The pocket-sized metropolis
Gothenburg is a pocket-sized metropolis where almost everything is within walking distance. If you prefer other means of transportation, there is a well-developed tram network that runs on 100 % fossil free electricity and no less than 1750 practical rental bikes at your disposal. You can also use the buses, ferries, taxis services or the trains to move around the city.
Walking or biking
Most points of interest in Gothenburg are within walking or cycling distance. Tthis also includes the Championship Main Stadium Slottsskogsvallen and the secondary one, Ullevi Stadium. The city operates a popular rental bike system called Styr & Ställ with 1,750 bikes at 135 stations. With 7 gears and all bikes accessible through an app in your mobile phone, it's both ecofriendly and convenient to discover the city.
The first tram line in Gothenburg was started in 1879 by the English company Gothenburg Tramway Ltd. Today the tram system is covered by more than 200 trams and 133 stops. The trams are not only a beautiful and historic way to discover the city, they're also fully electrified. To decrease the sound from the trams the tracks are often surrounded by grass, which contributes to a greener city. The public transport system, wich is ran by Västtrafik, is also operated by electrical buses and ferries.
The Västtrafik Travel Planner is the service to use, it helps you to find the best way to get you wherever you want to go in the city. You'll find the service on the web or you can download Västtrafik To Go to your smartphone.