Strings 2011

Travel to Uppsala

Uppsala is located 40 minutes north of Stockholm. Uppsala can easily be reached from the four airports in the area.

The organisers cannot take responsibility for late schedule changes or price changes. For updates, please check the airport websites. You can reach Uppsala from the four different airports as follows:

Upon arrival at Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport, Stockholm website

Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport is located between Uppsala and Stockholm, 36 km south of Uppsala.

Bus 801 runs between Arlanda and central Uppsala twice every hour from about 4 am until midnight. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs SEK 100 (approximately EUR 11). You cannot pay the ticket cash on the bus. There are vending machines at Arlanda airport terminals 2, 4 and 5 (Quickomat) where you can buy a one way ticket for the bus. Credit card only.

("Flygbussarna" connects Arlanda and Stockholm city. It is not recommended to go to Stockholm to reach Uppsala from Arlanda.)

Trains leave Arlanda for Uppsala Central Station directly from Sky City.
• Frequency: please consult the timetables online www.resplus.se.
• Journey time: 15-20 minutes.
• Cost: 95-130 SEK (approximately EUR 13) if ticket is purchased in advance. Tickets can be bought from the conductor on board for an additional fee.
• Ticket Desk: SJ Resebutik/Travel Office, in Sky City (next to Terminal 5).

Taxis leave from outside the arrival hall. You can pay by credit card or by cash.
• Journey time: about 30 minutes
• By a special offer from Taxi Kurir for STRINGS delegates, the rate is 420 SEK
To get the special rate you have to pre book your taxi, please refer to STRINGS when booking. An additional fee will be added for pick-up with personal sign in the terminal.
For pre booking Taxi Kurir: +46-18-123456 or order@ups.taxikurir.se
• You can also make an advance reservation with Uppsala Taxi, rate SEK 460: +46 18 100 000


Upon arrival at Stockholm-Bromma Airport, Stockholm website

Stockholm-Bromma airport is located 9 km west of Stockholm Central Station and 70 km south of Uppsala. The airport bus runs between Bromma airport and Stockholm city bus terminal, next to the central station.

Frequency: the timetable runs to connect with flight arrivals and departures.

• Cost: single ticket: SEK 79 (approximately. EUR 8) or a return ticket: SEK 150 (approximately EUR 15).
• Journey time to Stockholm: 20 minutes (depending on traffic).
• Ticket Desk: you buy your ticket from the ticket-vending machines or on-line on the flygbussarna.se website. E-ticket purchased on-line is valid for 12 months from the purchase date.

From Stockholm Central Station to Uppsala Central Station:
• Frequency: 2 trains per hour from 6 am to 11 pm.
• Journey time: 40 minutes.
• Cost: about SEK 60 (approximately EUR 7).
• Ticket Desk: you buy your ticket from a ticket desk in the main hall of the station or from a ticket-vending machine on the platform.


Upon arrival at Stockholm-Skavsta Airport, city of Nyköping website

Stockholm-Skavsta airport is located 110 km south of Stockholm Central Station and 177 km south of Uppsala.
Airport shuttle buses run between Skavsta Airport and Stockholm Central Station.

• Frequency: about 30 minutes after every flight arrival. The bus waits for delayed flights. Timetable online: www.flygbussarna.se.
• Journey time to Stockholm: about 80 minutes.
• Cost: SEK 150 (approximately EUR 15) single ticket, SEK 249 (approximately EUR 25) round trip.
• Ticket Desk: you buy your ticket from the ticket-vending machines or on-line on the flygbussarna.se website. E-ticket purchased on-line is valid for 12 months from the purchase date.

From Stockholm Central Station to Uppsala Central Station.
• Frequency: 2 trains per hour from 6 am to 11 pm.
• Journey time: 40 minutes. Cost: about SEK 60 (approximately EUR 7).
• Ticket Desk: you buy your ticket from a ticket desk in the main hall of the station or from a ticket-vending machine on the platform.


Upon arrival at Stockholm-Västerås Airport, city of Västerås website

Västerås airport is located 77 km west of Uppsala.

Bus:
• No direct shuttle buses to Uppsala.
• Shuttle taxi from the airport to Västerås Central station.
• Regional bus 804 or 774 from Västerås to Uppsala timetable (pdf) (in Swedish)
Journey time: 1 hour 40 minutes. Cost: about SEK 120 (approximately EUR 12).

Train:
• Shuttle taxi from the airport to Västerås Central station
• There are no direct trains Västerås to Uppsala, but you can reach Uppsala by switching lines in Enköping or Sala. Please se www.sj.se for timetables and prices.