There are 9 ways to get from Dortmund to Gothenburg by train, plane, bus, car ferry or car

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

Recommended option

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Gothenburg (GOT) DUS - GOT

$107 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen, CPH Airport X73
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal Bus4You / ...

$61 - $118

7 alternative options

Fly from Dortmund  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Gothenburg (GOT) DTM - GOT

$83 - $360

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Gothenburg (GOT) FRA - GOT

$106 - $351

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem to Schiphol (Airport)
  4. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Gothenburg (GOT) AMS - GOT

$143 - $363

Train  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec
  3. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
  4. Take the train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central

$117 - $229

Bus, train  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Helsingborg 073
  2. Take the train from Helsingborg C to Göteborg C 029

$80 - $132

Train, car ferry  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

$87 - $152

Drive  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Gothenburg 694 miles

$150 - $230

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

Ryanair, Wizz Air and three other airlines fly from Dortmund to Gothenburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dortmund to Gothenburg via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H, and Malmö Central in around 12 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Dortmund to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dortmund to Gothenburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dortmund to Gothenburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Dortmund to Gothenburg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Dortmund to Gothenburg via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $120
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $60
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$21 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $50
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Helsingborg C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen, CPH Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Helsingborg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$63
Small Car
$63

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dortmund to Gothenburg?

The distance between Dortmund and Gothenburg is 747 km. The road distance is 1110 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Gothenburg?

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Gothenburg is to bus which costs 45€ - 100€ and takes 15 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Gothenburg?

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Gothenburg is to train and fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs 85€ - 210€.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and Gothenburg?

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Göteborg Central via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H and Malmö Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 59 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dortmund and Gothenburg?

No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal via Copenhagen Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Dortmund to Gothenburg?

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Dortmund to Gothenburg, including transfers.