To Malmö airport
Malmö airport at Sturup (MMX)
is situated about 30 km from Lund. The airport operates
mainly domestic and charter flights. Direct routed flights exist at the moment for:
London Stanstedt (RyanAir), twice a day
Oslo (MaxAir), 2-3 times per day, not on Saturdays
Berlin (MaxAir), once a day
From Malmö airport there are frequent bus connections
to the centre of Lund (closest stop to the Fysicum is "Lasarett"). Price: 70 SEK.
To Lund via Copenhagen airport
Copenhagen airport (Kastrup)
is the nearest big international airport. From the airport
you can get to Malmö and Lund by train over the Øresund-bridge. The ticket can be bought at the airport for the price of 75 DKK (90 SEK):
a) directly to Lund by the Kustpilen. NB: only few connections a day
b) changing trains in Malmö by the Øresundstågen. Trains go to Malmö every 20 mins from the Copenhagen airport. Trains from Malmö to Lund are described below.
Trains to Malmö-Lund leave from the Track 1. Please ask at the ticket desk about further details
To Lund via Stockholm
For those who need Danish visa to be able to travel via Copenhagen,
Stockholm airport may be the only choice, although it its 600
km away from Lund.
A simple solution would be to book your flight to Malmö via
Stockholm, and follow instructions above upon
arrival to Malmö.
A cheeper, but more lengthy, solution, will be to take a train from
Stockholm to Lund. This will consist of two steps:
a) take the Arlanda Express from the Stockholm airport to
the railway station. Tickets can be purchased at the airport, and it's
fairly simple to locate the train.
b) take a train from Stockholm to Lund. Trains depart every hour or
even more often, and you need to get a place reservation. High-speed
train X2000 brings you to Lund in about 4 hours 14 min, and normal
Intercity train will take 6 hours or more, depending on departure time.
International trains arrive in Copenhagen railway station. From there
one should take a train to Lund (via Malmö, as above).
Click here to see the scheme of the
Copenhagen railway station: one has to find the "Øresundsperron" (Track 26), ot Track 5.
Trains from Malmö to Lund are explained below.
If you have chosen to arrive to Stockholm by ferry, then you
would have to take a train to Lund from Stockholm. Every ferry has a
shuttle bus service to the railway station. For further instructions,
The following ferry connections exist:
|To Southern Sweden (bus connection to Lund)|
||This is convenient in the sense that you may travel
over night and sleep on the ferry.
The departure time in the summer is 23.30 in the evening and the
arrival time 07.30 the following morning.
From Trelleborg there are some busses directly to Lund
and some connections via Malmö
where you change to either
which stops outside the istitute (Note: only working days).
You may also choose
(Bus 131, only working days)
which takes to the centre of Lund.
|Rostock - Trelleborg (TT-line)
Rostock - Trelleborg (Scandlines)
|There is a fast boat which takes less than 3 hours and
a normal ferry which takes about 6 hours. Also here it is possible to
go over night and sleep on the ferry.
Busses to Lund via Malmö as above.
||The travel time is about 4 hours. Busses to Lund as above.
||A night ferry which takes about 10
hours. There is a bus connection directly to Lund: (Bus Skåneexpressen 6).|
Swinoujscie-Ystad (Unity Line Ltd.)
||There are three departures per day and bus connections
directly to Lund
(Bus Skåneexpressen 6).|
|To Stockholm (train connection to Lund)|
Each ferry has a bus shuttle connection to the railway station. Read
about trains above.
|Helsinki-Stockholm, Silja Line
||The ferry goes overnight, departing Helsinki at 17:00
and arriving to Stockholm at 9:30.
|Helsinki-Stockholm, Viking Line
||The ferry goes overnight, departing Helsinki at 17:30
and arriving to Stockholm at 9:30. Differs with Silja Line in price only.
|Turku-Stockholm, Silja Line
||Service twice a day, one ferry going 9:10 - 19:15, and
another overnight, 21:15-07:00.
|Turku-Stockholm, Viking Line
||Service twice a day, one ferry going 08:50 - 18:55, and
another overnight, 21:00-06:30. Differs with Silja Line in price only.
||The ferry goes overnight, departing from Tallinn at 18:00
and arriving to Stockholm at 9:00.
One can drive via Copenhagen and the Øresund-bridge directly
to Lund. See www.shellgeostar.com for driving directions
You also can bring your car on the ferries above or you can go via Denmark
the following routes:
|Ferry from Germany to Denmark
Take E47 in the direction of Copenhagen/Helsingør
|Ferry from Germany to Denmark
Take E55 in the direction of Copenhagen. It later connects to E47.
For the rest follow instruction above.
|Ferry from Denmark to Sweden
Helsingør-Helsingborg (north of Malmö). Take the E6 back south in direction
to Malmö/Trelleborg, and then exit at Lund.
Going from Malmö to Lund by train
From Malmö to Lund there are frequent local trains. These are
"Pågatågen" and they have a violet colour which makes
them easy to recognize. Click here to see the scheme how to find tracks 9 to 12 at the Malmö Central station, from which the trains depart. If you haven't bought a ticket to Lund in Copenhagen, you should buy it from special vending
machines. Tickets cannot be bought neither on the train, nor at the ticket office. The trip takes about 15 minutes.
From Malmö to Lund by taxi
A bit of warning: if you want to use a taxi. In the taxi business there roams
a wrongly-understood free competition.
You HAVE TO ask for a fixed price and agree on the price in beforehand, and
ask for a receipt. Taxicabs normally accept all major credit cards. A price below 200 SEK
can be considered as a normal price,
but you may end up in paying more than 500 SEK being a tourist, if you are
not careful. Worst known price from Sturup airport to Lund is 1300
SEK. Please consult (and print out) the most recent taxi
rates, and chose your carrier accordingly.
How to reach Fysicum
The Physics Institute (Fysicum) is within a walking distance from the
railway station in Lund (ca 15 minutes). An alternative is to take the
bus Nr.2 from the "Bantorget" stop (near the Grand Hotel, direction
"Botulfsplatsen"/"Annehem") and exit at "Fysiologen". Beware that the bus will
stop for quite a while at the central bus station ("Botulfsplatsen"),
and it operates only on weekdays until 19:45, and on Saturdays until
Hotels in Lund
Information on hotels can be found here.