Travelling to Linköping
Linköping is always nearby!
Linköping is strategically situated next to the E4 highway as well as the main railway between Malmö and Stockholm. Linköpings resecentrum (bus-and train station) is located almost in the heart of Linköping near hotels, restaurants and shopping.
From other Swedish cities to Linköping:
Stockholm 200 km
Göteborg 275 km
Malmö 420 km
Jönköping 130 km
There is also an international airport in Linköping! From Linköping City Airport you can access the whole world via Amsterdam, flying with KLM.
The Kinda Canal flows right through Linköping. Boats can actually make their way all the way from Gothenburg on the Trollhätte and Göta Canal, cross lake Roxen to the center of Linköping!
Welcome to Linköping!
It´s often both more convenient, inexpensive and environment friendly travelling by intercity bus.
The intercity bus terminal in Linköping is called Fjärrbussterminalen and is only a couple of minutes walk away from the bus- and train station, Linköpings resecentrum.
Both Flixbus and Vy Bus4You operate in Linköping:
For travel information about travelling with Vy Bus4You, please visit their website,
Take the train to Linköping!
Linköping is a stop along the main railway line between Stockholm and Malmö and trains are frequent.
With the X2000 rapid train, it takes around 1 hour and 40 minutes from Stockholm to Linköping and from Malmö, 2 hours and 50 minutes.
For train tickets and information, go to Sweden´s national railway company´s site sj.se or call +46 (0)771-75 75 75.
You can also purchase your train tickets at local Pressbyrån and 7-eleven shops or in ticket machines at the train station, but not on the train. Note that ticket machines only accept credit cards.
Besides SJ, also Snälltåget operates between Malmö and Stockholm.
Kustpilen train company operates on the route Linköping, Västervik and Kalmar. Contact Östgötatrafiken Östgötatrafiken webbsida or ph +46 (0)771- 21 10 10 for ticket purchase and other Kustpilen information.
It's easy to get to Linköping by car. The major roads leading here are E4, 34 and 35.
There are 3 exits from the E4 highway to Linköping:
Exit 111, Linköping V (west): this exit is the closest to the open-air museum Gamla Linköping, 3 km from downtown Linköping.
Exit 112, Linköping N (north), is exit next to the Tornby shopping area with IKEA and the i-Huset shopping mall.
Exit 113, Linköping Ö (east), follow the signs towards "centrum" for downtown Linköping. Good choice of exit when on your way to events at Saab Arena.
Road 34 connects Vimmerby or Kisa in the south with Motala and Borensberg in the north. Road 34 passes west Linköping, where Linköping university and the Mjärdevi industrial area are located. Also the Swedish Air Force Museum (Flygvapenmuseum) is located on this side of town.
Road 35: driving northwards from Åtvidaberg, this road takes you to the eastern parts of Linköping, where the Motor Stadium, SAAB and the airport are situated.
There are two magnificent canals in the Linköping area, enabling you to go in your own boat all the way to the city center during the summer season!
From Berg to the center of Linköping: Head down the impressive staircase locks Bergs slussar, the major attraction along the Göta Canal, and continue onto lake Roxen. Cross the lake, and head onto the Kinda Canal. Notice that you should verify if pre-booking is required as well as if the measures of your boat are ok (the canal is quite shallow).
Travel by air
With KLM and connecting flights in Amsterdam, the whole world is within easy reach from Linköping!
Linköping City Airport is located a 5-minute ride from downtown Linköping by taxi or car.
It´s possible to take the bus from the airport to the city center of Linköping, but you need to allow a 10-15 minute walk from the airport terminal to bus stop Vetegatan, where you can catch bus no 16.
www.linkopingcityairport.se Phone: +46 (0)13- 26 28 00
Stockholm Skavsta Airport is located in Nyköping only 100 km north of Linköping. It´s easy to travel between Nyköping and Linköping by intercity bus or by train (see information above).