There are 9 ways to get from Gothenburg to Madrid by plane, 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.

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Fly from Gothenburg  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Madrid (MAD) GOT - MAD

$79 - $282

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Train to Copenhagen, fly  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Madrid (MAD) CPH - MAD

$78 - $239

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Train, bus via Gare De Lyon  •  32 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Paris, Paris
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$395 - $531

Train, bus  •  36 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Freiburg to Girona
  5. Take the train from Girona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$387 - $558

Bus  •  43 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Madrid

$245 - $409

Bus via Paris  •  43 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Madrid

$243 - $351

Bus, train  •  47 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$312 - $438

Drive, train  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$556 - $827

Drive  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Madrid 1829.1 miles

$410 - $600

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Göteborg and arriving at Madrid via Bordeaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 12 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Madrid is 2224 km. The road distance is 2926.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Madrid without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Gothenburg to Madrid, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Göteborg station.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Madrid is to fly which takes 8 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gothenburg Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Madrid is 2927 km. It takes approximately 27 h 40 min to drive from Gothenburg to Madrid.

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Swiss, Vueling Airlines, LOT and nine other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Madrid Airport.

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  • Distance: 1389.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 7 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Madrid, Spain?

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gothenburg to Madrid via Bordeaux in around 43 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Madrid via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Copenhagen to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Freiburg to Girona
Ave. Duration
14 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Göteborg to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
33 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
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
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
samar.es

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