There are 7 ways to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Amsterdam (AMS) GOT - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$88 - $268

Cheapest option

Bus via Hamburg  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Hamburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Rotterdam

$58 - $131

5 alternative options

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Brussels (BRU) GOT - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$117 - $300

Train  •  16 h 11 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 Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
  5. Take the train from Hengelo to Amersfoort
  6. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$162 - $285

Bus  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade Bus4You / ...
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N844

$73 - $142

Car ferry, train  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amersfoort
  5. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$149 - $243

Drive  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Rotterdam 790.8 miles

$190 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 500 kr - 1200 kr and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 800 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Rotterdam is 801 km. The road distance is 1265.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Rotterdam via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Osnabruck Hbf, Hengelo and Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 11 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Rotterdam is 1265 km. It takes approximately 12 h 2 min to drive from Gothenburg to Rotterdam.

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  • Distance: 500.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Rotterdam via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, Osnabruck Hbf, Hengelo, and Amersfoort in around 16 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gothenburg to Rotterdam via Hamburg in around 19 h 40 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Öresundståg
Website
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
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
2 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$24
High
$51
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$58
Small Car
$58

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