Travel and accomodation


Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden and the fifth largest in the Nordic countries, with around 590,000 inhabitants. The city is located on the west coast of Sweden, in the middle of Scandinavia, and is strategically placed between Stockholm in the east (470 km), Copenhagen in the south (280 km) and Oslo in the north (310 km).

There are many ways to travel to Gothenburg. You can reach the city by plane, train, and international bus services. Or you may choose to arrive by ferryboat from Denmark or Germany. Read more about the specific ways to travel to Gothenburg here.




You will find it very easy get around Gothenburg and its immediate surroundings. Apart from many public tram and bus lines, there is also an efficient ferry service across the Göta River, which runs through the city, and boats that take you out to the southern archipelago. Also, Gothenburg is a very bicycle-friendly city with an extensive infrastructure of cycle paths. Click here for more information about Local events in Gothenburg.

October is usually a fresh autumn month in Gothenburg with an average temperature varying between 12°C (53.6°F) and 6°C (42.8°F). It can also be a little windy, so it may be wise to bring an umbrella or raincoat.





Gothenburg has a wide range of hotels to choose from, most of them very centrally located. Standards and prices vary from basic hostels to luxury hotels.

The city is a popular place for conferences and trade fairs and October is usually a busy month. So don't wait too long to book a hotel room.

Pre-reservations at Gothenburg hotels which also offer some reduced prices are made in the recommended hotels below.



Recommended hotels: 

Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel, Lindholmen - 

The price/room/night is SEK 1,355 including breakfast.

Book the room via this link: Rooms (

The rooms are bookable until September 5


Comfort Hotel Göteborg, Stenpiren - 

The price for a standard single room is 1,133. SEK/per night including breakfast.

Book the room calling or email the hotel and enter the reservation number. 2125GR021144

Contact for booking:
+46 317 52 28 00

The rooms are bookable until September 14


Sure Hotel by Western Center, Stenpiren - 

The price/room/night is 1.105 SEK

Book the room email to and enter the name ECREA and the dates you will stay. 

The rooms are bookable until September 14