Conference location and travel information

*Skepparholmen* The workshop will be held at the Skepparholmen conference centre, situated in the inner archipelago close to Stockholm City centre (map). This makes the workshop venue not only easily acessible from the city but also close to the water and the entrance to Stockholm by sea.

During the time of the workshop, expected temperature is about 15-20 degrees Celsius and a lovely time to visit the city and its surroundings, including the archipelago.

The currency in Sweden is kronor (SEK) and the current exchange rate is 1 EUR=10.97 SEK, 1 USD=8.01 SEK (March 20, 2009). See the tourist information for more details on what to do vacationing in Stockholm. See for visiting information for Sweden.

How to get there

From Arlanda airport to Stockholm central station

Arlanda Airport is Stockholms main airport and is located about 35 km north of Stockholm. The fastest way to get to Stockholm city from Arlanda is to use Arlanda Express, a train connection that departs 4-6 times per hour. Tickets cost 240/480 SEK single/return. Please purchase your ticket on the platform and not on the train since there is a 50 SEK service charge for on-train purchases.

In addition to the train there are also airport coaches that take you to the city centre with ticket prices at 110/199 SEK for a single/return ticket.

From Skavsta airport to Stockholm central station

Skavsta Airport is located about 100 km south of Stockholm and is trafficed by some low-price airlines. The easiest way to get to Stockholm is by airport coach which takes about one hour and 20 minutes with ticket prices at 110/199 SEK for a single/return ticket.

From Stockholm city centre to Skepparholmen

By boat

The nicest, and possibly easiest, way to get to the workshop venue is to take a boat (Waxholmsbåt) from 'Strömkajen' to 'Hasseluddsbryggan'. The trip takes about 30 minutes and costs about 55 SEK.

Strömkajen is located by Grand Hotel and is a 15 minute walk from the central train station (map). There are of course also taxis available at the train station and you can also take the subway to station Kungsträdgården and walk to Strömkajen. See the timetables page for information about boat departures on Friday 12/6 and Saturday 13/6.

By Taxi

There are taxis available at Stockholm central station. A taxi from Stockholm central station to Skepparholmen will cost about 310 SEK (on Friday and Saturday nights, expect an additional 150 SEK).

By bus

Take the subway from the central station to station 'Slussen', takes 5 minutes. From 'Slussen', bus 444/471 depart for 'Orminge centrum' where you change to bus 417 towards Hasseludden. See timetable below which bus, 444 or 471, to take from slussen . Get off bus 417 att stop 'Hamndalsvägen'. Total time for bus travel is about 30 minutes. (timetable)