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There are 344 daily trains from Heilbronn to Gothenburg. Traveling by train from Heilbronn to Gothenburg usually takes around 18 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 15 hours and 16 minutes.
|Distance||603 mi (970 km)|
|Fastest train||15h 16m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Heilbronn to Gothenburg?
2 train services operate from Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg to Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 264 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||264||18h 26m||€147.56|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||79||19h 48m||€131.66|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Heilbronn 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 Heilbronn to Gothenburg?
The distance between Heilbronn and Gothenburg is approximately 603 miles, or 970 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 16 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 Heilbronn to Gothenburg are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Sunday 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 Heilbronn at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Heilbronn to Gothenburg?
There are 344 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.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Gothenburg to Heilbronn.
Where is the train station in Heilbronn?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Heilbronn where you can board the train.
Train stations in Heilbronn:
Where is the train station in Gothenburg?
Gothenburg has one train station.
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