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Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city situated on the west cost, Göta älv river. Known as an important seaport and for its Dutch style canals and leafy boulevards lined with many cafes and shops.
Some of the country’s finest talent rise on the streets on the cosmopolitan seaport – including Swedish music icons, Ace of Base. Decorative architecture lines its tram rattled streets and there is always some cutting edge art.
Gothenburg’s waterfront is a wash with all things nautical from ships, aquariums, and sea-related museums. To the west Fashionistas design fairtrade threads, artists collaborate over espressos and street artists bring the cobbled streets to life.
The city boats many Michelin Star seafood restaurants, world class events and picturesque archipelago on its doorstep. Gothernburg has a stunning coastline and harbour where there are trips to discover the wonderful city from a different angle.
Discover quaint seaside sites in the Western Archipelago and learn about Gothenburg’s history at the Gothenburg City Museum. The city also plays host to the world famous Gothenburg Film Festival and Festival every year.
Gothenburg offers a wide range of accommodation at different locations and prices, always with top quality facilities and offering typical Swedish hospitality.
Avalon Hotel is a boutique hotel in the heart of Gothenburg. Rooms are minimalist with a vibrant Nordic design. Boasting with a trendy restaurant and a rooftop swimming pool. Located in central Gothenburg, overlooking Kungsportsplatsen and its tightly clustered cobbled streets. Everything is within walking distance and Gothenburg Central station is close by.
Inspired by the 1900’s Paris, this luxury hotel is a short walk from the shops and restaurants. Located in the Haga district, it’s central location is ideal for shopping area and the trendy nightlife on a Saturday night. Rooms are spacious with a quirky design and fabulous marble bathrooms.
Hotel Flora is an independent boutique hotel in Gothernburg. Located a short walk away from the district Kungsportsplatsen and the Liseberg amusement park. Rooms are decorated with modern furniture and polished décor with colourful themes.
One star Michelin Star restaurant is a flagship for Swedish gastronomy and offers excellent service in a rustic setting. The restaurant is located in the picturesque waterfront in Klippan. Serving some of the freshest seafood in the world.
Specialising in modern Scandinavian cuisine Michelin Star restaurant Thörnströms Kök, use local, seasonal ingredients and immaculate presentation.
Gothenburg is well known for its fresh seafood. Enjoy the worlds best lobster, crayfish and more on an exciting lobster safari. The Handlesman Flink hotel provide a one night lobster safari packages, the hotel is a cluster of yellow toy town houses overlooking a shimmering fjord and across the bay offers a loom of shapes of dozen more islands Go on a boat trip and catch the best lobster in the world.
There is something for everyone at Liseberg amusement park, where you’ll find the most fun in Scandinavia . With forty one rides and attractions that offer thrills, spills and laughter for kids and grown ups. Located in Gothenburg that opened in 1923 it is one of the most visited amusement parks in Scandinavia, attracting 3million visitors annually.
Gothenburg Natural History Museum
See the worlds only mounted blue whale! With huge collections of preserved animals, insects and reptiles and geology exhibits.
Stroll around the town and explore small indie shops, international stores and large malls. Gothenburg has an established fashion design scene and many local brands.
The local buses to and from Göteborg Landvetter Aiport are run by Västtrafik.
- Payment by card in self-service machines
- Card payment by card on board the bus
- Sms ticket
- Via website
Västtrafik’s website (opens a new window)
Telephone: +46 (0)771 41 43 00
Flygbuss Airport coaches
It takes 20 minutes to travel by Flygbuss airport coach between the airport and Gothenburg centre. In the centre, there are bus stops at Korsvägen, Kungsportsplatsen, Nils Ericson terminal and Park Aveny. At the airport, the buses are located directly outside the check-in hall.
Swebus Express bus 830 stops daily at the airport when it drives towards Gothenburg and Stockholm. This gives travellers living in Ulricehamn, Jönköping and Gränna the opportunity to take public transport to and from Göteborg Landvetter Airport.
There are several major taxi companies ready to quickly and comfortably drive you from the airport. Among the taxi companies serving the airport, the following have contracts with Göteborg Landvetter Airport: