Travel from Sweden to Denmark is: Partially open. See details.

There are 7 ways to get from Gothenburg to Odense by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from København H to Odense St. Ic / ...

406 kr - 558 kr

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Copenhagen central train station 613
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Odense Ørbækvej 620 / ...

200 kr - 245 kr

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Bus, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport Bus4You
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Odense St. Icl / ...

268 kr - 378 kr

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Odense 471.3 km

410 kr - 600 kr

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Copenhagen (CPH) GOT - CPH
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Odense St.

585 kr - 2232 kr

Fly to Billund, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Billund (BLL) GOT - BLL
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to Odense St.

749 kr - 2807 kr

Fly to Aarhus, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Aarhus (AAR) GOT - AAR
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Odense St.

915 kr - 3232 kr

Gothenburg to Odense by train

The train journey time between Gothenburg and Odense is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 491 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 27m. Operated by Öresundståg and Danish Railways (DSB), the Gothenburg to Odense train service departs from Göteborg Centralstation and arrives in Odense St.. Typically 98 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 33m
Fastest train time:
5h 27m
Trains per week:
98
Cheapest price:
406 kr
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:40
Last train departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gothenburg to Odense train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Trains departing Monday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Sweden → Denmark
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International entry into Denmark from Sweden

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Denmark, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 4
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Thailand
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Thailand
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 4
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland and Thailand
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Denmark

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Sweden

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Denmark from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Odense is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Odense is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Odense is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

No, returning to Sweden from Denmark is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Odense is to bus which costs 270 kr - 340 kr and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Odense is to fly and train which costs 750 kr - 3100 kr and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Odense. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Odense Ørbækvej via Copenhagen central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Odense. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Odense St. via København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Odense is 275 km. The road distance is 471.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Odense without a car is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs 550 kr - 800 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Gothenburg to Odense, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Odense bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Gothenburg station.

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Gothenburg to Odense train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Odense is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs 550 kr - 800 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 270 kr - 340 kr and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Odense.
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  • Distance: 274.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Odense, Denmark?

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Odense via København H in around 5h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gothenburg to Odense via Copenhagen central train station in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Billund via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Billund via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3000 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
750 kr - 3000 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Aarhus via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Aarhus via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Aarhus via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3500 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Aarhus via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3500 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 2700 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 4200 kr
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 kr - 380 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
130 kr - 180 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Vejle St. to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Bus4You
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 Gothenburg to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
120 kr - 150 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Odense Ørbækvej
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
75 kr - 95 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Odense bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Odense Ørbækvej station.

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Gothenburg to Odense train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Odense St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Odense is 471 km. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Gothenburg to Odense.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Gothenburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Odense bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Odense. Prices start at 750 kr DKK 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 45 kr - 60 kr.

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