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There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Fly  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Gothenburg (GOT) HEL - GOT

$65 - $188

5 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  22h 17m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Turku asema 945 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rautatieasema to Teersalo 203
  3. Take the car ferry from Naantali to Kapellskär
  4. Take the bus from Campus Roslagen to Mörby centrum E18 676
  5. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation

$138 - $331

Train, ferry  •  17h 46m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku Satama 963 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Turku to Stockholm
  3. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation

$194 - $260

Car ferry, train  •  22h 33m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation MTR Express / ...

$418 - $476

Ferry, car ferry, bus  •  27h 33m

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
  3. Take the bus from Stockholm, Liljeholmen to Gothenburg 601

$213 - $344

Car ferry, drive  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Drive from Stockholm to Gothenburg

$437 - $472

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Gothenburg is to fly which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Gothenburg is to fly which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Gothenburg is 791 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Gothenburg without a car is to train and ferry which takes 17h 46m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Helsinki to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Gothenburg is 1h behind Helsinki. It is currently 3:43 PM in Helsinki and 2:43 PM in Gothenburg.

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Malmö Aviation, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 9€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 494.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Gothenburg, Sweden?

Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Helsinki to Gothenburg every 2 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Helsinki to Gothenburg via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Helsinki to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Helsinki to Gothenburg via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Turku asema
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku Satama
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
www.vr.fi
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$65 - $90
2nd Class Refundable
$65 - $95
1st Class Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Föli
Phone
+358 2 2624811
Website
foli.fi
Bus from Rautatieasema to Teersalo
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
foli.fi
SL
Website
sl.se
Bus from Campus Roslagen to Mörby centrum E18
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
sl.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 Stockholm, Liljeholmen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Naantali to Kapellskär
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $140
Schedules at
finnlines.com
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Ferry from Turku to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$128
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$19
Vehicle
$19
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$372
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$104
Passenger
$372
Eckeroline
Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$203
Vehicle
$209
Cabin
$257

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