About 70 kilometers northwest of Stockholm and just 25 mins drive from Arlanda Airport is the picturesque, medieval university city of Uppsala. Coupled with the air of academia, Uppsala has a laid-back feel that comes as part and parcel of a large and diverse student population. Bicycles are everywhere and the many waterways and parks add to an overall sense of tranquility. Often, it's hard to remember you're in Sweden's fourth largest city, particularly if meandering through the winding streets of the old town. Here you'll discover plenty of quaint shops, cafés, and places to eat along the way and many of Uppsala's must-se

How to arrive

Uppsala is easily reached by train in just 38 minutes from Stockholm and 18 minutes from Arlanda Airport.
Public transport runs between Uppsala and Arlanda frequently, and includes buses, trains and taxis. Depending on the mode of transport you use, it will take between 20 and 45 minutes to travel from Arlanda to Uppsala.
If you wish to travel by taxi, the three largest taxi companies in Uppsala offer fixed prices for travel between Uppsala and Arlanda