There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Gothenburg by plane, train, car ferry, bus, night bus or bus and ferry

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

Fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Gothenburg (GOT) EDI - GOT

$62 - $225

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Train  •  24 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  6. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

Train, car ferry  •  33 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

Train, bus, night bus  •  36 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  3. Take the night bus from The Hague to Copenhagen
  4. Take the bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal 613

$330 - $537

Bus, busferry  •  42 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the busferry from London Victoria to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Göteborg

$237 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Gothenburg is to fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs £45 - £180.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Gothenburg is 941 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Edinburgh to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Göteborg via London Victoria and Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Gothenburg, Sweden?

Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Gothenburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Gothenburg via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 24 h 40 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Edinburgh to Gothenburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Gothenburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ns.nl
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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 Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Göteborg
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
$60
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$60
Small Car
$60

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