Travel from Rotterdam to Gothenburg

Bus or train from Rotterdam to Gothenburg?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam to Gothenburg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 38 min. 5 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Gothenburg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 13 h 55 min. 4 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Rotterdam to Gothenburg

From Rotterdam Centraal train to Amsterdam airport, fly to Gothenburg airport, then bus to Gothenburg. 4 h 24 min $139. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Brussels airport, fly to Gothenburg airport, then bus to Gothenburg. 5 h 49 min $159. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Utrecht Centraal, train to Duisburg Hbf, train to Hamburg Hbf, train to Koebenhavn H, train to Malmö Central, then train to Göteborg Central. 17 h 18 min $295. From Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS bus to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade then bus to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal. 19 h 20 min $141. From Rotterdam bus to Hamburg Hbf, night train to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade, then night bus to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal. 21 h 39 min $183. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Amersfoort, train to Hengelo, train to Osnabrück Hbf, train to Hamburg Hbf, train to Kiel, then car ferry to Gothenburg. 23 h 37 min $202. From Rotterdam drive to Gothenburg. 12 h $235.

Is there a direct train between Rotterdam and Gothenburg?

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Göteborg Central via Utrecht Centraal, Duisburg Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H and Malmö Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 18 min.

Is there a direct bus between Rotterdam and Gothenburg?

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal via Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 20 min.
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      1 Train to Amsterdam, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $90 - $270
      • Duration: 4 h 24 min
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      2 Train to Brussels, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $91 - $261
      • Duration: 5 h 49 min
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