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Practical information

On this page we have collected some useful information for you about:

  • Conference venue
  • Accommodation
  • How to get around Gothenburg
  • The city of Gothenburg

Conference venue

The conference will take place at the venues of School of Buisness, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. The address is Vasagatan 1, Göteborg. Link to map

Accommodation

Conference delegates book their own accommodation. Here are a few alternatives:

Hotel Vasa
Hotel Vasa is a small hotel located in a classic 19th century building in Vasastan, very close to the conference venue (350 m).
www.hotelvasa.se/en

Hotel Flora
In the middle of the town you will find Hotel Flora, a relatively small boutique hotel. This hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from the conference venue, or 4 minutes on the no. 2 tram.
www.hotelflora.se/en

Clarion Hotel Post
The historic post office building in central Gothenburg is now an international design hotel. Located next to the central station. About 2 km walk from conference venue, or 10 minutes travel on the no. 2 tram.
www.nordicchoicehotels.com/clarion/clarion-hotel-post

More hotels & hostels
For further suggestions, please see:
www.goteborg.com/en/bo
 

Getting around in Gothenburg

To and from the Landvetter Airport
 

Bus
Airport buses depart every 20 minutes. The trip to the city centre takes 30 minutes. Book your ticket with the bus at the Airport Coaches webpage. Tickets are valid for three months from the date of purchaset. The bus makes a few stops in the centre of Gothenburg; if you want to go straight to your hotel, get off at Nils Ericssons Terminalen, which is the same as the Central Station. The cost is 95 SEK.

Taxi
You can also take a taxi from the airport when you arrive. You will find them right outside the arrivals hall and the cost will be approximately 500 SEK each way.

Photo: Beatrice Törnros / Göteborg & Co
 

Getting around by tram & bus in the city


Getting to the conference venue

From the central station/city centre you can take the no. 2 tram towards Högsbotorp to the conference venue. Alight at stop “Handelshögskolan”. The trip takes 10 minutes. Other stops located close to the venue are “Hagakyrkan”, “Vasa viktoriagatan” and “Pilgatan”.

On the following site you will find a Travel Planner.

Photo: Superstudio D&D/Göteborg & Co

Single ticket
One ticket costs 29 SEK and is valid for 90 min. Get your ticket on the bus from the driver or at the tram from the big blue machine in the middle of the tram; pay with cash or card.

Three-day ticket
Costs 170 SEK. Ride the tram or bus as many times as you like during three days (72 hours). Cheaper than a single ticket if you ride seven times or more during three days. Tickets can be bought in most kiosks and at Pressbyrån kiosk.

Rechargeable card
This is a good alternative if you are staying for a longer period and/or coming back several times. Costs 50 SEK to get the card. Then choose an amount between 100 and 1500 SEK to charge the card with. Every time you get on the bus or tram, you show the card to the card reader. 23 SEK will be withdrawn and you can travel for 90 min. It’s like a single ticket with a discount.

More info at: www.vasttrafik.se

Explore the city of Gothenburg

Take the opportunity to explore the city of Gothenburg.

Here you will find two useful links with more information about the city and activities:

www.goteborg.com/en

www.greengothenburg.se

Photo: Anders Wester/Göteborg & Co

 

Conference venue

Handelshögskolan, University of Gothenburg

Page Manager: GMV|Last update: 2/24/2017
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