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

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Bus  •  10h 31m

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

$40 - $68

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Train  •  11h 48m

  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 - $157

Car ferry  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

$59

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Kiel to Gothenburg 442.6 miles

$100 - $150

Shuttle, fly  •  5h 23m

  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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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Gothenburg is to car ferry which costs 51€ and takes 14h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Gothenburg is to shuttle and fly which costs 55€ - 160€ and takes 5h 23m.

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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 Malmö. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Kiel and arriving at Gothenburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 30m.

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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 11h 48m.

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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 10h 31m and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 10h 31m 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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Map of how to get from Kiel to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 245.8 miles
  • Duration: 10h 31m

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

You can take a bus from Kiel to Gothenburg via Malmö in around 10h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Gothenburg via Neumünster, Flensburg, Fredericia St., and København H in around 11h 48m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
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 Malmö
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Malmö to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Autokraft DB
Phone
0431/38671024
Website
bahn.de
Shuttle from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bahn.de
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59

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The best way to get from Kiel to Gothenburg is to bus which takes 10h 31m and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 11h 48m.

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

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

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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 6h 50m to drive from Kiel to Gothenburg.

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CSA, Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Hamburg 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 Kiel to Hamburg Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 30m and costs .

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