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There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Gothenburg (GOT) ATH - GOT

1295 kr - 4515 kr

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Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Gliwice
  2. Take the bus from Gliwice to Göteborg

1221 kr - 1696 kr

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Train, bus  •  40h 10m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic
  6. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

2426 kr - 4378 kr

Train, bus via Bratislava  •  40h 20m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  3. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic
  5. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

2551 kr - 3818 kr

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Katerini Ic
  2. Take the bus from Katerini to Bujanovac
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bujanovac to Gothenburg

1310 kr - 1969 kr

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Novi Sad to Göteborg

1437 kr - 1587 kr

Drive  •  32h 32m

  1. Drive from Athens to Gothenburg 3399.1 km

4700 kr - 7000 kr

Drive, car train  •  42h 29m

  1. Drive from Athens to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg-Altona to Gothenburg

4854 kr - 6778 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Gothenburg is to bus which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Gothenburg is to fly which costs 120€ - 440€ and takes 6h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Göteborg via Gliwice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between Athens and Gothenburg is 2355 km. The road distance is 3399.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Gothenburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 40h 10m and costs 230€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Athens to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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Athens to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 6h 38m and costs 120€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Athens to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Göteborg station.

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  • Distance: 2354.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 38m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Gothenburg, Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Gothenburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Gothenburg via Gliwice in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2200 kr - 7000 kr
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2200 kr - 7000 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
3500 kr - 26000 kr
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
3500 kr - 26000 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2900 kr - 8500 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 4200 kr
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 6000 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 6500 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 4500 kr
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3600 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Gothenburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 6000 kr
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
200 kr - 290 kr
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Athens to Katerini
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
170 kr - 240 kr
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
170 kr - 290 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
170 kr - 210 kr
Business
230 kr - 280 kr
1st Class
240 kr - 290 kr
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 kr - 220 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
130 kr - 160 kr
Business
180 kr - 220 kr
1st Class
190 kr - 220 kr
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kr - 250 kr
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
160 kr - 250 kr
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 200 kr
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
130 kr - 200 kr
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
460 kr - 750 kr
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
460 kr - 750 kr
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 900 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
310 kr - 430 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
470 kr - 650 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 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
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1100 kr - 1300 kr
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
650 kr - 1000 kr
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 850 kr
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Praha
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
941 kr
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
734 kr
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Athens to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 kr - 1000 kr
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Gliwice to Göteborg
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
490 kr - 700 kr
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Katerini to Bujanovac
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
190 kr - 230 kr
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus and ferry from Bujanovac to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
40h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
950 kr - 1500 kr
Schedules at
lasta.rs
Book at
busticket4.me
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
838 kr
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus and ferry from Novi Sad to Göteborg
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 kr - 750 kr
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Gothenburg is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 8:58 PM in Athens and 7:58 PM in Gothenburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Gothenburg is 3399 km. It takes approximately 32h 32m to drive from Athens to Gothenburg.

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Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and six other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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