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There are 42 daily trains from Hildesheim to Gothenburg. Traveling by train from Hildesheim to Gothenburg usually takes around 13 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 11 hours and 21 minutes.
|Distance||392 mi (631 km)|
|Fastest train||11h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Which train should you take from Hildesheim to Gothenburg?
2 train services operate from Hildesheim, Lower Saxony to Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 36 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||6||13h 24m||$139.15|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||36||13h 27m||$190.38|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Hildesheim to Gothenburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Hildesheim to Gothenburg?
The distance between Hildesheim and Gothenburg is approximately 392 miles, or 631 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 21 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Hildesheim to Gothenburg are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Hildesheim at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Hildesheim to Gothenburg?
There are 42 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Where is the train station in Hildesheim?
There are two stations in Hildesheim where you can board the train to Gothenburg.
Train stations in Hildesheim:
Where is the train station in Gothenburg?
Gothenburg has one train station.
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