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Visit Lund University

Lund University is based in the city of Lund, close to Malmö (Sweden’s third largest city) in the south of Sweden. This part of Sweden is very close to Copenhagen in Denmark. The main campus buildings of Lund University are located in the centre of Lund and are an approximate 5–10 minutes' walk from the Lund railway station.

The Öresund Bridge taken from the Swedish side
The Öresund Bridge by Janus Langhorn/

Copenhagen Airport – the closest international airport to Lund

The closest international airport to Lund is Copenhagen Airport (also known as 'Kastrup'), in Denmark. The journey time by train from the airport to Lund is about 35 minutes. The journey takes you over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden and via Malmö central station where you may need to change trains.

Train tickets can be purchased from the Skånetrafiken ticket machines in the arrivals hall at Copenhagen Airport, near the escalators going down to the train platform. You can pay using a debit/credit card, and if you buy a ticket all the way to Lund, the ticket will be valid even if you need to change trains at Malmö central station. You can also use the Danish DSB ticket machines when travelling with Skånetrafiken. A DSB ticket will be slightly more expensive, however.

Please note that there may be a passport control at the first stop (Hyllie) on the Swedish side. Make sure to always bring a valid passport or ID-card when travelling between Denmark and Sweden.

Malmö Airport

The closest local airport to Lund is Malmö Sturup. It has some international flights from destinations within Europe and flights from other Swedish airports including Stockholm. There are bus connections between Lund and Malmö Sturup airport (using the Flygbuss) or you can get a taxi to Lund.

Watch a short video on YouTube on how to get from Copenhagen Airport to Lund University

Trains from Berlin, Oslo, Stockholm and Gothenburg

Lund is located on the main railway line from Malmö to several different destinations such as Berlin, Olso, Stockholm and Gothenburg. Travel time from Stockholm is about 4 hours on the express train 'X2000' or 6-7 hours on 'Intercity' trains. Gothenburg (Göteborg in Swedish) is approximately 250 km north of Lund. There are regular trains between Gothenburg and Lund. The journey time is approximately 3-4 hours. To book tickets or find out more about destinations and travel times please visit the SJ and Snälltåget websites.

Bus/coach services from key cities in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway

Bus/coach services are available from a number of cities, for instance Hamburg, Copenhagen and Göteborg, with direct lines to Lund. Check schedules and departure cities using the links below.

A large ferry leaving the harbour of Gothenburg
Per Pixel Petersson/

Car and passenger ferries from Germany, Poland, Denmark and the UK

There are car and passenger ferry connections to southern Sweden from Germany with Scandlines and TT-Line, and from Poland with Polferries. There are also connections via Denmark from Germany and the UK.

To travel by car over the Öresund Bridge from Denmark there is a toll. Lund is conveniently reached from the main roads E6 and E22.

The Öresund train at a station in Malmö
The Öresund train by Jenny Andersson/News Øresund



It takes approximately 10 minutes to travel between the Malmö central station and Lund by local commuter trains – 'Pågatåg' or 'Öresundståg'. Schedules for both train types can be found on Skånetrafiken's website. These trains depart approximately 4–6 times per hour on weekdays, with a less frequent service at the weekends and in the evenings. Tickets are available from the ticket machines at the stations (debit/credit card only). You can also make your purchase at the ticket office. If you will commute regularly, the easiest way to buy tickets is with the Skånetrafiken app. You can buy separate tickets (single or 24-hour) or 30-day tickets in the app. Alternatively, you can buy a physical travel card from the ticket office or on the Skånetrafiken website. You can connect tickets to this card at the Skånetrafiken website or at the ticket machines.

Go to Skånetrafiken's website to find out more about the commuter trains (choose 'Translate' in the upper right corner for English)


From Malmö to Lund by taxi, the cost is approximately SEK 350. The trip takes approximately 20 minutes. Taxis normally accept all major credit cards.

Watch on YouTube

How to travel with local public transport in the Skåne region.

Watch on YouTube

How to get from Copenhagen Airport to Lund University.