There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Gothenburg by plane, train, car ferry, bus, night train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 37 min

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

$80 - $278

5 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec
  3. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
  4. Take the train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central

$293 - $470

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

$278 - $387

Bus  •  25 h 5 min

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

$88 - $146

Bus, night train, night bus  •  29 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
  3. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  4. Take the night bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal

$161 - $243

Drive  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Gothenburg 1045.5 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Gothenburg is 1172 km. The road distance is 1673 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Göteborg Central via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H and Malmö Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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.

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

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

Swiss, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Zürich to Gothenburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Gothenburg via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H, and Malmö Central in around 17 h 45 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 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$65 - $95
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Night bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
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
$61
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$61
Small Car
$61

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