There are 6 ways to get from Gothenburg to Västervik by bus, train, car, plane or ferry

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Jönköping 601 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Västervik station Swebus

$30 - $44

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Train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation Västtågen
  2. Take the bus from Nässjö Centralstation to Västerviks sjukhus 325

$15 - $20

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Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Katrineholm Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Katrineholm Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Västervik station

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Västervik 198.5 miles

$45 - $65

Fly to Visby, ferry  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Visby (VBY) GOT - VBY
  2. Take the ferry from Visby hamnterminal to Västervik Gotlandsterminalen

$118 - $179

Fly to Kalmar, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Kalmar (KLR) GOT - KLR
  2. Take the bus from Kalmar Centralstation to Västerviks sjukhus

$147 - $454

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Västervik is to train and bus which costs 130 kr - 180 kr and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Västervik is to drive which costs 390 kr - 600 kr and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Västervik station. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Västervik station via Jönköping Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Västervik station. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Västervik station via Katrineholm Centralstation and Linköping Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Västervik is 277 km. The road distance is 317.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Västervik without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 260 kr - 390 kr.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Gothenburg to Västervik, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to Västervik train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Västervik is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 260 kr - 390 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Västervik.
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  • Distance: 173.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Västervik, Kalmar, Sweden?

You can take a bus from Gothenburg to Västervik via Jönköping and Jönköping Centralstation in around 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Västervik via Katrineholm Centralstation and Linköping Centralstation in around 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Visby
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Gothenburg to Visby via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Gothenburg to Kalmar via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Visby via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Gothenburg to Kalmar via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Gothenburg to Kalmar via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Katrineholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Katrineholm Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $18
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $26
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $26
1st Class Refundable
$25 - $35
Kustpilen
Website
klt.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Västervik station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Kustpilen
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 Gothenburg to Jönköping
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus from Jönköping Centralstation to Västervik station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Klt
Phone
010 - 21 21 000
Website
klt.se
Bus from Nässjö Centralstation to Västerviks sjukhus
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
klt.se
Bus from Kalmar Centralstation to Västerviks sjukhus
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
klt.se
Ferry operators
Destination Gotland
Website
destinationgotland.se
Ferry from Visby hamnterminal to Västervik Gotlandsterminalen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30
Website
destinationgotland.se

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Visby Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Gothenburg to Västervik bus services, operated by Swebus, arrive at Västervik station.

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Gothenburg to Västervik train services, operated by Kustpilen, arrive at Västervik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Västervik is 318 km. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Gothenburg to Västervik.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Malmö Aviation offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Visby Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Västervik. Prices start at $65 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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