Department of Physics and Astronomy

How to reach us

Below is information on how to reach our Division.

The Division of Theoretical Physics at Uppsala University is located about 2.5 km south to the central station in Uppsala, in the Ångström Laboratory, Lägerhyddsvägen 1, Uppsala.

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The Division of Theoretical Physics resides inside the Ångström Laboratory, Building 7, 3rd floor. From the main entrance, follow the hall for about 150 meters. Right after the sign "Hus 7", there are elevators on the left hand side if you don't want to use the stairs.

From Arlanda Airport

Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport is located between Uppsala and Stockholm, 36 km south of Uppsala.

By train

Trains leave Arlanda for Uppsala Central Station directly from Sky City. The journey will take 15-20 minutes and cost 95-130 SEK (approximately EUR 13) if ticket is purchased in advance. Tickets can be bought either at the SJ Resebutik/Travel Office in Sky City (next to Terminal 5), or from the conductor on board for an additional fee. To plan your journey, visit the SJ website and make a search for the trip between Arlanda C and Uppsala C stations.

By bus

Bus 801 runs between Arlanda and central Uppsala twice every hour from about 4 am until midnight. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs SEK 100 (approximately EUR 11). You cannot pay with cash on the bus, but there are vending machines at Arlanda airport terminals 2, 4 and 5 (Quickomat) where it is possible to buy a one way ticket for the bus. You can find the schedule on the UL website.

By taxi

Taxis leave from outside the arrival hall and the journey will take about 30 minutes. The cost will be approximately SEK 500 and you can pay by credit card or by cash. For pre booking with Taxi Kurir call +46-18 123456 or email at order@ups.taxikurir.se. You can also make an advance reservation with Uppsala Taxi by calling +46 18 100000.

From Stockholm-Bromma Airport

Stockholm-Bromma airport is located 9 km west of Stockholm Central Station and 70 km south of Uppsala.

Bus to Stockholm bus terminal

The airport bus runs between Bromma airport and Stockholm city bus terminal, next to the central station. The journey lasts 20 minutes (depending on traffic), and the timetable correlates with flight arrival and departure times. The cost is SEK 79 (approximately EUR 8) for a single ticket and SEK 150 (approximately EUR 15) for the return ticket. You can buy your ticket from the ticket-vending machines or on-line on the flygbussarna.se website. The ticket purchased on-line is valid for 12 months from the purchase date.

Train from Stockholm bus Uppsala

The train departs from Stockholm Central Station twice per hour from 6 am to 11pm. The journey to Uppsala Central Station will take 40 minutes and cost SEK 85 (approximately EUR 9). You can buy your ticket from a ticket desk in the main hall of the station or from a ticket-vending machine on the platform. To plan your journey, visit the SJ website and make a search for the trip between Stockholm C and Uppsala C stations.

From Stockholm-Skavsta Airport

Stockholm-Skavsta airport is located 110 km south of Stockholm Central Station and 177 km south of Uppsala.

Bus to Stockholm bus terminal

The airport shuttle buses run between Skavsta Airport and Stockholm Central Station about 30 minutes after every flight arrival (the bus waits for delayed flights). The journey to Stockholm will take about 80 minutes and cost SEK 150 (approximately EUR 15) for a single ticket or SEK 249 (approximately EUR 25) for a round trip. You can buy your ticket from the ticket-vending machines or on-line on the flygbussarna.se website. The ticket purchased on-line is valid for 12 months from the purchase date.

Train from Stockholm bus Uppsala

The train departs from Stockholm Central Station twice per hour from 6 am to 11pm. The journey to Uppsala Central Station will take 40 minutes and cost SEK 85 (approximately EUR 9). You can buy your ticket from a ticket desk in the main hall of the station or from a ticket-vending machine on the platform. To plan your journey, visit the SJ website and make a search for the trip between Stockholm C and Uppsala C stations.

From Stockholm-Västerås Airport

Västerås airport is located 77 km west of Uppsala. There is no direct transportation from the airport to the Uppsala, so you will need to first take the local bus 3 to Västerås Central station and then from there go to Uppsala

By bus

The regional bus 773 runs from Västerås Central Station to Uppsala Central Station and will take 1 hour 40 minutes. The cost is SEK 125 (approximately EUR 13) and you cannot pay with cash on the bus. You can find the schedule on the UL website.

By train

There are no direct trains from Västerås to Uppsala, but you can reach Uppsala by switching lines in Enköping or Sala. To plan your journey, visit the SJ website and make a search for the trip between Västerås C and Uppsala C stations.

From Uppsala city center

By bus

From Uppsala city to the Ångström Laboratory there are several city buses (1, 12, 20). On Uppsala local traffic website you can find the appropriate time and bus number. For this you need to search for the trip between Uppsala Centralstation and Polacksbacken bus stops. Keep in mind that payment with cash is not accepted on the buses. 

You can also buy a Saver Card/Värdekort which reduces the price of each bus trip to SEK 25 (approximately EUR 3). This card must be loaded with at least SEK 100 (approximately EUR 11) and there is a cost of SEK 25 which will be returned when handing the card back. 

By taxi

Just outside the Central Station there is a roundabout where you can find the taxis. The cost of a trip to the Ångström Laboratory will be around 150 SEK (approximately 16 EUR).

Walking

If you have time, you can also have a nice walk which will take about 35 minutes.
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