There are 5 ways to get from Gothenburg to Malmö by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg C to Malmö C 029 / ...

$29 - $70

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Malmö Centralstation 613 / ...

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Malmö 170.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Copenhagen  •  2 h 42 min

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

$80 - $213

Fly to Malmo  •  5 h 11 min

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

$80 - $331

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal and arriving at Malmö Centralstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göteborg C and arriving at Malmö C. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Malmö is 242 km. The road distance is 272.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Malmö without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs .

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The train from Göteborg C to Malmö C takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Gothenburg to Malmö bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal station.

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Gothenburg to Malmö train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Göteborg C station.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Malmö is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Gothenburg to Malmö bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Malmö.
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  • Distance: 151.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

Öresundståg operates a train from Gothenburg to Malmö hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Swedish Railways (SJ) also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gothenburg to Malmö every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Gothenburg to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Malmo via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg C to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
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 Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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 Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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Gothenburg to Malmö train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö C station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Malmö is 273 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Gothenburg to Malmö.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Gothenburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Malmö bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Malmö. Prices start at $75 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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