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The 38th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition


The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, and its in-house hotel Gothia Towers, is Europe’s prominent venue in a city centre location with everything under one roof—only 25 minutes from the airport. The fully integrated hotel and congress facility has restaurants, cafés, parks, culture, shops, and other hotels conveniently within walking distance.

1,200 hotel rooms. 4-5 star. 5 bars and restaurants. Free high-speed Wi-Fi. 24-hour service. Panoramic view of the city. An additional 8,000 hotel rooms are available within walking distance from the EVS 38 Venue.

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg is located on the west coast of Sweden, in the heart of Scandinavia. Not only is it much closer than you may imagine, but it is a part of the world you must experience. Enjoy easy access from around Europe and easy walking distances to almost everything in the city.

Apart from being a world-class meeting city, you’ll find flourishing gardens, historic sites and buildings, magnificent museums, and cosy cafés and restaurants lining the tram-rattled streets. Scandinavia’s largest amusement park, museums, and other attractions are near the EVS 38 venue.

With the seaside location, you will be on a ferry less than 30 minutes from downtown to explore the tranquil archipelago Gothenburg is also a true food-lovers paradise and a seafood haven where chefs let the seasons co-write menus with local produce. A diverse range of restaurants serve everything from Michelin-starred gourmet food to fun and imaginative street food, and it’s easy to find vegetarian options.


Travel to Gothenburg

By air

Landvetter Airport (GOT) is located 20 kilometres south-east of the city centre and connects Gothenburg with major cities across Europe and the world Around 70 direct routes by air are available from around 60 destinations.

From the airport to the city centre

The most efficient way to reach the city centre is the airport shuttle, known locally as
Vy Flygbussarna. (Landvetter Airport bus to/from Gothenburg C - Vy Flygbussarna).
Frequent shuttle services from the airport take you to the EVS 38 Venue Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre/Hotel Gothia Towers within 25 minutes (Bus stop Korsvägen).

By rail, road or sea

Cost and time-efficient travel by train. Travel from Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm in 3 - 4 hours.
There is an extensive road network, a bridge between Denmark and Sweden, and low traffic density for travel to Gothenburg by car.
Ferry from Kiel (Germany) and Fredrikshamn (Denmark).


During your visit you can choose from several convenient parking options. Read more here.

Getting around

Almost everything is within walking distance from the EVS 38 Venue, so there is no, or little need for transportation within the city.

The efficient public transport system, where 97% runs on biofuel, combines tram, bus and ferry travel.

In Gothenburg, trams, buses and boats are always included in your public transport ticket/card.
The bike rental system Styr & Ställ makes it easy to rent a bike from more than 130 stations around the city. Electric scooters are also available for rent with smartphone apps.

If you want to get around Gothenburg by taxi, several options are available.