Uppsala is easy to get to and also a city where getting around is very straightforward. It is a very compact, pedestrian-friendly city and most of the places that you will want to visit are in walking distance from the center. Many international visitors fly in to Arlanda Airport which is situated between Stockholm and Uppsala.
From Arlanda Airport
Uppsala is 18 minutes from Arlanda International Airport by train. There are regular departures and you can look at the timetable and make your reservation on line sj.se or simply buy a ticket on arrival from one of the ticket dispensers.
There are also airport buses approximately every 30 minutes between 3 a.m. and 12 midnight. The public transport company Upplands Lokaltrafik (UL) runs the airport coach route 801 between Arlanda and Uppsala.
The three major Uppsala taxi companies offer a fixed price from the airport. Ask the driver about this before you start your journey.
Uppsala Taxi | Taxi Kurir | Taxi 020
If you are planning to visit several places in Sweden, car rental from many of the major companies is available at Arlanda. Book online before you arrive to get the best prices.
Travel to Uppsala by car
If you come by car from Stockholm or Arlanda Airport, follow the E4 north towards Uppsala. Just head north in the direction of Sundsvall. Take Exit 186 to Uppsala S. and follow the signs to the city.
By train it is only 38 minutes from Stockholm to Uppsala. There is a regular service about once every half hour and you can look at the timetable and make your reservations on line sj.se or buy your ticket from one of the ticket machines at the station. The trains arrive at the centrally located Travel Center. Just across the road from the station is the Uppsala Tourist Center where you can pick up a map, get suggestions for your visit or find out about the Venue location.