Duration 19h 9m
Distance 1131.2 km
Average price 1145 kr
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Essen and Gothenburg takes 19h 9m and the fastest train takes 15h 9m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Essen to Gothenburg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Essen
  2. Hamburg Hbf
  3. København H
  4. Gothenburg
13h 35m
963 kr - 1345 kr

Essen to Gothenburg train times

Trains run twice a week between Essen and Gothenburg. The service departs Essen at 19:56 in the evening, which arrives into Gothenburg at 19:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 19h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Essen and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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The distance between Essen and Gothenburg is 764 km. The road distance is 1131.2 km.

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Essen to Gothenburg train services, operated by Flixtrain, depart from Essen station.

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Essen to Gothenburg train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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