A step-by-step travel guide. Take the train from Rome to Gothenburg

Trip duration
3 days
Travel time
23h

This is the expert's go-to travel option

Traveling from Rome to Gothenburg by train is a great experience. It’s a 3 days train journey with amazing scenery, passing through Verona, Munich, Hamburg and Copenhagen on the way.

Day 1

Rome Italy
Verona Italy
Verona

Grab a quick bite and switch trains in Verona.

Verona Italy
Munich Germany
Munich

Spend 1 night in Munich

There are plenty of great hotel options close to the Munich train station. Check out Hotels.com to get the cheapest prices.

Day 2

Munich Germany
Hamburg Germany
Hamburg

Get some snacks and hop on the next train in Hamburg.

Hamburg Germany
Copenhagen Denmark
Copenhagen

Spend 1 night in Copenhagen

There are plenty of great hotel options close to the Copenhagen train station. Check out Hotels.com to get the cheapest prices.

Day 3

Copenhagen Denmark
Gothenburg Sweden
Gothenburg

Arrive at your final destination, Gothenburg.

Check out Hotels.com to find affordable housing in the city centre of Gothenburg.

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Leaving from Rome Italy
Going to Gothenburg Sweden

Good to know when traveling from Rome to Gothenburg

Travel insurance

International train journeys in Europe are covered by the CIV protection rules, a set of rules to make it easier to travel cross-boarder with train. Primarily providing compensation for lost baggage and a guarantee of onward transport.

You can find out if your journey is covered by CIV by checking the tickets. "CIV" should then be printed in a corner.

But...

...there are many cases when these rules does not apply. Therefore All Aboard advise you to have a valid travel insurance before going on your trip. It's never a fun thing either to miss a connection or to loose your luggage, we know, therefore it's very useful to have an insurance where you're fully covered.

Is there wifi on the train?

There are few things as nice as watching a movie, listening to a good podcast or getting some work done on the train, and fortunately most long distance trains in Europe today offer free wifi onboard. Eurostar, Renfe, SNCF and Deutsche Bahn let you get access to wifi on the majority of their trains. If it's super important to you, the best way to really know if wifi is available is to google the name of the train (that can be found on your ticket) and you'll find out.

For EU residents

Should the wifi connection let you down, as an EU resident, you still have the luxury to take advantage of free roaming in all EU countries, just remember to turn on roaming in your phone's settings. If you are an EU resident traveling through a non-EU country such as Switzerland, the UK, or Norway, it could be a good idea to bring a 4G dongle in your bag, and switch off roaming to avoid hefty bills.

How do I receive my tickets?

Your and your fellow travellers' tickets are sent collected in an e-mail to the contact person entered in checkout. They're either delivered immediately upon purchase or in connection with your departure, but usually they'll arrive within 24 hours. This differs from operator to operator.

Before departure, it's wise to print all tickets on paper and pack in the bag. This is so that there'll never be any problems (with for example the internet connection) when it's time to show the tickets.

Haven't received an email with tickets?

If you've received a booking confirmation email, everything should be in order. If your departure is coming up and you still haven’t received any tickets, please contact us at hi@allaboard.eu and we’ll help you.