Östersund is located in central Sweden and about 600 km north of the Stockholm-Arlanda airport (airport code ARN). The Stockholm-Arlanda airport is the main international airport in Sweden and Östersund is serviced by the Åre-Östersund airport (airport code OSD). Flights from the Stockholm area to Östersund are available from Stockholm-Arlanda as well as from Stocholm’s smaller Bromma airport (airport code BMA). From Stockholm-Arlanda to Östersund by SAS. From Stockholm Bromma by BRA.
Airport buses run to and from the centre of Östersund in connection with most arrivals and departures to the Åre-Östersund airport. Taxis are also readily available from the airport. The airport is located about 10km from the centre of Östersund.
If you prefer to travel by train, you can board the train at Arlanda airport. There are some direct train lines to Östersund – please visit the SJ website for schedule and fare information. The train station in Östersund is located in close proximity to the city centre (about a 5 minute walk).
Internal transfers between Östersund/Åre Airport or Östersund Railway Station to the meeting venues on 13th September will be arranged.
The participating delegates should make their own arrangements for obtaining necessary entry documents (i.e. visa) for their travel to Östersund, Sweden. It is the delegates’ responsibility to find out whether an entry visa is needed for travelling to Sweden. If you need an invitation letter to obtain your visa, please contact Östersund UCCN team.
Meeting venues in the city centre and close to Östersund will be used for the plenary sessions as well as for the creative field and transversal thematic workshops. Details on the specific venues along with a map will be provided to the registered delegates along with the official agenda.
Regional arenas outside Östersund will be visited during different study visits showcasing the gastronomic and cultural profile of Östersund and the region of Jämtland-Härjedalen.
For further information about the 2016 UCCN Annual Meeting and access travel information, contact the Östersund UCCN team.