Travel to Östersund
Östersund is located in central Sweden and about 600 km north of the Stockholm-Arlanda airport (airport code ARN). The Stockholm-Arlanda airport is the main international airport in Sweden and Östersund is serviced by the Åre-Östersund airport (airport code OSD). Flights from the Stockholm area to Östersund are available from Stockholm-Arlanda as well as from Stockholm's smaller Bromma airport (airport code BMA)
Airport buses run to and from the center of Östersund in connection with most arrivals and departures to the Åre-Östersund airport. Taxis are also readily available from the airport. The airport is located about 10km from the center of Östersund.
If you prefer to travel by train, you can board the train at Arlanda airport. There are some direct train lines to Östersund – please visit the SJ website (www.sj.se) for schedule and fare information. The train station in Östersund is located in close proximity to the city center (about a 5 minute walk).
Sweden conforms to Central European Time, which is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.
The weather In Östersund is highly variable with an average temperature in September of 47°F/8°C.
The official currency in Sweden is the Swedish Krona (SEK, plural “kronor”).
Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout Sweden. You may withdraw cash with a Visa, MasterCard, Maestro or Cirrus card at any “Bankomat” or “Uttagsautomat” ATM. In order to pay or withdraw cash with your credit card, your card must have a chip and PIN (Personal Identification Number).
Accommodation at hostels and hotels in the city center have been reserved for participants in the conference. These can be booked when you register for the conference.
|Prices include breakfast
and Swedish VAT
|Single room per night||Double room per night|
|Hostel Ledkrysset (Including bed linen)||SEK 480 (approx EUR 54)||SEK 820 (approx EUR 92)|
|Hotel Emma||SEK 795 (approx EUR 89)||SEK 975 (approx EUR 109)|
|Hotel Zäta||SEK 895 (approx EUR 100)||SEK 1095 (aprrox EUR 123)|
|Best Western Hotel Gamla Teatern||SEK 1045 (approx EUR 117)||SEK 1245 (approx EUR 140)|
|Scandic Östersund City||SEK 1050 (approx EUR 118)||SEK 1200 (approx EUR 135)|
|Clarion Hotel Grand Östersund||SEK 1515 (approx EUR 170||SEK 1615 (approx EUR 180)|