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There are 3 ways to get from Copenhagen to Älvsborg by train, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation Öresundståg

409 kr - 568 kr

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Älvsborg 315.7 km

370 kr - 550 kr

Fly, line 11 tram  •  3h 19m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Gothenburg (GOT) CPH - GOT
  2. Take the line 11 tram from Centralstationen to Käringberget

719 kr - 2952 kr

Copenhagen to Älvsborg by train and tram

The journey time between Copenhagen and Älvsborg is around 4h 27m and covers a distance of around 338 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 18m. Operated by Öresundståg and Vasttrafik, the Copenhagen to Älvsborg service departs from København H and arrives in Käringberget. Typically 110 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 27m
Fastest journey time:
4h 18m
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
409 kr
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Älvsborg train and tram schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Denmark

  • No quarantine required
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Yes, entry into Sweden is currently allowed from Denmark.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Älvsborg is 11313.

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

The social distance requirement in Älvsborg 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 Denmark from Sweden.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Älvsborg is to drive which costs 270 kr - 410 kr and takes 3h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Copenhagen to Älvsborg is to fly and line 11 tram which takes 3h 19m and costs 500 kr - 2200 kr.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Älvsborg. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Käringberget via Centralstationen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Älvsborg is 226 km. The road distance is 315.7 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Älvsborg without a car is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs 300 kr - 420 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Copenhagen to Älvsborg, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Älvsborg train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Copenhagen to Älvsborg train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Älvsborg is 316 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Copenhagen to Älvsborg.

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  • Distance: 226.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Älvsborg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden?

Öresundståg operates a train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation hourly. Tickets cost 370 kr - 550 kr and the journey takes 3h 53m.

Scandinavian Airlines
Flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 2900 kr
Train operators
0771-77 77 11
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Älvsborg. Prices start at 750 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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