There are 11 ways to get from London to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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 from London Heathrow  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Gothenburg (GOT) LHR - GOT

$99 - $216

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Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Gothenburg (GOT) STN - GOT

$54 - $224

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Gothenburg (GOT) LGW - GOT

$58 - $284

Fly from London City  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Gothenburg (GOT) LCY - GOT

$96 - $214

Train to Cambridge, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  2. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Gothenburg (GOT) CBG - GOT

$786 - $1,147

Train  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  5. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

$278 - $551

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  4. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Gothenburg 613

$140 - $220

Train, car ferry  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Essen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Kiel Hbf Ic
  4. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

$303 - $516

Bus  •  33 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Göteborg

$179 - $259

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gothenburg

$396 - $513

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gothenburg

$251 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from London to Gothenburg is to fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Gothenburg is to fly which costs £75 - £170 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Gothenburg via Lille, Brussels, Brussels-North station and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 49 min.

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The distance between London and Gothenburg is 648 miles.

The best way to get from London to Gothenburg without a car is to train which takes 19 h 49 min and costs £210 - £420.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from London to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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London to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Gothenburg train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £75 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £420 and takes 19 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs £130 - £200 and takes 33 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 648.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between London, England and Gothenburg, Sweden?

British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines fly from London to Gothenburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Gothenburg via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 19 h 49 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from London City to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from London City to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Cambridge to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Gothenburg via Luxembourg, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
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
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Göteborg
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Gothenburg is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 6:25 PM in London and 7:25 PM in Gothenburg.

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

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Gothenburg. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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