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There are 13 daily trains from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main. Traveling by train from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main usually takes around 16 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 14 hours and 12 minutes.
|Distance||542 mi (872 km)|
|Fastest train||14h 12m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Which train should you take from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main?
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the one and only train line which connects Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. However, there are 13 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||13||16h 42m||€77.02|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main 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 Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main?
The distance between Gothenburg and Frankfurt am Main is approximately 542 miles, or 872 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 12 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 Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Gothenburg at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main?
There are 13 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 Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main for €49.53.
Where is the train station in Gothenburg?
There is one train station in Gothenburg.
Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?
Frankfurt am Main has one train station.
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