Opening hours and prices
The Göta Canal is open for traffic 6 May – 30 September 2016.
We only accept Credit card payment.
6 May – 12 June, 18 Aug – 30 Sept, by reservation only.
(Book 4 working days in advance; pre-set departure dates).
13 June – 17 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.
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.