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

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Train  •  7 h 52 min

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

$82 - $118

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Car ferry, train, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  2. Take the train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St. 75
  3. Take the bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Østergade/Chr. 8.s Vej

$21 - $28

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Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  2. Take the bus from Havnepladsen to Aalborg Busterminal 980
  3. Take the bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Østergade/Chr. 8.s Vej

$24 - $31

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Copenhagen 613 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Silkeborg 632

$35 - $57

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Varberg
  2. Take the car ferry from Varberg to Grenaa
  3. Drive from Grenaa to Silkeborg

$92 - $104

Fly to Aarhus, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Copenhagen (CPH) GOT - CPH
  2. Take the train from København H to Skanderborg St.

$119 - $269

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Silkeborg is to car ferry and train and bus which costs 190 kr - 250 kr and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Silkeborg is to drive and car ferry which costs 800 kr - 950 kr and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Silkeborg. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Silkeborg via Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Silkeborg. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Silkeborg St. via København H and Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Silkeborg is 225 km.

The best way to get from Gothenburg to Silkeborg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 700 kr - 1100 kr.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Gothenburg to Silkeborg, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to Silkeborg train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Silkeborg is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 700 kr - 1100 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 kr - 550 kr and takes 9 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Silkeborg.
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  • Distance: 140.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Silkeborg via København H and Skanderborg St. in around 7 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gothenburg to Silkeborg via Copenhagen in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
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
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
dsb.dk
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Arriva DK
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Silkeborg St.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arriva.dk
Bus operators
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus from Havnepladsen to Aalborg Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Midttrafik
Phone
+45 70 21 02 30
Email
midttrafik@midttrafik.dk
Website
midttrafik.dk
Bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Østergade/Chr. 8.s Vej
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
midttrafik.dk
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 Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Silkeborg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Varberg to Grenaa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$66
Small Car
$66

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Aarhus Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Gothenburg to Silkeborg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Silkeborg station.

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

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British Airways offers flights from Gothenburg Airport to Aarhus Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Silkeborg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Silkeborg. Prices start at $61 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 65 kr - 80 kr.

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