You can travel to Gothenburg in a number of ways. We have gathered useful information for getting here from around the world.

  • Fly

The international airport Landvetter (GOT) is located 20 kilometres south-east of the city centre and you can travel from various destinations in Europe and the world. Please note that the smaller Göteborg City Airport (GSE) is no longer in use for commercial flights.

Airport transfer

It’s easy to get to and from the airport with the shuttle bus service Flygbussarna and the journey time is between 25 and 30 minutes. Buses leave from right outside the terminal building and the final stop is the main bus station Nils Ericssonterminalen in central Gothenburg.  Taxi or rental cars are also available at the airport.

Useful links:

Landvetter airport
Flygbussarna – time table and tickets to the airport shuttle.
Swedavia – Taxi from the airport
Swedavia – Airlines flying to Landvetter

  • Train

SJ, Västtrafik, Öresundståget, Tågab, NSB and MTR Express are running frequent services to and from the central station in Gothenburg, connecting the city with the Scandinavian capitals Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. The journey times are just under 4 hours from Oslo, around 3 hours from Stockholm and 3,5 hours from Copenhagen. The trains from Denmark stop at Copenhagen international airport, making it a convenient option to fly there and catch the train to Gothenburg.

Useful links:

MTR Express

There are apps that make it easier to plan and book train trips across Europe, here are two of them.

Loco2 (for iPhone and Android)

Rail Planner (for iPhone and Android)

  • Bus

The bus terminal Nils Ericssonterminalen is serviced by long distance and express bus companies like Flixbus, Nettbus and Bus4you. You can easily get travel to Gothenburg from major cities in Sweden and Scandinavia. The journey time is around 3,5 hours from Oslo, 6,5 hours from Stockholm, 3,5 hours from Malmö and 5 hours from Copenhagen.  Travel by bus in West Sweden with public transport company Västtrafik.

Useful links:

Nettbuss express  (in Swedish).

Nettbuss Bus4you (in Swedish).