There are 6 ways to get from Gothenburg to Malmö by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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 29 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central

$29 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan Bus4You / ...

$17 - $45

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Lund Centralstation Nettbuss

$22 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Malmö 170.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Copenhagen  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Copenhagen (CPH) GOT - CPH

$80 - $212

Fly to Malmo  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Malmo (MMX) GOT - MMX

$80 - $331

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Gothenburg to Malmö every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, Bus4You operates a bus from Gothenburg to Malmö 5 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Gothenburg to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Malmo via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$29 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Malmö
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Night bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gothenburg and Malmö is 242 km. The road distance is 273 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Malmö is to night bus which costs 190 kr - 300 kr and takes 3 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Malmö is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs 260 kr - 600 kr.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg Central and arriving at Malmö Central. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and arriving at Malmö Norra Vallgatan. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

The train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central takes 2 h 29 min including transfers and departs every three hours.