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There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Gothenburg by plane, train, car ferry, bus 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.

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Fly from Geneva  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Gothenburg (GOT) GVA - GOT

$92 - $217

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Gothenburg (GOT) LYS - GOT

$126 - $235

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Gothenburg (GOT) ZRH - GOT

$165 - $414

Train  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  5. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

$329 - $529

Train, car ferry  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kiel Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

$319 - $471

Train, bus  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Biel/Bienne 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Hamburg N33
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg 173

$145 - $269

Bus  •  33 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Göteborg

$205 - $327

Drive, train  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Gothenburg

$310 - $474

Drive  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Gothenburg 1150.1 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Gothenburg is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 220 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Gothenburg is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 220 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Göteborg via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Olten, Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 18 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Gothenburg is 1339 km. The road distance is 1840.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Gothenburg without a car is to train which takes 21 h 18 min and costs SFr 320 - SFr 550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Geneva to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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Geneva to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Geneve station.

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Geneva to Gothenburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 320 - SFr 550 and takes 21 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 200 - SFr 330 and takes 33 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 836.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Gothenburg, Sweden?

Swiss, Brussels Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Geneva to Gothenburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Gothenburg via Olten, Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 21 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Gothenburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Lyon to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
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
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Geneva to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Göteborg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Gothenburg is 1840 km. It takes approximately 17 h 7 min to drive from Geneva to Gothenburg.

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KLM, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Gothenburg bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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