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Gothenburg to Kiel Ferry

Typically ferries from Gothenburg to Kiel run 6 times a week. The Gothenburg to Kiel ferry is operated by Stena Line. Gothenburg Kiel Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Gothenburg Kiel Ferry Times

Gothenburg Kiel ferries typically depart from Gothenburg at around 17:45. The average sailing time of the ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg is approximately 14h 48m.

Gothenburg to Kiel Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel typically range between $338* and $1456*. On average the Gothenburg Kiel ferry is $840*. The cheapest Gothenburg Kiel ferry prices start from $172*. The average price for a foot passenger is $572*. The average price for a Gothenburg Kiel car ferry is $1031*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Kiel from Gothenburg?

The distance between Gothenburg and Kiel is approximately 261.2 miles (420.3km), or 226.9 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel provided by Stena Line. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Gothenburg and Kiel.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Gothenburg Kiel ferry?

Yes, Gothenburg Kiel ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Gothenburg to Kiel with Stena Line.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Sweden to Germany page.
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Gothenburg - Kiel Route summary
Departure Country Sweden
Destination Country Germany
No. of Operators 1
Operators Stena Line
Average Price A$830*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 14h 48m
Fastest Sailing Duration 14h 30m
First Ferry 17:45
Last Ferry 18:45
Distance 226 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Gothenburg to Kiel is approximately 14h 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel?

The average price of a ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel is approximately 509 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Gothenburg to Kiel?

There is 1 ferry operator for Gothenburg to Kiel and this is
  • Stena Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Gothenburg to Kiel?

Ferries from Gothenburg to Kiel are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Gothenburg to Kiel with
  • Stena Line

Can you take your car on the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Gothenburg to Kiel with
  • Stena Line

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Stena Line

How far is Kiel from Gothenburg?

The distance between Gothenburg to Kiel is approximately 226 nautical miles.

Gothenburg Guide

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is located on the west coast of Sweden and lies around midway between the cities of Copenhagen in Denmark and the Norwegian city of Oslo. The city's strategic location at the mouth of the River Gota Alv, which then flows into Kattegatt, part of the North Sea, has been instrumental in its development as a trading city. The city's rich industrial and cultural heritage is well known and is home to some of the largest events in Scandinavia. The International Film Festival has been held in Gothenburg every year since 1979 and so too has the Way Out West and Metaltown music festivals. Gothenburg is also the home city of Volvo, the car maker, that was founded in 1927. Additionally, Gothenburg is also home to the University of Gothenburg and the Chalmers University of Technology.

Gothenburg's port, the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries, has ferry services departing from it towards Frederikshavn in Denmark, Kristiansand in Norway, Kiel in Germany and Newcastle in the UK. When arriving by boat, visitors will see the spectacular waterfront before them and will enjoy the convenience of disembarking in the city centre.


Kiel Guide

The city of Kiel is located in the north of Germany and lies on the Baltic Sea coast, to the south east of the Jutland Peninsular. Situated around 90 km to the north of the city of Hamburg, Kiel is a major maritime hub in Germany and has been one of the traditional homes of the German Navy's Baltic Sea Fleet. The city is also a major centre of high tech shipbuilding and an important transport hub as a result of its location on the Kiel Fjord and the busiest waterway in the world, the Kiel Canal.

Visitors to Kiel will find a number of interesting museums that focus on topics such as zoological, geological, historical, fine art, industrial and the military. Notable is the Stadt- und Schifffahrtsmuseum Warleberger Hof (City and Maritime Museum), which belongs to the association museen am meer.

A number of passenger ferries to Sweden, Norway, Russia, and other countries operate from the city's harbour. Today, Kiel harbour is an important port of call for cruise ships touring the Baltic Sea.


Gothenburg to Kiel Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/5/2024 and 26/5/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Stena Line 17:45 09:15 15 hours 30 minutes Mon, Sun
Stena Line 18:45 09:15 14 hours 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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