Travel to & in Gothenburg!

How do you go to Gothenburg?

Within Sweden and from Norway and Denmark it is easy to get by train or bus.
There may also be advantages in price to travel a short journey within europe to Denmark/Copenhagen and take the train to Gothenburg.

Here are some tips that can be affordable and good for environmental impact.

Train & Bus

Oslo – Gothenburg
3,50 h by train, 3,20 h by bus

Copenhagen – Gothenburg
3,30 h by train, 4,30 h by bus

Stockholm – Gothenburg
3,10 h by train, 6,30 h by bus

 

There are also viable ways of travelling from other parts of Europe by ground.
Some links to help you plan your trip.

 

Trains:
Bahn.de   &   The Rail planner app: eurail.com/en/plan-your-trip/rail-planner-app

 

Travel planning by train, bus, plane, ferry & car:
Rome2rio.com   or   Goeuro.com

 

 


Airport

Gothenburg Airport Landvetter
Here you can search for flights to Gothenburg by using Skyscanner

Airport Shuttle
There are no trains from Landvetter Airport to Gothenburg city. Instead you can take the airport coaches. All the info about the buses can be found here

 

 


In Gothenburg

Public transportation
Bus and tram drivers don‘t sell tickets!

Places to buy tickets:

  • App “Västtrafik to go” (only with Swedish personal number)
  • Onboard the trams in a ticket machine (with VISA card, but this is more expensive, and not available on buses)
  • We recommend buying a 3-day pass. These can be purchased at 7Eleven/Pressbyrån/Supermarkets post offices.
  • Please check www.vasttrafik.se or the app “Västtrafik Reseplanerare” for more info.

West Coast Jitterbugs: Forum is located by tram stop Doktor Fries Torg where tram number 10 stops. More trams and buses stop at Wavrinskys Plats (ca 10 min walk from the Forum). Bus 52 stops at Doktor Westrings Gata (ca 10 min walk from the Forum).