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Kiel to Gothenburg Ferry

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

Kiel Gothenburg Ferry Times

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

Kiel to Gothenburg Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg typically range between $373* and $1803*. On average the Kiel Gothenburg ferry is $989*. The cheapest Kiel Gothenburg ferry prices start from $180*. The average price for a foot passenger is $632*. The average price for a Kiel Gothenburg car ferry is $1236*.

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

How far is Gothenburg from Kiel?

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

Is there a car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kiel Gothenburg ferry?

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

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Kiel - Gothenburg Route summary
Departure Country Germany
Destination Country Sweden
No. of Operators 1
Operators Stena Line
Average Price A$976*
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 Kiel to Gothenburg?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kiel to Gothenburg 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 Kiel to Gothenburg?

The average price of a ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg is approximately 599 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kiel to Gothenburg?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Kiel to Gothenburg?

Ferries from Kiel to Gothenburg 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 Kiel to Gothenburg?

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

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

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

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg. 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 Gothenburg from Kiel?

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

Kiel Guide

The city of Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, and is around 90 km to the north of Hamburg. The city's port has become an important port for both commercial and pleasure vessels almost certainly because of its location on the south western shore of the Baltic Sea and to the south east of the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark. Kiel Week, which the city hosts annually, is known the world over and comprises of a number of international regattas. The city was also the host to the sailing events at the 1936 and 1972 Summer Olympics.

The 13th century St Nicholas' Church (Nikolaikirch) is the oldest building in the city which has a sculpture by Ernst Barlach in front of it. The city, which has a number of parks and lakes for visitors to enjoy, especially if they are seeking some peace and tranquillity, is the main shopping destination for the region. Holstenstrabe in the city is one of the longest shopping streets in Germany.

Kiel's busy port has around 50 crossings per week to destinations in Sweden, Denmark and Lithuania. The port has three passenger terminals with a good level of facilities including a number of shops and places to eat.


Gothenburg Guide

Gothenburg is Sweden's second largest city and is located on the west coast of the country, with an amazing archipelago that is only 30 minutes by tram from the city centre. The city is home to a number of festivals and concerts during the summer months and include the Way Out West festival, Metaldown and Summerburst Electronic Dance Festival. For visitors that prefer smaller venues there are a host of bars and clubs in the city that host many events and DJ performances.

For lovers of the great outdoors, Gothenburg's islands make up one of the most beautiful archipelagos in Europe and is made up of around 10,000 granite islets.

Shipping and commerce has always played an important role in Gothenburg's economy due in large part to its strategic location. The city's port is the largest harbour in Scandinavia are there are daily ferry services to Kiel in Germany and Frederikshavn in Denmark. When arriving in Gothenburg by ferry, passengers should take the time to admire the archipelago and enjoy the fact that the port is only a short walk from the city centre.


Kiel to Gothenburg Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/5/2024 and 2/6/2024


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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