Charmingly Different

Gothenburg is located on the beautiful west coast of Sweden with open sea, a stunning archipelago, deep forests and pristine countryside. Everything you need for discovery or recreation. Gothenburg is rated one of the best gastronomic cities in Europe with six Michelin star restaurants. The seafood is as fresh as you can hope to find it – without wetting your feet. The city is characterized by international style, local creativity and a natural, relaxed charm. The shopping is a blend of fashion, design, antiques and handicraft. In Gothenburg cultural venues, gastronomic experiences, entertainment and shopping are all located within comfortable walking distance. Banner Photo Credit: Steampipe Production Studio

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Quick facts
Language Swedish
Distance from pier to city center
Stigsbergskajen 35-36: 2 km
Amerika Cruise Terminal pier 36: 2 km
Skandiahamnen pier 643: 10 km
Skandiahamnen pier 610-613: 10 km
Arendal pier 751-752: 10 km
Transportation to/from airport Taxis, limousines and buses are available. 25 km to Landvetter International Airport.
Currency Swedish krona SEK
Transport to/from city center From Inner Harbour 2 km (15 minutes walk, 5 minutes by taxi) From Outer Harbour 10 km (15 minutes by taxi)
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Gothenburg offers the vibrancy of a city, an archipelago that is unparalleled anywhere in the world and the largest port in the Nordic Region – all in one. Its easily accessible location on the west coast of Sweden and the rapid approach make it an attractive port of call for cruise ships.
Berthing policy: First come, first served.
America Cruise Terminal View port map
Max LOA: 220 m (225 m with POD Equipment)
Max draught for cruise ship: 7,5 m Charted depth: 8,0 M
Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger
Fenders available (brand and type): Yes, Cordkapp
Bollards strenght: 50 ton
Info on tides: 20 cm, 1,5 knots
Info on wind: See weather forecast 2-3 days ahead
Info on currents: 0,2-1 knots
Distance to the city center (in Kilometers): 2
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Harbour dues (Currency/GT): See Link
Passenger dues (Currency/PAX): Passenger dues during the period 2016–2020: 0 SEK/passenger
All prices are subject to change. Cruise Baltic cannot be held liable for any port fees stated on the website. Please contact port for additional information.
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Guest Experience Standards
The Cruise Baltic Guest Experience Standards indicate service touchpoints available for cruise guests at each of our destinations. An overview of the services available in the Baltic Sea region is also available in pdf. The Cruise Baltic destinations are committed to give guests the World’s greatest cruise experience.
Personal welcome
We either have a musical welcome or send-off. We alternate between a Jazz band, a typical Swedish choir or a youth marching band.
Cruise guest national flags
Independent guest reception and help
Tourist information (office or maps) in port area
Welcome: We always have two staff members from the local tourist information center at the quay and two staff members at the drop-off location for the shuttle bus in the center of the city.
Free Wi-Fi in port
Always free WiFi in the Arendal Cruise Terminal and the America Cruise Terminal.
City centre within 1 km from pier
Publicly regulated taxis
Shopping & Attractions
Shops open on Sundays
Museums offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Shops accept credit card payment with no lower limit
Destination has special offers for crew
By showing their crew batch, staff can enjoy a list of attractions/sightseeing in town free of charge.
Destination collaboration
Local cruise network
Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest
Possiblity for special arrangements and flexibility
Destination video available for Cruise Lines
Turnaround facilities
Scandic Hotel(s) in city
Cruise-ready hotels
Direct flights to USA
Direct flights to USA from Oslo and Copenhagen Airports, which are within a three hour drive from Gothenburg.
Airport less than one hour drive from port
Airport less than one hour drive from city centre
Free Wi-Fi in airport
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Selected attractions
The Gothenburg Museum of Art: Art collections from the 15th century to today. *** Green Guide Michelin.
Liseberg : The largest amusement park in Scandinavia. Beautiful gardens and fun for all ages. Try out “Helix”, Lisebergs fourth roller coaster - longer and faster than ever.
The World of Volvo : Impressive museum of Volvo’s history from its foundation 1927 until modern day.
The Garden Society: Central park, thousands of roses, palm house and café. *** Green Guide Michelin.
Botanical Garden of Gothenburg: One of Europe's largest and best botanical gardens with over 16,000 species of plants and ** Green Guide Michelin.
Exciting Extras
Haga: The charming old quarter with cobbled streets praised for its shopping and cosy cafés.
Sjömagasinet: In 1775 used as warehouse for the East India Company. Nowadays a gastronomic experience.
The Opera House: Opera, dance and musicals. Guided tours behind the scenes.
East Indiaman : A replica of 18th century wooden ship reminds of trades with the East.
Christmas City : Lane of lights, festivities and markets from mid-November until end of December.
Varied Shore Excursions
Gothenburg City Tour & Canals : The main boulevard Avenyn, view from Masthuggs church, Götaplatsen cultural hub and Paddan boat beneath “Osthyveln” (cheese slicer) low bridge.
Gothenburg & Volvo : City tour in combination with The World of Volvo – the great museum of Volvo’s history including cars, trucks, aero, bus and construction.
West Coast Islands: Picturesque fishing villages, idyllic costal resorts, bare rocks and unique sights. Pass through Kungälv: famous Viking town from the year of 1100.
Liseberg & Christmas Markets : Festive, cosy feeling, 5 million glimmering lights, Swedish “glögg” (mulled wine), choirs, traditional markets with food and handicrafts.
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Way Out West
From 09-08-2018 to 11-08-2018
Three-day music festival in Slottskogen City Park.
From 14-08-2018 to 19-08-2018
Other, Food, Music
In 2018, EuroPride will for the first time be hosted by two festivals: Stockholm Pride and West Pride. Welcome to an unforgettable festival for lgbtq+ rights.
Gothenburg Culture Festival
From 14-08-2018 to 19-08-2018
Arts & Handcrafts, Food, Music
City festival with a wide range of cultural activities.
Göteborg & Co
Petra Gamerdinger (on maternity leave)
Cruise Manager
Phone +46 31 368 40 00
Direct +46 31 368 42 24
Mobile +46 70 572 33 27
Mässans Gata 8, Box 29
401 20 Gothenburg Sweden
Port of Gothenburg
Liselott Bjärving
Cruise Operation Manager
Phone +46 31 368 75 33
Mobile +46 703 47 78 33
403 38 Gothenburg Sweden

Göteborg & Co.
Maria Särnholm
Cruise Manager
Phone: +46 31 368 4000
Direct: +46 31 368 4146
Mobile: +46 702 90 41 14
Mässans Gata 8, Box 29
401 20 Gothenburg, Sweden
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About Cruise Baltic

Cruise Baltic is a business-to-business network of cruise destinations in the Baltic Sea. Together we provide easy access - for cruise lines and their guests – to 10 countries on a string and an ocean of adventures. We have the know-how, the experience and the passion to add value for all guests.

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