Travel information

Skövde can be reached by air, train, and car. Skövde city is situated on the railway line between the two main cities of Sweden, Gothenburg and Stockholm.

Arriving by air to Gothenburg

1. If you arrive by air to Landvetter airport, take the airport coach to the Nils Eriksson terminal (last stop for the airport coach). You can also use the SJ web site to make a reservation for a trip from Landvetter airport (From “Landvetter flygplats”) to Skövde (To “Skövde Central”).

2. The Nils Eriksson terminal is adjacent to the main railway station (“Göteborg Central”). From there, take the train to Skövde. The time table for trains can be found here. From Göteborg, there are also local trains to Skövde (Västtrafik).

3. In Skövde, the recommended hotel for conference attendees (Hotel Scandic Billingen) is located at walking distance (100m west from the train station main entrance).  There are taxis outside the station if your hotel is more remotely located (if no taxi is available at the station, links to taxi companies are listed below).

Arriving by air to Stockholm

1. If you arrive at Arlanda airport, take Arlanda Express (or the airport coach) from the airport to Stockholm central station. You can also use the SJ web site to make a reservation for a trip from Arlanda airport (From “Arlanda Central”) to Skövde (To “Skövde Central”). Please note that there are different stations inside Arlanda airport. Long distance trains depart from “Arlanda Central”, whereas Arlanda Express trains depart from “Arlanda Norra Station” and “Arlanda Södra Station”.

2. From Stockholm central station, take the train to Skövde. The time table for trains can be found here.

3. In Skövde, the recommended hotel for conference attendees (Hotel Scandic Billingen) is located at walking distance (100m west from the train station main entrance).  There are taxis outside the station if your hotel is more remotely located (if no taxi is available at the station, links to taxi companies are listed below).

Getting to the conference venue

The conference venue (University of Skövde, building G) is located 600 meters (8 minute walk) from the recommended hotel for conference attendees (Hotel Scandic Billingen). This link shows the recommended walking route from the hotel. Of course, you can also take a taxi from the hotel. A campus map is available here (PDF), which shows the conference venue (the yellow building marked “G” on the map) and the travel centre (marked “6” on the map). The recommended hotel (Hotel Scandic Billingen) is situated next to (just above) the house marked “7” on the map.

Travel links

  • SJ (long distance trains)
  • MTR (long distance trains)
  • Västtrafik (local trains and buses)
  • Flygbussarna (Airport Coaches)
  • Arlanda Express (Train from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm)
  • Taxi service in Skövde is available at the train station or by contacting one of the following Taxi services: Taxi Skövde +46-(0)500-41 65 00, Taxi Kurir, +46-(0)500-49 49 49
  • It is also possible to rent a car at Landvetter airport in Gothenburg and go by car to Skövde. We recommend that you make your reservation in advance. The distance from Landvetter airport to Skövde is 147 kilometers. From Arlanda, the distance to Skövde is approximately 355 kilometers. This link provides a map for the recommended route from Landvetter airport to the recommended hotel for conference attendees in Skövde.
  • An arrival guide for Skövde can be found here.
  • Conference venue – campus map (PDF)
  • Nationals in the majority of countries outside the EU require a visa to visit Sweden. Please consult the Swedish Migration Board web site for more information.

Please contact the organisers for further information.