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There are 8 ways to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg by train, plane, 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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Train to Leipzig, fly  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Gothenburg (GOT) LEJ - GOT

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Bus  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to S Südkreuz Bhf 039
  2. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Gothenburg N132

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Train to Dresden, fly  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Gothenburg (GOT) DRS - GOT

Train, bus to Prague, fly  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Gothenburg (GOT) PRG - GOT

Train via Hamburg  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf S5x / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg-Altona 28 / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Göteborg Centralstation 346

Train  •  18h

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf S5x / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ørestad
  4. Take the train from Ørestad to Göteborg Centralstation 804

Train, bus  •  22h 4m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof Re3
  2. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade
  3. Take the train from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Centralstation

Drive  •  11h 41m

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Gothenburg 1277.7 km

Zwickau to Gothenburg by train

The train journey time between Zwickau and Gothenburg is around 16h 18m and covers a distance of around 1362 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Swedish Railways (SJ), the Zwickau to Gothenburg train service departs from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Göteborg Centralstation. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Trains
16h 18m Average Duration
1760 kr Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg is to bus which costs €55 - €75 and takes 19h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg is to train and fly which costs €140 - €470 and takes 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Gothenburg via S Südkreuz Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Gothenburg station. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Göteborg Centralstation via Leipzig Hbf and Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 18m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Gothenburg is 777 km. The road distance is 1277.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg without a car is to train via Hamburg which takes 16h 18m and costs €150 - €230.

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Gothenburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Zwickau to Gothenburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg is to train via Hamburg which takes 16h 18m and costs €150 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 19h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg.
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  • Distance: 776.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 42m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Gothenburg, Sweden?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Gothenburg via Leipzig Hbf and Hamburg-Altona in around 16h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Gothenburg via S Südkreuz Bhf in around 19h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4900 kr
Flights from Leipzig to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5000 kr
Flights from Leipzig to Gothenburg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Leipzig to Gothenburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1300 kr - 4600 kr
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4700 kr
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4800 kr
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5000 kr
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900 kr - 4700 kr
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900 kr - 4700 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4700 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4000 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3100 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
160 kr - 2200 kr
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 4200 kr
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 kr - 600 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
700 kr - 1000 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
700 kr - 900 kr
2nd Class Ticket
800 kr - 1000 kr
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kr - 440 kr
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ørestad
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
310 kr - 380 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Ørestad to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
360 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50 kr - 75 kr
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 kr - 230 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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

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

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Zwickau to Gothenburg train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Gothenburg is 1278 km. It takes approximately 11h 41m to drive from Zwickau to Gothenburg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Leipzig Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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