Travel information

Sustainable travel

Before you book you travel, please consider if you can choose a more sustainable transport e.g. train instead of plane, bus/train/underground instead of taxi etc.


Stockholm has four airports:  Arlanda (ARN), Bromma (BMA), Skavsta (NYO) and Västerås (VST).

The main airport is Arlanda with most international flights and best shuttle services; Bromma is closest to the city but has only a few international destinations (one is Brussels). Västerås and Skavsta are the two other international airports, both located about 100 km from Stockholm and mainly cater low-budget airlines. Travel time from Västerås and Skavsta is about 1,5 to 2 hours.

Travel from Västerås, Skavsta and Bromma to Stockholm

Flygbussarna Airport Coaches operates also the three minor airports and runs to Stockholm City terminal/Central station.

Travel time for airport coaches:

Skavsta or Västerås to Stockholm C: 80 min
Bromma to Stockholm C: 20 min

Regional trains are also available, with a travel time of around 2 hours. Check options at the websites.

Travel options from Arlanda airport

Arlanda Express – high-speed train to and from Stockholm

The Arlanda Express runs non stop between Stockholm and Arlanda in 20 minutes. If you are travelling from Arlanda to Stockholm, you can buy your ticket at the airport’s information desks or in the Arlanda Express self-service machines located next to the escalators/lifts leading down. You can also purchase your tickets online in advance. For information and tickets, please visit

A ticket machine by a wall logo of Arlanda Express. Photo. A yellow painted modern looking train passing on the rail. Photo.


An alternative to Arlanda Express is to take the commuter train at Arlanda Central Station. The fee can be paid at the entrance to the station at the airport. The train leaves every 30 minutes and the travel takes 36 min.

Station Odenplan is closest to the conference venue. Exit Dalagatan/Vanadisvägen. From there it is about 15 min walk to the venue 13 min to Carolina Tower hotel and 3-5 min to Hotel Palace and Hotell Norrtull

Flygbussarna – Airport Coaches

Flygbussarna airport coaches between Arlanda Airport and Stockholm city center run every ten minutes during most of the day. The route towards end stop Liljeholmen has a bus stop right outside of the conference venue, Karolinska Institutet.

The route with end stop Cityterminalen/Stockholm Central station also stops at S:t Eriksplan, closer to pre-booked hotel Palace.

Tickets for Flygbussarna can be purchased through automated machines in the terminals and at the bus stops, e-tickets via Flygbussarna airport coaches website, and on board the bus (only card payment accepted).

More information about tickets and timetables at

Front of a bus with logo Flygbussarna and multicolored banner. Photo.


Taxis are available directly outside of all terminals at Arlanda airport. Always ask the driver for a fixed price beforehand. The price between the airport and Stockholm is approx. 600-700 SEK. We recommend the following companies: Taxi Stockholm, Taxi Kurir, or Sverigetaxi.

To pre-book a taxi for your arrival, please visit

A black car with Taxi signs parked outside a building. Photo.

Local transportation in Stockholm

Please find information about transportation between Stockholm city centre and the conference venue below.

Metro/ underground

Website for local travel is Local name for metro / underground is “Tunnelbana”, and the letter T marks the stations.


Please note that all local travel is cash free, and that you can’t purchase tickets on-board any buses or trains. We strongly recommend you download the app called SL Reseplanerare in advance of your trip to Stockholm. Using the app, you check time tables and buy tickets for the metro and buses within Stockholm.

Please find further information at–tickets/.

From the metro station T-Centralen, located just below Stockholm Central Station, you can take trains 17, 18, and 19 to St. Eriksplan. Change to bus no. 3 (towards Karolinska sjukhuset), 73 (towards Karolinska Institutet) 77 (towards Karolinska sjukhuset), or take a 10-15 minute walk.

SL, Stockholm Local trafic. Logo.


Bus lines 3 (towards Karolinska sjukhuset), 67 (towards Frösundavik), 73 (towards Karolinska Institutet) and 77 (towards Karolinska sjukhuset) run between central Stockholm and Karolinska Institutet. The bus stop closest to the conference venue using these three bus lines is called Karolinska Sjukhuset Eugeniavägen. Bus line 69 also runs between central Stockholm and Karolinska Institutet. You can get on bus 69 by the Central Station and get off at bus stop Karolinska Institutet Västra. From there, you’ll take a 5 minute walk through campus to get to the conference venue.


Please note that you cannot purchase tickets on-board any buses or trains. We strongly recommend you download the app called SL Reseplanerare in advance of your trip to Stockholm. Using the app, you check time tables and buy tickets for the metro and buses within Stockholm.

Please find further information about tickets at–tickets/

Close-up of the front of a blue colored bus. Photo. SL, Stockholm Local trafic. Logo.


NKG 2024 - showing various meeting locations

Contact us

Congress Secretariat: Academic Conferences

Support abstract questions

Phone +46 18 67 10 34 or +46 18 67 10 03

Important dates

2 October 2023 - Abstract submission and registration open

29 November 2023 - Deadline abstracts for symposia

15 January 2024 - Notification for accepted symposia

25 January 2024 - Deadline oral presentations and posters

26 February 2024 - Notification for accepted oral and poster presentation

26 February 2024 - Deadline for submission of individual abstracts within accepted symposia

8 March 2024 - End of Early Bird registration

15 May 2024 - Deadline to register with an accepted presentation

12-14 June 2024 Congress dates