There are 7 ways to get from Gothenburg to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, car ferry or night train

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 to Edinburgh  •  4 h 49 min

  1. GOT - EDI

$67 - $226

6 alternative options

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. GOT - GLA

$122 - $987

Train, bus  •  26 h 52 min

  1. 029
  2. X73 / ...
  3. Tha
  4. Est

$293 - $565

Car ferry, train via Köln Hbf  •  31 h 32 min

  1. Re / ...
  2. Ic / ...
  3. Ice / ...
  4. Est

$295 - $580

Car ferry, train  •  33 h 55 min

  1. Re / ...

$303 - $653

Bus, night train  •  40 h 15 min

  1. Ic
  2. 100 / ...
  3. M20

$205 - $368

Bus  •  40 h 50 min

  1. S9

$227 - $339

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

Ryanair, KLM and three other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Paris Gallieni, Gallieni-Metro, Roissypole, Paris - Roissy CDG Airport, London, and London Victoria Station in around 40 h 50 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Gothenburg to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Gothenburg to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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
$29 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$29 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $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 - $14
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
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from CPH Lufthavn to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
Premier
$230 - $360
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein)
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 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 Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
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 Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Göteborg to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
23 h 56 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 Gothenburg to Kiel
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gothenburg and Edinburgh is 941 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 550 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 550 kr - 2000 kr.

No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Göteborg and arriving at Edinburgh via Gallieni-Metro, Paris - Roissy CDG Airport and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Gothenburg to Edinburgh, including transfers.