Opening hours

The Göta Canal is open for traffic from 3 May – 29 September 2017 and between 9.00-18.00. 

Opening hours and prices

The Göta Canal is open for traffic 3 May – 29 September 2017.

We only accept Credit card payment.

Pre-order season
3 May – 11 June, 17 Aug – 29 Sept, by reservation only. 
(Book 5 days in advance; pre-set departure dates).

Peak season
12 June – 16 Aug.
Open every day 9–18.

Extended opening hours in July at the following locks: 
Norsholm lock, 8–18. 
Carl Johan flight of locks in Berg, 8–19. 
Oscar lock in Berg, 8–18.
Berg lock in Berg, 8-18. 

Bridges
During peak season bridges opens between 9.00-18.00.

Road bridges with special opening hours
The road bridges in Töreboda and Karlsborg.
Open every whole and half hour during the canal's peak season, except noon, 1 PM and 4 PM on weekdays. The last bridge opening is at 6 PM.

The E22 bridge in Söderköping
Opens every whole and half hour during the canal's peak season. The last bridge opening is at 6 PM. On Fridays and Sundays the bridge only opens at whole hours between 3 and 6 PM. This also applies on the Thursday before Midsummer.

Remember that the closing time of the canal is not the same as the last lockage time or bridge opening. Lockage/bridge opening is not initiated if no suitable mooring can be reached before closing time.

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