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About the train journey from Gothenburg Central to London

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The train from Gothenburg Central to London usually takes 27 hours 52 minutes on average to travel 644 miles (1036 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 25 hours 17 minutes. You can expect to find 8 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Gothenburg Central and London, you’ll need to make 4 changes on your way to London.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Gothenburg Central to London in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €463.10.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to London, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Gothenburg Central to London by train

It takes an average of 27h 52m to travel from Gothenburg Central to London by train, over a distance of around 644 miles (1036 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Gothenburg Central to London and tickets for this journey start from €463.10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 25h 17m
PriceFrom €463.10
Distance644 miles (1036 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train06:40
Last train23:40
Departure stationGothenburg Central
Arrival stationLondon
Changes4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Gothenburg Central to London

The price of train tickets from Gothenburg Central to London starts at €463.10 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 London 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Gothenburg Central to London? 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 London take?

The average journey time by train between Gothenburg Central and London is 27 hours and 52 minutes, with around 8 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 London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gothenburg Central to London is 25 hours and 17 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Gothenburg Central to London can start from as little as €463.10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Gothenburg Central to London?

No, there are no direct train services from Gothenburg Central to London. Travelling from Gothenburg Central to London by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

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

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

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

The last train from Gothenburg Central to London 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 London by train?

Trains travelling from Gothenburg Central to London cover a distance of around 644 miles (1036 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Gothenburg Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Gothenburg Central to London for a typical week day using timetable data for . 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 03/02/2020 for travel on 03/02/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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