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There are 4 ways to get from Gothenburg to Västervik by train, bus 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.

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Train, bus  •  6h 8m

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

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 33m

  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

Bus, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Jönköping 611 / ...
  2. Take the train from Jönköping Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
  3. Take the bus from Nässjö Centralstation to Västerviks sjukhus 325

$23 - $44

Drive  •  3h 56m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Västervik 198.5 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Västervik is to train and bus which costs 120 kr - 170 kr and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Västervik is to drive which costs 400 kr - 600 kr and takes 3h 56m.

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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 6h 33m.

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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 train and bus which takes 6h 8m and costs 120 kr - 170 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Gothenburg to Västervik, including transfers.

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

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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 3h 56m to drive from Gothenburg to Västervik.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Västervik. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Västervik.
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  • Distance: 173.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 8m

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

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Västervik via Katrineholm Centralstation and Linköping Centralstation in around 6h 33m.

Train operators
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Train from Jönköping Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
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
2h 9m
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
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $17
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $25
2nd Class Refundable
$18 - $26
1st Class Refundable
$25 - $35
Train from Jönköping Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Katrineholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Kustpilen
Website
klt.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Västervik station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Kustpilen
JLT
Website
jlt.se
Train from Jönköping Centralstation to Nässjö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
jlt.se
Bus operators
Klt
Phone
010 - 21 21 000
Website
klt.se
Bus from Nässjö Centralstation to Västerviks sjukhus
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
klt.se
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express

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