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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Gothenburg (GOT) AMS - GOT

802 kr - 3041 kr

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Train  •  15h 58m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to København H Ic
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

1655 kr - 3252 kr

Bus, train, ferry  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck central train station
  2. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Puttgarden Rb / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby
  4. Take the bus from Rødby to Göteborg

998 kr - 1211 kr

Train, car ferry  •  22h 18m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

Bus  •  24h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Berlin - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Helsingborg Main Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Helsingborg to Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal 600 / ...

1210 kr - 1648 kr

Drive  •  11h 34m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Gothenburg 1232 km

1500 kr - 2300 kr

Amsterdam to Gothenburg by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Gothenburg is around 21h 39m and covers a distance of around 1318 km. The fastest train normally takes 15h 20m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Amsterdam to Gothenburg train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Göteborg Centralstation. Typically 17 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Gothenburg train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • No quarantine required
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Sweden from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gothenburg is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gothenburg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Gothenburg is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11313.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Sweden.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Gothenburg is to bus and train and ferry which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 19h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs 75€ - 310€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal via Berlin Central Bus Station and Helsingborg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Osnabrueck Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 58m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Gothenburg is 744 km. The road distance is 1232 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gothenburg without a car is to train which takes 15h 58m and costs 160€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Amsterdam to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Gothenburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs 75€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 330€ and takes 15h 58m, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 24h 42m.

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  • Distance: 744.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Gothenburg, Sweden?

KLM and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Amsterdam to Gothenburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Gothenburg via Osnabrueck Hbf, Hamburg-Altona, and København H in around 15h 58m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400 kr - 6500 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4100 kr
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 kr - 550 kr
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
240 kr - 340 kr
1st Class
400 kr - 550 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 kr - 850 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 850 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
430 kr - 600 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
470 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
470 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
270 kr - 370 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
700 kr - 1300 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
270 kr - 370 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
260 kr - 360 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg-Altona station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140 kr - 170 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 170 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
440 kr - 600 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Puttgarden
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
150 kr - 210 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
170 kr - 250 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Puttgarden
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Website
HVV
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
Website
HVV
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
270 kr - 330 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
360 kr - 440 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Berlin - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 270 kr
Website
Blablabus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Helsingborg Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
850 kr - 1000 kr
Website
Comati PSG
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Helsingborg to Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70 kr - 190 kr
Website
Vy Travel AB
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 210 kr
Website
Bus4You
Ferry operators
Scandlines
Phone
+45 33 15 15 15
Email
Scandlines@scandlines.com
Website
scandlines.se
Ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
402 kr
Website
Scandlines
Economy
402 kr
Flexible
950 kr

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Amsterdam to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, arrive at Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Gothenburg is 1232 km. It takes approximately 11h 34m to drive from Amsterdam to Gothenburg.

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KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 318+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at 750 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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