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There are 10 ways to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Leipzig, fly  •  8h 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, night bus  •  19h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to S Südkreuz Bhf 039
  2. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Copenhagen central train station
  3. Take the night bus from Copenhagen central train station to Gothenburg

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Train to Dresden, fly  •  9h 12m

  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 6m

  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, train to Nuremberg, fly  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Gothenburg (GOT) NUE - GOT

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Gothenburg (GOT) FRA - GOT

Train via Hamburg  •  15h 27m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf S5x / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

Train  •  17h 54m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf S5x / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Malmö C to Göteborg C 029

Bus  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof 321
  2. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Helsingborg Main Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal 173

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 15h 27m and covers a distance of around 1368 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 30m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Danish Railways (DSB) and others, the Zwickau to Gothenburg train service departs from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Göteborg Centralstation. Typically 22 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

22 Weekly Trains
15h 27m Average Duration
1777 kr Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg is to bus and night bus which costs €60 - €75 and takes 19h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Gothenburg is to train and fly which costs €110 - €430 and takes 8h 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 Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal via Dresden Bayrische Strasse and Helsingborg Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 10m.

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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, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 27m.

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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 15h 27m and costs €170 - €260.

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It takes approximately 8h 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 15h 27m and costs €170 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €140 and takes 19h 10m.

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  • Distance: 776.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 42m

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

You can take a train from Zwickau to Gothenburg via Leipzig Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 15h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Gothenburg via Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Dresden Bayrische Strasse, and Helsingborg Centralstation in around 19h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from Leipzig to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4200 kr
Flights from Leipzig to Gothenburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4000 kr
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4000 kr
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from Nuremberg to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4600 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4600 kr
Flights from Nuremberg to Gothenburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
3600 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 3500 kr
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Nuremberg to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 3600 kr
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 9000 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Gothenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1700 kr - 4100 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Nuremberg to Gothenburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
180 kr - 1200 kr
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Gothenburg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
950 kr - 11000 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4600 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
170 kr - 250 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 kr - 380 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
140 kr - 210 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Die Länderbahn
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
700 kr - 1000 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
800 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
750 kr - 1100 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
460 kr - 650 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Malmö C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
340 kr - 480 kr
Website
Öresundståg
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
290 kr - 400 kr
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Leipzig central train station to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
110 kr - 140 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
330 kr - 400 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
170 kr - 220 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
310 kr - 420 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
330 kr - 420 kr
2nd Class Ticket
310 kr - 370 kr
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
Hourly
Estimated price
45 kr - 70 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 Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kr - 120 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Helsingborg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 160 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
170 kr - 210 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kr - 350 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Copenhagen central train station to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kr - 220 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 Helsingborg Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
900 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Comati PSG
Bus4You
Phone
+47 407 05070
Email
buss@vy.no
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 210 kr
Website
Bus4You

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Gothenburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 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 Öresundståg, 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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