with 21 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Malmö 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 trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Gothenburg to Malmö? Many Omio customers who go from Gothenburg to Malmö usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Copenhagen, Stockholm or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Copenhagen, Stockholm or Hamburg from Malmö, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $35 (€31) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $10 (€9) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $39 (€36) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Gothenburg to Malmö 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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