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There are 5 ways to get from Linköping to Gothenburg by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Linköping to Gothenburg 601 / ...

$15 - $26

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Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Katrineholm Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...
  2. Take the train from Katrineholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

$42 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Linköping to Gothenburg 172.3 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Stockholm Bromma, fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  2. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Gothenburg (GOT) BMA - GOT

$83 - $223

Train to Stockholm, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  2. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Gothenburg (GOT) ARN - GOT

$84 - $237

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The cheapest way to get from Linköping to Gothenburg is to bus which costs 140 kr - 240 kr and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Linköping to Gothenburg is to drive which costs 350 kr - 550 kr and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linköping and arriving at Gothenburg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Linköping station to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Linköping Centralstation and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Katrineholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Linköping and Gothenburg is 229 km. The road distance is 275.6 km.

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The best way to get from Linköping to Gothenburg without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 140 kr - 240 kr.

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The bus from Linköping to Gothenburg takes 4 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Linköping to Gothenburg is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 140 kr - 240 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 380 kr - 900 kr and takes 4 h.

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Map of how to get from Linköping to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 143 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Linköping, Sweden and Gothenburg, Sweden?

FlixBus operates a bus from Linköping to Gothenburg every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linköping to Gothenburg via Katrineholm Centralstation in around 4 h.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Katrineholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
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 Katrineholm Centralstation to Göteborg 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 Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$21 - $29
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
2nd Class Refundable
$30 - $50
1st Class Refundable
$45 - $65
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Linköping to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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The quickest flight from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Linköping to Gothenburg is 276 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Linköping to Gothenburg.

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Malmö Aviation offers flights from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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Book your Linköping to Gothenburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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