The closest major international airport is Copenhagen Airport (information here), in Denmark. It is the most accessible airport in southern Scandinavia and most international airlines operate into it. With the Öresund trains, Lund is only a 30 minute train ride from Copenhagen Airport.
Some international flights from destinations within Europe, as well as flights from other Swedish airports, including Stockholm, connect to Malmö Airport (information here), located approximately 25 minutes from Lund. The airport shuttle, Flygbussarna, stops at Lund C.
Buses in Lund are operated by Skånetrafiken. The green city buses will easily take you around the city. All bus lines depart from Botulfsplatsen. Fares can be paid with Jojo cards (Skånetrafiken’s travel card), credit card (at an extra fee), or made using Skånetrafiken’s app. A handy online travel planner can be found here.
When choosing a taxi in Lund – and in Sweden – it is important to ask about the price before the journey begins. If you get a fixed price, it must be entered and visible in the taximeter before the trip starts. The taximeter should be activated throughout the journey.
Biking in Lund is a great way to get around and see the city. There are plenty of bicycle paths throughout Lund. A free bicycle map can be collected at Lund Tourist Center. Bikes are available for rent. A popular rental service is Digibike: download the app, register for payment and find the nearest bike. Many accommodations in Lund also offer bikes to use for free, or at a smaller fee. Ask when you make your booking.
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Please note that if you are a citizen of a non-EU country, you may need a visa. To be granted a visa, you need an invitation from the company or person who is arranging the conference. You must show that you have enough money for your keep and for your home trip. You also need health insurance that covers the costs if you become ill during your visit to Sweden. More information here.