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)

RYAN AIR
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

WIZZ AIR
Poland: Gdansk, Warsaw
Hungary: Budapest
Serbia: Belgrade

GOTLANDSFLYG
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:

CITY AIRLINES
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

AIR BERLIN
Germany: Berlin (Tegel) plus various destinations via Berlin

AIR BALTIC
Latvia: Riga – plus many destinations via Riga

MALEV
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, misi.se team 2011