There are 7 ways to get from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Frankfurt (FRA) GOT - FRA

69€ - 272€

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Bus  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn 600 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N110 / ...

57€ - 75€

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GOT - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

92€ - 322€

Train  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation 029
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

172€ - 300€

Bus, train  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf

105€ - 158€

Car ferry, train  •  19h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

139€ - 241€

Drive  •  11h 52m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main 1266.4 km

160€ - 240€

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 600 kr - 850 kr and takes 20h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 750 kr - 3000 kr and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Malmö Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf and Goettingen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 33m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Frankfurt am Main is 871 km. The road distance is 1266.4 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 14h 33m and costs 1800 kr - 3300 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, depart from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal station.

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Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Göteborg Centralstation.

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What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and four other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main via Malmö Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf, and Goettingen in around 14h 33m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 320€
Flights from Gothenburg to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Gothenburg to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 320€
Flights from Gothenburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 320€
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
30€ - 40€
2nd Class Ticket
28€ - 35€
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 17€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
13€ - 17€
2nd Class Ticket
4€ - 6€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Bus4You
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
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 22€
Website
Nettbuss Express
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Nettbuss Express
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Vy Travel AB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
52€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
52€
Small Car
52€

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs 750 kr - 3000 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1800 kr - 3300 kr and takes 14h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 600 kr - 850 kr and takes 20h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main is 1266 km. It takes approximately 11h 52m to drive from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main.

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KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 823+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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