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Traveling from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam by train

Looking to travel from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 19 hours 41 minutes to travel from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 15 hours 55 minutes though. You'll usually find 14 trains per day running along the 744 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 3 changes during the journey to Amsterdam, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with Thalys, ICE or DB on your way to Amsterdam, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam start from $49.71 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Amsterdam by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam by train

It takes an average of 19h 41m to travel from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam by train, over a distance of around 462 miles (744 km). There are normally 14 trains per day traveling from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam and tickets for this journey start from $49.71 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 15h 55m
PriceFrom $49.71
Distance462 miles (744 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train06:40
Last train23:40
Departure stationGothenburg Central
Arrival stationAmsterdam
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsDSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Flixbus, Nettbuss, SJ, Union Ivkoni (Bus), WestfalenBahn, Thalys

Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam for martedì ott 11º 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:40 00:04 17h 24m, 7 changes
06:40 00:45 18h 5m, 6 changes
07:10 00:04 16h 54m, 8 changes
07:10 00:45 17h 35m, 7 changes
07:24 07:05 23h 41m, 10 changes
07:24 07:35 24h 11m, 8 changes
07:24 08:14 24h 50m, 7 changes
13:40 09:50 20h 10m, 6 changes
17:40 11:50 18h 10m, 3 changes
19:40 15:50 20h 10m, 7 changes

DSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and Thalys trains from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam

You can travel from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam on DSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Danish State Railways (DSB) is the largest Danish railway company. The Danish high-speed train is Eurocity, which operates two lines connecting Copenhagen to Hamburg and Hamburg to Flensburg. It offers two classes or levels of comfort – First Class and Second Class. DSB's long-distance trains are Intercity and IntercityLyn, in order of importance. The regional lines are operated by the R-tog trains, and the S-tog service gives its name to the trams that run through the old city of Copenhagen.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam

The price of train tickets from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam starts at $49.71 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.
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FAQs for Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam

Want to know more about your journey from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam take?

The average journey time by train between Gothenburg Central and Amsterdam is 19 hours and 41 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Gothenburg Central and Amsterdam by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam is 15 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam cost?

Train tickets from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam can start from as little as $49.71 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam?

No, there are no direct train services from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam. Travelling from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam leave?

The first train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam leaves at 06:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam leave?

The last train from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam leaves at 23:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Gothenburg Central and Amsterdam by train?

Trains travelling from Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam cover a distance of around 462 miles (744 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam to Gothenburg Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Gothenburg Central to Amsterdam for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/09/2022 for travel on 11/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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