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Travel to Linköping


The city Linköping is situated in southern Sweden, 200 kilometers south of Stockholm.
Linköping University is located about 3 kilometers from the city center.


By air it's just under two hours with KLM from Amsterdam International Airport to Linköping City Airport. There are two local airports - one in Linköping and one in Norrköping - with regular flight connections to domestic and international destinations.

There are two daily connections by KLM from Amsterdam to Linköping City Airport. Taxi from the airport to Linköping city center; about 10 minutes.

Those arriving at Norrköping International Airport can continue to Linköping by taxi. The taxi fee from Norrköping International Airport to Linköping is approximately 800 SEK one-way. When planning to leave Linköping make sure that you book an airport taxi to Norrköping Airport in advance, through a travel agency. In that way you can get a reduced fee.

For those travelling from Japan or China flying Finnair to Helsinki with countinuation, Norrköping Airport is sometimes a good choice.

It is also possible to continue to Linköping by commuter bus or train, but in that case you must first take a taxi to downtown Norrköping (5 kilometers). Commuter bus 49 will take you to Linköping. Trains also run regularly.

It is also possible to travel by air (e g Ryanair) to the "Stockholm/Skavsta Airport" which is only 100 km from Linköping. There is a regular bus connection from the airport to Linköping, approx 1,5-2 hours, 150:-SEK. The fastest connection from the airport to Linköping is by taxi, approx 1 hour, 1.200 - 1.400 SEK, cheaper if several persons share. Call Taxi Online +46 13 212 212 or Nyköping Taxi +46 155 217 500 to book. If you arrive/leave late or early, there is a Connect Hotel (http://www.booking.com/hotel/se/connect-skavsta.sv.html) at the Skavsta Airport (NYP), close to the terminal.

The cheapest alternative for those arriving at Linköping Airport is to take a taxi downtown to "Resecentrum" and from there continue by bus to final destination.

Another alternative is to fly to Stockholm/Arlanda Airport and continue the journey by train to Linköping.


The Copenhagen-Stockholm link of the central European railroad trunk passes through the city. From Kastrup Airport/
Copenhagen, Linköping can be reached by train in 3 hours. From Stockholm/Arlanda in 2-2.5 hours.


There are regular bus connections from the railway station to the university campus. Please observe that a special prepaid card is necessary when using regular bus connections. The card can be purchased at "Pressbyrån" and at the office of "Östgötatrafiken" at the railway station.


From Copenhagen to Linköping approx 5 hours. From Stockholm/Arlanda approx 3 hours.

Road map

Map over Linköping University


List of recommended hotels in Linköping city center.

Scandic Frimurarehotellet Scandic hotel Frimurarehotellet  
Scandic Linköping city Scandic Linköping City
Best Western Plus Priceless Hotel 
Best Western Hotel, Best Western Hotel Linköping 
Elite Stora Hotellet Elite Stora Hotellet
Linköping City Hotel & Hostel Linköping City Hotel & Hostel
Stångå Hotell, Stångå Hotell  
Hotel outside city center, walking distance approx 20 min to Linköping University:
Scandic Linköping Väst Scandic Linköping Väst
Close to Campus, LiU:
Valla Folkhögskola Valla Folkhögskola
Mjellerumsgården vandrarhem, hostel,  Mjellerumsgårdens vandrarhem 

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Last updated: Fri Jan 20 10:58:52 CET 2017