Plan your route

Plan your route for container goods by sea and climate friendly rail.

Liner services

The Port of Gothenburg offer Scandinavia's widest range of services at sea.

Connecting Scandinavia to the world

The biggest container port in Scandinavia is in Gothenburg. 53% of Sweden’s container trade is handled here, evenly distributed between exports and imports. The wide range of routes includes direct services to North America, North Africa, the Middle East, India, South Korea, China and other parts of Asia. Frequent feeder services also operate every day to the major transshipment hubs on the continent.

A hub for freight handling

Gothenburg is a focal point for cargo handling without parallel in Scandinavia. 36.3 million tonnes of cargo was handled here during 2023, and 22,000 people are employed in the port. 70 trains travel to and from the Port of Gothenburg, every day, all year round – especially climate-smart, as they can travel all the way from 26 inland terminals, served by over 30 lines, all over Sweden and Norway right up to our quaysides. 

Optimal location for Swedish industry

The port’s ideal location provides Swedish industry with access to destinations all over the world though direct services. There are also frequent departures to major transshipment hubs on the continent, as well as daily services to many major European ports. The Port of Gothenburg plays a crucial role for Swedish imports and exports, and is a leading actor when it comes to strengthening Sweden’s competitive strength.

Gothenburg is also the natural intersection between three Scandinavian capital cities, where several European highways converge. Oslo and Copenhagen are just 3–4 hours away by road. Its location at the mouth of the Göta Älv river also makes the Port of Gothenburg a hub for short sea shipping, with services from both inland and the surrounding coastal area.

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60% of all containers that pass through the Port of Gothenburg go by climate-smart rail.

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60% of all containers that pass through the Port of Gothenburg go by climate-smart rail.

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60% of all containers that pass through the Port of Gothenburg go by climate-smart rail.

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60% of all containers that pass through the Port of Gothenburg go by climate-smart rail.

TRAFIIC & ROUTES

Ship your cargo by rail

More and more companies are choosing rail transport solutions to and from the Port of Gothenburg. Rail transport operations are cost-efficient, reduce emissions to air and contribute to reduced congestion on the roads. 

Inland and coastal shipping

Even on short distances within Scandinavia, shipping can be a good and competitive mode of transport.

The road to the port

Gothenburg is situated at the heart of Scandinavia. From here, you can take the E6 motorway to or from Oslo or Copenhagen, only 3–4 hours by road.