Travel to Stockholm & general info
Instructions for safe travel into Stockholm
Upon arrival into Arlanda
Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport is located 42 km north of Stockholm. From Arlanda you can reach the city center (Hotels Clarion Sign & Clarion Amaranten) conveniently by Arlanda Express high-speed train, taxi or airport coach. When traveling directly to the conference venue we recommend taxi or airport coach "Flygbussarna" with destination Liljeholmen (get of at "karolinska Institutet"). For more information on travel options please see below.
Arlanda Express (www.arlandaexpress.com) is the name of a high-speed train that goes straight between Arlanda Airport and Stockholm. It is the fastest way into town and only takes 20 minutes from the airport to the Central Station in Stockholm. If you are going straight to Clarion Hotel Sign, this is the best option for you.
Taxis leave from outside the arrivals hall. Journey time: 30 minutes. If you are going directly to the conference venue the address is Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 6, Solna.
Upon choosing some other taxi company do inquire about the price before your journey since free price setting applies to taxi rides in Sweden. More information available through Arlanda airport taxi service information.
Airport shuttle buses
"Flygbussarna", the airport coaches, depart at least every ten minutes during peak traffic. You board the bus outside each terminal at bus stop 11.
Journey time to Stockholm City about 45 minutes.
Please note that you should choose destination “Liljeholmen” if you travel directly to the conference venue, Karolinska Institutet. Please choose destination “Cityterminalen” if you like to go to a hotel in the city center (Clarion Amaranten or Clarion Sign).
- Self-service machines in the terminals or at the bus stops
- E-ticket via flygbussarna.se website
- Only payment by card accepted on board the coach
Upon arrival into Bromma Airport
Stockholm-Bromma airport is located 9 km west of Stockholm Central Station. The airport bus runs between Bromma airport and Stockholm city bus terminal, next to the central station.
Airport shuttle buses - "Flygbussarna"
- Frequency: the timetable runs to connect with flight arrivals and departures.
- Journey time to Stockholm: 20 minutes (depending on traffic).
- Tickets: 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.
Travel aternatives into Stockholm
By train (SJ) - information about tickets and time tables available here
By bus (Swebus) - information about tickets and time tables available here
By car - if you choose to travel by car, please use eniro.se for driving instructions
The language of the conference is English.
Climate and Clothing
It is early autumn in Stockholm in September and the temperatures can vary from 10-15°C. Please note there may be occasional showers. The organisers suggest that you bring a jacket or pullover and an umbrella or raincoat.
Weather information and forecasts: www.smhi.se (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute)
Passport and Visas
Delegates are advised to contact the nearest embassy, consulate or travel agency for information about the passport and visa requirements from their country for entry to Sweden.
The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Stockholm city.
In Sweden the electrical voltage used is 220/230V.
The organisers are not liable for any claims for damages and/or losses if the entire conference has to be cancelled due to a force majeure incident.
The organisers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the conference delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the conference. Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings.
Insurance and Vaccinations
The registration fee does not cover insurance for the delegates. The organisers recommend that delegates take out insurance in their home country to cover pre-journey cancellation for personal reasons and necessary insurance to cover accidents, medical expenses and loss of personal belongings during the visit. No vaccinations are needed when visiting Sweden.