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There are 15 daily trains from Düsseldorf to Gothenburg. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Gothenburg usually takes around 16 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 13 hours and 13 minutes.
|Distance||494 mi (795 km)|
|Fastest train||13h 13m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Train service from Düsseldorf to Gothenburg
- DB Intercity tickets: $143 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn tickets: $107 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets: $95 one-way
Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Gothenburg?
There are 3 train lines with service from Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia to Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity||2||15h 56m||$142.56|
|Deutsche Bahn||16||15h 47m||$211.15|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||6||17h 31m||$126.71|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Düsseldorf 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Düsseldorf to Gothenburg?
How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Gothenburg?
The distance between Düsseldorf and Gothenburg is approximately 494 miles, or 795 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 13 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 Düsseldorf to Gothenburg are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Düsseldorf at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Düsseldorf to Gothenburg?
There are 15 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 Düsseldorf?
There is one train station in Düsseldorf.
Where is the train station in Gothenburg?
Gothenburg receives travelers from Düsseldorf at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Gothenburg:
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