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Visitors Information

How to find us
Lund is situated in the southern part of Sweden, close to Malmö and Copenhagen in Denmark. The division is located in the V-building, John Ericssons väg 1, at Lund Institute of Technology ("Tekniska Högskolan"), 2-3 km north-east of the centre of Lund.

When in Lund
If you arrive by train:

  • "Lundalänken" outside the railway station has frequent connections to LTH
  • Local bus: there is a bus stop located 200 m northeast of the railway station in Lund. Take bus 1 or 6 to "Tekniska Högskolan." About 10 minutes ride.
  • Taxi: Ask for "V-huset", John Ericssons väg 1.
  • By foot: To walk takes about 20 minutes from the town centre

Getting to Lund from abroad
When planning a visit to Lund, Sweden, it is important to have in mind that Sweden is separated from the European continent by the Baltic Sea to the east and south and by Öresund (the sound) to the west. As of July 2, 2000 a bridge joins Denmark and Sweden over the Sound. The bridge is open to motorists and is also crossed by a frequent high-speed train running from Copenhagen Railway Station (Kobenhavn H) via Copenhagen Airport (CPH / Kastrup) to Malmö Central (railway) Station.

By air - Copenhagen airport CPH / Kastrup - Malmö - (Lund)
Copenhagen Airport, CPH, at Kastrup, Denmark, is the closest large international airport, from where Malmö and Lund, Sweden, can be most conveniently reached by high-speed and frequent (every 20 min) Sound trains. The trip from Copenhagen Airport to Malmö Central Station will take approximately 30 minutes and an additional 15 min to Lund. Tickets can be purchased all the way through to Lund but a change of trains in Malmö is sometimes necessary.

By air - local airport Malmö MMX/Sturup - Lund
The local airport Malmö - Sturup, MMX, has frequent connections to and from Stockholm and daily connections to and from London, Paris and Nice. There is a bus service from Sturup to Lund - flygbussarna. Busses depart about ten minutes after the arrival of planes from Stockholm (almost every hour). The bus stops at several places in central Lund (including LTH, the hospital and the main railway station). There is also a limousine service (desk at the airport check-in area) from Sturup , which will take you directly to your address in Lund. Taxis in Sweden can be pre-ordered or found at Taxi stops often just outsider stations, harbours etc., hailing them in the street sometimes works but it is not the normal routine. Be sure to settle a price with the driver before accepting his/her services, normally drivers are employed by a taxi company, which has established recommended prices for certain routes. Taxis normally accept all major credit cards.

Travel from Malmö to Lund
may be partaken by taxi or local (purple) trains Pågatåg - approx. 15 minutes. The local trains depart approximately 4 times per hour during weekdays, somewhat less frequently in the evening and during weekends. Taxis in Sweden can be pre-ordered or found at Taxi stops often just outsider stations, harbours etc., hailing them in the street sometimes works but it is not the normal routine. Be sure to settle a price with the driver before accepting his/her services, normally drivers are employed by a taxi company, which has established recommended prices for certain routes. Taxis normally accept all major credit cards.

Train - Copenhagen central railway station (Kobenhavn H) - to Lund
The sound trains run frequently over the bridge to Sweden from Copenhagen Station (Kobenhavn H) to Malmö Central Station will take approximately 40 minutes. Tickets can be purchased all the way through to Lund, but sometimes a change of trains in Malmö is necessary. The Danish State-owned Railway can be reached at tel: +45 (0) 70131415

By bus to Lund
There are also buses to Lund and Malmö from Copenhagen. The bus, called 999, leaves from Copenhagen Central Railway Station (Hovedbanegarden) and tickets can only be purchased at the bus and in cash. Traveltime to Lund is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes. Timetables, prices and information at tel: +(45)44684400 fax: +(45)44684004.

By rail to Lund
Lund is located on the main railway from Malmö to Stockholm and Oslo. There are frequent connections to and from the continent. Travel time from Stockholm is about 4 hrs on the express "X2000" or 6-7 hrs on other trains, and there is a connection every hour. The National Swedish Railway (SJ) can be reached at tel: +46 77 175 75 75 for information or for booking at tel: +46 498 20 33 80, fax: +46 498 20 33 90, e-mail: info[at]swedenbooking.com

By car
The bridge between Copenhagen and Malmö is open to motorists. Lund is conveniently reached from the main roads E6 and E22. There are also car and passenger ferry connections to southern Sweden from Germany Scandlines and TT-Line and Poland. There are also connections via Denmark from Germany and UK. You may also cross the Sound with the ferry over Helsinborg-Helsingör, approximately 30 minutes travel. It is recommended to make a reservation for your car on all ferry lines.