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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and 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 Southampton  •  6 h 43 min

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

$54 - $295

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 20 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 - $264

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

$81 - $322

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 41 min

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

$84 - $272

Train, bus  •  23 h 58 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

$191 - $411

Train, bus via Hamburg Hbf  •  28 h 51 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

$173 - $351

Train, car ferry  •  29 h 23 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 train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Ic
  5. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

$327 - $553

Bus, bus and ferry  •  30 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  5. Take the bus from Malmö to Gothenburg 613

$143 - $283

Bus  •  36 h 55 min

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

$188 - $272

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Gothenburg

$491 - $685

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 34 min

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

$267 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Gothenburg is to train and fly which costs £65 - £210 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Gothenburg is to train and fly which costs £60 - £250 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Gothenburg via London Victoria, Lille, Brussels, Brussels-North station, Copenhagen and Malmö. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 19 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 23 h 58 min and costs £140 - £320.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 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 Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 6 h 43 min and costs £40 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £140 - £210 and takes 36 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Gothenburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 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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Map of how to get from Southampton to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 717.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

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

KLM, Flybe and three other airlines fly from Southampton to Gothenburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Gothenburg via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport, Roissypole, Gallieni-Metro, and Paris Gallieni in around 36 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southampton to Gothenburg via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Southampton to Gothenburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 15 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
$150 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
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 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
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 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen, Essen central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
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 London to Essen
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Malmö to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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 Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
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
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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 Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
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Gothenburg is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 10:49 PM in Southampton and 11:49 PM in Gothenburg.

Ryanair, Eurowings, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton 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 Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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