Travelling to Mid Sweden University
The capital of Sweden is Stockholm. Most international flights arrive at the Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, just north of Stockholm.
Härnösand is located about 450 kilometres north of Stockholm. Sundsvall is located about 400 kilometres north of Stockholm, and Östersund is situated about 180 kilometres to the northwest of Sundsvall, about 550 kilometres north of Stockholm. There are of course different ways to get to Sweden and to your respective campus. Here are some suggestions.
The quickest way to reach Mid Sweden University from Stockholm is to fly to the Sundsvall/ Härnösand airport “Midlanda”, or the Åre/Östersund Airport, which takes about 45 minutes. None of our campuses is more than 30 km from an airport. Prices vary greatly and there are a number of flights every day. Information from the Scandinavian air system can be found at www.sas.se
Travelling by rail from the Stockholm City will take you to Härnösand in about four hours, Sundsvall in about three hours, or Östersund in about six hours. If you are arriving at Stockholm – Arlanda Airport there are train connections to Härnösand, Sundsvall and Östersund from the airport. Information from the Swedish railway company can be found at www.sj.se
A cheaper way to travel north from Stockholm is to take a bus with a journey time of 4‐7 hours. Information about the long distance buses can be found at www.ybuss.se
If you intend to drive to Mid Sweden University, you should follow the E4 highway northwards. From Stockholm to Sundsvall it is about 400 kilometres and to Härnösand about 450 kilometres. If you are going to Östersund, you should continue through Sundsvall and follow the E14 highway in a north‐westerly direction. The distance between Sundsvall and Östersund is about 200 kilometres. Please note: Winter driving conditions apply November—April in the whole Mid Sweden University area.