June 14-17, 2020
Uppsala and travel
Uppsala is Sweden’s fourth largest city with a population of 200,000 inhabitants. Unique cultural treasures and an exciting history are to be found in the city of knowledge and inspiration. Uppsala has retained its small-town charm while offering a big city’s selection of shops, restaurants and other entertainment.
Uppsala has many historical attractions. Among the most famous are:
- Uppsala cathedral, the largest cathedral in Scandinavia.
- One of Sweden’s eldest botanical gardens
- A unique anatomical theatre built in the 1600’s
- The Linnaeus Garden
- Uppsala Castle from the mid-1500’s
However, Uppsala is not only known for its traditions. Today Uppsala is a dynamic industrial and commercial city where knowledge, ideas and entrepreneurship are at the center. The city’s geographical location with only 30 minutes to Stockholm-Arlanda international airport and 40 minutes to Stockholm has made Uppsala an attractive place for meetings.
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Travel to Uppsala
Uppsala is announced to be Sweden’s most climate-friendly city.
Uppsala is easily reached by train in just 38 minutes from Stockholm and 18 minutes from Arlanda Airport.
To and from the airport, you can continue to Uppsala comfortably by both the airport buses and direct train, with departures from SkyCity. During the day, buses and trains depart twice an hour. And it is just as easy to travel between Uppsala and Stockholm.
We highly recommend you, if possible, to consider traveling to Uppsala by train.
You can find options for your travel within Europe to Uppsala on this website – www.goeuro.se
From Arlanda airport to Uppsala
Bus 801 runs between Arlanda and central Uppsala throughout the day. The journey takes approx. 45 minutes.
You can purchase tickets with a credit card on the bus, but cash is not accepted. There are also vending machines at Arlanda airport terminals 2, 4 and 5 where you can purchase a one way ticket (credit cards only). There is a small price reduction when buying tickets from the vending machines compared to onboard the bus.
Trains leave Arlanda Airport for Uppsala Central Station directly from Sky City next to Terminal 5. The journey time is approx. 20 minutes.
Tickets may be purchased at the ticket desk in Sky City. Please note that an extra transit fee of 85 SEK must be paid at the ticket barrier to leave or enter Sky City.
Taxis leave from outside of the arrival hall. The journey time to Uppsala is about 30 minutes and the cost is approx. about SEK 495. Make sure to ask the driver for a fixed price in advance. You can pay by credit card or by cash.
We recommend Uppsala Taxi. You can pre-book a taxi here: Uppsala Taxi – Online reservation