Travel to Lund

Sweden uses the Swedish krona, not the Euro, although not all places in Sweden will accept cash at all. However nearly all places will accept card payment.

Travel to Lund

The closest international airport to Lund is Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup) in Denmark. It takes about 35 minutes from the airport to Lund Central Station by train. Train tickets can be purchased from the Swedish Skånetrafiken ticket machines or the Danish DSB ticket machines or DSB ticket office in the arrivals hall at Copenhagen Airport.

Note: There is a passport control when travelling between Sweden and Denmark via the Öresund bridge. Make sure to always bring a valid passport when travelling between Denmark and Sweden.

The closest airport is Sturup Malmö Airport. From Sturup, there are coaches (“Flygbussarna“) to Lund. The trip takes about 35 minutes.

Some information about transportation within Lund is here

For more travel information, please visit Lund UniversityMAX IV and/or ESS website.

Visa information

Sweden is within the Schengen zone. However, visitors from some countries will need a visa to enter Sweden. Click here to find a list of countries where visa requirements exist.

Several types of visa are available. To attend the conference you will require a visa for business and conferences. More details can be found here

If you require a visa, you will need a letter of invitation from the conference. This can be obtained by registering for the conference and then emailing useroffice@esss.se requesting a visa and providing the following information:

  1. Full name as it is written in your passport
  2. Passport number
  3. Nationality
  4. Date of passport issue
  5. Date of passport expiry

We will provide the start and end dates of the conference and include the statement that the ‘total stay within Schengen will not exceed 90 days’.   

This letter will only be prepared after you have registered and paid for the conference. A scanned copy will be emailed to you within two weeks of receiving your request.

In case you don’t get your visa in time, you can cancel your registration and get reimbursed for the conference fee.