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Gothenburg - Kaiserslautern Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 51 daily trains from Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern. Traveling by train from Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern usually takes around 20 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 18 hours and 28 minutes.

Distance597 mi (960 km)
Fastest train18h 28m
Lowest price$109.61
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern?

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the one and only train line which connects Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län to Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate. However, there are 51 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company5120h 54m$153.69

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern 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 Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern?

The distance between Gothenburg and Kaiserslautern is approximately 597 miles, or 960 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 20 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 28 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 Kaiserslautern are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 8:00am 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 Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern?

There are 51 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 Kaiserslautern to Gothenburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Gothenburg to Kaiserslautern for $83.19.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Gothenburg?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Gothenburg.

Where is the train station in Kaiserslautern?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Kaiserslautern than most cities. Most trains from Gothenburg will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Kaiserslautern:

Train stations in Kaiserslautern:

  • Einsiedlerhof

  • Vogelweh

  • Kaiserslautern West

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