There are 4 ways to get from Gothenburg to Jönköping by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Regional

$20 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Swebus / ...

$11 - $26

2 alternative options

Train via Falköping Central  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Regional
  2. Regional

$19 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. 91.2 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Jönköping, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Gothenburg to Jönköping every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, Swebus operates a bus from Gothenburg to Jönköping every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Jönköping Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$20 - $28
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
2nd Class Refundable
$30 - $45
1st Class Refundable
$40 - $60
Train from Göteborg Central to Falköping Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $20
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$22 - $29
2nd Class Refundable
$21 - $30
1st Class Refundable
$29 - $40
Train from Falköping Central to Jönköping Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$5 - $8
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$10 - $13
2nd Class Refundable
$10 - $14
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Korsvägen to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
Swebus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Jönköping
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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 Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gothenburg and Jönköping is 130 km. The road distance is 146 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Jönköping is to bus which costs 95 kr - 220 kr and takes 2 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Jönköping is to drive which takes 1 h 42 min and costs 180 kr - 270 kr.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg Central and arriving at Jönköping Central. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göteborg Korsvägen and arriving at Jönköping Centralstation. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

The train from Göteborg Central to Jönköping Central takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.