There are 5 ways to get from Kiel to Gothenburg by bus, train, car ferry, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Copenhagen N73
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Gothenburg 613

$40 - $68

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Train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Neumünster to Flensburg Re7
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Fredericia St. Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to København H Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

$94 - $158

Carferry  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the carferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

$62 - $64

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Gothenburg 442.6 miles

$100 - $150

Shuttle, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Gothenburg (GOT) HAM - GOT

$64 - $177

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Gothenburg via Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Neumünster, Flensburg, Fredericia St. and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Gothenburg is 393 km. The road distance is 708.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Gothenburg without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to get from Kiel to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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

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Kiel to Gothenburg train services, operated by HVV, depart from Neumünster station.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Gothenburg is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 245.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 45 min

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Gothenburg, Sweden?

You can take a bus from Kiel to Gothenburg via Copenhagen in around 10 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Gothenburg via Neumünster, Flensburg, Fredericia St., and København H in around 11 h 38 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
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 Kiel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokraft DB
Phone
0431/38671024
Website
bahn.de
Shuttle from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bahn.de
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$60
Small Car
$60

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Gothenburg is 708 km. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from Kiel to Gothenburg.

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CSA and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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

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There are 176+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Hamburg Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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