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Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg by train

  • First train
    05:06
  • Last train
    00:55
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 7m
  • Distance
    873 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    21hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg by train

Fast trains from Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg take around 13 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 873 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt am Main and Gothenburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg?

Journeys between Frankfurt am Main and Gothenburg usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg?

The Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Gothenburg is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt am Main around 05:06 and the last train is around 00:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Frankfurt am Main around 05:06, and the last at 23:24.

When to book Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Frankfurt am Main and Gothenburg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Gothenburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • BusORANG
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICL
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Lyntog
  • Norddeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug
  • X2000

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Gothenburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.