There are 5 ways to get from Malmö to Gothenburg by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central

$30 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal 613 / ...

$16 - $27

3 alternative options

Train via Mölndal Nedre station  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Central to Mölndal Nedre station Regional / ...

$33 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Gothenburg 171.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Gothenburg (GOT) CPH - GOT

$81 - $213

What companies run services between Malmö, Sweden and Gothenburg, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Malmö to Gothenburg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Malmö to Gothenburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Train operators
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
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $95
Train from Malmö Central to Mölndal Nedre station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to Mölndals Nedre St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malmö Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Malmö to Gothenburg?

The distance between Malmö and Gothenburg is 242 km. The road distance is 274 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Malmö to Gothenburg?

The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Gothenburg is to bus which costs 130 kr - 230 kr and takes 3 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Malmö to Gothenburg?

The quickest way to get from Malmö to Gothenburg is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 260 kr - 600 kr.

Is there a direct train between Malmö and Gothenburg?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Malmö Central and arriving at Göteborg Central. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Malmö and Gothenburg?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Malmö to Gothenburg?

The train from Malmö Central to Göteborg Central takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.