How to travel from Malmö to Gothenburg

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from Malmö to Gothenburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Malmö to Gothenburg on Aug 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:01PMMalmö Centralstation2h34 09:35PMGothenburg Centralstation
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07:50PMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan4h00 11:50PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen
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09:35AMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan3h25 01:00PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen
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03:25PMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan3h25 06:50PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen
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06:00PMMalmö, Norra Vallgatan3h25 09:25PMGöteborg, Nils Ericsson Terminalen
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Travel Information between Malmö and Gothenburg

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $47
fastestFastest modeTrain • $47 (€44) • 2 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SJ

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

How to get from Malmö to Gothenburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Malmö to Gothenburg, 67,87% 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 Malmö to Gothenburg 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 Malmö to Gothenburg

Travel 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 Malmö to Gothenburg.

There are 4 ways to travel from Malmö to Gothenburg including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Gothenburg from Malmö is by taking a flight with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Gothenburg:

Taking a flight is usually $43 (€40) less than taking a bus to Gothenburg, which costs on average $47 (€44) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $43 (€40) less than taking a train, which costs on average $47 (€44) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Gothenburg from Malmö is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 34 min.

Other travel options to Gothenburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

Gothenburg is approximately 150 miles (242 km) away from Malmö.

The average frequency per day from Malmö to Gothenburg is:

  • Around 10 buses per day.
  • Around 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Malmö to Gothenburg 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 Malmö to Gothenburg:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Malmö to Gothenburg depart from Malmö, Norra Vallgatan to Gothenburg, Operan.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Malmo Airport and arrive in Göteborg-Landvetter Flygplats.
  • Most travelers board their train from Malmö Centralstation and arrive in Göteborg, Centralstation.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Malmö to Gothenburg:

  • You can travel between Malmö and Gothenburg by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $47 (€44) with Flixbus from Malmö to Gothenburg.
  • You can travel to Gothenburg from Malmö by train with SJ. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $47 (€44) with SJ from Malmö to Gothenburg.

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

  • You'll find 10 direct buses a day to Gothenburg with Flixbus, Bus4you or Vy Bus4You.
  • You can find 18 direct trains per day to take to Gothenburg with SJ or Öresundståg.

Direct services to Gothenburg 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 who book a trip from Malmö to Gothenburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Stockholm, Copenhagen or Oslo. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Malmö and Gothenburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Gothenburg and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Malmö to Gothenburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $47 (€44) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $4 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $47 (€44) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Malmö to Gothenburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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