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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly to Gothenburg  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Gothenburg (GOT) BER - GOT

375 kr - 1739 kr

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Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Copenhagen (CPH) BER - CPH
  2. Take the train from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Centralstation

640 kr - 1779 kr

Train  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic
  3. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

1114 kr - 2041 kr

Bus  •  13h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Helsingborg Main Train Station Bucuresti - Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Helsingborg to Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal 600 / ...

1019 kr - 1209 kr

Train, night bus  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation Snälltåget
  2. Take the night bus from Malmö to Gothenburg N613

489 kr - 590 kr

Night train, train  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Malmo C 300
  2. Take the train from Malmö C to Göteborg C 029 / ...

679 kr - 950 kr

Drive  •  9h 56m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Gothenburg 1044.8 km

1200 kr - 1800 kr

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Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Norway and Denmark are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Germany

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

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • 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 Germany from Sweden.

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin to Gothenburg is to train and night bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 17h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Gothenburg is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Central Bus Station and arriving at Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal via Helsingborg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 3m.

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The distance between Berlin and Gothenburg is 584 km. The road distance is 1044.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Gothenburg without a car is to train which takes 12h 3m and costs 110€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Berlin to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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Berlin to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Berlin Central Bus Station.

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Berlin to Gothenburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 4h 36m and costs 35€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 210€ and takes 12h 3m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 120€ and takes 13h 19m.

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  • Distance: 583.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Gothenburg, Sweden?

easyJet and KLM fly from Berlin Hbf to Gothenburg once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Gothenburg via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H, and København H in around 12h 3m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
300 kr - 1200 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kr - 1800 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 2800 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80 kr - 1900 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2300 kr
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen via Ronne
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
850 kr - 1700 kr
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
360 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Malmö C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
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
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 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 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 420 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 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 900 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
4 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 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
440 kr - 600 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
330 kr - 400 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Malmo C
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
330 kr - 400 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
340 kr - 450 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
350 kr - 450 kr
2nd Class Ticket
340 kr - 410 kr
Bus operators
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
nettbuss.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
Bergkvarabuss
Phone
+46 480 42 55 00
Website
bergkvarabuss.se
Bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Bergkvarabuss
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
Night bus from Malmö to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 kr - 190 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Gothenburg is 1045 km. It takes approximately 9h 56m to drive from Berlin to Gothenburg.

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easyJet and KLM offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 370+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at 750 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs 3€ - 50€.

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