Practical information

Getting to and from Umeå

The easiest way to go to Umeå is by flying. There are many flights from Stockholm Arlanda airport (with SAS, Norwegian) and Stockholm Bromma Airport (Malmö Aviation). In addition to that Umeå can also be reached with direct flights from Gothenburg (City Airlines) and the Baltic (Baltic Airlines). Another alternative to get here is by train; there are overnight trains (SJ) from Gothenburg and Stockholm with arrival early in the morning in Umeå. Norwegian SAS SJ Malmö Aviation City Airlines airBaltic

The airport is situated about 4 km from the university, with frequent buses both to and from downtown and university campus (50 SEK). Taxi takes about 10 mn and costs ca 130 SEK. The train station is only about 5 mn away from the University. Taxis from (and to) the airport can be pre-booked by phone (+46 8 120 92 000) or on the internet: Flygtaxi

City buses

From city centre (Vasaplan) and university campus there are many buses every hour. A single fare ticket is 23 SEK. (no cash payment on buses – payment with pre-paid ticket, credit card or by SMS).

Staying in Umeå

There ara many hotels in Umeå, and in addition to that also hostels. Almost all hotels can be booked via the major booking sites as for example, and Some budget hotels, for example Hotell Pilen and Hotell Gamla Fängelset have their own booking sites.

City centre hotels

Scandic Umeå Plaza

Storgatan 40,
903 26 Umeå
Telefonnummer: 090-205 63 00/10
E-post: Scandic Plaza Umeå

Hotell Wasa

Vasagatan 12, Box 280,
901 06 Umeå
Tel.:+46( )090-77 85 40
Telefax: 090-77 85 49
E-post: Hotell Wasa Umeå

Comfort Hotel Winn

Skolgatan 64,
903 29 Umeå
Tel.:+46(0)90-71 11 00/22
E-post: Comfort Hotell Winn Umeå

Best Western Stora Hotellet

Storgatan 46, Box 280,
901 06 Umeå
Tel.: +46(0)90-77 88 70
Telefax: 090-13 30 55
E-post: Best Western Stora Hotellet

Clarion Collection Hotel Uman

Storgatan 52,
903 26 Umeå
Tel.: +46 (0)90-12 72 20
E-mail: Clarion Collection Hotel Uman

Budget hotels and hostels

Hotell Pilen

Pilgatan 5
903 31 Umeå
Tel.: +46(0)90-14 14 60
E-mail: Hotell Pilen

Hotell Gamla Fängelset

Storgatan 62
903 30 Umeå
Tel.: +46(0)90-10 03 80
E-mail: Hotell Gamla Fängelset i Umeå

OK Hotell

Parkvägen 7,
903 42 Umeå
Tel +46 (0)90-108500
Telefax: 090-138032

KFUM Umeå – YMCA Hostel

Järnvägsallén 20
903 28 Umeå
Tel +46(0)90-18 57 00
E-mail: KFUM YMCS Umeå

STF Vandrarhem (hostel) Umeå

Västra Esplanaden 10
903 26 Umeå
tel +46 (0)90-77 16 50
E-mail: STF Youth Hostel Umeå