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Getting to Gothenburg

By air

Göteborg Landvetter Airport is an international airport serving the Gothenburg region in Sweden. It is located 20 Km south-east of the city centre and you can travel directly from various destinations in Europa and the world. For general information, please click here.

  • Airport transferFlygbussarna-Landvetter-alt

It’s easy to get to and from the airport with the shuttle bus service Flygbussarna and the journey time is between 25 and 30 minutes. Buses leave from right outside the terminal building and the final stop is the main bus station Nils Ericssonterminalen in central Gothenburg. Taxi or rental cars are also available at the airport.

By train

SJ, Västtrafik, Tågab, NSB and Blå tåget are running frequent services to and from the Central Station in Gothenburg, connecting the city with the Scandinavian capitals Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. The journey times are just under 4 hours from Oslo, around 3 hours from Stockholm and 3,5 hours from Copenhagen. The trains from Denmark stop at Copenhagen international airport, making it a convenient option to fly there and catch the train to Gothenburg.

By bus

The bus terminal Nils Ericsson terminalen is serviced by long distance and express bus companies like Swebus, Nettbus (in Swedish). You can easily travel to Gothenburg from the major cities in Sweden and Scandinavia. The journey time is around 3,5 hours from Oslo, 6,5 hours from Stockholm, 3,5 hours from Malmö and 5 hours from Copenhagen.

Book with Nordic Travel

You can also book your journey to Gothenburg via Nordic Travel. Search for flights, train, bus, rental cars and ferries.

By car

The meeting venue is at the Conference Centre Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A in Gothenburg. The largest parking area is located between the tram stop ‘Medicinaregatan’ and the conference center (6 SEK/h). A smaller parking lot is available on the right side of the conference centre, next to the small cottages (15 SEK/h). Parking directly in front of the Wallenberg center is not allowed for visitors.

 

Getting around in Gothenburg

Venue

The meeting venue is at the Conference Centre Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A. The closest tram stop is called Medicinaregatan. The Gothenburg city public transportation system can be found here.

  • From the Göteborg Landvetter airport to the Venue

Take the airport bus, Flygbussarna, in front of the arrivals terminal. The bus runs every 15-20 minutes, and it is only 20 minutes ride to the city centre. You can find the time tables and how to buy tickets here.

Get off at Korsvägen stop and take tram number 6 with direction ‘Länsmansgården via Sahlgrenska’, tram number 8 with direction ‘Frölunda’ or tram 13 with direction ‘Sahlgrenska’. Get off at Medicinaregatan stop.

  • From Nils Ericsson terminal (bus terminal) to the Venue

Take a tram number 6, 7 or 13 from the bus terminal, Nils Ericsson terminal, to Medicinaregatan stop.

  • From city centre to the Venue

Tram number 7 and 8 also stop there if coming from other directions.

Staying in Gothenburg

Hostels

A hostel is a good alternative if you are traveling on a tight budget. These two hostels are located close to the meeting venue:
Slottsskogen Hostel and Linnéhostel

Hotels

The University of Gothenburg has agreements with these following hotels and as a participant in the Bridging Nordic Imaging symposium you can get a discounted price. See each hotel below for the terms. However, it is advisable to make a reservation as soon as possible since rooms fill up fast. Other hotels can be found at e.g. the go:teborg webpage.

Quality hotel Panorama (3 stars)  Single room 875 SEK/night and double room 1075 SEK/night (VAT included). State the booking code “324896” to get the discounted prices.

Hotel Lorensberg (3 stars)  Single room 890 SEK/night and double room 1140 SEK/night (VAT included). State the booking code “IV320” to get the discounted prices.

Hotel Vasa (3 stars). Single/Double room (one 140 cm wide bed) 910 SEK/night. State the booking code “GUCCI16” to get the discounted price.

Hotell Liseberg Heden (4 stars) Single room 1010 SEK/night and double room 1420 SEK/night (VAT included). Inform them that you attend a symposium arranged by the University of Gothenburg and that you are entitled to our discounted prices.

Hotel Flora (4 stars) Smaller single room 1160 SEK/night, larger single room 1211 SEK/night and double room 1357 SEK/night (VAT included). Book through e-mail or telephone and state the booking code “185485” to get the discounted prices.

Gothia towers (4 stars) Single room 1190 SEK/night and double room 1290 SEK/night (VAT included). State the booking code “GUN140416” to get the discounted prices.

Gothia towersPanorama hotel

Sightseeing in Gothenburg

Please visit the Göteborg tourist information page for the 10-must-dos and events in the city the 13th-16th of April.