Destination Special

2011-03-20. Published in Life in Gothenburg
by Sera

The first signs of spring are finally appearing in the city. It has been a long winter in Gothenburg this year. Are you tired of the cold and windy weather? Do you need sun? Do you need a break from studying and the busy student life? Do you want to get away from it all for just a few days or do you simply need a change of environment?

Why not go on a short trip?!

Gothenburg is a fantastic city – there is no doubt about it. Still you might feel like going some other places and take a break sometimes. Gothenburg has actually great connections to different destinations on the continent and overseas. Why not take the chance and go exploring? Here are some suggestions – an overview over the available destinations from the two airports in Gbg.

Säve City Airport, ca. 20 km outside the city centre, take the bus (Flygbussar)

Italy: Milano (Bergamo), Pisa, Rome (Ciampino), Trapani, Alghero
Spain: Girona (Barcelona), Malaga, Alicante
UK: Edinburgh, London-Stansted
France: Marseille, Paris (Beauvais)
Germany: Frankfurt-Hahn, Düsseldorf-Weeze
Belgium: Bryssel (Charleroi)
Lithunia: Kaunas

Poland: Gdansk, Warsaw
Hungary: Budapest
Serbia: Belgrade

Sweden: Visby (Gotland)

Landvetter Airport, ca. 25 km outside the city centre, take the bus (Flygbussar)

There are several low-cost airlines departing from Landvetter but also some traditional national airlines and charter airlines (which only offer flights together with accommodation as a package). Here are some examples:

Spain: Barcelona, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca
Norway: Bergen, Stavanger
UK: Birmingham, Manchester
Finland: Helsinki
Sweden: Luleå, Sundsvall, Umeå, Visby, Åre
France: Lyon, Nice
Czech: Prague
Estonia: Tallinn
Switzerland: Zurich

Easy Jet
Germany: Berlin (Schönefeld)
UK: London-Gatwick, Manchester

Germany: Berlin (Tegel) plus various destinations via Berlin

Latvia: Riga – plus many destinations via Riga

Hungary: Budapest – plus many destinations via Budapest

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Various destination, please note that there is a low-price calendar that helps you finding the best offer

Please note that this list is incomplete and might include some minor mistakes.

Information on the buses to the airports under Flygbussarna
The buses depart from Nils Ericsson Bus Terminal which is located close to the main station.

/Sera, team 2011