There are 6 ways to get from Gothenburg to Copenhagen by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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 via Malmö Central  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central
  2. Take the train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H Regional / ...

$38 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade Swebus / ...

$18 - $50

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg C to Helsingborg C 029
  2. Take the ferry from Helsingborg Centralstation to Helsingør
  3. Take the train from Helsingoer st to Koebenhavn H 029

Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Koebenhavn H Regional

$35 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Copenhagen 196.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Copenhagen (CPH) GOT - CPH

$78 - $207

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark?

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Copenhagen via Malmö Central in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, Swebus operates a bus from Gothenburg to Copenhagen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $65
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$65 - $95
Train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
www.sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Göteborg C to Helsingborg C
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Helsingoer st to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Ferry operators
Scandlines
Phone
+49 (0) 381-77 88 77 66
Email
servicecenter.germany@scandlines.com
Website
scandlines.se
Ferry from Helsingborg Centralstation to Helsingør
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
Scandlines

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gothenburg to Copenhagen?

The distance between Gothenburg and Copenhagen is 229 km. The road distance is 315 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Copenhagen is to bus which costs 160 kr - 430 kr and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 650 kr - 1800 kr.

Is there a direct train between Gothenburg and Copenhagen?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg Central and arriving at Koebenhavn H. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Gothenburg and Copenhagen?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and arriving at Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Gothenburg to Copenhagen, including transfers.