Register & Information
Here you can register and find practical information about the conference Tuberculosis in the Baltic region • Moving into a new era in Visby, Gotland (SE) 19-20 June 2023. Participation is free of charge (not including conference dinner). Visit us regularly for updates. Feel free to contact us with your questions.
- Register https://doit.medfarm.uu.se/bin/kurt3/kurt/88777
- Register for Dinner 19 June https://doit.medfarm.uu.se/bin/kurt3/kurt/88780
- Download A4 poster Tuberculosis in the Baltic region
TRAVEL TO VISBY
Please note that many trains, buses, shops and restaurants in Sweden do not accept cash. We recommend that you have access to a payment card when you travel to Sweden.
In the following section you will find information about how to reach Visby, Gotland and suggestions for accommodation. Gotland is a popular destination during the summer, therefore we kindly advise you to book travel and accommodation well in advance.
Travel and accommodation can be purchased as a discounted package through DESTINATION GOTLAND. There are different travel options between Visby and the Swedish mainland provided by different Airlines and the ferry company Destination Gotland. The ferry takes appr. 3 hours while a flight from Stockholm takes around 40 minutes.
Reach Gotland by air
There are daily direct flights from Arlanda and Bromma airport to Gotland, both the airports are located close to Stockholm. The flight takes approximately 40 minutes and is offered by the following companies:
When arriving to Visby airport you need to transfer from the airport to Visby city, a distance of 4,5 kilometers. This transfer can be done with taxi or bus.
Taxitransfer is available outside the Arrival hall, if you would like to pre-book a transfer from or to the airport, please contact Taxi Gotland + 46 498 200 200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org The drive to central Visby takes 7-8 minutes.
Bustransfers are offered by VY and Gotland's public transport. Buses depart to central Visby regularly. Timetable, tickets and information about these buses are available via VY and Gotland's public transport and Swedavia Visby.
Reach Gotland by the sea
Ferry’s to Visby are available from Nynäshamn and Oskarshamn. The ferry can be booked through DESTINATION GOTLAND and departs two times per day from both cities. On the DESTINATION GOTLAND webpage, you will find information about online payment, travel directions to the harbors, timetables and tickets.
Nynäshamn is located closely to Stockholm and has good connections to Arlanda.
Oskarshamn is not located close to an airport and require a long transit (4-5 hours) if you travel from Kastrup with train or bus.
Transit from Arlanda to Gotland with the Nynäshamn ferry:
Transfer by train Arlanda airport has two train stations: Arlanda South is located below terminal 2,3 and 4, and Arlanda North is located below terminal 5. Yellow signs in the terminals will guide you to reach the stations. The train to Stockholm City Terminal takes approximately 18 minutes. Information and ticket booking is available at the Arlanda express website.
Transfer by bus Arlanda airport – Stockholm City Terminal is offered by Flygbussarna and Flixbus. Book tickets via Flygbussarna and Flixbus or travel apps such as OMIO. When you arrive with the buss to Stockholm City you can follow the instructions above and use the direct busses to Nynäshamn.
Direct busses from the Stockholm City Terminal to Nynäshamn match the departures of the Nynäshamn Gotland ferry. Bus tickets can be booked through DESTINATION GOTLAND. To transfer from Arlanda airport to Stockholm City Terminal, you can go by train or bus.
For Local trains Arlanda airport – Nynäshamn, choose train 40, towards Södertälje and – at the Openplan station – transfer to train 43X towards Nynäshamn. The local traffic “Arlanda central station” is located in Arlanda “SkyCity” between terminal 4 and 5. Buy tickets at the information desk in the arrival hall of terminal 5 or at Arlanda central station. More information at SL-webpage and Swedavia.
In Nynäshamn, you can board the ferry 90-20 minutes before departure. We recommend you to board early to avoid stress and ques. To board you need to check in with your tickets, this can be done online or at “check-in kiosks” at the terminal.
The preferred option is always to pre-purchase tickets to the ferry online through the DESTINATION GOTLAND webpage, if otherwise there is a cash-free ticket office in the terminal.
ACCOMODATION IN VISBY
Here you will find suggestions for hotels and hostels located close to the conference hall, Donnerska huset. You are available to too book accommodation through the links provided or through DESTINATION GOTLAND, the latter also facilitates booking for multiple other hotels and provides help to find the accommodation that suits your preferences. In many cases accommodation and ferry tickets can be booked as a combo with a discounted price.
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- Frälsningsarméns Vandrarhem, +46 70-073 47 91, email@example.com (210 m to Donnerska Huset)
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NETWORKING DINNER 19 JUNE
Time 7.00 PM, 19 June
Venue Strand, Strandgatan 34, Visby
A networking dinner will be hosted at Matsalen, the restaurant of the Strand Hotel. Here you will be available to enjoy a variety of Swedish and local Gotland dishes. Note that the cost for dinner is not covered by the conference arrangers and needs to be self-payed at the restaurant. Each participant will be available to preorder from their summer menu in advance.
Strand Restaurant can be reached by foot within 5 minutes from Donnerska huset. In the surroundings you can experience Almedalen and numerous ruins of Visby
PROLONG YOUR STAY
Gotland is the largest island in the Baltic Sea, located 90 kilometers off the southeastern coast of Sweden and 130 km from the Baltic States. Gotland is an island full of contrasts, an exciting destination with fabulously beautiful scenery, exotic culture and 800 km of coast. An island with a fascinating history and an unusual flora. The countryside is varied, from desolate heaths to lush meadows, spectacular cliffs and sandy beaches. Gotland’s history, beauty and unique nature attracts visitors from all over the world.
The Hanseatic town of Visby. Gotland’s central location in the Baltic has had a crucial influence on the islands exciting history. The Hanseatic town of Visby is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1995. As a former Viking site, Visby became the main trade hub for the Hanseatic League in the Baltic Sea between the 12th and the 14th century. Its 13th-century town wall in all 3, 5 km long, medieval church ruins, warehouses and wealthy merchant homes from the same period makes it the best preserved fortified commercial trade town in Northern Europe.
Learn more about Gotland and what the island has to offer at www.gotland.com/en