There are 12 ways to get from Gothenburg to London by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to London Heathrow (LHR) GOT - LHR

£68 - £429

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Fly to London Stansted  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to London Stansted (STN) GOT - STN

£45 - £401

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Fly to London City  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to London City (LCY) GOT - LCY

£89 - £1,229

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to London Gatwick (LGW) GOT - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£72 - £277

Fly to London Luton, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to London Luton (LTN) GOT - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£51 - £197

Fly to Cambridge, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Cambridge (CBG) GOT - CBG
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross

£91 - £397

Train  •  20h 6m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£225 - £633

Train, bus  •  23h 33m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£180 - £408

Bus  •  30h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal to Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn 600 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to The Hague
  3. Take the bus from Den Haag to London 140

£70 - £103

Train, bus via Hamburg  •  31h 45m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam
  4. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station

£108 - £186

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 3m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£317 - £401

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 31m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£189 - £317

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to London is to bus which costs 800 kr - 1300 kr and takes 30h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to London is to fly which costs 800 kr - 5500 kr and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to London. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Nils Ericssons Terminal and arriving at London via Copenhagen and Den Haag. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to London. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 6m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and London is 648 miles.

The best way to get from Gothenburg to London without a car is to train which takes 20h 6m and costs 2600 kr - 7500 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Gothenburg to London, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to London train services, operated by Kiruna Stadstrafik, depart from Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to London is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs 800 kr - 5500 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2600 kr - 7500 kr and takes 20h 6m, you could also bus, which costs 800 kr - 1300 kr and takes 30h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to London.
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  • Distance: 648.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and London, England?

British Airways, KLM and four other airlines fly from Gothenburg to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to London King's Cross via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 20h 6m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £370
Flights from Gothenburg to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £280
Flights from Gothenburg to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £280
Flights from Gothenburg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £250
Flights from Gothenburg to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Gothenburg to London Luton via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Gothenburg to London Luton via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £850
Flights from Gothenburg to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £490
Flights from Gothenburg to London Stansted via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £240
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£130 - £350
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to London Luton via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
£30 - £40
2nd Class Ticket
£29 - £35
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
£29 - £40
2nd Class Ticket
£28 - £35
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£70 - £90
Premium
£80 - £120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£110 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£110 - £140
Standard Premier
£150 - £200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to The Hague
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£338
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
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
4h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
Nettbuss Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Den Haag to London
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines DE
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Gothenburg to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Gothenburg. It is currently 6:56 PM in Gothenburg and 5:56 PM in London.

Gothenburg to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Air France, British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 10053+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 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 90 kr - 290 kr.

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