Ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are up to 7 weekly ferry connections from Kiel in Germany to Gothenburg in Sweden. Find ferries, compare prices and book your ferry tickets from Kiel to Gothenburg on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Kiel Gothenburg Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 17:45 Latest ferry: 18:45 Average duration: 15h Price range: 216.00 € - 516.00 €
Gothenburg Kiel Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 17:45 Latest ferry: 18:45 Average duration: 15h Price range: 226.00 € - 491.00 €
Ferry companies STENA LINE

Is there a ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg?

The Kiel-Gothenburg ferry route is available with up to 7 weekly crossings all year round. The route is operated by the ferry company of Stena Line.

Tip: please note that the ferry timetable for the route from Kiel to Gothenburg is subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the crossing on Ferryhopper.

Am I allowed to travel from Kiel to Gothenburg?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Kiel to Gothenburg. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Sweden, including all the documents required for your journey.

What’s the ferry schedule from Kiel to Gothenburg?

There is 1 daily crossing between Kiel and Gothenburg. The ferry departs from Kiel at 18:45 arriving in Gothenburg at 09:15, the next morning.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg?

The Kiel to Gothenburg ferry tickets start at €50. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.

Offers

On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the Kiel-Gothenburg ferry route. Find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Discounts

Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer special discounts for specific passenger categories, including:

  • Children
  • Infants
  • Eurail and Interrail Pass holders

Note: children up to 5 years travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Kiel to Gothenburg?

The ferry trip from Kiel to Gothenburg takes about 14 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg?

No, the connections from Kiel to Gothenburg are usually operated by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry to Gothenburg reaches the port in 14 hr.

What’s the distance between Kiel to Gothenburg?

The distance between Kiel and Gothenburg is 227 nautical miles (around 420 km). 

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Gothenburg from Kiel

Have a look at some useful tips for your ferry ride to Gothenburg:

  • During the high season (from May to September), we suggest you arrive earlier at the port of Kiel to avoid delays. 
  • You can also hop on a ferry from Kiel to Oslo and explore the beautiful country of Norway. Read our guide about Oslo to find travel tips and information about ferry schedules, local delicacies, and sightseeing for the best vacation in Norway!
  • From the port of Gothenburg, you can take the train to reach the capital of Sweden, Stockholm in about 3 hr.

Where to take the ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg

Ferries to Gothenburg depart from the port of Kiel in Germany, from the Schwedenkai terminal.

The port is only a 15-minute ride by car and about 30 minutes by public transport from Kiel airport. Also, the railway station is only a 7-minute walk from the port and 6 minutes from the city center

Can I travel on the ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg with a car?

Yes, on the ferries operating the Kiel - Gothenburg connection, it is possible to embark your vehicle

Ferry luggage

On Stena Line ferries you can carry hand luggage up to 60x50x40 cm. If you are traveling with larger luggage, it should be checked in prior to boarding.

Cabins

The ferries traveling from Kiel to Gothenburg have cabins, as well as numbered seats.

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg. In order to be allowed on board, you should book a pet ticket prior to departure. Smaller animals must be kept in special carriers, while large-sized animals must be equipped with a muzzle or a leash.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Kiel to Gothenburg?

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