Travel & Stay

How to get to Umeå and to the conference location?

Train and long-distance bus:

Umeå central station is located in the city center, Umea University can be reached from there by public transport in 10-15 minutes, walking would take around half an hour. Umeå Östra station is located nearby the University (around a 10-15 minutes walk from the Campus.)

Train schedules can be found here:

Long-distance bus schedule and ticket opportunities can be found here:


From the airport to arriving at Umeå University would take around 30-40 minutes with public transport.

Airport shuttle bus schedule:

Information on taxi rides from the airport:

More Taxi companies: Call:090-121212 Call: 090-36000 Call: 090-770000

The journey from the airport to the University cost around 100-200SEK.

Public transport:

From Umeå Centralstation the direct bus to the stop called Universum is number 72.

From the Station Vasaplan (can be reached in 6 min walk from the station), bus number 2,5,8,9 would arrive at Umea Universum, right in the middle of the Campus.

For easy travel management and public transport in Umeå we recommend using the Ultra app.

Journeys can be planned and also tickets can be purchased via the below webpage too:


A few downtown options for a short stay:

Ø Comfort Hotel Umeå city:

Ø Clarion-Hotel:

Ø Hotel Dragonen:

Ø Elite Hotel Mimer:

Ø U&Me Hotel:

Ø Norrland YMCA Hostel:

For more information on accommodations in Umeå please visit the webpage:

Conference Location

All of the talks, workshops and the poster session will be held in the Natural Sciences building (Naturvetarhuset) on the campus of Umeå University.

Google maps location

University Mazemap location