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

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  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Gothenburg (GOT) ZRH - GOT

$80 - $278

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Train  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

$268 - $443

Train, car ferry  •  24 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kiel Hbf Ice
  2. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

$270 - $378

Bus  •  25 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Hamburg 024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg 173

$81 - $144

Drive  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Gothenburg 1045.5 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Gothenburg is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 280 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Gothenburg is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 280 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Gothenburg is 1172 km. The road distance is 1672.8 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Gothenburg via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 15 min.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Gothenburg without a car is to train which takes 19 h 15 min and costs SFr 260 - SFr 450.

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

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 732.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Gothenburg, Sweden?

Swiss, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Zürich to Gothenburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Gothenburg via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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
4 times a day
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
$70 - $100
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$58
Small Car
$58

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