There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 Southampton  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Gothenburg (GOT) SOU - GOT

$59 - $305

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Gothenburg (GOT) LHR - GOT

$126 - $266

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Gothenburg (GOT) BRS - GOT

$171 - $536

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Gothenburg (GOT) LGW - GOT

$82 - $310

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Gothenburg (GOT) STN - GOT

$85 - $272

Train, bus via Brussel-Zuid/Midi  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

$192 - $411

Train, bus  •  25 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

$210 - $483

Train, bus via Hamburg Hbf  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Essen 080
  3. Take the train from Essen 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

$175 - $352

Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  4. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Gothenburg 613

$96 - $189

Bus Eurolines FR  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Göteborg

$188 - $273

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17 h 10 min

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

$413 - $537

Drive, carferry  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gothenburg

$268 - $402

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Gothenburg via London, Brussels, Brussels-North station and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 35 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Gothenburg is 717 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Gothenburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Southampton to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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Southampton to Gothenburg bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Gothenburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Gothenburg is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 1:23 PM in Southampton and 2:23 PM in Gothenburg.

Ryanair, Air France, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Southampton Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 717.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

KLM, Flybe and two other airlines fly from Southampton to Gothenburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Gothenburg via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Brussels, Brussels-North station, and Copenhagen in around 29 h 35 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Bristol to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
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
Flights from Bristol to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southampton to Gothenburg via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
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
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
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
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
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 Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen, Essen central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Essen
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
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
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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 Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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