Travelling to Lund

Visa regulations

If you travel to Sweden from a country outside the EU you will most likely need a visa. To find out which rules apply please visit www.migrationsverket.se

Arriving by plane

The closest international airport to Lund is Copenhagen Airport (also known as ”Kastrup”), in Denmark. The journey time by train from the airport to Lund is about 35 minutes. The journey takes you over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden and via Malmö central station. Train tickets can be purchased from the Skånetrafiken ticket machines in the arrivals hall at Copenhagen Airport, near the escalators going down to the train platform. You can buy a ticket all the way to Lund and the ticket will be valid even if you change trains at Malmö central station. You can pay in Euros, Swedish kronor or Danish kroner for your ticket at the airport and you can also use a debit/credit card with a chip.

For update information check Skånetrafiken www.skanetrafiken.se

Timetable can be downloaded from www.oresundstag.se

The closest local airport to Lund is Malmö Sturup. It has some international flights from destinations within Europe and flights from other Swedish airports including Stockholm. There are bus connections to Sturup airport (‘flygbus’) or you can get a taxi to Lund.

Arriving by train

Lund is located on the main railway line from Malmö to several different destinations such as Berlin, Olso, Stockholm and Gothenburg.Travel time from Stockholm is about 4 hours on the express train ‘X2000’ or 6-7 hours on ‘Intercity’ trains. Gothenburg (Göteborg in Swedish) is approximately 250 km northof Lund. There are regular trains between Gothenburg and Lund. The journey time is approximately 3-4 hours. To book tickets or find out more about destinations and travel times please visit  www.sj.se

You can also book travels with Veolia via SJ or directly via their webpage Veolia (Swedish): www.veolia-transport.se

Arriving by car and ferry

To travel by car over the Öresund Bridge from Denmark there is a fee. Lund is conveniently reached from the main roads E6 and E22.

There are car and passenger ferry connections to southern Sweden from Germany with Scandlines and TT-Line, and from Poland with Polferries. There are also connections via Denmark from Germany and the UK.

Scandlines: www.scandlines.com

TT-Line: www.ttline.com

Polferries: www.polferries.pl/ferry

Öresund Bridge: uk.oresundsbron.com

 

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