There are 7 ways to get from Gothenburg to Helsinki by plane, ferry, train, bus, car ferry 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 to Helsinki  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Helsinki (HEL) GOT - HEL

$70 - $188

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Fly to Tallinn, ferry  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Tallinn (TLL) GOT - TLL
  2. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$130 - $323

Train, bus, carferry  •  22 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  2. Take the bus from Danderyds sjukhus T-bana to Campus Roslagen 676
  3. Take the carferry from Kapellskär to Naantali
  4. Take the bus from Teersalo to Läntinen Pitkäkatu 203
  5. Take the train from Turku to Helsinki 954 / ...

$141 - $332

Bus, carferry  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen 601
  2. Take the bus from Tekniska Högskolan T-bana to Campus Roslagen 676
  3. Take the carferry from Kapellskär to Naantali
  4. Take the bus from Linja-autoasema, tulolaituri to Hki linja-autoasema

$127 - $275

Train, carferry Viking Line  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation MTR Express / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Helsinki

$198 - $482

Train Tågab, carferry  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gamlestaden station to Trollhättan Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

Drive, carferry  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Stockholm
  2. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

$442 - $472

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gothenburg and Helsinki is 791 km.

The best way to get from Gothenburg to Helsinki without a car is to train and carferry which takes 21 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Gothenburg to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Helsinki is 1 h ahead of Gothenburg. It is currently 4:40 PM in Gothenburg and 5:40 PM in Helsinki.

Malmö Aviation, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 708+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $103 USD 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 .

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 494.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Helsinki hourly.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Gothenburg to Helsinki via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Gothenburg to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Gothenburg to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Gothenburg to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Helsinki via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Train operators
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$65 - $95
2nd Class Refundable
$65 - $95
1st Class Refundable
$95 - $140
Finnish Railways (VR)
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Gamlestaden station to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Trollhättan Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Bus operators
SL
Website
sl.se
Bus from Danderyds sjukhus T-bana to Campus Roslagen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
sl.se
Bus from Tekniska Högskolan T-bana to Campus Roslagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
sl.se
Föli
Phone
+358 2 2624811
Website
foli.fi
Bus from Teersalo to Läntinen Pitkäkatu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
foli.fi
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
J. Vainion Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 2 777330
Email
tilausajot@vainionliikenne.fi
Website
vainionliikenne.fi
Bus from Linja-autoasema, tulolaituri to Hki linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
vainionliikenne.fi
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Kapellskär to Naantali
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $140
Schedules at
finnlines.com
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$182
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$102
Vehicle
$37
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$230
Vehicle
$237
Cabin
$291
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$374
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$105
Passenger
$374
Car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$374
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$105
Passenger
$374

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