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Gothenburg-Kiel Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

Gothenburg to Kiel ferry - cost & duration

Cheapest price$160.84
Fastest time14h 30m
Trips per day1
Ferry lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most ferry companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, ferry companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much does a ferry ticket from Gothenburg to Kiel cost?

Looking at daily average prices in last 30 days, $160.84 was the low point for ferry fares from Gothenburg to Kiel. Any tickets cheaper than $160.84 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on ferry tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most ferry companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the ferry ride?

The ferry usually takes around 14 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 245 miles (394 kilometers) from Gothenburg, O to Kiel, SH. However, the fastest ferry only takes 14 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the ferry. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel is on Monday. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Thursday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Thursday is the way to go.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Gothenburg?

There is usually only one ferry per day from Gothenburg to Kiel. Therefore, the 5:00pm ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

How many ferries are there each day?

There is usually only one ferry per day from Gothenburg to Kiel. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct ferry, meaning that you do not have to get on a different ferry at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Gothenburg to Kiel start at $216.94. Bus tickets are also available, with prices as low as $105.54.

What ferry companies travel from Gothenburg to Kiel?

There is one ferry company that operates from Gothenburg to Kiel. Stena Line is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Stena Line114h 49m$198.75

Where does the ferry leave from in Gothenburg?

Most ferries depart from the main station in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län:

  • Ferry Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Kiel?

All ferries from Gothenburg arrive at one main station in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein:

  • Ferry Terminal

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