ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVEL
Travel Information - Umeå, Sweden
It is always best to book a ticket with Umeå (UME) as the final
destination (through fare). For those travelling from outside Europe,
you will save time if you book flights with Stockholm (ARN) as first stop
SAS is one of the Star Alliance carriers and have agreement with many
different carriers that will offer through fare to/from Umea.
From USA, we suggest that you fly via Newark (EWR) or
Chicago (ORD) with SAS. They have good connection to Umeå.
From Canada, Air Canada have agreements with SAS, the
flights is e g from Toronto - Copenhagen - Stockholm - Umeå. The
flights are well connected to each other. Or even shorter and better Toronto
– Newark - Stockholm - Umeå
From Australia, Qantas and SAS have agreements and you
can book excellent flights via Frankfurt - Stockholm to Umeå.
Ground transportations to/from Umeå City Airport into the
city centre where the hotels are situated:
Umeå airport is located just 5 km from the city centre. The airport
is easy to connect to/from by bus or taxi.
For you convenience you are able to pre-book taxi to/from your hotel when
booking your flight, or by contacting our travel consultant (contact information
below). The price for a pre-booked taxi is SEK 188. There are usually
taxis waiting outside the arrival hall, but if you arrive later than 21.00
pre-booking is recommended.
To city centre: 15 minutes after arrival of scheduled flights
To airport : In connection with scheduled flights
Journey takes 20 minutes
If you want to use our excellent conference travel agent her name is:
AR Affärsresor (Business Travel Group)
Phone direct: 46-90-15 49 54
Your room reservation will be made on the conference registration form.
You need to provide a credit card number on the registration form to make
the hotel registration. Please make your reservation as soon as possible
and before June 15th 2010 as room availability cannot be guaranteed after
While you are in Sweden why not spend a couple of days visiting Stockholm,
one of the most beautiful cities and capitals in the world.
Stockholm, one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, is built on
14 islands connected by 57 bridges. The beautiful buildings, the greenery,
the fresh air and the proximity to the water are distinctive traits of
Ekoparken, the first National City Park in the world, is a green space
that breathes for the city, and a constant presence in the crush of the
With its 750 year history and rich cultural life, Stockholm offers a wide
selection of world-class museums and attractions. Most of the city's attractions
can be reached on foot, and there’s a good chance of experiencing
a lot of things in a short time. Experience big-city life, the history
of civilization and natural scenery.
Visit Stockholm City Hall. Climb the City Hall tower for a fantastic view
of Stockholm. Don't miss Gamla Stan, Stockholm's oldest attraction and
one of the best preserved medieval city centers in the world. Walk through
small winding streets lined with stores full of handicrafts, antiques,
art galleries and cafés. The Royal Palace and Stockholm Cathedral
are also located in Gamla Stan.
The green island of Djurgården is home to some of the city's most
popular attractions. Visit the world-famous warship the Vasa, the world’s
oldest open-air museum Skansen, or Astrid Lindgren’s Junibacken.
And don't miss the chance to see Stockholm from the water. Naturally a
city built on fourteen islands offers marvelous views over the water.
There are many different sightseeing tours to choose from. And if fourteen
islands aren’t enough, Stockholm offers a wonderful archipelago
with 30,000 islands