Travel to Linköping

Linköping is always close!

Linköping is strategically situated next to highway E4 and the main railway between Malmö and Stockholm. The position makes it an easy destination to reach. Linköping also got it´s own airport with international traffic to Amsterdam with KLM.

Distances between Linköping and other swedish cities:

Stockholm 200 km, approximately 2 hours drive

Göteborg 275 km, approximately 3 hours drive

Malmö 420 km, approximately 4 hours drive

Jönköping 130 km, approximately 1 hours drive

By Car

It's easy to get to Linköping by car. The major roads leading here are the E4 and Roads 34 and 35.

The E4 runs to the north of the city and you can choose from three exits:
Exit 111, Linköping V (west), if you're coming from the south. You will pass by Old Linköping on your way downtown.
Exit 112, Linköping N, is the exit to the Tornby shopping area with IKEA and the IKANO shopping mall.
Exit 113, Linköping Ö (east), if you're coming from the north. Follow the signs toward "centrum", the downtown. A good alternative if you want to attend an event at the Cloetta Center.

Road 34
Road 34 is the route to take from the south, from Vimmerby or Kisa, or from Motala and Borensberg in the north. This road passes the western part of Linköping, where the university and the Mjärdevi industrial area are located. This is also the shortest and easiest route to the Air Force Museum (Flygvapenmuseum).

Road 35
Road 35 leads to Linköping from Åtvidaberg. This takes you into the eastern part of the city, where the Motor Stadium, SAAB and the airport are located.

By Bus

You can also travel by bus to and from Linköping with for example Swedbus and bus4you

Swedbus bus tickets can be bought either via their website webbsida (länk) or at Pressbyrån, Lingmerths, Big Travel.

Bus tickets and destinations for travel with bus4you can be found on här (länk).

By Train

Linköping is also easy to reach by train because it's on the way between Stockholm and Malmö, so there is frequent rail traffic.

On the X2000 rapid train, the trip to Stockholm takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes. To Malmö, the X2000 takes about 2 hours and 50 minutes.

For more information on departures and connections:
Phone: +46 (0)771-75 75 75

You can also buy your trainticket at Pressbyrån, Lingmerths and Big Travel.

You can also purchase and pick up your ticket at the ticket machine in the trainstation. Notice that the machine demands a pin code when you use your creditcard. 

Snälltåget have two trains which operate between Malmö and Stockholm. In the winter their service stretches to Sweden's winter paradise, Åre, and in the spring and summer to trendy Berlin.

For more information on departures and connections:
Phone: +46 (0)771 26 00 00

By Boat

You can reach Linköping by water, either via Göta Canal/Roxen or Kinda Canal/Stångån. Did you know that Linköping's municipality has got most locks in Sweden?

Read more about Göta Canal at 
or call: +46 (0)141-20 20 50

Read more about Kinda Canal
or call: +46 (0)13-12 68 80

Travel by air

Linköping City Airport
Fly to Linköping with KLM. Book your flight at Linköping City Airport is located five minutes from Linköping City Center.

Phone: +46 (0)13-18 10 30


It's easy to get to downtown Linköping from the airport by taxi or rental car. You can also take the bus. The nearest bus stop, Vetegatan, is a bit less than 750 meters from the airport terminal. The route is bus 16 from and bus 17 to the Resecentrum

Norrköping flygplats
Optional it is possible to access Linköping by flying to Norrköping which is the neighboring city (30 min drive from Linköping). Fly with Finnair to Norrköping. Book your flight at

Phone: +46 (0)11-15 37 10

Stockholm Skavsta Airport
A third option is to fly with Ryanair or Wizzair to Stockholm Skavsta which is located 1 h drive from Linköping (also buses are being offered). Book your flight at or


Airport buses:

You can also rent a car at Skavsta Airport. Hertz has an agreement with Ryanair so that you get a discount if you show your boarding card:

You can also take a county bus in to Nyköping station and then take a regional train to Linköping: