Copenhagen to Gothenburg Train Tickets



One Way


Book your trip from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by train and experience first-hand the crossing of the renowned Øresund strait! Whether you travel by Øresundståg or SJ “X2” high-speed train, rest assured you’ll get from one city center to the other comfortably and efficiently. During the 315 km journey, enjoy friendly onboard services plus a panoramic view of the Scandinavian countryside from your Standard or First Class seat.

Located on Sweden’s western coast is Gothenburg, the country’s warm and inviting capital. A major cultural hub in Scandinavia, Gothenburg is home to several maritime, natural history, art, and science museums. In addition, the city hosts a variety of popular annual festivals including the Gothenburg Film Festival and Gothenburg Book Fair. During your stay, be sure to visit the 17th-century Skansen Kronan fortress, towering Masthugg Church and fascinating Museum of World Culture.

Your ticket for this trip is called an “SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation” which you can purchase here. Once booked, you will receive an email confirmation along with a link to your e-ticket’s PDF. Simply print out your e-ticket from any printer. Now you’re ready to travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by train, seat reservation included!

Journey Details


Trains depart every hour on average, with approximately 24 daily departures (16 of them direct routes)

Travel time

3 hours and 38 minutes (direct route) or 3 hours and 23 minutes (fastest time with a connection)

Train stations

Copenhagen Central (København H) and Gothenburg Central (Göteborg C)

Train features

Øresundståg passenger trains operate on the direct routes; SJ “X2” tilting high-speed trains are included on the few daily departures that require a changeover. Trains reach a maximum speed of 180km/h and 200km/h respectively.
E-Ticket Fares

The “SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation” is best suited to travelers who wish to ride on a specific date, time and train. Tickets are valid for single trips only, in either Standard or First Class.

SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation - Base Fare:

Fully refundable prior to departure; non-refundable after departure.

SJ-Resplus E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Refundable:

No refunds allowed.
Ticket Classes

Standard Class

  • Comfortable, quality seating
  • Access to food and drink bistro (SJ X2 trains)

First Class

  • Large adjustable seats with added personal space
  • Access to coffee, tea, bottled water and light snacks
  • Complimentary breakfast served at your seat until 9am. (SJ X2 trains)
  • “Quiet Zone” seating
  • Complimentary morning and evening newspapers (SJ X2 trains)
  • Access to music and radio channels (SJ X2 trains)
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children between 4 and 15 years of age can save on the adult ticket price. Children under 4 years of age travel free of charge (maximum 2 children per accompanying adult fare).
Train Services and Amenities
  • Modern coaches
  • Onboard refreshments
  • Dedicated storage areas for personal baggage items
  • WiFi access (SJ X2 trains)
  • Power outlets at every seat (SJ X2 trains)
  • Baby changing tables in most railcars (SJ X2 trains)
  • Baby strollers are permitted on certain coaches
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your SJ e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

Ticket Delivery

Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document, which you can print out at home and is valid for travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg by train.
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