Ferries from Gothenburg in Sweden go to Frederikshavn in Denmark and to Kiel in Germany operated by the ferry operator Stena Line. Stena Line is one of the world's largest ferry operators; it was founded in and is still operated from Gothenburg. Below you can find a list of departure times as well as some of our best prices.
Frederikshaven to Gothenburg / Gothenburg to Frederikshaven
- 4 crossings daily
- 3 hr 15 min
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Kiel to Gothenburg / Gothenburg to Kiel
- 6 crossings weekly
- 14 hr 30 min
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Ferries to and from Gothenburg
Stena Line ships have many facilities including lounges, play areas, shops, wi-fi access, bars, cafes and restaurants as well as a choice of comfortable en-suite cabins.
With Stena Line you are bound to have a relaxing and enjoyable journey on your Gothenburg Ferry and with AFerry you will always find the latest prices and sailing information.
Gothenburg is located at the mouth of River Göta älv and hence got the name Gothenburg. Its location helped Gothenburg to develop into a significant trade and shipping city in the Nordic countries. The sea, trade and industrial history of the city is evident in the cultural life of Gothenburg.
Gothenburg is scattered with a number of historic and cultural establishments. Gothenburg Museum of Art, Liseberg (largest amusement park in Scandinavia), Röhss Museum (sea and natural history museum) and Gothenburg Opera are just a few of the those.
Kungsportsavenyn, commonly known as Avenyn, "The Avenue", is the main boulevard with a total length of 1 kilometre; it stretches from the older part of Gothenburg to the Götaplatsen square, where the Gothenburg Museum of Art and several other cultural institutions are located.
While in Gothenburg, you can also visit the Southern Gothenburg Archipelago consisting of Älvsborg Fortress, Vinga and Styrsö islands. As a seafront destination, Gothenburg is famous for its fish dishes and world class eateries sporting Michelin stars along with various other affordable options.
Gothenburg Ferry Port is situated in the South West Sweden about half way from Copenhagen, Denmark, Oslo and Norway. By its naturally advantageous location, Gothenburg Ferry Port is the largest harbour in Scandinavia. It is unique in a way that it is both a river and a sea port. Gothenburg Ferry Port was founded in 1620 and is owned by the city itself. Since then it has undergone various developments and has more recently transformed itself into a modern facility with 3 passenger terminals and a cruise terminal. You can book ferries from Sweden to Germany and Norway with AFerry.
Gothenburg port facilities
Gothenburg Ferry Port has a wide range of modern facilities in all 3 terminals maintained to very high standards. Short term and long term parking facility is available outside the terminals including disabled parking spaces.
Getting to Gothenburg
From the North you reach Gothenburg via the E6/Uddevalla. From the South, you can go via the Halmstad. From the East you reach Gothenburg via E20 from Örebro or via highway 40 from Jönköping. Please note that Gothenburg port has 2 Stena Line terminals.
For sailings to Frederikshavn please go to the "Danmarks-terminalen" (Masthugsterminalen). For sailings to Kiel please go to the "Tysklands-terminalen" (Majnabbeterminalen).
From The Central station you can get a tram to the Stena Line terminals. Use trams no. 3 or 9 from Gothenburg centre and follow signs to the Stena Line terminal.
Buses from all destinations use Nils Ericsonsplatsen bus terminal. Look for bus numbers 31, 34, 40, 41, 85 and Bus stop Hjalmar Brantingsplatsen. Here you change to tram number 2, 3, 4, 5 or 9 or you can walk to the terminal building.
For sailings to/from Frederikshavn: Danmarksterminalen, Masthuggskajen, S-40519 Göteborg, Sweden