There are 8 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 46 min

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

$98 - $289

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Oldenburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Oldenburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rotterdam

$69 - $117

6 alternative options

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$119 - $308

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GOT - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$110 - $265

Train  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central
  2. Take the train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H 029
  3. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amersfoort Ic
  6. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$198 - $336

Bus via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Oldenburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Oldenburg, ZOB Karlstrasse to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg 100
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rotterdam

$95 - $152

Car ferry, train  •  24 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Utrecht Centraal Bus
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$191 - $262

Drive  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Rotterdam 790.8 miles

$190 - $280

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

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Rotterdam via Malmö Central, Koebenhavn H, Hamburg Hbf, Hannover Hbf, and Amersfoort in around 16 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gothenburg to Rotterdam via Oldenburg, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk in around 19 h 58 min.

Airlines
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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
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
Flights from Gothenburg to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
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
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
www.sj.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$24
Standard
$23 - $40
First
$35 - $65
Train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Utrecht Centraal Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
hvv.de
Second Class
$24
Standard
$23 - $40
First
$35 - $65
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Oldenburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Oldenburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Oldenburg, ZOB Karlstrasse to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
arriva.nl
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
$63
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$63
Small Car
$63

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gothenburg to Rotterdam?

The distance between Gothenburg and Rotterdam is 801 km. The road distance is 1265 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam?

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 550 kr - 1000 kr and takes 19 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam?

The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 800 kr - 2500 kr.

Is there a direct train between Gothenburg and Rotterdam?

No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Central and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Malmö Central, Koebenhavn H, Hamburg Hbf, Hannover Hbf and Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Gothenburg and Rotterdam?

No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Rotterdam via Oldenburg and Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam?

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Gothenburg to Rotterdam, including transfers.