Gothenburg to Copenhagen Train Tickets



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Book your trip from Gothenburg to Copenhagen 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.

Begin your adventure in Gothenburg, Sweden’s second-largest city. Take a tour of the Volvo Museum or stroll through one of the many eye-catching floral parks. Upon your arrival in the Danish capital, be sure to check out Rosenborg Castle, Tivoli Gardens and the National Gallery of Denmark.

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 and you’re ready to travel from Gothenburg to Copenhagen by train, seat reservation included!

Journey Details


Trains depart every hour on average, with approximately 24 departures (14 of them direct routes) leaving Gothenburg daily

Travel time

3 hours and 33 minutes (direct route) or 2 hours and 51 minutes (fastest time with a connection)

Train stations

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

Train features

Øresundståg passenger trains run the direct route and SJ “X2” tilting high-speed trains are included on a few of the daily departures, but require a train change. Trains reach a maximum speed of 180km/h and 200km/h respectively.
Ticket Classes

Second Class

  • Roomy, comfortable seats
  • 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 (SJ X2 trains)
  • 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 receive 50% off the adult ticket price.
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 Gothenburg to Copenhagen by train.

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